Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 100 107
Rank change year-on-year -25 +7 -38
Contract jobs citing Citrix 42 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 1.54% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 3.09% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 62
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £406 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +15.66% -17.35%
10th Percentile £236 £253 £213
90th Percentile £519 £541 £573
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +511.11% -45.45%
South East median hourly rate £14.62 £17.88 £15.25
% change year-on-year -18.22% +17.25% -10.29%

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 1,892 1,880 2,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.03% 49.85% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 837 1,312
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £236
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 135 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £12.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.22% -32.47%
10th Percentile £11.71 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.90 £39.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +2.94%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Reading +1 14 £373 +6.43% 1
Bracknell -1 13 £450 -5.26% 4
Slough -1 2 £305 -27.60% 1
Newbury -15 2 £345 +72.50%
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Office 365
3 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (38.10%) SCCM
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (35.71%) VMware
6 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (28.57%) SQL
8 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.43%) Firewall
11 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 7 (16.67%) XenApp
12 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 6 (14.29%) Google
12 6 (14.29%) Migration
12 6 (14.29%) EMC
12 6 (14.29%) Linux
12 6 (14.29%) G Suite
12 6 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (14.29%) AirWatch
12 6 (14.29%) BYOD
12 6 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
13 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
13 5 (11.90%) WAN
13 5 (11.90%) VPN
13 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
13 5 (11.90%) PowerShell

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 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.14%) GroupWise
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Office 365
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.29%) G Suite
4 4 (9.52%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) IaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) VPN
2 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (9.52%) Skype
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.76%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.76%) NX-OS
5 2 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) DAB
6 1 (2.38%) GSM
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) BYOD
2 4 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) OS/2
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) B2C
2 4 (9.52%) Operations Management
2 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.76%) Android Development
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
4 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Presales
5 1 (2.38%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.67%) XenApp
4 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 6 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) EMC
4 6 (14.29%) Google
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com