Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 80 88
Rank change year-on-year -58 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 35 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 2.28% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 4.63% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 40
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £205 £289 £158
90th Percentile £495 £585 £513
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.12% +147.31%
South East median hourly rate £20.63 £18.50 £18.93
% change year-on-year +11.49% -2.25% +8.14%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,953 2,007 2,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.08% 49.23% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1,024 1,134
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 86 129
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +16.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.73 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.60 £39.88 £43.62
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% -13.89%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -15 10 £300 - 3
Reading -19 7 £400 -4.76% 6
Maidenhead +9 6 £525 -
Bracknell -22 2 - - 1
Wokingham -13 1 £210 -23.64% 1
Ascot - 1 - -
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Office 365
3 12 (34.29%) SCCM
4 11 (31.43%) DNS
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
7 8 (22.86%) XenApp
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle
9 6 (17.14%) EMC
9 6 (17.14%) PKI
10 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.29%) Cisco
10 5 (14.29%) Unix
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
10 5 (14.29%) DHCP

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Office 365
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Datadog
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) Skype
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.71%) IPsec
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.86%) 4G
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.86%) LTE
6 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Data Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Design Authority
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Customer Support
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) JSP
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Signage
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) iSeries
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.29%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) CentOS
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.57%) Android
8 3 (8.57%) Solaris
9 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (5.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) SIEM
4 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CCA
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCDP
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) GAMP
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) XenApp
3 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 9 (25.71%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (8.57%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) Packer
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) EMC
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Tekelec
4 4 (11.43%) Sandvine
5 3 (8.57%) Apple
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) Equitrac
6 2 (5.71%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) Motorola
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) Qualys
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 2 (5.71%) Trend Micro
6 2 (5.71%) Zscaler
7 1 (2.86%) Tellabs