Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Citrix Hypervisor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix Hypervisor over the 6 months to 13 November 2019 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.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 707 787 747
Rank change year-on-year +80 -40 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 74 89 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.61% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 100
England median daily rate £440 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +8.39% +12.16%
10th Percentile £225 £206 £217
90th Percentile £575 £466 £438
UK median daily rate £440 £388 £345
% change year-on-year +13.55% +12.48% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
England median hourly rate - £37.55 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.93% +15.15%
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +19.82%

Citrix Hypervisor is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,952 14,565 11,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 15.36% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,970 9,579 7,796
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £170 £187 £162
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 804 653
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.79% +8.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.45
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.79% +7.55%

Citrix Hypervisor
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Citrix Hypervisor as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
London +86 29 £488 +32.47% 5
South East +26 21 £450 +16.13% 5
North of England +22 11 £420 -2.61% 14
Yorkshire +18 6 £420 -4.00% 6
South West +3 6 £363 +3.20% 3
North West +2 5 £474 +129.70% 7
Midlands - 4 £285 - 4
East of England +28 3 £225 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £285 - 2
Citrix Hypervisor
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 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 England region with a requirement for Citrix Hypervisor.

1 71 (95.95%) Citrix
2 55 (74.32%) VMware
3 52 (70.27%) Windows
4 51 (68.92%) XenDesktop
5 43 (58.11%) Windows Server
6 39 (52.70%) XenApp
6 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
7 33 (44.59%) Hyper-V
8 31 (41.89%) NetScaler
8 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
9 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (32.43%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (28.38%) Office 365
11 21 (28.38%) Azure
11 21 (28.38%) Finance
12 20 (27.03%) DNS
13 19 (25.68%) Firewall
14 18 (24.32%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (24.32%) SCCM
14 18 (24.32%) vSphere
14 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (22.97%) DHCP
16 16 (21.62%) Windows 10
17 15 (20.27%) HP
18 14 (18.92%) Cisco
19 13 (17.57%) Linux
19 13 (17.57%) SQL
19 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
19 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (17.57%) IaaS

Citrix Hypervisor
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (8.11%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) Azure
1 21 (28.38%) Office 365
2 13 (17.57%) IaaS
2 13 (17.57%) PaaS
3 12 (16.22%) SaaS
4 2 (2.70%) AWS
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.89%) NetScaler
2 20 (27.03%) DNS
3 19 (25.68%) Firewall
4 17 (22.97%) DHCP
5 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) Network Security
6 3 (4.05%) SAN
6 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.05%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Designer
3 10 (13.51%) Solutions Designer
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Designer
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) SAML
2 1 (1.35%) JSON
2 1 (1.35%) LAMP
2 1 (1.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (9.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 6 (8.11%) Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.70%) BYOD
4 2 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (70.27%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.62%) Windows 10
5 13 (17.57%) Linux
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Unix
9 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (13.51%) Project Delivery
3 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
3 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.81%) ITIL
4 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
4 6 (8.11%) Server Building
5 5 (6.76%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.76%) DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) Information Security
6 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.41%) Task Automation
7 3 (4.05%) Decision-Making
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) CCA
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 3 (4.05%) MCTS
5 3 (4.05%) VCAP
5 3 (4.05%) VCP4
5 3 (4.05%) VCP5
5 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 51 (68.92%) XenDesktop
2 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 39 (52.70%) XenApp
3 33 (44.59%) Hyper-V
4 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (32.43%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (24.32%) vSphere
7 7 (9.46%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (6.76%) Xen
9 3 (4.05%) vCloud
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) vCenter Server
3 7 (9.46%) XenMobile
4 6 (8.11%) Netcool
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.05%) Nessus
5 3 (4.05%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.35%) Ansible
6 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.35%) Puppet
6 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (95.95%) Citrix
2 55 (74.32%) VMware
3 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.27%) HP
5 14 (18.92%) Cisco
6 9 (12.16%) NetApp
7 8 (10.81%) Dell
8 7 (9.46%) EMC
8 7 (9.46%) Ivanti
9 6 (8.11%) Splunk
10 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.05%) IFS
12 3 (4.05%) Qualys
13 1 (1.35%) Apple
13 1 (1.35%) BT
13 1 (1.35%) Google
13 1 (1.35%) Mitel
13 1 (1.35%) Sony