The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 30 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.

Citrix
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 8.94% 1.52% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 20.75% 3.51% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £253 £110 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +129.54% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
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 Ipswich.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 53 57 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 43.09% 43.18% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 43
Median daily rate £388 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £23.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Ipswich

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Ipswich over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Ipswich

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) NAS
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (45.45%) High Availability
5 5 (45.45%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) Middleware
6 4 (36.36%) French Language
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
8 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
8 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
8 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Mimecast

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) NAS
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Floorwalker
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
1 5 (45.45%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco