Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 10 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 71 29
Rank change year-on-year +27 -42 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.79% 1.22% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 3.11% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £250 £324 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.84% +62.00% -36.76%
10th Percentile £225 £265 £101
90th Percentile £275 £358 £400
UK median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £14.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.25 £14.00 £22.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 181 225 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.29% 39.06% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 156 76
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +30.95% +3.70%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £134
90th Percentile £508 £477 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £12.87 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.24 £28.13
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Northern Ireland

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
County Antrim +39 7 £250 - 1
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) CommVault
6 1 (14.29%) Presales
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds