Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -24
Contract jobs citing Citrix 19 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.31% 3.99% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.36% 10.42% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 13
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £125 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -70.59% +91.01%
10th Percentile £305 £111 £314
90th Percentile £450 £350 £495
North West median daily rate £309 £305 £363
% change year-on-year +1.23% -15.86% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +13.64% -15.38%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £14.75 £16.38 £11.50
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -13.79% -17.14%

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 203 240 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 46.03% 38.28% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 136 180
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £363 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -7.58% +20.69%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £285
90th Percentile £555 £538 £501
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 18
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.56 £16.18 £16.50
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.77% +0.76%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 15 £375 +200.00% 3
Wirral - 1 £400 -
Citrix
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
2 13 (68.42%) XenApp
2 13 (68.42%) NetScaler
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (36.84%) Clustering
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Application Packaging
4 7 (36.84%) SCOM
5 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Nagios
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Veritas
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) Security Patching
8 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
8 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP

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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Application Packaging
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
1 13 (68.42%) XenApp
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.79%) Nagios
4 2 (10.53%) DameWare
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Veritas
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Wyse
3 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) HP