Period
to 12 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 12 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 113 80
Rank change year-on-year +57 -33 +4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 63 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.65% 1.20% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 7.88% 2.71% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £373 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% -25.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £369
90th Percentile £491 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £60.00 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.17% +357.14% -47.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £60.00 £10.91
90th Percentile £13.75 £60.00 £15.44
South East median hourly rate £20.63 £18.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year +11.49% +0.20% +5.50%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 800 1,033 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.35% 44.11% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 464 439
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 76 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.38 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +69.76% -33.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.00 £31.00 £26.80
South East median hourly rate £16.38 £17.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year -3.68% +10.57% -14.58%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Milton Keynes +51 60 £394 +5.70% 9
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 44 (69.84%) Security Cleared
2 43 (68.25%) VMware
2 43 (68.25%) Windows
3 40 (63.49%) Active Directory
4 33 (52.38%) ITIL
5 31 (49.21%) SC Cleared
6 29 (46.03%) DV Cleared
6 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
6 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (46.03%) ITIL V3
7 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (34.92%) SCCM
9 21 (33.33%) NetApp
10 20 (31.75%) SQL
10 20 (31.75%) Change Management
11 19 (30.16%) Office 365
12 18 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (26.98%) Service Management
13 17 (26.98%) Cisco
13 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
14 16 (25.40%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
14 16 (25.40%) Linux
14 16 (25.40%) ITSM
14 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
15 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
16 13 (20.63%) Unix

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 9 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 7 (11.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Office 365
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (7.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) Skype
2 6 (9.52%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.94%) NetScaler
3 5 (7.94%) SAN
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Power BI
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.76%) Advertising
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Applications Support
3 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (9.52%) Support Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Support Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
4 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) MEAN Stack
1 3 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Clustering
3 6 (9.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) PKI
6 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) FMCG
7 1 (1.59%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (25.40%) Linux
5 13 (20.63%) Unix
6 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) ITIL
2 29 (46.03%) ITIL V3
3 20 (31.75%) Change Management
4 17 (26.98%) Service Management
5 16 (25.40%) ITSM
6 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (9.52%) Patch Management
8 6 (9.52%) Server Building
8 6 (9.52%) Server Management
8 6 (9.52%) Task Automation
8 6 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.76%) Critical Thinking
10 3 (4.76%) CRM
10 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) C
4 2 (3.17%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (69.84%) Security Cleared
2 31 (49.21%) SC Cleared
3 29 (46.03%) DV Cleared
3 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (12.70%) CCA
6 8 (12.70%) MCSA
7 7 (11.11%) MCITP
8 6 (9.52%) MCTS
8 6 (9.52%) VCAP
8 6 (9.52%) VCP4
8 6 (9.52%) VCP5
9 5 (7.94%) MCDBA
10 4 (6.35%) MCSE
11 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (63.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.40%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (20.63%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
5 10 (15.87%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (12.70%) vSphere
7 7 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 6 (9.52%) vCloud
8 6 (9.52%) XenServer
9 5 (7.94%) XenApp
10 4 (6.35%) Docker
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (34.92%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.52%) SCVMM
2 6 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 6 (9.52%) WSUS
3 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.76%) OVSD
5 2 (3.17%) Control-M
5 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
6 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (68.25%) VMware
2 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.33%) NetApp
4 17 (26.98%) Cisco
5 11 (17.46%) HP
5 11 (17.46%) McAfee
6 5 (7.94%) F5
7 3 (4.76%) Ivanti
7 3 (4.76%) Lumension
8 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.17%) CA
8 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) Meraki
9 1 (1.59%) Nortel
9 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.59%) Wyse