Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 45 29
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 +15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 157 198 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.04% 4.06% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.88% 8.23% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 98 131
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +31.82%
10th Percentile £125 £146 £185
90th Percentile £506 £475 £488
England median daily rate £340 £325 £329
% change year-on-year +4.62% -1.14% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 51 88
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £11.50 £15.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £17.25 £20.83 £32.73
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 2283 2405 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.24% 49.31% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1326 1510
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £191 £210 £203
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 285
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -17.07% -
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.70 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +6 52 £380 +1.33% 15
Bedfordshire -7 45 £300 -22.58% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 24 £413 +37.50% 5
Suffolk +12 14 £370 +18.40% 1
Norfolk 0 11 £275 +44.74% 1
Essex -69 11 - - 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 103 (65.61%) Microsoft
2 102 (64.97%) Windows
3 87 (55.41%) Active Directory
4 81 (51.59%) VMware
5 58 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (33.12%) XenApp
7 43 (27.39%) Windows Server
8 41 (26.11%) SCCM
9 39 (24.84%) ITIL
10 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
11 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (20.38%) Office 365
12 31 (19.75%) Data Centre
12 31 (19.75%) MS Exchange
13 29 (18.47%) PowerShell
14 27 (17.20%) Skype for Business
15 25 (15.92%) XenDesktop
15 25 (15.92%) Windows 7
15 25 (15.92%) LAN
15 25 (15.92%) MCSE
15 25 (15.92%) SQL
15 25 (15.92%) Cisco
15 25 (15.92%) Firewall
16 23 (14.65%) WAN
16 23 (14.65%) SAN
17 22 (14.01%) DNS
17 22 (14.01%) SharePoint
17 22 (14.01%) Migration
18 21 (13.38%) Symantec
18 21 (13.38%) 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 31 (19.75%) MS Exchange
2 27 (17.20%) Skype for Business
3 22 (14.01%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.10%) IIS
5 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.64%) Site Server
Applications
1 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.38%) Office 365
2 14 (8.92%) OneDrive
3 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.18%) G Suite
3 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.92%) Firewall
1 25 (15.92%) LAN
2 23 (14.65%) SAN
2 23 (14.65%) WAN
3 22 (14.01%) DNS
4 21 (13.38%) DHCP
4 21 (13.38%) Skype
5 17 (10.83%) NAS
6 12 (7.64%) NetScaler
7 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.37%) VPN
8 9 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (5.10%) iSCSI
9 8 (5.10%) TACACS
9 8 (5.10%) VoIP
10 6 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (3.82%) Network Security
10 6 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.18%) Internet
12 4 (2.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) DataStage
4 1 (0.64%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) Informix
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) AutoIt
2 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.64%) MSI
General
1 7 (4.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Local Government
2 5 (3.18%) Publishing
2 5 (3.18%) Retail
3 3 (1.91%) French Language
3 3 (1.91%) Legal
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (23.57%) Analyst
2 24 (15.29%) Architect
3 22 (14.01%) Consultant
4 20 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.10%) Citrix Support
8 8 (5.10%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.46%) Active Directory Support
9 7 (4.46%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.46%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Senior Architect
9 7 (4.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) Middleware
2 2 (1.27%) SAML
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.92%) Clustering
3 13 (8.28%) CESG
4 11 (7.01%) User Experience
5 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.10%) Replication
7 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.46%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.27%) Derivative
9 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.64%) CCTV
10 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 102 (64.97%) Windows
2 43 (27.39%) Windows Server
3 25 (15.92%) Windows 7
4 19 (12.10%) Windows 10
5 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.28%) Linux
8 8 (5.10%) Unix
9 7 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.18%) Solaris
11 2 (1.27%) Kali Linux
11 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) ITIL
2 22 (14.01%) Migration
3 16 (10.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 15 (9.55%) Incident Management
5 14 (8.92%) High Availability
6 13 (8.28%) Disk Encryption
6 13 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (7.01%) Business Continuity
7 11 (7.01%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.37%) Service Design
8 10 (6.37%) TOGAF
9 9 (5.73%) Presales
9 9 (5.73%) Project Management
10 8 (5.10%) Information Management
10 8 (5.10%) Network Optimisation
10 8 (5.10%) Service Management
11 7 (4.46%) Application Packaging
11 7 (4.46%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.46%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.47%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.92%) SQL
3 19 (12.10%) VBScript
4 3 (1.91%) Java
5 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.64%) R
6 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.92%) MCSE
3 19 (12.10%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (11.46%) MCSA
5 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (8.28%) SC Cleared
8 12 (7.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (7.01%) Degree
10 10 (6.37%) CCIE
10 10 (6.37%) CCNP
10 10 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (5.10%) CCA
11 8 (5.10%) CCSA
11 8 (5.10%) CCSE
12 6 (3.82%) CISSP
13 5 (3.18%) MCP
13 5 (3.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (2.55%) CCNA
14 4 (2.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 58 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (33.12%) XenApp
4 25 (15.92%) XenDesktop
5 17 (10.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (10.83%) vSphere
6 15 (9.55%) Hyper-V
7 13 (8.28%) BitLocker
8 12 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (5.73%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.55%) VMware NSX
13 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.91%) XenServer
14 2 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (26.11%) SCCM
2 18 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (8.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (6.37%) SCOM
6 7 (4.46%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.82%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.82%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (3.18%) PowerCLI
9 4 (2.55%) AppDNA
10 3 (1.91%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.27%) Ansible
11 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.27%) Nagios
11 2 (1.27%) Nessus
11 2 (1.27%) Puppet
11 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.27%) vMotion
11 2 (1.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (65.61%) Microsoft
2 81 (51.59%) VMware
3 25 (15.92%) Cisco
4 21 (13.38%) Symantec
5 16 (10.19%) AppSense
6 14 (8.92%) HP
7 13 (8.28%) Altiris
7 13 (8.28%) LANDesk
8 12 (7.64%) NetApp
9 10 (6.37%) Oracle
10 9 (5.73%) 3PAR
10 9 (5.73%) CommVault
11 8 (5.10%) Blue Coat
11 8 (5.10%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.10%) F5
11 8 (5.10%) Google
11 8 (5.10%) IBM
11 8 (5.10%) Juniper
11 8 (5.10%) McAfee
11 8 (5.10%) Nokia