Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 70 41
Rank change year-on-year -31 -29 -14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 117 163 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.30% 3.23% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.84% 7.34% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 105
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +6.87%
10th Percentile £160 £125 £150
90th Percentile £500 £497 £555
England median daily rate £360 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 65
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.63 £15.75
90th Percentile £19.35 £17.25 £24.89
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 2,417 2,221 2,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.42% 43.95% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,407 1,201 1,296
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +2.69%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £205
90th Percentile £586 £575 £539
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 138 184
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%
10th Percentile £12.03 £10.47 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £41.95 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 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
Cambridgeshire +3 27 £350 -22.01% 12
Essex +8 25 £275 - 4
Bedfordshire -19 21 £450 +34.33% 4
Hertfordshire -38 18 £350 -7.28% 17
Suffolk -6 15 £425 +25.00% 1
Norfolk +13 7 £540 +96.36% 1
East Anglia - 4 - - 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 86 (73.50%) Windows
2 83 (70.94%) Active Directory
3 67 (57.26%) Microsoft
4 66 (56.41%) VMware
5 40 (34.19%) Windows Server
6 38 (32.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (29.91%) PowerShell
7 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
8 31 (26.50%) Office 365
9 30 (25.64%) XenApp
10 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (23.08%) Migration
12 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (19.66%) MS Exchange
13 23 (19.66%) Windows 10
14 21 (17.95%) Windows 7
15 20 (17.09%) ITIL
15 20 (17.09%) SQL
15 20 (17.09%) Firewall
16 19 (16.24%) Linux
16 19 (16.24%) DHCP
16 19 (16.24%) DNS
17 18 (15.38%) NetApp
17 18 (15.38%) LAN
17 18 (15.38%) WAN
17 18 (15.38%) SCCM
17 18 (15.38%) Data Centre
18 15 (12.82%) vSphere
18 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (11.97%) SAN

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 (19.66%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.26%) IIS
3 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.98%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.42%) Apache
6 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.71%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.50%) Office 365
2 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.27%) Akamai
6 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.56%) G Suite
6 3 (2.56%) IaaS
6 3 (2.56%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.71%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.71%) PaaS
7 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Firewall
2 19 (16.24%) DHCP
2 19 (16.24%) DNS
3 18 (15.38%) LAN
3 18 (15.38%) WAN
4 14 (11.97%) SAN
5 11 (9.40%) NAS
6 9 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 9 (7.69%) Wireless
7 8 (6.84%) Network Security
8 7 (5.98%) MPLS
9 6 (5.13%) Skype
9 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.13%) VPN
10 5 (4.27%) Internet
10 5 (4.27%) VLAN
10 5 (4.27%) VoIP
11 4 (3.42%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.42%) MySQL
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Law
3 3 (2.56%) Legal
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
3 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Citrix Support
4 10 (8.55%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Active Directory Support
6 8 (6.84%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.98%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.98%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) Middleware
2 3 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) ADSI
3 2 (1.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.97%) Clustering
3 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.13%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.42%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.56%) Replication
8 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.71%) PKI
8 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 86 (73.50%) Windows
2 40 (34.19%) Windows Server
3 23 (19.66%) Windows 10
4 21 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 19 (16.24%) Linux
6 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (10.26%) Data ONTAP
7 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.84%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.71%) Android
11 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Migration
2 20 (17.09%) ITIL
3 14 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 13 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (9.40%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.40%) Project Management
6 10 (8.55%) High Availability
7 8 (6.84%) Identity Management
7 8 (6.84%) Service Management
8 7 (5.98%) Network Optimisation
8 7 (5.98%) Secure Coding
8 7 (5.98%) SIEM
8 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.13%) Email Migration
10 5 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.09%) SQL
3 6 (5.13%) VBScript
4 3 (2.56%) C
4 3 (2.56%) C#
5 2 (1.71%) VBA
6 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.69%) MCSA
3 7 (5.98%) MCSE
3 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
5 5 (4.27%) CCIE
6 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.56%) CCA
7 3 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.71%) CCDE
8 2 (1.71%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (1.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.71%) CCNP
8 2 (1.71%) MCP
8 2 (1.71%) MCTS
8 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (70.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (32.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (25.64%) XenApp
4 15 (12.82%) vSphere
5 14 (11.97%) XenDesktop
6 10 (8.55%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.56%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.56%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.71%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.85%) vCloud
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) SCCM
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.13%) SCOM
4 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.56%) vMotion
6 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 67 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 66 (56.41%) VMware
3 18 (15.38%) NetApp
4 14 (11.97%) HP
5 12 (10.26%) Cisco
6 7 (5.98%) 3PAR
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle
8 5 (4.27%) IBM
8 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.42%) Dell
9 4 (3.42%) F5
10 3 (2.56%) Altiris
10 3 (2.56%) Aruba
10 3 (2.56%) CommVault
10 3 (2.56%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.56%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.56%) Symantec
10 3 (2.56%) Veritas
11 2 (1.71%) Google