Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 88 67
Rank change year-on-year -38 -21 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 121 208 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.56% 2.17% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 4.66% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 115 112
Midlands median daily rate £310 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% - +12.07%
10th Percentile £123 £158 £166
90th Percentile £500 £486 £438
England median daily rate £350 £345 £345
% change year-on-year +1.45% - +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 45
Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.56 £9.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £20.25 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +1.98%

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 the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3468 4462 4029
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 44.74% 46.48% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2474 2134
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £208
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 153 256
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.45 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.52% -17.37% +5.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.16 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £25.82 £37.65
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in the Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Citrix in the Midlands

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
West Midlands -34 62 £250 -23.08% 23
East Midlands -13 58 £323 -0.39% 6
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 93 (76.86%) Windows
2 62 (51.24%) Microsoft
3 57 (47.11%) Active Directory
4 50 (41.32%) VMware
5 41 (33.88%) Windows Server
6 39 (32.23%) ITIL
7 31 (25.62%) MS Exchange
7 31 (25.62%) SCCM
8 30 (24.79%) Windows 7
9 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (20.66%) XenApp
11 24 (19.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (19.01%) Office 365
13 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (16.53%) XenDesktop
15 20 (16.53%) Windows 10
15 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
16 19 (15.70%) SAN
16 19 (15.70%) WAN
17 18 (14.88%) LAN
17 18 (14.88%) Blackberry
17 18 (14.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 17 (14.05%) Migration
18 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
19 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
19 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
19 16 (13.22%) NetApp

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 31 (25.62%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.79%) IBM Notes
6 7 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.31%) IIS
10 2 (1.65%) Apache
10 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.83%) CMS
11 1 (0.83%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) G Suite
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) SAN
1 19 (15.70%) WAN
2 18 (14.88%) LAN
3 15 (12.40%) DNS
3 15 (12.40%) Firewall
3 15 (12.40%) VPN
4 11 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (5.79%) DHCP
5 7 (5.79%) Wireless
6 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.31%) FTP
7 4 (3.31%) Network Security
7 4 (3.31%) SSL
8 3 (2.48%) Internet
8 3 (2.48%) SMS
8 3 (2.48%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.48%) WLAN
9 2 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Informix
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) PVCS
General
1 13 (10.74%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.66%) Analyst
2 22 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 18 (14.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Desktop Support
7 10 (8.26%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Administrator
9 7 (5.79%) IT Support
9 7 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.13%) Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) IT Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Network Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
1 1 (0.83%) HTML
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
1 1 (0.83%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.61%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.13%) Clustering
5 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.65%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.65%) iSeries
6 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) BYOD
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (76.86%) Windows
2 41 (33.88%) Windows Server
3 30 (24.79%) Windows 7
4 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (16.53%) Windows 10
7 10 (8.26%) Windows 8
7 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.26%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
8 9 (7.44%) Linux
9 5 (4.13%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (3.31%) Android
11 3 (2.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.83%) Solaris
12 1 (0.83%) VMS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) ITIL
2 17 (14.05%) Migration
3 12 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.26%) ERP
5 9 (7.44%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.61%) Service Management
7 7 (5.79%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (5.79%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (4.96%) Application Packaging
8 6 (4.96%) Hardware Maintenance
9 5 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.13%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.13%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.13%) Project Management
9 5 (4.13%) Security Management
10 4 (3.31%) Data Transformation
10 4 (3.31%) Security Patching
11 3 (2.48%) Change Control
11 3 (2.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.61%) VBScript
3 4 (3.31%) SQL
4 3 (2.48%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.79%) MCSE
5 5 (4.13%) Degree
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.48%) MCITP
8 2 (1.65%) CCA
8 2 (1.65%) CCNA
8 2 (1.65%) CCNP
8 2 (1.65%) MCP
8 2 (1.65%) MCTS
9 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ECDL
9 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.83%) MCSA
9 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.83%) NIST 800
System Software
1 57 (47.11%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.66%) XenApp
3 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (16.53%) XenDesktop
5 13 (10.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (10.74%) vSphere
6 12 (9.92%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.13%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.48%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.83%) vCloud
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (25.62%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.31%) SCOM
3 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.65%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.65%) WSUS
4 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 62 (51.24%) Microsoft
2 50 (41.32%) VMware
3 16 (13.22%) NetApp
4 15 (12.40%) Cisco
5 14 (11.57%) HP
6 7 (5.79%) Lotus
7 6 (4.96%) EMC
8 5 (4.13%) AppSense
8 5 (4.13%) CommVault
8 5 (4.13%) Dell
8 5 (4.13%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.13%) Veeam
9 3 (2.48%) IBM
9 3 (2.48%) Intel
9 3 (2.48%) Sophos
10 2 (1.65%) Avaya
10 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.65%) Google
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle
10 2 (1.65%) Remedy