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 3 months to 24 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 10 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.51% 2.15% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 3.97% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 13
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £226 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £552 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% -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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 337 554 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 50.98% 54.26% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 297 255
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.67% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £22.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 24 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) VMware
4 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
5 12 (42.86%) Windows
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Unix
7 9 (32.14%) Sun
7 9 (32.14%) IBM
7 9 (32.14%) HP
7 9 (32.14%) Private Cloud
7 9 (32.14%) Google
7 9 (32.14%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) Data Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (14.29%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (10.71%) SAN
10 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
10 3 (10.71%) Change Management
10 3 (10.71%) OPNET
10 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
10 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared

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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) IT Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Data Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (32.14%) Private Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Data Migration
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
3 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Presales
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCIE
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) OPNET
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Google
3 9 (32.14%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) IBM
3 9 (32.14%) Sun
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Arista
5 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
5 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Lancope
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk