Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 530 755 748
Rank change year-on-year +225 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 52 71 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.79% 0.55% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 84
Median daily rate £350 £395 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +14.91% -1.79%
10th Percentile £220 £270 £192
90th Percentile £441 £545 £450
UK median daily rate £350 £396 £325
% change year-on-year -11.50% +21.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.35% -79.70%
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £37.62
% change year-on-year +30.18% +12.30% -19.09%

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 6,564 12,972 12,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.66% 15.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,252 8,736 8,076
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £185 £190 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 518 719
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.91 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +2.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.15 £46.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.67 £15.86
% change year-on-year +13.99% +5.09% -0.88%

Citrix Hypervisor
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor in England.

Daily rate trend for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix Hypervisor in England

Citrix Hypervisor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor in England.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +198 26 £350 -22.22%
North of England +100 9 £350 +7.69% 1
South East +104 7 £400 - 1
North West +59 7 - -
Midlands +76 6 £438 +34.62%
West Midlands +58 3 £375 +30.43%
East Midlands +50 3 £450 +24.14%
East of England - 2 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +63 1 £300 +15.38% 1
South West +47 1 £350 +6.46%
North East - 1 £400 -
Citrix Hypervisor
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 47 (90.38%) Citrix
2 42 (80.77%) Windows
3 40 (76.92%) XenApp
4 38 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
6 29 (55.77%) VMware
6 29 (55.77%) NetScaler
7 28 (53.85%) Hyper-V
8 26 (50.00%) XenDesktop
9 25 (48.08%) Office 365
10 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
11 23 (44.23%) Firewall
12 21 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (36.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (36.54%) Azure
14 18 (34.62%) Cisco
15 16 (30.77%) DNS
15 16 (30.77%) DHCP
15 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2016
16 14 (26.92%) Linux
16 14 (26.92%) SAN
17 13 (25.00%) SQL
17 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
19 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
19 11 (21.15%) Finance
20 10 (19.23%) Clustering
20 10 (19.23%) ITIL
20 10 (19.23%) Unix

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (48.08%) Office 365
2 19 (36.54%) Azure
3 6 (11.54%) AWS
4 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.77%) IaaS
5 3 (5.77%) PaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) NetScaler
2 23 (44.23%) Firewall
3 16 (30.77%) DHCP
3 16 (30.77%) DNS
4 14 (26.92%) SAN
5 12 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (11.54%) VPN
8 5 (9.62%) SSL
8 5 (9.62%) VLAN
9 3 (5.77%) VPLS
10 2 (3.85%) LAN
10 2 (3.85%) WAN
10 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.92%) Skype
11 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) PolyBase
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) IT Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior IT Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (9.62%) Deskside Support
8 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (11.54%) Fat Client
3 6 (11.54%) Thin Client
4 5 (9.62%) PKI
5 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.92%) Linux
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (19.23%) Unix
6 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
7 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.69%) AIX
8 4 (7.69%) HPUX
8 4 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (19.23%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.46%) High Availability
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (11.54%) Server Building
5 6 (11.54%) Web Filtering
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.69%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
7 4 (7.69%) ITSM
7 4 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.85%) C
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) CCA
4 3 (5.77%) MCSA
4 3 (5.77%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (76.92%) XenApp
2 38 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 28 (53.85%) Hyper-V
4 26 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 21 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (9.62%) DFS Replication
7 5 (9.62%) Terminal Services
8 4 (7.69%) vSphere
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (3.85%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.77%) Data Guard
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.85%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Citrix
2 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (55.77%) VMware
4 18 (34.62%) Cisco
5 10 (19.23%) Palo Alto
6 9 (17.31%) Dell
7 8 (15.38%) HP
8 7 (13.46%) EMC
8 7 (13.46%) EqualLogic
8 7 (13.46%) NetApp
8 7 (13.46%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (9.62%) Bloomberg
10 4 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (7.69%) MobileIron
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle
10 4 (7.69%) Sybase
11 3 (5.77%) Ivanti
11 3 (5.77%) NVIDIA
11 3 (5.77%) Reuters
11 3 (5.77%) Symantec