Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -25
Contract jobs citing Citrix 14 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.06% 3.63% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.70% 9.55% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Merseyside median daily rate £345 £125 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +176.00% -70.59% +41.67%
10th Percentile £177 £111 £319
90th Percentile £696 £280 £500
North West median daily rate £300 £300 £380
% change year-on-year - -21.05% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -14.53% -16.43%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £11.21
90th Percentile £14.75 £15.85 £18.14
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.00% -7.41% -22.86%

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 209 199 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 45.73% 38.05% 52.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 121 168
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £229 £160 £263
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 20
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -9.34% -14.39%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £10.45
90th Percentile £19.75 £19.35 £18.97
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.60 £20.12
% change year-on-year +12.22% -22.49% +18.35%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 14 £345 +176.00% 8
Citrix
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) SCOM
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (21.43%) Nagios
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) Intranet
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) PSTN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) DameWare
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) OVSD
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas
3 2 (14.29%) Wyse
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam