Period
to 17 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 85 93
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 -56
Contract jobs citing Citrix 77 118 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 2.50% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.93% 5.45% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 66
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.23% -0.36%
10th Percentile £185 £134 £161
90th Percentile £525 £488 £544
England median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £14.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.59% -11.36% -
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £26.40 £18.83 £17.25
England median hourly rate £20.16 £18.10 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.40% +13.13% -3.03%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,961 2,164 2,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.69% 45.80% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,096 1,231 1,201
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £193 £195
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 128
East of England median hourly rate £16.35 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.52 £10.27
90th Percentile £49.38 £40.00 £42.16
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% -2.86%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the East of England

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the East of England

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the East of England

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in the East of England

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 33 £400 +45.45% 6
Cambridgeshire -18 13 £235 -29.85% 12
Norfolk +7 10 £350 -9.09% 1
Bedfordshire +2 9 £450 - 5
Essex -15 8 £300 +39.53% 8
East Anglia - 3 £355 - 1
Suffolk 0 1 - - 2
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 34 (44.16%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.77%) VMware
3 24 (31.17%) Office 365
4 22 (28.57%) SCCM
4 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 18 (23.38%) Cisco
5 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
7 16 (20.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (20.78%) Firewall
8 15 (19.48%) Migration
8 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (19.48%) XenApp
9 14 (18.18%) DNS
10 12 (15.58%) Linux
10 12 (15.58%) NetScaler
10 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (12.99%) SQL
12 9 (11.69%) Oracle
12 9 (11.69%) LAN
12 9 (11.69%) SCOM
12 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
13 8 (10.39%) Retail
13 8 (10.39%) WAN
13 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
14 7 (9.09%) Skype
14 7 (9.09%) DHCP

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.17%) Office 365
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.49%) IaaS
5 3 (3.90%) PaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.30%) GitHub
7 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.30%) SaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Firewall
2 14 (18.18%) DNS
3 12 (15.58%) NetScaler
4 9 (11.69%) LAN
5 8 (10.39%) WAN
6 7 (9.09%) DHCP
6 7 (9.09%) Skype
6 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (7.79%) Wireless
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.19%) BGP
9 4 (5.19%) Internet
9 4 (5.19%) SAN
10 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.90%) MPLS
10 3 (3.90%) OSPF
11 2 (2.60%) HTTP
11 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.60%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.39%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Migration Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.90%) Active Directory Support
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix Support
9 3 (3.90%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) Velocity
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) JSON
2 1 (1.30%) RESTful
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) HP Superdome
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.58%) Linux
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.79%) Unix
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) HPUX
8 3 (3.90%) VMS
9 2 (2.60%) AIX
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (19.48%) Migration
3 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.09%) Service Management
4 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (7.79%) Project Management
5 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.49%) ITSM
5 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL
6 4 (5.19%) Time Management
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.90%) Decision-Making
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps
7 3 (3.90%) High Availability
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.90%) Preventative Maintenance
7 3 (3.90%) Server Building
8 2 (2.60%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.19%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.19%) MCSE
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) CCNP
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) MCSA
2 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) CCNA
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) MCP
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) CCSA
4 1 (1.30%) CNE
4 1 (1.30%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) MCTS
4 1 (1.30%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.48%) XenApp
3 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.60%) Ceph
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) SCCM
2 9 (11.69%) SCOM
3 4 (5.19%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.60%) Grafana
5 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.60%) PowerBroker
5 2 (2.60%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.60%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) QRadar
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) VMware
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
6 6 (7.79%) HP
7 5 (6.49%) F5
8 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.19%) Google
8 4 (5.19%) IBM
8 4 (5.19%) Juniper
9 3 (3.90%) Arista
9 3 (3.90%) FireEye
9 3 (3.90%) McAfee
9 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.90%) Symantec
10 2 (2.60%) Aruba
10 2 (2.60%) NetApp
10 2 (2.60%) Remedy
10 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow