The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 22
Contract jobs citing Citrix 0 66 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 13.81% 6.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 27.97% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 10
Essex median daily rate - £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.95%  
East of England median daily rate £375 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -3.22% +29.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 42 15
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 214 236 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.31% 49.37% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 232 308
Essex median daily rate £500 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.93% -12.85%  
10th Percentile £281 £225 £203
90th Percentile £619 £475 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 87 40
Essex median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
10th Percentile £10.76 £15.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £28.20 £40.00 £46.15
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Essex

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Essex

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) XenApp
3 9 (60.00%) SCCM
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Veeam
8 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
8 1 (6.67%) Imperva
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (6.67%) CCSE
8 1 (6.67%) Network Design

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Support
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) F5
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Imperva
2 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) Veeam