Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 January 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -17
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 2.21% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 4.17% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 26
Reading median daily rate £420 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.23% +22.64% -18.46%
10th Percentile £283 £213 £163
90th Percentile £580 £540 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +21.43% +27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +214.29% -27.08%
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +214.29% -2.78%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 679 743 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 54.10% 52.92% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 345 532
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.32% +3.44%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £221
90th Percentile £574 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 54 84
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £12.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -42.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £14.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +19.23% -26.76% +4.41%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Reading

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Reading

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Reading over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Reading

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
6 5 (31.25%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (25.00%) XenServer
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (25.00%) Symantec
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Sun

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) G Suite
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) BYOD
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Service Design
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) XenServer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) Brocade
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Intel
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Radware