The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 24 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 28 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.09% 2.21% 8.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.62% 4.10% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% -2.94%  

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 Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 89 122 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 37.24% 53.98% 56.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 91 78
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £15.55 £20.75 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.08% +12.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Liverpool

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) XenApp
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 2 (14.29%) Unix
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) Solaris
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) SAN
9 2 (14.29%) NetApp
9 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 2 (14.29%) F5
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Lumension
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire