Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 84 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 470 418 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.94% 2.52% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 6.34% 5.34% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 215 190
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £143 £250
90th Percentile £588 £533 £519
England median daily rate £376 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.43% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 27
South East median hourly rate £18.88 £15.23 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.93% -15.39% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.29
90th Percentile £47.50 £25.38 £47.97
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -

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 7,415 7,825 7,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.39% 47.25% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,244 4,547 4,352
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £250 £234 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 302 377
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -23.06%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.68 £44.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.19
% change year-on-year - +1.83% -3.29%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -9 185 £400 - 13
Thames Valley +1 110 £425 - 23
Surrey -15 78 £375 +20.97% 11
Buckinghamshire +41 61 £425 -10.53% 11
West Sussex +14 48 £400 +178.26% 6
Berkshire -34 39 £450 - 9
East Sussex +17 32 £376 +7.43% 6
Kent +22 12 £300 +11.63% 13
Oxfordshire +20 10 £295 -4.84% 3
Middlesex +11 3 £285 +11.22%
Sussex +4 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £275 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 281 (59.79%) Windows
2 245 (52.13%) Active Directory
3 240 (51.06%) VMware
4 204 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 155 (32.98%) Windows Server
6 134 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 125 (26.60%) SCCM
8 122 (25.96%) XenApp
9 119 (25.32%) XenDesktop
10 111 (23.62%) Office 365
11 110 (23.40%) ITIL
12 107 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 91 (19.36%) Windows 10
14 90 (19.15%) Firewall
15 89 (18.94%) Cisco
16 87 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 86 (18.30%) Security Cleared
18 80 (17.02%) PowerShell
19 78 (16.60%) NetScaler
20 77 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
21 76 (16.17%) Linux
22 75 (15.96%) Migration
22 75 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
23 74 (15.74%) Finance
24 73 (15.53%) SQL
24 73 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 71 (15.11%) DNS
26 70 (14.89%) Hyper-V
27 65 (13.83%) SC Cleared
27 65 (13.83%) VMware ESXi

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 59 (12.55%) MS Exchange
2 55 (11.70%) SharePoint
3 44 (9.36%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.89%) IIS
5 10 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.91%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 77 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.21%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 111 (23.62%) Office 365
2 87 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.96%) IaaS
4 26 (5.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (4.68%) SaaS
7 12 (2.55%) PaaS
8 10 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.13%) Yammer
9 9 (1.91%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.49%) Boomi
11 5 (1.06%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.21%) AtomSphere
13 1 (0.21%) Datadog
13 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 90 (19.15%) Firewall
2 78 (16.60%) NetScaler
3 71 (15.11%) DNS
4 59 (12.55%) SAN
5 52 (11.06%) DHCP
6 49 (10.43%) Skype
6 49 (10.43%) WAN
7 45 (9.57%) LAN
8 44 (9.36%) TCP/IP
9 39 (8.30%) iSCSI
10 37 (7.87%) VLAN
11 34 (7.23%) VPN
12 26 (5.53%) VoIP
13 25 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
14 23 (4.89%) Internet
14 23 (4.89%) Wireless
15 21 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (4.47%) IP Telephony
15 21 (4.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.91%) SQLPlus
4 8 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.06%) Power BI
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.64%) DB2
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.43%) MySQL
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.21%) Lumira
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.43%) MSI
5 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (15.74%) Finance
2 10 (2.13%) Publishing
3 7 (1.49%) Back Office
4 5 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.06%) Automotive
4 5 (1.06%) Online Betting
5 3 (0.64%) Advertising
5 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.64%) Retail
5 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.43%) Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Games
6 2 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (18.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (13.83%) Architect
3 57 (12.13%) Analyst
4 28 (5.96%) Citrix Engineer
5 27 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
5 27 (5.74%) IT Support
5 27 (5.74%) Network Engineer
6 26 (5.53%) Consultant
7 25 (5.32%) Support Analyst
7 25 (5.32%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.68%) VMware Engineer
9 21 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
10 20 (4.26%) Security Engineer
11 19 (4.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (4.04%) Service Desk Support
12 18 (3.83%) Administrator
13 17 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
15 15 (3.19%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.47%) Middleware
2 15 (3.19%) HTML
3 13 (2.77%) Web Services
4 10 (2.13%) .NET
4 10 (2.13%) CSS
5 7 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.49%) SOAP
5 7 (1.49%) XML
5 7 (1.49%) XSL
5 7 (1.49%) XSLT
6 5 (1.06%) Apache FOP
7 4 (0.85%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.64%) MEAN Stack
8 3 (0.64%) Node.js
9 2 (0.43%) COM
9 2 (0.43%) LDAP
10 1 (0.21%) JSON
10 1 (0.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.43%) Data Centre
3 32 (6.81%) PKI
4 26 (5.53%) Clustering
4 26 (5.53%) Fat Client
4 26 (5.53%) Thin Client
5 16 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.55%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.91%) CMDB
9 6 (1.28%) DataPower
9 6 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (0.85%) AS400
10 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.85%) iSeries
11 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.64%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 281 (59.79%) Windows
2 155 (32.98%) Windows Server
3 91 (19.36%) Windows 10
4 76 (16.17%) Linux
5 75 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 52 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (9.57%) Unix
9 28 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.34%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.91%) AIX
12 9 (1.91%) CentOS
13 7 (1.49%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.85%) Android
15 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.64%) VMS
15 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.40%) ITIL
2 107 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 75 (15.96%) Migration
4 47 (10.00%) Service Management
5 43 (9.15%) Change Management
6 35 (7.45%) Load Balancing
7 32 (6.81%) Incident Management
8 28 (5.96%) Application Packaging
8 28 (5.96%) ITSM
9 24 (5.11%) Network Design
9 24 (5.11%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (4.89%) ITIL V3
11 22 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (4.47%) Patch Management
13 19 (4.04%) PRINCE2
13 19 (4.04%) Problem Management
14 18 (3.83%) High Availability
14 18 (3.83%) TOGAF
15 16 (3.40%) Performance Management
16 15 (3.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 73 (15.53%) SQL
3 26 (5.53%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.98%) VBScript
5 9 (1.91%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.49%) Perl
6 7 (1.49%) VBA
7 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.64%) C
8 3 (0.64%) Java
9 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 73 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (13.83%) SC Cleared
4 47 (10.00%) MCSE
5 46 (9.79%) Citrix Certification
6 36 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (7.45%) DV Cleared
8 33 (7.02%) CCA
9 21 (4.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 21 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (4.26%) Degree
11 18 (3.83%) CCNP
12 17 (3.62%) MCSA
13 16 (3.40%) MCITP
14 14 (2.98%) CCNA
15 13 (2.77%) MCP
16 11 (2.34%) MOS
17 9 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 8 (1.70%) ISTQB
18 8 (1.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) QA
3 5 (1.06%) PMO
4 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) GAMP
System Software
1 245 (52.13%) Active Directory
2 134 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (25.96%) XenApp
4 119 (25.32%) XenDesktop
5 70 (14.89%) Hyper-V
6 65 (13.83%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (9.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (8.94%) vSphere
9 40 (8.51%) XenServer
10 21 (4.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (2.98%) Docker
13 13 (2.77%) DFS Replication
14 10 (2.13%) VMware NSX
14 10 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (1.91%) NFS
16 7 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
17 6 (1.28%) vCloud
18 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 125 (26.60%) SCCM
2 26 (5.53%) SCOM
3 25 (5.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (3.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 17 (3.62%) vRealize
5 15 (3.19%) vCenter Server
6 14 (2.98%) Ansible
7 11 (2.34%) Puppet
8 9 (1.91%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (1.91%) SCVMM
8 9 (1.91%) Terraform
8 9 (1.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 8 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.70%) Nessus
9 8 (1.70%) Packer
10 7 (1.49%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.49%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.49%) HP ALM
10 7 (1.49%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 240 (51.06%) VMware
2 204 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 89 (18.94%) Cisco
4 51 (10.85%) Dell
5 45 (9.57%) CheckPoint
6 42 (8.94%) Oracle
7 40 (8.51%) NetApp
8 38 (8.09%) McAfee
9 30 (6.38%) HP
9 30 (6.38%) Red Hat
10 23 (4.89%) EMC
10 23 (4.89%) ServiceNow
11 22 (4.68%) IBM
12 20 (4.26%) SolarWinds
13 16 (3.40%) Avaya
14 13 (2.77%) Apple
14 13 (2.77%) CA
14 13 (2.77%) Splunk
14 13 (2.77%) Veeam
15 12 (2.55%) Palo Alto