Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -51 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.75% 4.35% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.28% 8.67% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £320 £200 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.75% -36.76% +36.02%
10th Percentile £250 £101 £305
90th Percentile £366 £400 £335
UK median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 257 150 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.92% 50.17% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 81 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £265 £123 £163
90th Percentile £490 £438 £375
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

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 20 November 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
County Antrim -49 7 £283 +41.25%
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) IBM Notes
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (54.55%) Lotus
4 6 (54.55%) SCOM
4 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
5 5 (45.45%) CyberTech
5 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
5 5 (45.45%) NAS
5 5 (45.45%) PKI
5 5 (45.45%) Avaya
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (45.45%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 5 (45.45%) NICE Systems
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Legal
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
6 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical

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 6 (54.55%) IBM Notes
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 5 (45.45%) NAS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Wintel Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
2 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) Lotus
4 5 (45.45%) Avaya
4 5 (45.45%) CyberTech
4 5 (45.45%) NICE Systems
4 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Altiris
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) CommVault
5 2 (18.18%) Compuware
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) VMware