Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.31% 6.79% 7.21%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 18.29% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
Chester median daily rate £305 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -32.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £258 £188 £219
90th Percentile £326 £342 £462
Cheshire median daily rate £293 £313 £395
% change year-on-year -6.40% -20.89% -24.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £11.23 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +189.53% -55.10% +48.46%
10th Percentile £31.25 £10.50 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.75 £15.87 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £11.86 £25.00
% change year-on-year +173.97% -52.55% +45.60%

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 106 82 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 45.69% 37.10% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 101
Chester median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £123 £258
90th Percentile £573 £475 £469
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £395 £425
% change year-on-year -3.80% -7.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £15.15 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.52% -27.86% +26.95%
10th Percentile £16.35 £10.50 £14.70
90th Percentile £46.00 £31.63 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +1.47% -1.45%

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 21 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) Local Government
4 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) PKI
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP

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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (60.00%) Local Government
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (20.00%) SmoothWall
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) HP