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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
North West / Merseyside
Rank 37 27 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.62% 3.56% 4.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 6.67% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £328 £375
% change year-on-year -0.45% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.93
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.61%  

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 Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 180 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 43.65% 53.41% 56.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 127 83
Median daily rate £380 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £16.18 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.09% +17.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool -4 2 £300 -20.00% 6
Citrix
North West

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) XenApp
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Solaris
7 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) NetApp
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared

Citrix
Top Related 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Lumension
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
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