The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 April 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 38 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.41% 3.45% 7.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 6.97% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 31
Median daily rate £525 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £633 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +4.61% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -5.71%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 373 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.28% 49.54% 58.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 179 200
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -12.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Hertfordshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Welwyn Garden City +4 4 £650 -
Welwyn - 4 £550 -
Stevenage -1 3 £525 +101.92%
Watford -4 1 £135 -75.45% 4
Hatfield -13 1 £400 -5.88% 6
Citrix
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
5 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) XenApp
7 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
7 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (17.24%) SCCM
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
8 4 (13.79%) NetApp
8 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) Wireless
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Dropbox
1 2 (6.90%) Google Drive
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) Yammer
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) Skype
5 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Architect
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Social Media
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) CCTV
5 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.45%) EPoS
5 1 (3.45%) Handset
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
1 3 (10.34%) Migration
1 3 (10.34%) Project Management
1 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Encryption
3 1 (3.45%) DevOps
3 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) NCIE
3 1 (3.45%) NCSA
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) MobiControl
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) PaperCut
3 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) AppSense
6 2 (6.90%) Acronis
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Facebook
6 2 (6.90%) Google
6 2 (6.90%) Hitachi
6 2 (6.90%) Isilon
7 1 (3.45%) Canon
7 1 (3.45%) CyberArk
7 1 (3.45%) Equitrac
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) SOTI