The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 28 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.

Citrix
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.61% 1.62% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.85% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +1.53% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% -  

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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 156 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.80% 42.16% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 116 115
Median daily rate £344 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -24.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £11.00 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Northamptonshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Northampton -3 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Daventry - 1 £195 - 1
Citrix
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) XenApp
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) NetApp
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) MCSE
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (11.76%) CCNA
9 2 (11.76%) Terminal Server

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Support
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ICT Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) Terminal Server
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
5 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) XenMobile
2 2 (11.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Novell
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard