Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 79 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -17
Contract jobs citing Citrix 39 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.53% 2.22% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 5.64% 4.94% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 38
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £419 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -23.08% +13.37%
10th Percentile £258 £199 £313
90th Percentile £478 £532 £663
South East median daily rate £400 £369 £388
% change year-on-year +8.47% -4.84% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £31.25 £15.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.88% +2.40% +2.48%
10th Percentile £23.40 £14.41 £15.25
90th Percentile £38.00 £16.84 £15.75
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +9.38% -1.54%

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 691 890 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.87% 44.93% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 458 414
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £255 £220 £225
90th Percentile £579 £550 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 76 40
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -21.21% +26.92%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.00 £8.79
90th Percentile £37.50 £42.50 £33.65
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -7.91%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 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 +13 33 £425 +6.25% 12
High Wycombe -6 2 £229 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £263 -
Aylesbury +6 1 £390 +116.67% 1
Citrix
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
4 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
5 16 (41.03%) SCCM
6 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
9 11 (28.21%) NetApp
9 11 (28.21%) Firewall
9 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (25.64%) Office 365
11 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco
11 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (23.08%) Clustering
12 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (20.51%) vCloud
12 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.95%) WAN
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL

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 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 6 (15.38%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) IP Telephony
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 3 (7.69%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) HSRP
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 2 (5.13%) PBX
7 2 (5.13%) VRRP
7 2 (5.13%) VSAN
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Security Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) BYOD
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.56%) CentOS
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Change Management
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 5 (12.82%) ITSM
3 5 (12.82%) Network Design
3 5 (12.82%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Server Building
5 3 (7.69%) Server Management
5 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.69%) CCA
7 3 (7.69%) MCITP
7 3 (7.69%) MCSE
7 3 (7.69%) MCTS
7 3 (7.69%) VCAP
7 3 (7.69%) VCP4
7 3 (7.69%) VCP5
8 1 (2.56%) CCNP
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (20.51%) vCloud
5 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.82%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (12.82%) XenApp
7 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (7.69%) vSphere
9 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) NetApp
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
5 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.82%) Veeam
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Mitel
6 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto