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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 40 33
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 50 103 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.35% 4.15% 5.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 8.74% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 52
Median daily rate £300 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £127 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £610 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 32 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 969 1178 1325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.58% 47.50% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 661 725
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 119
Median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -30 15 £300 +66.66% 1
Suffolk +10 11 £253 +129.54%
Hertfordshire -20 10 £388 -4.61% 13
Bedfordshire -9 8 £350 +105.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £488 +77.27% 2
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
4 39 (36.11%) VMware
5 34 (31.48%) XenApp
6 27 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 25 (23.15%) Windows 10
7 25 (23.15%) Windows Server
8 23 (21.30%) SCCM
9 22 (20.37%) Data Centre
10 19 (17.59%) MS Office
11 17 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (13.89%) LAN
12 15 (13.89%) WAN
12 15 (13.89%) Migration
13 14 (12.96%) Cisco
13 14 (12.96%) Firewall
13 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (12.04%) MS Exchange
14 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.04%) ITIL
15 12 (11.11%) SAN
16 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
16 11 (10.19%) Project Management
17 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
17 10 (9.26%) Windows 8
18 9 (8.33%) Office 365
18 9 (8.33%) NetScaler

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 13 (12.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.56%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Office
2 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.85%) MS Project
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Office 365
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.85%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.93%) G Suite
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) LAN
1 15 (13.89%) WAN
2 14 (12.96%) Firewall
3 12 (11.11%) SAN
4 9 (8.33%) DNS
4 9 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (7.41%) Wireless
6 7 (6.48%) DHCP
6 7 (6.48%) MPLS
7 6 (5.56%) NAS
7 6 (5.56%) VPN
8 5 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.63%) VLAN
9 4 (3.70%) Internet
9 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.78%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.78%) WLAN
11 2 (1.85%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.85%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) French Language
2 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.85%) German Language
4 2 (1.85%) Local Government
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Analyst
2 16 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.19%) Consultant
4 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Citrix Support
7 8 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.48%) Citrix Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Active Directory Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) Middleware
2 4 (3.70%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.48%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.48%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.85%) PMI
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) CCTV
6 1 (0.93%) EPoS
6 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 27 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (23.15%) Windows 10
3 25 (23.15%) Windows Server
4 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.26%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.48%) Linux
9 5 (4.63%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.85%) Android
10 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.85%) Solaris
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.93%) Unix
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.89%) Migration
2 13 (12.04%) ITIL
3 11 (10.19%) Project Management
4 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.63%) High Availability
7 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.63%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (4.63%) Secure Coding
8 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (2.78%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.78%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.78%) Dependency Management
9 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.85%) DevOps
10 2 (1.85%) Email Migration
10 2 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.78%) SQL
3 2 (1.85%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.48%) CCNP
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (3.70%) CCNA
4 4 (3.70%) MCP
4 4 (3.70%) MCSA
5 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.78%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) MOS
6 2 (1.85%) CCEA
6 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) MCITP
6 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.93%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 34 (31.48%) XenApp
3 17 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.70%) vSphere
8 3 (2.78%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) DameWare
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.85%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.93%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView
4 1 (0.93%) Simpana
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 39 (36.11%) VMware
3 14 (12.96%) Cisco
4 9 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 8 (7.41%) HP
6 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.63%) Adobe
8 4 (3.70%) Apple
8 4 (3.70%) AppSense
8 4 (3.70%) F5
8 4 (3.70%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.85%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) Google
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle
9 2 (1.85%) Remedy
9 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.85%) Symantec
10 1 (0.93%) CommVault
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