Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Citrix
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - +27 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.29% - 4.25%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% - 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Chester median daily rate £280 - £475
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £475 £300
% change year-on-year -36.84% +58.33% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Chester median hourly rate £12.00 - £24.67
10th Percentile £11.00 - £13.59
90th Percentile £13.60 - £36.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.25 £16.06 £17.25
% change year-on-year -23.74% -6.88% -2.82%

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 100 119 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 48.08% 39.93% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 101 76
Chester median daily rate £340 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £204 £294 £305
90th Percentile £485 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 17
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +25.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.10 £17.50 £11.91
90th Percentile £29.40 £17.50 £34.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.93 £15.06
% change year-on-year -18.39% +5.79% -8.49%

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 24 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
5 6 (54.55%) Local Government
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) MCSA
8 3 (27.27%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (27.27%) SCCM
8 3 (27.27%) SCOM
8 3 (27.27%) MCITP
8 3 (27.27%) PKI
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (18.18%) Server Building
9 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (18.18%) Windows 10

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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) AIX
7 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (9.09%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee