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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 43 60 70
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 44 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.32% 1.95% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 9.78% 4.59% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 3
Median daily rate £480 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +0.30% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.13 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.16% +136.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -15.15% +4.10%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 450 436 563
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.20% 42.41% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 226 242
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.17 £10.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.96% +52.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Buckinghamshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +26 40 £500 +17.64% 9
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 36 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (60.00%) Windows
3 29 (58.00%) SC Cleared
4 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (38.00%) F5
7 17 (34.00%) VMware
8 16 (32.00%) Cisco
8 16 (32.00%) XenApp
8 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (30.00%) AppDNA
10 13 (26.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (26.00%) BIG-IP
10 13 (26.00%) ITIL
11 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) Windows Vista
12 11 (22.00%) XenDesktop
13 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (20.00%) AppSense
14 9 (18.00%) HP
14 9 (18.00%) Thin Client
14 9 (18.00%) MCP
14 9 (18.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (18.00%) GPG13
14 9 (18.00%) Protective Monitoring
14 9 (18.00%) Fat Client
14 9 (18.00%) DevOps

Citrix
Top Related 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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (26.00%) BIG-IP
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (16.00%) Firewall
5 6 (12.00%) IPsec
5 6 (12.00%) TACACS
5 6 (12.00%) WAN
6 5 (10.00%) Internet
6 5 (10.00%) LAN
6 5 (10.00%) SMTP
7 3 (6.00%) FTP
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security
7 3 (6.00%) SSH
7 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) DNS
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) DHCP
9 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.00%) Back Office
1 1 (2.00%) Electronics
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.00%) Marketing
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Security Advisor
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Wintel Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (18.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.00%) CESG
4 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) CMDB
5 2 (4.00%) Handset
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Vista
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Unix
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) DevOps
2 9 (18.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 7 (14.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
4 6 (12.00%) DNA
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (12.00%) ITSM
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 5 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 5 (10.00%) ISMS
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Biometrics
6 4 (8.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Application Discovery
7 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (58.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (18.00%) MCP
6 6 (12.00%) CCNP
6 6 (12.00%) CCSA
6 6 (12.00%) CCSE
6 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (10.00%) CISSP
8 4 (8.00%) MCDBA
8 4 (8.00%) MCSE
9 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (6.00%) MCSA
10 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.00%) CEH
11 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) GPG13
2 4 (8.00%) QA
3 3 (6.00%) RMADS
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) XenApp
3 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (26.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (22.00%) XenDesktop
6 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (6.00%) Sendmail
8 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (6.00%) OVSD
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) F5
3 17 (34.00%) VMware
4 16 (32.00%) Cisco
5 10 (20.00%) AppSense
6 9 (18.00%) HP
6 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
7 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (12.00%) Juniper
8 6 (12.00%) Nokia
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (4.00%) Apple
11 2 (4.00%) Compaq
11 2 (4.00%) NetApp
11 2 (4.00%) Wyse
12 1 (2.00%) Clearswift
12 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
12 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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