The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -38 0  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.51% 1.18% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 1.96% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £283 - £121
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £126
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.27% +5.71%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 144 51 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 43.50% 60.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 27 24
Median daily rate £388 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £575 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in County Antrim

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in County Antrim

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in County Antrim

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -41 5 £283 -
Citrix
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 10 (83.33%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
3 7 (58.33%) Wyse
4 6 (50.00%) AppSense
4 6 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 6 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee
8 2 (16.67%) Sophos
8 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
8 2 (16.67%) MCP
8 2 (16.67%) Lotus
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 6 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Wyse
3 6 (50.00%) AppSense
3 6 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) CyberTech
6 1 (8.33%) NICE Systems
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow