Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 111 124
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13 -27
Contract jobs citing Citrix 381 353 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.59% 2.15% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% 4.62% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 197 166
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £252 £185 £264
90th Percentile £588 £520 £538
England median daily rate £385 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +18.46% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 12
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.48% -8.82% +7.94%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £10.83
90th Percentile £44.65 £28.00 £23.50
England median hourly rate £20.33 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.83% +7.81% -3.03%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,882 7,646 7,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.70% 46.62% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,056 4,356 4,191
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £254
90th Percentile £610 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 308 362
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +7.03% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.47 £9.26
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.60 £47.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Hampshire +10 173 £389 +5.78% 6
Thames Valley +21 103 £432 +7.88% 8
Berkshire 0 51 £432 +27.85% 5
West Sussex +37 40 £413 -
Buckinghamshire +1 38 £425 - 1
Surrey -18 38 £463 +40.15% 3
Kent +3 17 £400 +23.08% 2
Oxfordshire +35 14 £525 +33.76% 2
East Sussex -12 7 £550 +37.50% 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 226 (59.32%) Windows
2 198 (51.97%) VMware
3 188 (49.34%) Active Directory
4 181 (47.51%) Microsoft
5 118 (30.97%) Windows Server
6 111 (29.13%) Cisco
6 111 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 103 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 99 (25.98%) Firewall
9 98 (25.72%) ITIL
10 95 (24.93%) Office 365
11 93 (24.41%) XenApp
12 89 (23.36%) SCCM
12 89 (23.36%) Windows 10
13 84 (22.05%) DNS
14 75 (19.69%) XenDesktop
15 71 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 66 (17.32%) Hyper-V
17 62 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
18 61 (16.01%) PowerShell
19 60 (15.75%) Migration
20 58 (15.22%) DHCP
20 58 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
21 57 (14.96%) NetScaler
22 56 (14.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (14.44%) CheckPoint
23 55 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
24 53 (13.91%) Security Cleared
25 52 (13.65%) Linux
26 51 (13.39%) SQL

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 51 (13.39%) Skype for Business
2 49 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 35 (9.19%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.20%) IIS
5 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.79%) Apache
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 111 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (24.93%) Office 365
3 58 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (10.50%) IaaS
5 39 (10.24%) SaaS
6 36 (9.45%) PaaS
7 32 (8.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (2.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 7 (1.84%) OneDrive
10 6 (1.57%) Yammer
11 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (25.98%) Firewall
2 84 (22.05%) DNS
3 58 (15.22%) DHCP
4 57 (14.96%) NetScaler
5 50 (13.12%) Skype
6 45 (11.81%) WAN
7 39 (10.24%) SAN
8 38 (9.97%) LAN
8 38 (9.97%) VLAN
9 35 (9.19%) TCP/IP
10 34 (8.92%) iSCSI
11 29 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (7.61%) VPN
12 28 (7.35%) VoIP
13 26 (6.82%) Wireless
14 25 (6.56%) Network Security
15 20 (5.25%) BGP
15 20 (5.25%) OSPF
15 20 (5.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2017
6 3 (0.79%) GIS
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.52%) Big Data
7 2 (0.52%) DB2
7 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.52%) MySQL
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.26%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.10%) InstallShield
2 7 (1.84%) AdminStudio
2 7 (1.84%) MSI
3 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.26%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (11.02%) Finance
2 11 (2.89%) Publishing
3 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.57%) Back Office
5 5 (1.31%) Online Betting
5 5 (1.31%) Retail
6 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Games
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (19.16%) Architect
2 56 (14.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (13.39%) Analyst
4 44 (11.55%) Consultant
5 42 (11.02%) Network Engineer
6 37 (9.71%) Support Engineer
7 28 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 22 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 22 (5.77%) IT Support
9 19 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (4.72%) Citrix Engineer
11 17 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
12 16 (4.20%) Administrator
13 15 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (3.94%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.67%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
14 14 (3.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.99%) Middleware
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (2.36%) .NET
4 7 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.84%) HTML
5 4 (1.05%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.52%) J2EE
6 2 (0.52%) LDAP
6 2 (0.52%) WAP
6 2 (0.52%) Web Services
7 1 (0.26%) Anaconda
7 1 (0.26%) COM
7 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.77%) Clustering
4 16 (4.20%) Fat Client
4 16 (4.20%) Thin Client
5 14 (3.67%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.89%) DataPower
7 10 (2.62%) PKI
8 7 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.57%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.57%) iPad
9 6 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.31%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.05%) BYOD
12 3 (0.79%) iPhone
12 3 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 2 (0.52%) CMDB
13 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) Replication
13 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 226 (59.32%) Windows
2 118 (30.97%) Windows Server
3 89 (23.36%) Windows 10
4 52 (13.65%) Linux
5 43 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (9.71%) Windows 7
7 29 (7.61%) Unix
8 28 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.89%) AIX
12 7 (1.84%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.05%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.79%) Android
14 3 (0.79%) CentOS
14 3 (0.79%) VMS
14 3 (0.79%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.26%) Solaris
16 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.72%) ITIL
2 71 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 60 (15.75%) Migration
4 45 (11.81%) Load Balancing
5 37 (9.71%) PRINCE2
6 33 (8.66%) Network Design
6 33 (8.66%) Problem Management
7 30 (7.87%) Service Management
8 29 (7.61%) Incident Management
9 28 (7.35%) Change Management
10 26 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (6.56%) TOGAF
12 24 (6.30%) ITSM
13 22 (5.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 20 (5.25%) Performance Management
15 18 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
16 17 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (4.46%) Application Packaging
16 17 (4.46%) Data Protection
16 17 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.01%) PowerShell
2 51 (13.39%) SQL
3 18 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.20%) VBScript
5 2 (0.52%) C
5 2 (0.52%) VB
6 1 (0.26%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (14.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (13.91%) Security Cleared
4 46 (12.07%) MCSE
5 41 (10.76%) SC Cleared
6 31 (8.14%) CCNA
7 28 (7.35%) CCNP
7 28 (7.35%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (6.82%) CCA
9 21 (5.51%) Degree
10 17 (4.46%) DV Cleared
10 17 (4.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (3.15%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.62%) MCITP
14 9 (2.36%) MCP
15 8 (2.10%) ISEB
15 8 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) SLA
3 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.05%) PMO
4 3 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 188 (49.34%) Active Directory
2 103 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (24.41%) XenApp
4 75 (19.69%) XenDesktop
5 66 (17.32%) Hyper-V
6 55 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (13.12%) vSphere
8 47 (12.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (6.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 14 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (3.67%) VMware NSX
11 13 (3.41%) NFS
12 12 (3.15%) DFS Replication
13 10 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (1.84%) Xen
16 5 (1.31%) vCloud
17 4 (1.05%) BitLocker
17 4 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 89 (23.36%) SCCM
2 34 (8.92%) SCOM
3 24 (6.30%) vRealize
4 21 (5.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (4.46%) vCenter Server
6 16 (4.20%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (3.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 12 (3.15%) Nessus
9 10 (2.62%) Data Guard
10 9 (2.36%) SCVMM
11 7 (1.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (1.84%) HP ALM
12 6 (1.57%) XenMobile
13 4 (1.05%) AirWatch
13 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 198 (51.97%) VMware
2 181 (47.51%) Microsoft
3 111 (29.13%) Cisco
4 55 (14.44%) CheckPoint
5 46 (12.07%) Dell
6 39 (10.24%) Oracle
7 35 (9.19%) HP
8 31 (8.14%) NetApp
9 29 (7.61%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.99%) SolarWinds
11 18 (4.72%) EMC
12 17 (4.46%) IBM
13 14 (3.67%) Avaya
13 14 (3.67%) Ivanti
13 14 (3.67%) McAfee
13 14 (3.67%) Palo Alto
13 14 (3.67%) ServiceNow
14 13 (3.41%) Juniper
15 12 (3.15%) Veeam
16 11 (2.89%) Google