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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 26 45 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.40% 1.83% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 3.45% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +0.30% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.93
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.61%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 939 1303 1403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.73% 52.95% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 669 694
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 47 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Berkshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 11 £438 +2.94% 2
Bracknell -2 3 - -
Slough +1 1 £413 +21.77% 1
Newbury 0 1 - -
Wokingham -3 1 £338 +28.57%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Windsor - 1 £153 -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 42 (53.16%) VMware
2 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
3 35 (44.30%) Windows
4 27 (34.18%) Firewall
5 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
6 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
6 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
7 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (17.72%) Linux
8 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
9 13 (16.46%) Migration
9 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.92%) NetScaler
10 11 (13.92%) XenApp
11 10 (12.66%) Android
11 10 (12.66%) Data Migration
11 10 (12.66%) Google
11 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (12.66%) Unix
11 10 (12.66%) LAN
11 10 (12.66%) HP
11 10 (12.66%) Sun
11 10 (12.66%) IBM
12 9 (11.39%) Cisco
12 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
12 9 (11.39%) Private Cloud
12 9 (11.39%) AirWatch
12 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
12 9 (11.39%) Office 365
12 9 (11.39%) PowerShell

Citrix
Top Related 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 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) Firewall
2 11 (13.92%) NetScaler
3 10 (12.66%) LAN
4 8 (10.13%) WAN
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (7.59%) VPN
7 5 (6.33%) DNS
8 4 (5.06%) Bluetooth
8 4 (5.06%) SAN
8 4 (5.06%) Wireless
9 3 (3.80%) BGP
9 3 (3.80%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (2.53%) Network Security
10 2 (2.53%) Skype
11 1 (1.27%) 2G
11 1 (1.27%) 4G
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.27%) LTE
11 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Consultant
2 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Developer
5 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.86%) Android Developer
5 7 (8.86%) IT Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Xamarin Developer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.39%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.59%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) CMDB
5 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.72%) Linux
4 10 (12.66%) Android
4 10 (12.66%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.53%) AIX
9 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) Data Migration
3 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) Android Development
3 8 (10.13%) DevOps
3 8 (10.13%) Mobile Development
3 8 (10.13%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
6 3 (3.80%) Automated Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.80%) Change Management
6 3 (3.80%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.80%) Network Management
6 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.53%) High Availability
7 2 (2.53%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.13%) C#
2 8 (10.13%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) CCIE
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.80%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) XenApp
4 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.80%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.53%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.27%) Squid
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) AirWatch
2 7 (8.86%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) OPNET
3 3 (3.80%) WSUS
4 2 (2.53%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.53%) Netcool
4 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.27%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.27%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) VMware
2 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.66%) Google
3 10 (12.66%) HP
3 10 (12.66%) IBM
3 10 (12.66%) Sun
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco
5 8 (10.13%) Xamarin
6 5 (6.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle
8 3 (3.80%) Arista
8 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.80%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.80%) SAP
8 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.53%) Cramer
9 2 (2.53%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.53%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (2.53%) Tellabs