The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 32 35 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.24% 3.77% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 9.19% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £186 £130 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.26% -22.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £293 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +3.07% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 154 185 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 46.67% 41.02% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 92 97
Median daily rate £318 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Median hourly rate £39.13 £12.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.04% -70.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Gloucestershire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -10 5 £113 -11.76%
Cheltenham - 4 - - 2
Citrix
South West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) DNS
6 10 (40.00%) DHCP
6 10 (40.00%) MS Office
6 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (28.00%) SLA
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (24.00%) DBS Check
10 6 (24.00%) Network Management
10 6 (24.00%) XenApp
10 6 (24.00%) Apple
10 6 (24.00%) Internet
10 6 (24.00%) Wireless
10 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 5 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (20.00%) Time Management
11 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
12 4 (16.00%) Change Control
12 4 (16.00%) Demand Management

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 10 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Customer Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support
7 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.00%) Solaris
9 2 (8.00%) Unix
10 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Management
1 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 4 (16.00%) Demand Management
3 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) DBS Check
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Netcool
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Veritas
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Meridio
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle