Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 44 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 +20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 41 45 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.17% 3.19% 6.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.68% 6.34% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 63
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +3.13% +45.45%
10th Percentile £241 £203 £315
90th Percentile £583 £638 £488
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.00% -42.86%
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 614 710 886
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 47.49% 50.39% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 360 435
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £222 £250
90th Percentile £575 £532 £506
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 64
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -25.00% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £7.93 £8.83
90th Percentile £36.05 £35.45 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% -2.38%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Hatfield -6 10 £375 -11.76% 2
Watford -4 7 £298 -0.83% 5
Welwyn Garden City +7 4 £650 -
Welwyn - 4 £550 -
Stevenage -4 3 £525 +101.92%
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £160 -66.32% 1
Citrix
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) SCCM
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
5 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
5 12 (29.27%) LAN
5 12 (29.27%) Cisco
6 11 (26.83%) WAN
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (26.83%) XenApp
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
8 9 (21.95%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
8 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
8 9 (21.95%) F5
8 9 (21.95%) Firewall
8 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.51%) CCNP
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (19.51%) SAN
9 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) Office 365
10 7 (17.07%) Skype for Business
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (17.07%) Skype

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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Skype for Business
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) OneDrive
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.88%) Dropbox
4 2 (4.88%) Google Drive
4 2 (4.88%) Yammer
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) LAN
2 11 (26.83%) WAN
3 9 (21.95%) Firewall
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (19.51%) SAN
5 7 (17.07%) Skype
5 7 (17.07%) TACACS
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 4 (9.76%) Network Security
8 3 (7.32%) NAS
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
9 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.44%) Intranet
10 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.44%) MPLS
10 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Packager
4 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) SCCM Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Senior SCCM Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.44%) COM
1 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) CESG
2 5 (12.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.20%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) CCTV
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (14.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Disk Encryption
3 5 (12.20%) Presales
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Service Design
5 3 (7.32%) Data Security
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (2.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.44%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) VBScript
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CCNP
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) CCIE
2 7 (17.07%) CCSA
2 7 (17.07%) CCSE
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CCNA
7 1 (2.44%) EMC Certification
7 1 (2.44%) MCSA
7 1 (2.44%) NCSA
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (26.83%) XenApp
4 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
5 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.20%) BitLocker
7 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.32%) vSphere
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (12.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (7.32%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.44%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.44%) MobiControl
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView
5 1 (2.44%) PaperCut
5 1 (2.44%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.07%) Juniper
5 7 (17.07%) Nokia
6 6 (14.63%) AppSense
7 5 (12.20%) Altiris
7 5 (12.20%) LANDesk
7 5 (12.20%) Symantec
8 4 (9.76%) Computacenter
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
9 3 (7.32%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) Apple
10 2 (4.88%) EMC
10 2 (4.88%) Google
10 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.88%) HP