Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 97 57
Rank change year-on-year +30 -40 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 50 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.66% 1.88% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 4.18% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 34
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -5.01% +52.82%
10th Percentile £200 £340 £383
90th Percentile £470 £598 £550
South East median daily rate £378 £375 £348
% change year-on-year +0.67% +7.91% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.75 - £13.50
10th Percentile £11.83 - £10.50
90th Percentile £16.68 - £15.88
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year -30.00% +25.79% -0.63%

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 857 1,004 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.63% 44.82% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 440 443
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +8.47%
10th Percentile £221 £199 £213
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 56 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.75 £17.13 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% +52.22% -7.41%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.91 £31.00 £19.63
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £17.45
% change year-on-year -5.61% +0.17% -3.06%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +15 44 £407 -14.42% 5
High Wycombe -5 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £180 -
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) VMware
3 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (52.00%) ITIL
5 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 24 (48.00%) ITIL V3
7 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
9 20 (40.00%) NetApp
9 20 (40.00%) Change Management
10 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (38.00%) Linux
10 19 (38.00%) Office 365
11 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared
13 15 (30.00%) Cisco
14 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
14 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (24.00%) HP
15 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
16 11 (22.00%) Unix
16 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
16 11 (22.00%) Service Management
16 11 (22.00%) McAfee
17 10 (20.00%) SCCM
17 10 (20.00%) Windows Server

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 14 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Office 365
2 7 (14.00%) IaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
3 4 (8.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (6.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (16.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.00%) Linux
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (22.00%) Unix
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) CentOS
10 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) ITIL
2 24 (48.00%) ITIL V3
3 20 (40.00%) Change Management
4 11 (22.00%) Service Management
5 9 (18.00%) ITSM
6 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Network Design
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (6.00%) Change Control
10 3 (6.00%) Critical Thinking
10 3 (6.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.00%) MCSA
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (12.00%) MCITP
8 5 (10.00%) MCDBA
8 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (8.00%) MCSE
10 3 (6.00%) MCP
11 2 (4.00%) CCA
12 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (2.00%) CCAA
12 1 (2.00%) CCENT
12 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (16.00%) XenApp
5 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (14.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.00%) Docker
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) WSUS
3 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.00%) OVSD
4 2 (4.00%) Control-M
4 2 (4.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.00%) Ansible
5 1 (2.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) NetApp
4 15 (30.00%) Cisco
5 12 (24.00%) HP
6 11 (22.00%) McAfee
7 5 (10.00%) F5
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.00%) Lumension
10 2 (4.00%) CA
10 2 (4.00%) Ivanti
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle
11 1 (2.00%) Meraki
11 1 (2.00%) Nortel
11 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.00%) Symantec
11 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.00%) Wyse