The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 40 23
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% 3.12% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 6.69% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 11
Median daily rate £325 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £328 £375
% change year-on-year -0.45% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -18.53%  
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 Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 298 299 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.64% 46.57% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 156 191
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 19
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Birmingham

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Birmingham

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Birmingham

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
4 8 (38.10%) XenApp
4 8 (38.10%) Office 365
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 6 (28.57%) Veeam
7 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
9 3 (14.29%) MCSE
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) DNS

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Escalation Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) XenApp
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Veeam
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Acronis
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) iManage
6 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.76%) Nortel
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas