Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 79 78
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 -18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 69 85 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.71% 2.14% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 4.29% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 67
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £259 £213 £213
90th Percentile £628 £532 £573
South East median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +214.29% -27.08%
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +1.47% +6.25%

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 1,968 1,981 2,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.72% 49.85% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 1,003 1,205
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £236 £229
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 124 137
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.30% -22.86% +1.98%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.84% -19.18% +18.75%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Bracknell +1 30 £450 +25.87% 3
Reading -8 13 £450 +44.00% 10
Slough +4 4 £368 +63.33% 1
Newbury -13 4 £545 +29.76%
Wokingham +2 1 £275 -18.52%
Maidenhead -8 1 - -
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Cisco
3 26 (37.68%) Firewall
4 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
5 23 (33.33%) Linux
6 21 (30.43%) Office 365
7 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
8 19 (27.54%) VMware
9 18 (26.09%) SCCM
10 17 (24.64%) XenDesktop
11 16 (23.19%) XenApp
12 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
13 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (20.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
14 13 (18.84%) Windows 10
15 11 (15.94%) Programme Management
15 11 (15.94%) Juniper
15 11 (15.94%) ITIL
15 11 (15.94%) Skype
15 11 (15.94%) Skype for Business
16 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
16 10 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (14.49%) NX-OS
16 10 (14.49%) WAN
16 10 (14.49%) Network Design
17 9 (13.04%) DAB
17 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (13.04%) Mac OS

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 11 (15.94%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.35%) GroupWise
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.43%) Office 365
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.14%) G Suite
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) IaaS
6 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) Firewall
2 14 (20.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (15.94%) Skype
4 10 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (14.49%) NX-OS
4 10 (14.49%) WAN
5 9 (13.04%) DAB
6 8 (11.59%) DNS
7 6 (8.70%) LAN
7 6 (8.70%) NetScaler
8 5 (7.25%) VPN
9 4 (5.80%) DHCP
9 4 (5.80%) SAN
9 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.35%) Internet
10 3 (4.35%) VLAN
11 2 (2.90%) BIG-IP
11 2 (2.90%) Bluetooth
11 2 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (13.04%) Domain Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) AWS Architect
7 4 (5.80%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Azure Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) BYOD
1 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Linux
3 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.84%) Windows 10
5 9 (13.04%) Mac OS
6 8 (11.59%) Unix
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 5 (7.25%) SUSE
9 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.90%) Android
11 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.45%) OS/2
12 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
1 11 (15.94%) Programme Management
2 10 (14.49%) Network Design
3 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.80%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.80%) Server Patching
8 3 (4.35%) Presales
8 3 (4.35%) Service Design
8 3 (4.35%) SIEM
8 3 (4.35%) System Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCIE
6 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.45%) CCA
8 1 (1.45%) CCNA
8 1 (1.45%) CCSA
8 1 (1.45%) CCSE
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) XenDesktop
3 16 (23.19%) XenApp
4 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 6 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.70%) vSphere
7 4 (5.80%) Docker
7 4 (5.80%) XenServer
8 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) AirWatch
3 5 (7.25%) Ansible
3 5 (7.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.90%) SCOM
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.45%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Cisco
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.54%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
5 11 (15.94%) Juniper
6 8 (11.59%) Symantec
7 7 (10.14%) Google
8 6 (8.70%) EMC
9 5 (7.25%) F5
9 5 (7.25%) Ivanti
9 5 (7.25%) Oracle
10 4 (5.80%) Dell
10 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.80%) SAP
11 3 (4.35%) Apple
11 3 (4.35%) HP
11 3 (4.35%) IBM
11 3 (4.35%) Intel
11 3 (4.35%) NetApp
11 3 (4.35%) Sun