Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 89 74
Rank change year-on-year -39 -15 -19
Contract jobs citing Citrix 293 475 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.83% 2.55% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 5.23% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 326 306
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £225 £186 £200
90th Percentile £540 £531 £488
England median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +2.87% +0.07% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 55
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.29% -6.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £42.60 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +1.98%

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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7812 9084 9195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.67% 48.76% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4309 5383 4995
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 411 473
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.83% +9.34%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.25 £41.63
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Thames Valley -20 134 £425 +13.33% 15
Hampshire -22 73 £370 +5.71% 11
Buckinghamshire -19 65 £475 +10.47% 8
Berkshire -3 60 £400 +36.75% 1
Surrey -41 44 £363 +11.54% 5
West Sussex +1 21 £444 +2.25% 1
Kent -3 9 £338 +5.47% 2
Oxfordshire -19 9 £350 +14.75% 6
East Sussex -2 4 £150 -46.67% 1
Middlesex +7 1 £300 -7.69%
Sussex -2 1 - -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 195 (66.55%) Windows
2 146 (49.83%) Active Directory
3 136 (46.42%) VMware
4 126 (43.00%) Microsoft
5 100 (34.13%) Linux
6 87 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (29.35%) Windows Server
8 76 (25.94%) Security Cleared
9 66 (22.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (21.16%) SQL
11 59 (20.14%) ITIL
11 59 (20.14%) VMware ESXi
12 51 (17.41%) Firewall
12 51 (17.41%) Office 365
12 51 (17.41%) XenApp
13 50 (17.06%) Hyper-V
13 50 (17.06%) SC Cleared
14 49 (16.72%) PowerShell
14 49 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (16.38%) Unix
15 48 (16.38%) SQL Server
16 44 (15.02%) HP
16 44 (15.02%) XenDesktop
17 42 (14.33%) Cisco
17 42 (14.33%) MS Exchange
18 38 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 38 (12.97%) Migration
18 38 (12.97%) Skype for Business
19 36 (12.29%) DV Cleared
19 36 (12.29%) SCCM

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 42 (14.33%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.97%) Skype for Business
3 25 (8.53%) IIS
4 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (3.41%) Apache
8 9 (3.07%) JBoss
8 9 (3.07%) WildFly
9 6 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.71%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.71%) FileNet
11 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.02%) nginx
12 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.68%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.02%) Eikon
2 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.41%) Office 365
2 19 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.12%) IaaS
3 15 (5.12%) PaaS
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.02%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.41%) Firewall
2 35 (11.95%) NetScaler
3 34 (11.60%) DNS
4 32 (10.92%) SAN
4 32 (10.92%) VPN
5 24 (8.19%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.51%) DHCP
6 22 (7.51%) NAS
7 18 (6.14%) IPsec
8 17 (5.80%) WAN
9 16 (5.46%) BIG-IP
9 16 (5.46%) Internet
10 15 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (3.75%) LDAP
13 10 (3.41%) LAN
13 10 (3.41%) Skype
14 9 (3.07%) SSH
15 7 (2.39%) Network Security
16 6 (2.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.02%) Big Data
4 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) IDOL
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.02%) MSI
2 3 (1.02%) Subversion
2 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) Selenium
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (10.24%) Finance
2 9 (3.07%) Banking
2 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.71%) Electronics
3 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.71%) Marketing
3 5 (1.71%) Military
4 4 (1.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Advertising
5 3 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (18.77%) Architect
2 51 (17.41%) Analyst
3 21 (7.17%) Support Engineer
4 20 (6.83%) Consultant
5 19 (6.48%) IT Analyst
6 18 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (5.80%) Designer
7 17 (5.80%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.12%) Integration Engineer
8 15 (5.12%) Solutions Designer
9 14 (4.78%) Desktop Support
9 14 (4.78%) IT Operations Analyst
9 14 (4.78%) Operations Analyst
9 14 (4.78%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
