Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 81 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 -40 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 113 129 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.26% 2.75% 4.49%
As % of the Vendors category 4.88% 6.18% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 107
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £138 £150 £145
90th Percentile £500 £565 £588
England median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 82
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.53 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £20.05 £17.25 £19.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -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 2,314 2,087 2,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.32% 44.51% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,320 1,193 1,337
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 128 195
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.35% -4.55% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.23 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +1 27 £343 -15.69% 7
Bedfordshire -4 27 £450 +20.00% 4
Essex +16 23 £203 -26.36% 5
Hertfordshire -35 19 £275 -29.03% 11
Suffolk -9 12 £425 +123.68%
Norfolk +20 5 £540 +96.36% 2
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (68.14%) Windows
1 77 (68.14%) Active Directory
2 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 61 (53.98%) VMware
3 36 (31.86%) Windows Server
4 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
5 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (26.55%) SQL
6 30 (26.55%) ITIL
7 27 (23.89%) Linux
7 27 (23.89%) PowerShell
8 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (21.24%) XenApp
9 24 (21.24%) Firewall
10 23 (20.35%) HP
10 23 (20.35%) Office 365
11 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
11 22 (19.47%) Migration
12 20 (17.70%) Incident Management
12 20 (17.70%) DHCP
12 20 (17.70%) DNS
13 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
14 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
14 17 (15.04%) WAN
14 17 (15.04%) LAN
15 16 (14.16%) Oracle
15 16 (14.16%) Service Management
15 16 (14.16%) SAN
16 15 (13.27%) NetApp

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 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.50%) IIS
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.54%) Apache
5 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (20.35%) Office 365
3 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.77%) Akamai
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
5 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) Firewall
2 20 (17.70%) DHCP
2 20 (17.70%) DNS
3 17 (15.04%) LAN
3 17 (15.04%) WAN
4 16 (14.16%) SAN
5 12 (10.62%) NetScaler
6 11 (9.73%) NAS
6 11 (9.73%) VPN
7 9 (7.96%) FTP
8 8 (7.08%) MPLS
8 8 (7.08%) VLAN
9 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.31%) Wireless
10 4 (3.54%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.54%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.54%) Network Security
10 4 (3.54%) OSPF
11 3 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.96%) DataStage
3 9 (7.96%) DB2
3 9 (7.96%) Informix
3 9 (7.96%) QualityStage
4 7 (6.19%) MySQL
5 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Legal
3 4 (3.54%) Advertising
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Publishing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Analyst
2 18 (15.93%) Support Analyst
3 12 (10.62%) Citrix Support
4 11 (9.73%) Citrix Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.96%) Active Directory Support
6 9 (7.96%) Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Help Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Active Directory Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) ETL Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (7.08%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) Middleware
2 11 (9.73%) XML
3 9 (7.96%) XML Schema
4 4 (3.54%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.77%) ADSI
5 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) LDAP
5 2 (1.77%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.50%) Clustering
4 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.31%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.31%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.54%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.65%) Replication
9 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.77%) PKI
9 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) Derivative
10 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) iPad
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (68.14%) Windows
2 36 (31.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.89%) Linux
4 17 (15.04%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.39%) Windows 10
6 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.85%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (7.96%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.65%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.77%) Android
11 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) ITIL
2 22 (19.47%) Migration
3 20 (17.70%) Incident Management
4 16 (14.16%) Service Management
5 14 (12.39%) Load Balancing
6 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.73%) High Availability
9 10 (8.85%) Data Management
10 9 (7.96%) Data Integration
10 9 (7.96%) Data Mapping
10 9 (7.96%) ETL
10 9 (7.96%) Identity Management
10 9 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.96%) Project Management
10 9 (7.96%) SDLC
10 9 (7.96%) SIEM
10 9 (7.96%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) SQL
2 27 (23.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.65%) C
3 3 (2.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.77%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.96%) MCSA
4 9 (7.96%) MCSE
5 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.19%) CCIE
7 4 (3.54%) MCP
8 3 (2.65%) CCNP
8 3 (2.65%) Degree
8 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.77%) CCDE
9 2 (1.77%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.88%) MCITP
10 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (68.14%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (21.24%) XenApp
4 11 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.73%) vSphere
5 10 (8.85%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.42%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.65%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.65%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.65%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (9.73%) SCCM
2 7 (6.19%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.65%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.77%) Puppet
5 2 (1.77%) vMotion
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.88%) vRealize
6 1 (0.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
1 61 (53.98%) VMware
2 23 (20.35%) HP
3 16 (14.16%) Oracle
4 15 (13.27%) NetApp
5 13 (11.50%) Cisco
6 9 (7.96%) Teradata
7 7 (6.19%) 3PAR
7 7 (6.19%) IBM
8 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.31%) Symantec
9 5 (4.42%) McAfee
10 4 (3.54%) Aruba
10 4 (3.54%) F5
10 4 (3.54%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.65%) Acronis
11 3 (2.65%) EqualLogic
11 3 (2.65%) ESET
11 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.65%) Sophos