Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 105 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 -30
Contract jobs citing Citrix 415 331 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.56% 2.17% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% 4.45% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 192 306
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £143 £250 £163
90th Percentile £525 £524 £505
England median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year +4.09% -3.93% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 32
South East median hourly rate £16.12 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.29 £12.30
90th Percentile £25.56 £47.97 £30.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 7,715 7,444 8,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.52% 48.81% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,505 4,295 4,868
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £235 £236 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 376 444
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -20.86% +22.32%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.33
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.75
% change year-on-year +0.72% -2.09% +7.55%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +29 154 £400 +14.29% 21
Thames Valley -13 129 £425 +6.25% 32
Surrey +1 81 £310 +7.83% 11
Berkshire -12 80 £425 +21.43% 20
Buckinghamshire -12 35 £458 -3.68% 8
West Sussex +7 23 £139 -65.31% 3
Oxfordshire -6 14 £310 -17.33% 4
Kent -18 10 £269 -19.78% 12
East Sussex +4 9 £350 -17.65% 1
Middlesex -6 3 £256 -14.58%
Sussex - 2 £281 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 287 (69.16%) Windows
2 204 (49.16%) Active Directory
3 175 (42.17%) VMware
4 171 (41.20%) Microsoft
5 133 (32.05%) Windows Server
6 131 (31.57%) Firewall
7 109 (26.27%) Cisco
8 96 (23.13%) DNS
9 95 (22.89%) NetScaler
10 94 (22.65%) Office 365
11 89 (21.45%) Linux
12 86 (20.72%) ITIL
13 82 (19.76%) XenApp
14 78 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 77 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
16 71 (17.11%) XenDesktop
17 70 (16.87%) SCCM
18 69 (16.63%) MS Exchange
19 68 (16.39%) Skype for Business
20 66 (15.90%) PowerShell
21 65 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
22 64 (15.42%) DHCP
23 63 (15.18%) Windows 7
24 58 (13.98%) WAN
25 57 (13.73%) Hyper-V
26 56 (13.49%) Windows 10
27 53 (12.77%) Security Cleared
28 52 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
29 51 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
30 48 (11.57%) XenServer

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 69 (16.63%) MS Exchange
2 68 (16.39%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.61%) IIS
4 14 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.20%) JBoss
7 5 (1.20%) WildFly
8 4 (0.96%) Apache
8 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Eikon
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (22.65%) Office 365
2 34 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.75%) IaaS
4 26 (6.27%) PaaS
5 16 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.93%) G Suite
6 8 (1.93%) SaaS
7 5 (1.20%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (31.57%) Firewall
2 96 (23.13%) DNS
3 95 (22.89%) NetScaler
4 64 (15.42%) DHCP
5 58 (13.98%) WAN
6 41 (9.88%) LAN
7 40 (9.64%) SAN
8 38 (9.16%) TCP/IP
9 27 (6.51%) Network Security
9 27 (6.51%) VPN
10 25 (6.02%) Skype
11 20 (4.82%) Internet
12 19 (4.58%) VoIP
13 17 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (4.10%) SSL
13 17 (4.10%) Wireless
14 15 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (2.89%) IP Telephony
17 10 (2.41%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.48%) Big Data
7 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.48%) IDOL
7 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.72%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (6.75%) Finance
2 13 (3.13%) Retail
3 8 (1.93%) Banking
3 8 (1.93%) Publishing
4 6 (1.45%) Back Office
4 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.72%) Advertising
5 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.48%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (20.24%) Architect
2 67 (16.14%) Analyst
3 33 (7.95%) Network Engineer
4 32 (7.71%) Designer
5 31 (7.47%) Solutions Designer
6 30 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 26 (6.27%) Support Analyst
8 25 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (5.54%) Service Analyst
9 23 (5.54%) Technical Architect
10 22 (5.30%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
11 21 (5.06%) Desktop Support
12 18 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.10%) IT Analyst
14 16 (3.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.37%) Regular Expression
2 12 (2.89%) .NET
3 10 (2.41%) Web Services
4 9 (2.17%) LDAP
5 7 (1.69%) Middleware
6 4 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (0.96%) JTAPI
6 4 (0.96%) RFC 2833
6 4 (0.96%) TAPI
6 4 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.72%) CSS
8 2 (0.48%) HTML
8 2 (0.48%) XHTML
8 2 (0.48%) XML
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (1.93%) BYOD
4 8 (1.93%) Clustering
5 7 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.96%) DataPower
8 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.96%) NHS
8 4 (0.96%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.72%) CESG
9 3 (0.72%) CMDB
9 3 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (0.72%) User Experience
9 3 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 287 (69.16%) Windows
2 133 (32.05%) Windows Server
3 89 (21.45%) Linux
4 78 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (15.18%) Windows 7
6 56 (13.49%) Windows 10
7 52 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (5.54%) Unix
10 20 (4.82%) Android
11 18 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (3.86%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.89%) CentOS
14 10 (2.41%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.69%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.45%) AIX
16 6 (1.45%) Solaris
17 5 (1.20%) SUSE
17 5 (1.20%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.72%) ITIL
2 43 (10.36%) TOGAF
3 32 (7.71%) Load Balancing
4 25 (6.02%) Migration
5 24 (5.78%) PRINCE2
6 23 (5.54%) Change Management
7 22 (5.30%) Service Management
8 21 (5.06%) Incident Management
8 21 (5.06%) Programme Management
8 21 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (5.06%) System Testing
9 18 (4.34%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.10%) Network Design
10 17 (4.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 16 (3.86%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (3.61%) Email Filtering
13 14 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (3.37%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.90%) PowerShell
2 35 (8.43%) SQL
3 13 (3.13%) Java
4 11 (2.65%) VBScript
5 5 (1.20%) VB
6 4 (0.96%) C#
7 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.48%) PHP
7 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (10.36%) SC Cleared
4 37 (8.92%) MCSE
5 19 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.58%) MCP
6 12 (2.89%) CCNA
6 12 (2.89%) MCDST
6 12 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (2.41%) MCSA
8 10 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (2.17%) CCA
10 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.45%) CCIE
11 6 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.45%) MCITP
12 5 (1.20%) CCNP
12 5 (1.20%) CCSP
13 4 (0.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.10%) SLA
2 16 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.96%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 204 (49.16%) Active Directory
2 82 (19.76%) XenApp
3 77 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (17.11%) XenDesktop
5 65 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (13.73%) Hyper-V
7 48 (11.57%) XenServer
8 20 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (3.37%) vSphere
10 8 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (1.69%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.69%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.96%) Docker
13 4 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.72%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 70 (16.87%) SCCM
2 14 (3.37%) NetBackup
3 13 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 13 (3.13%) SCOM
4 11 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.69%) EdgeSight
6 5 (1.20%) Ansible
6 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.96%) Nessus
7 4 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.96%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.48%) Cacti
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.48%) Nagios
9 2 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (42.17%) VMware
2 171 (41.20%) Microsoft
3 109 (26.27%) Cisco
4 47 (11.33%) CheckPoint
5 41 (9.88%) HP
6 36 (8.67%) Juniper
7 24 (5.78%) Dell
8 23 (5.54%) NetApp
8 23 (5.54%) Symantec
9 21 (5.06%) Extreme Networks
10 20 (4.82%) Ivanti
10 20 (4.82%) Oracle
11 17 (4.10%) Apple
11 17 (4.10%) Forcepoint
11 17 (4.10%) IBM
12 14 (3.37%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.65%) Palo Alto
14 9 (2.17%) F5
14 9 (2.17%) Veritas
15 8 (1.93%) Google