Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 18 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.70% 2.84% 5.28%
As % of the Vendors category 10.06% 5.50% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 23
Merseyside median daily rate £238 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.12% +17.24% +101.39%
10th Percentile £112 £326 £200
90th Percentile £400 £500 £450
North West median daily rate £300 £406 £325
% change year-on-year -26.15% +25.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% +4.29% +59.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £17.63 £16.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £18.88 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% -8.57% +9.38%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 179 309 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.76% 51.67% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 159 170
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £167 £273 £166
90th Percentile £588 £525 £514
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -18.06% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.22 £11.38 £13.90
90th Percentile £18.88 £19.36 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Merseyside

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Merseyside

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Merseyside

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Merseyside

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Liverpool +3 18 £238 -44.12% 4
Citrix
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Office 365
4 8 (44.44%) XenApp
5 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (22.22%) AppSense
8 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) SSL
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
8 4 (22.22%) AppDNA
8 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
8 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
9 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Fat Client

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Runbook
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) XenApp
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) AppDNA
2 2 (11.11%) EdgeSight
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) AppSense
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam