The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 28 June 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.40% 1.41% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 2.86% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +93.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +6.53% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -23.68% +14.45%  

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 Luton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 73 70 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 45.91% 49.30% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 128
Median daily rate £475 £425 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +95.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Median hourly rate - £31.89 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Luton

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Luton

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) MCSA
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Governance
5 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Skype
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) VCAP
6 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) TACACS
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSA
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) VCAP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) GPG13
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto