Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 97 83
Rank change year-on-year +46 -14 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 61 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.82% 1.63% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 3.59% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% - +46.15%
10th Percentile £278 £340 £312
90th Percentile £500 £540 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £60.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.17% +166.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £21.31 £21.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £60.00 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £16.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.66% -10.47% +5.88%

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 756 1,032 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.37% 45.38% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 516 427
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £220 £263
90th Percentile £589 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +53.33% -30.30%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £28.88 £37.18
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.43% -20.86%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +43 57 £427 -10.16% 5
Newport Pagnell - 2 £263 -
Aylesbury - 1 £390 -
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 47 (77.05%) VMware
2 43 (70.49%) Windows
3 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
4 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
5 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
6 26 (42.62%) ITIL
7 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (40.98%) SC Cleared
7 25 (40.98%) SCCM
8 24 (39.34%) DV Cleared
9 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (36.07%) ITIL V3
11 21 (34.43%) SQL
11 21 (34.43%) NetApp
12 20 (32.79%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (29.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (27.87%) Cisco
15 16 (26.23%) Firewall
15 16 (26.23%) Change Management
16 14 (22.95%) Service Management
16 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
17 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
17 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
17 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
17 13 (21.31%) Linux
17 13 (21.31%) ITSM
17 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
18 12 (19.67%) Citrix Certification

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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
1 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) IaaS
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) IP Telephony
3 9 (14.75%) SAN
4 6 (9.84%) Skype
4 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) Network Security
6 3 (4.92%) VPN
7 2 (3.28%) HSRP
7 2 (3.28%) LAN
7 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) VRRP
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
8 1 (1.64%) DNS
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Power BI
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.20%) Publishing
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Architect
1 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (9.84%) Analyst
2 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
2 6 (9.84%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
3 5 (8.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.56%) Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Architect
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) MEAN Stack
1 3 (4.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Clustering
3 6 (9.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.92%) PKI
6 2 (3.28%) BYOD
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
5 13 (21.31%) Linux
6 10 (16.39%) Unix
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
8 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.64%) CentOS
10 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ITIL
2 22 (36.07%) ITIL V3
3 16 (26.23%) Change Management
4 14 (22.95%) Service Management
5 13 (21.31%) ITSM
6 9 (14.75%) Migration
7 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.84%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (9.84%) Patch Management
7 6 (9.84%) Server Building
7 6 (9.84%) Server Management
7 6 (9.84%) Task Automation
7 6 (9.84%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (8.20%) IT Strategy
8 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (40.98%) SC Cleared
3 24 (39.34%) DV Cleared
4 18 (29.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (19.67%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (13.11%) CCA
7 7 (11.48%) MCITP
8 6 (9.84%) MCTS
8 6 (9.84%) VCAP
8 6 (9.84%) VCP4
8 6 (9.84%) VCP5
9 5 (8.20%) MCDBA
10 4 (6.56%) MCSA
10 4 (6.56%) MCSE
11 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.64%) MCP
12 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (32.79%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (16.39%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (16.39%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (13.11%) vSphere
6 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (11.48%) XenApp
6 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
7 6 (9.84%) vCloud
7 6 (9.84%) XenServer
8 4 (6.56%) Docker
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCVMM
2 6 (9.84%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.92%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) Control-M
4 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.64%) Nagios
5 1 (1.64%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) VMware
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (34.43%) NetApp
4 17 (27.87%) Cisco
5 7 (11.48%) Blue Coat
5 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.20%) F5
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.56%) McAfee
8 3 (4.92%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) CA
9 2 (3.28%) Ivanti
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.64%) Altiris
10 1 (1.64%) EMC
10 1 (1.64%) Wyse