Period
to 28 January 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 January 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 653 760 727
Rank change year-on-year +107 -33 +5
Contract jobs citing Citrix Hypervisor 60 87 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.62% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 91
England median daily rate £403 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +19.23% -21.21%
10th Percentile £223 £310 £185
90th Percentile £538 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £403 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +3.87% +19.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
England median hourly rate - £39.78 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +127.29% -35.19%
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +29.41% +50.44% -36.52%

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 10,226 14,126 11,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.63% 15.61% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,758 9,385 7,801
England median daily rate £450 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% +7.23%
10th Percentile £167 £185 £163
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £465 £425
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 698 635
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -3.03% +2.17%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.39 £44.83 £46.55
UK median hourly rate £17.08 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +6.75% -0.99% +1.00%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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 +105 18 £390 -2.50% 2
South East +42 17 £425 +10.39% 3
North of England +64 14 £420 -4.00% 7
North West +19 7 - - 2
Yorkshire +45 6 £420 -4.00% 5
East of England +39 5 £250 -
Midlands +52 3 £425 - 1
East Midlands +32 3 £425 - 1
South West +3 3 £363 -5.84%
North East - 1 £400 -
Citrix Hypervisor
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 58 (96.67%) Citrix
2 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) XenApp
3 38 (63.33%) XenDesktop
3 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 32 (53.33%) VMware
5 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
6 30 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 25 (41.67%) NetScaler
8 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (31.67%) Finance
10 17 (28.33%) DHCP
10 17 (28.33%) DNS
11 16 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (26.67%) SCCM
12 15 (25.00%) Firewall
12 15 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (21.67%) vSphere
14 12 (20.00%) SQL
14 12 (20.00%) ITIL
15 11 (18.33%) Azure
15 11 (18.33%) Project Delivery
16 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (16.67%) Dell
17 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
17 9 (15.00%) Linux
17 9 (15.00%) Cisco
17 9 (15.00%) Clustering
17 9 (15.00%) Fat Client

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 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Azure
2 8 (13.33%) Office 365
3 5 (8.33%) AWS
4 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) OpenDNS
5 1 (1.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) NetScaler
2 17 (28.33%) DHCP
2 17 (28.33%) DNS
3 15 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (11.67%) SSL
4 7 (11.67%) VLAN
5 5 (8.33%) LAN
5 5 (8.33%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Deskside Support
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Clustering
1 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (11.67%) PKI
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) HPUX
6 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) Project Delivery
4 8 (13.33%) High Availability
5 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.67%) Web Filtering
6 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (5.00%) Decision-Making
8 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (13.33%) CCA
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) MCTS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) VCAP
3 3 (5.00%) VCP4
3 3 (5.00%) VCP5
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (65.00%) XenApp
2 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 38 (63.33%) XenDesktop
3 30 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (21.67%) vSphere
6 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (11.67%) DFS Replication
8 4 (6.67%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.00%) vCloud
9 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (5.00%) Xen
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 5 (8.33%) XenMobile
4 4 (6.67%) Netcool
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (96.67%) Citrix
2 32 (53.33%) VMware
3 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.67%) Dell
5 9 (15.00%) Cisco
6 8 (13.33%) NetApp
7 7 (11.67%) Ivanti
8 5 (8.33%) HP
9 4 (6.67%) Splunk
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) IFS
10 3 (5.00%) Mitel
10 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
11 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle
11 2 (3.33%) Sybase
12 1 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.67%) Sony
12 1 (1.67%) Sophos