Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 97 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -57 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 114 100 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.59% 2.33% 4.13%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 5.18% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 82
East of England median daily rate £350 £310 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -7.12% -4.64%
10th Percentile £140 £159 £133
90th Percentile £563 £563 £588
England median daily rate £331 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -5.36% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 75
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -12.12% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.70 £15.30
90th Percentile £17.25 £16.90 £23.25
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% -2.94%

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 2,035 1,932 2,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.20% 44.92% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,171 1,151 1,252
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £218
90th Percentile £588 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 114 197
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +6.88% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.76 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -3 30 £275 -40.54% 14
Bedfordshire +3 26 £325 +2.36% 4
Suffolk +4 23 £475 +88.12%
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £330 +1.54% 9
Essex 0 12 £325 +8.33% 6
Norfolk - 3 £385 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 77 (67.54%) Windows
2 71 (62.28%) Active Directory
3 64 (56.14%) VMware
4 55 (48.25%) Microsoft
5 42 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (34.21%) Windows Server
7 32 (28.07%) SQL
7 32 (28.07%) ITIL
8 28 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
9 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 27 (23.68%) XenApp
10 24 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 24 (21.05%) SAN
11 23 (20.18%) Firewall
11 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
12 21 (18.42%) Linux
12 21 (18.42%) NAS
13 20 (17.54%) Data Centre
13 20 (17.54%) HP
13 20 (17.54%) LAN
14 19 (16.67%) DHCP
14 19 (16.67%) DNS
14 19 (16.67%) Clustering
14 19 (16.67%) SCCM
15 18 (15.79%) XenDesktop
15 18 (15.79%) WAN
16 17 (14.91%) VPN
16 17 (14.91%) Oracle
16 17 (14.91%) Load Balancing
16 17 (14.91%) Incident Management

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 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.04%) IIS
3 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.53%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.26%) IBM Notes
6 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.51%) Apache
7 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Office 365
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.75%) Akamai
5 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) SAN
2 23 (20.18%) Firewall
3 21 (18.42%) NAS
4 20 (17.54%) LAN
5 19 (16.67%) DHCP
5 19 (16.67%) DNS
6 18 (15.79%) WAN
7 17 (14.91%) VPN
8 14 (12.28%) NetScaler
9 11 (9.65%) iSCSI
10 10 (8.77%) VLAN
11 9 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (7.89%) FTP
12 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
13 5 (4.39%) Wireless
14 4 (3.51%) Network Security
15 3 (2.63%) Skype
16 2 (1.75%) Multicast
16 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
16 2 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.89%) DataStage
3 9 (7.89%) DB2
3 9 (7.89%) Informix
3 9 (7.89%) QualityStage
4 7 (6.14%) MySQL
5 4 (3.51%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (8.77%) Legal
2 9 (7.89%) French Language
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
4 5 (4.39%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.40%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) Developer
8 8 (7.02%) ETL Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Storage Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Citrix Support
9 7 (6.14%) DataStage Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.26%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) DataStage ETL Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (5.26%) Integration Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Integration Project Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Technology Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) Middleware
2 11 (9.65%) XML
3 9 (7.89%) XML Schema
4 2 (1.75%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.75%) ADSI
4 2 (1.75%) HTML
4 2 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.67%) Clustering
3 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.02%) Replication
6 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) CESG
7 3 (2.63%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.63%) iPad
7 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.75%) Derivative
8 2 (1.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (67.54%) Windows
2 39 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 21 (18.42%) Linux
4 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.89%) Windows 10
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.63%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.88%) Android
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) ITIL
2 17 (14.91%) Incident Management
2 17 (14.91%) Load Balancing
3 16 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (12.28%) Project Management
4 14 (12.28%) Service Management
5 12 (10.53%) High Availability
5 12 (10.53%) Migration
5 12 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 11 (9.65%) Network Optimisation
7 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.77%) Data Management
7 10 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (8.77%) SIEM
8 9 (7.89%) Data Integration
8 9 (7.89%) Data Mapping
8 9 (7.89%) ETL
8 9 (7.89%) SDLC
8 9 (7.89%) Secure Coding
8 9 (7.89%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.07%) SQL
2 24 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.65%) VBScript
4 7 (6.14%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 10 (8.77%) MCSA
4 10 (8.77%) MCSE
5 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.14%) MCP
6 7 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.39%) CCIE
8 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.51%) CCNP
10 2 (1.75%) CCA
10 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (62.28%) Active Directory
2 42 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (23.68%) XenApp
4 18 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.65%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.02%) Terminal Services
8 6 (5.26%) BitLocker
9 4 (3.51%) VMware NSX
10 3 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.63%) VirtualBox
10 3 (2.63%) XenServer
11 2 (1.75%) vSphere
12 1 (0.88%) NFS
12 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) SCCM
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (11.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (10.53%) Backup Exec
5 11 (9.65%) SCOM
6 9 (7.89%) NetBackup
7 8 (7.02%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.63%) Puppet
9 3 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.75%) Ansible
10 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.75%) vRealize
10 2 (1.75%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.88%) Nessus
11 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 64 (56.14%) VMware
2 55 (48.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.54%) HP
4 17 (14.91%) Oracle
5 14 (12.28%) NetApp
6 13 (11.40%) Cisco
6 13 (11.40%) Symantec
7 12 (10.53%) IBM
8 10 (8.77%) 3PAR
9 9 (7.89%) Teradata
10 8 (7.02%) CommVault
10 8 (7.02%) Dell
10 8 (7.02%) EqualLogic
10 8 (7.02%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.02%) Veritas
11 6 (5.26%) Ivanti
11 6 (5.26%) Lotus
11 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.39%) Altiris
12 5 (4.39%) McAfee