Period
to 23 February 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 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 68 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 138 131 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.95% 2.93% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 6.37% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 64 80
East of England median daily rate £333 £311 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.83% -8.46% +23.64%
10th Percentile £125 £183 £155
90th Percentile £583 £468 £525
England median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 70
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% - -
10th Percentile £11.88 £15.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.25 £30.00
England median hourly rate £15.23 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.51% -1.27% -

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 2,177 2,055 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.51% 46.01% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,238 1,169 1,299
East of England median daily rate £418 £392 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -2.00% +2.89%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 159 243
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.66%

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 February 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 February 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 +6 41 £406 +1.56% 28
Cambridgeshire -5 27 £444 +42.00% 15
Bedfordshire -8 24 £300 -20.00% 7
Suffolk +15 23 £551 +115.88% 1
Essex -27 13 £331 +10.42% 4
Norfolk - 10 £275 -
Citrix
England

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

1 105 (76.09%) Windows
2 82 (59.42%) VMware
3 80 (57.97%) Active Directory
4 77 (55.80%) Microsoft
5 53 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (32.61%) Windows Server
7 43 (31.16%) XenApp
8 36 (26.09%) SCCM
8 36 (26.09%) ITIL
9 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
9 29 (21.01%) SQL
9 29 (21.01%) MS Exchange
9 29 (21.01%) PowerShell
10 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.84%) SAN
12 25 (18.12%) Skype for Business
13 24 (17.39%) NAS
14 23 (16.67%) Office 365
14 23 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 22 (15.94%) SharePoint
16 21 (15.22%) DHCP
16 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (15.22%) NetApp
16 21 (15.22%) DNS
16 21 (15.22%) Symantec
17 20 (14.49%) XenDesktop
18 19 (13.77%) VBScript
19 18 (13.04%) MCSE
19 18 (13.04%) VPN
19 18 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus

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 29 (21.01%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.12%) Skype for Business
3 22 (15.94%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.80%) IIS
5 7 (5.07%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.67%) Office 365
2 8 (5.80%) OneDrive
3 5 (3.62%) G Suite
3 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) SAN
2 24 (17.39%) NAS
3 21 (15.22%) DHCP
3 21 (15.22%) DNS
4 18 (13.04%) VPN
5 14 (10.14%) Firewall
5 14 (10.14%) iSCSI
5 14 (10.14%) LAN
6 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.42%) WAN
7 12 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (8.70%) NetScaler
7 12 (8.70%) Skype
8 6 (4.35%) VoIP
9 5 (3.62%) Wireless
10 4 (2.90%) Network Security
10 4 (2.90%) SNMP
10 4 (2.90%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.90%) VLAN
11 3 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) DataStage
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) Informix
5 1 (0.72%) Ingres
5 1 (0.72%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.70%) French Language
2 6 (4.35%) Legal
3 5 (3.62%) Finance
4 4 (2.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Advertising
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Analyst
2 18 (13.04%) Consultant
3 16 (11.59%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Service Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (6.52%) Storage Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Architect
8 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.35%) Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Citrix Support
9 6 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.35%) Integration Project Manager
9 6 (4.35%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Technology Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.04%) Clustering
3 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.97%) Replication
5 8 (5.80%) CESG
6 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.35%) User Experience
7 5 (3.62%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (2.17%) iPad
9 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.45%) Derivative
9 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (76.09%) Windows
2 45 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 17 (12.32%) Windows 10
5 16 (11.59%) Linux
6 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.80%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.62%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.17%) Kali Linux
11 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.45%) Solaris
12 1 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) ITIL
2 14 (10.14%) Problem Management
3 13 (9.42%) Project Management
4 10 (7.25%) Incident Management
4 10 (7.25%) Network Optimisation
5 9 (6.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 9 (6.52%) High Availability
5 9 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.80%) Disk Encryption
6 8 (5.80%) Information Security
6 8 (5.80%) Migration
7 7 (5.07%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (3.62%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.62%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.62%) Presales
8 5 (3.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.62%) Service Management
8 5 (3.62%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.01%) PowerShell
1 29 (21.01%) SQL
2 19 (13.77%) VBScript
3 7 (5.07%) C
4 2 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.04%) Degree
2 18 (13.04%) MCSE
3 12 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (7.97%) MCSA
5 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (5.07%) MCP
8 6 (4.35%) CISSP
8 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.17%) CCA
12 2 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (1.45%) CCNA
12 2 (1.45%) CCNP
12 2 (1.45%) CCSP
12 2 (1.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 80 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 53 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (31.16%) XenApp
4 20 (14.49%) XenDesktop
5 16 (11.59%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 12 (8.70%) vSphere
7 11 (7.97%) Terminal Services
8 8 (5.80%) BitLocker
8 8 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.62%) VMware NSX
10 4 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.72%) NFS
12 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (26.09%) SCCM
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (11.59%) SCOM
4 13 (9.42%) NetBackup
5 11 (7.97%) Backup Exec
5 11 (7.97%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (6.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.90%) AppDNA
8 3 (2.17%) Nessus
8 3 (2.17%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.45%) Ansible
9 2 (1.45%) Nagios
9 2 (1.45%) Puppet
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.45%) vMotion
9 2 (1.45%) WMI
9 2 (1.45%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (59.42%) VMware
2 77 (55.80%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.22%) NetApp
3 21 (15.22%) Symantec
4 16 (11.59%) HP
5 15 (10.87%) Ivanti
6 13 (9.42%) IBM
7 12 (8.70%) CommVault
7 12 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 11 (7.97%) 3PAR
8 11 (7.97%) Cisco
8 11 (7.97%) Dell
8 11 (7.97%) EqualLogic
8 11 (7.97%) Veritas
9 9 (6.52%) Altiris
10 7 (5.07%) Lotus
11 6 (4.35%) McAfee
12 5 (3.62%) Google
13 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.17%) Qualys