Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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.

Citrix
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 92 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 -26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 96 82 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.37% 1.91% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 3.72% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 59
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £158 £156
90th Percentile £580 £513 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £43.28 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.12% +147.31% -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £43.28 £16.15
90th Percentile £13.75 £55.00 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +9.38%

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 1992 2207 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.12% 51.45% 49.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1144 1281
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £419 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.75% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 125 139
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -39.68% +23.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £45.00 £45.82
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.73% -19.46% +22.58%

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 25 November 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 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 25 November 2017. 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 +5 22 £438 +25.00% 3
Reading -2 18 £420 +48.67% 2
Slough +8 15 £300 +33.33%
Newbury +6 11 £338 -19.64%
Windsor 0 2 - -
Wokingham +9 1 £275 -21.43%
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Linux
3 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 31 (32.29%) Cisco
5 30 (31.25%) Firewall
6 29 (30.21%) VMware
7 23 (23.96%) DNS
7 23 (23.96%) ITIL
7 23 (23.96%) Windows Server
8 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.92%) XenApp
9 20 (20.83%) Server Patching
10 19 (19.79%) XenDesktop
10 19 (19.79%) VPN
10 19 (19.79%) DHCP
11 18 (18.75%) Office 365
12 17 (17.71%) Windows 10
13 16 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
15 14 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (13.54%) Juniper
16 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
16 13 (13.54%) Symantec
16 13 (13.54%) SCCM
17 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
18 10 (10.42%) WAN
18 10 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus

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 10 (10.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.75%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.13%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) G Suite
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) Firewall
2 23 (23.96%) DNS
3 19 (19.79%) DHCP
3 19 (19.79%) VPN
4 14 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (10.42%) WAN
7 9 (9.38%) Internet
7 9 (9.38%) LAN
8 8 (8.33%) DAB
8 8 (8.33%) NX-OS
8 8 (8.33%) Skype
9 7 (7.29%) NetScaler
9 7 (7.29%) VLAN
10 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
10 5 (5.21%) IPsec
11 4 (4.17%) SAN
12 3 (3.13%) HTTP
12 3 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Selenium
1 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (3.13%) Back Office
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
1 3 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Architect
2 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (9.38%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Domain Architect
4 8 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Author
7 5 (5.21%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.21%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) RESTful
2 2 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) CMDB
1 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.13%) CESG
4 3 (3.13%) iPhone
4 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) BYOD
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Linux
3 23 (23.96%) Windows Server
4 17 (17.71%) Windows 10
5 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.21%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.21%) SUSE
9 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.17%) Unix
9 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.08%) Android
12 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) ITIL
2 20 (20.83%) Server Patching
3 10 (10.42%) Network Design
4 8 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 8 (8.33%) SIEM
5 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.25%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Release Management
6 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.21%) Information Security
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.17%) Change Control
8 4 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (4.17%) DevOps
8 4 (4.17%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.25%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.04%) C-shell
5 1 (1.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.21%) MCSE
5 3 (3.13%) CCNP
5 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.08%) CCA
6 2 (2.08%) CCIE
6 2 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (2.08%) VCP6
7 1 (1.04%) CCAA
7 1 (1.04%) CCSA
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.04%) MCITP
7 1 (1.04%) MCP
7 1 (1.04%) MCTS
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.92%) XenApp
3 19 (19.79%) XenDesktop
4 16 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.25%) XenServer
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.17%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.13%) Docker
8 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.13%) vSphere
9 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.04%) NFS
9 1 (1.04%) Openswan
9 1 (1.04%) pfSense
9 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) SCCM
2 10 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (9.38%) WSUS
4 8 (8.33%) Nmap
4 8 (8.33%) OpenVAS
4 8 (8.33%) Puppet
5 4 (4.17%) Ansible
5 4 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.13%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.08%) Cacti
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (2.08%) Nagios
7 2 (2.08%) SCOM
8 1 (1.04%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Cisco
2 29 (30.21%) VMware
3 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 13 (13.54%) Juniper
5 13 (13.54%) Symantec
6 10 (10.42%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle
8 6 (6.25%) Apple
8 6 (6.25%) F5
8 6 (6.25%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.21%) AppSense
9 5 (5.21%) Forcepoint
9 5 (5.21%) MobileIron
9 5 (5.21%) Polycom
10 4 (4.17%) CA
10 4 (4.17%) Dell
10 4 (4.17%) HP
10 4 (4.17%) NetIQ
10 4 (4.17%) SAP