Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 16 August 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24 -15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.60% 7.17% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 9.73% 18.75% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Chester median daily rate £280 £290 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -31.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £278 £280 £218
90th Percentile £320 £420 £473
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £338 £425
% change year-on-year -17.04% -20.59% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Chester median hourly rate - £11.23 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £11.50 £11.61 -
% change year-on-year -0.97% - -

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 Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 113 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 47.28% 38.25% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 143
Chester median daily rate £388 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £278 £245 £295
90th Percentile £552 £488 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Chester median hourly rate £16.24 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.92% -38.10% +24.70%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.51 £17.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £18.33 £31.68
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.18
% change year-on-year +30.77% -8.32% -10.08%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Chester

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Chester

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Office 365
4 8 (72.73%) SCCM
4 8 (72.73%) Migration
5 7 (63.64%) Local Government
5 7 (63.64%) PKI
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) SCOM
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (63.64%) XenApp
5 7 (63.64%) Skype for Business
5 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (54.55%) Server Building
6 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
8 4 (36.36%) ITIL
8 4 (36.36%) VMware
8 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
9 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 2 (18.18%) Finance
10 2 (18.18%) Banking
10 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
10 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) Skype for Business
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Local Government
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Server Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
1 7 (63.64%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Server Building
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Server Management
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VB
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
2 7 (63.64%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) SmoothWall
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee