Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -34 +20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 36 36 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.24% 2.37% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 5.23% 4.79% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 31
Birmingham median daily rate £300 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £145 £156 £120
90th Percentile £419 £505 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £295 £300
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.75 £15.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +2.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.38 £11.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £19.75 £22.69 £23.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.06
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.08% -25.40%

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 688 752 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.79% 49.60% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 444 349
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £219
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £21.00 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.35 £15.83
% change year-on-year +11.50% -9.32% -0.16%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Birmingham

Citrix
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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 26 (72.22%) Windows
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) Office 365
3 15 (41.67%) XenApp
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 10
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) SCCM
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 8 (22.22%) DHCP
6 8 (22.22%) DNS
6 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 7 (19.44%) BitLocker
7 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
7 7 (19.44%) Firewall
8 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.89%) Apple
9 5 (13.89%) McAfee
9 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (11.11%) SAN
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

Citrix
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DHCP
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) DWDM
6 1 (2.78%) MPLS
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) Skype
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
1 1 (2.78%) PVCS
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix Support
2 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (5.56%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows 10
2 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (5.56%) Debian
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) SIEM
6 1 (2.78%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CCA
3 1 (2.78%) CCENT
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) XenApp
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 7 (19.44%) BitLocker
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Apple
3 5 (13.89%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) AppSense
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Progress
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam