Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 76 24
Rank change year-on-year +39 -52 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.86% 1.67% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 6.63% 4.14% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £198 £320 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.03% +59.75% +65.98%
10th Percentile £143 £250 £101
90th Percentile £284 £366 £400
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -35.63% -
10th Percentile £18.13 £14.00 £20.33
90th Percentile £23.00 £14.00 £23.38
UK median hourly rate £17.63 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.82% - -2.94%

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 166 266 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.23% 40.43% 58.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 197 77
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +30.95% +17.76%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £114
90th Percentile £525 £480 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
% change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.75 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -35.63% -32.03%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.07 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 September 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 +47 11 £198 -29.91%
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) ION MarketView
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Reuters
6 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg

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 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) XenApp
2 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Reuters
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) CommVault
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Sun