The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
South East / Kent
Rank 38 44 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.48% 2.39% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 5.51% 5.67% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £425 £425 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +240.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £365
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.32
% change year-on-year -15.15% +1.10%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 127 194 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 45.04% 42.08% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 150 78
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Kent

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Kent

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Malling - 2 £425 -
Canterbury - 1 £400 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Citrix
South East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) XenApp
6 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (35.71%) BitLocker
7 5 (35.71%) Application Virtualisation
7 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
7 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (35.71%) Wyse
7 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
7 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (35.71%) AppSense
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) Symantec
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) CA
7 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
7 5 (35.71%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) Advertising
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Application Virtualisation
1 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) BitLocker
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) AppSense
3 5 (35.71%) CA
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 5 (35.71%) Wyse
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco