Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.66% 1.85% 7.38%
As % of the Vendors category 10.47% 5.06% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Chester median daily rate £280 £115 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +143.48% -61.67% -30.23%
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £488 £300
% change year-on-year -42.56% +62.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Chester median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -56.52% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.65 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.75 £13.95 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +92.00% -50.00% -9.09%

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 86 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.56% 36.57% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 63
Chester median daily rate £325 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £190 £128 £263
90th Percentile £400 £475 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £404 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +0.94% -3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 21
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -18.60% +27.69%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.10 £14.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £38.00 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £17.42
% change year-on-year -24.64% -0.98% +3.47%

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

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Chester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Citrix in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Local Government
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 4 (44.44%) LAN
6 4 (44.44%) WAN
6 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 4 (44.44%) SCOM
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 3 (33.33%) MCITP
7 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (33.33%) XenApp
7 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (33.33%) MCSA
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (22.22%) MPLS
8 2 (22.22%) McAfee

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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (77.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (22.22%) SmoothWall
5 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper