The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 30 March 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 / Slough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.70% 3.24% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 5.88% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £413 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -11.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 85 119 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 59.44% 55.09% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 86
Median daily rate £415 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Slough

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Cramer
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
1 2 (66.67%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (33.33%) TACACS
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cramer
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy