Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 67 23
Rank change year-on-year +15 -44 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.01% 2.09% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.64% 4.90% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £238 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.92% -27.78% +273.44%
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 - £21.75
10th Percentile £19.00 - £20.33
90th Percentile £21.00 - £23.38
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -5.71%

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 194 245 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.40% 42.68% 56.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 193 50
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £395 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.11% +18.80% +57.40%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £104
90th Percentile £550 £469 £514
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.09% -27.35% -37.50%
10th Percentile £10.80 £12.69 £15.60
90th Percentile £18.45 £22.68 £23.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +21 9 £238 -26.92% 1
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) Reuters
5 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) ION MarketView
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop

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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Reuters
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Sun