10 13 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.44%) Middleware
2 11 (3.75%) Web Services
3 7 (2.39%) .NET
4 2 (0.68%) RESTful
4 2 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.34%) COM
5 1 (0.34%) J2EE
5 1 (0.34%) REST
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.24%) Clustering
1 30 (10.24%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.46%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.46%) Thin Client
4 13 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.75%) CMDB
6 10 (3.41%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.07%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.39%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.39%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.05%) PKI
10 5 (1.71%) iPad
10 5 (1.71%) Tandem
11 4 (1.37%) Replication
12 3 (1.02%) Handset
12 3 (1.02%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 195 (66.55%) Windows
2 100 (34.13%) Linux
3 87 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (29.35%) Windows Server
5 49 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (16.38%) Unix
7 34 (11.60%) Windows 10
8 32 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (8.53%) Windows 7
10 16 (5.46%) Solaris
11 13 (4.44%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.02%) CentOS
13 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.68%) Android
14 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.34%) AIX
15 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.14%) ITIL
2 38 (12.97%) Migration
3 26 (8.87%) TOGAF
4 24 (8.19%) DevOps
4 24 (8.19%) Server Building
4 24 (8.19%) Service Management
5 21 (7.17%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.83%) Project Management
7 19 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (5.80%) Virtual Environments
9 16 (5.46%) Server Patching
10 15 (5.12%) Change Management
10 15 (5.12%) ITIL V3
10 15 (5.12%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.44%) ITSM
11 13 (4.44%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.10%) Capacity Management
12 12 (4.10%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.10%) Protective Monitoring
12 12 (4.10%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.16%) SQL
2 49 (16.72%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.41%) Java
4 7 (2.39%) Perl
5 6 (2.05%) Python
5 6 (2.05%) VB
6 5 (1.71%) JCL
7 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) C
7 2 (0.68%) C#
7 2 (0.68%) C-shell
7 2 (0.68%) Korn
8 1 (0.34%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (25.94%) Security Cleared
2 50 (17.06%) SC Cleared
3 38 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (12.29%) DV Cleared
5 27 (9.22%) MCSE
6 24 (8.19%) MCP
7 10 (3.41%) Degree
8 9 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.71%) MCDST
12 4 (1.37%) CCNP
12 4 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.37%) MCDBA
12 4 (1.37%) MCITP
12 4 (1.37%) MCSA
13 3 (1.02%) CCNA
13 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) GPG13
3 9 (3.07%) QA
4 5 (1.71%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (49.83%) Active Directory
2 66 (22.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (20.14%) VMware ESXi
4 51 (17.41%) XenApp
5 50 (17.06%) Hyper-V
6 44 (15.02%) XenDesktop
7 34 (11.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (8.87%) XenServer
9 16 (5.46%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (4.44%) vSphere
11 10 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.71%) Docker
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.71%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.02%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.02%) vCloud
15 2 (0.68%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 36 (12.29%) SCCM
2 20 (6.83%) NetBackup
3 18 (6.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (5.80%) AppDNA
5 16 (5.46%) WSUS
6 15 (5.12%) Netcool
7 13 (4.44%) Tivoli
8 9 (3.07%) Puppet
9 8 (2.73%) Nmap
9 8 (2.73%) OpenVAS
9 8 (2.73%) SCOM
10 7 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.71%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.71%) OVSD
12 4 (1.37%) EdgeSight
12 4 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (1.02%) XenMobile
14 2 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 136 (46.42%) VMware
2 126 (43.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (15.02%) HP
4 42 (14.33%) Cisco
5 26 (8.87%) Veritas
6 22 (7.51%) F5
7 17 (5.80%) Palo Alto
8 15 (5.12%) AppSense
9 14 (4.78%) ServiceNow
9 14 (4.78%) Symantec
10 13 (4.44%) McAfee
10 13 (4.44%) Sun
11 11 (3.75%) Google
12 10 (3.41%) IBM
13 9 (3.07%) Oracle
14 8 (2.73%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.73%) NetApp
14 8 (2.73%) SonicWALL
15 7 (2.39%) SAP
16 6 (2.05%) Genesys
Sevenoaks, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive day rate offered to the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Rate: £135 - £155 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago