Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 22 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.48% 4.64% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 21.15% 10.34% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Chester median daily rate £320 £280 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +143.48% -61.67%
10th Percentile £256 £267 £113
90th Percentile £341 £280 £118
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £280 £488
% change year-on-year +17.86% -42.56% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Chester median hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.00% -50.00%
Cheshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +92.00% -50.00%

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 52 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.37% 44.85% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 60
Chester median daily rate £363 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -11.56% -8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £190 £159
90th Percentile £528 £397 £476
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 9
Chester median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +8.57% -12.50%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -19.12% -

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 17 February 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 Chester region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Local Government
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) SCOM
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) PKI
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (27.27%) Ivanti
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Server Building
7 2 (18.18%) Server Management

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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) PSTN
2 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
2 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 6 (54.55%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Server Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) SmoothWall
4 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Ivanti
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp