Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 126 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 -40 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 377 291 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.19% 1.81% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.70% 3.72% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 157 340
South East median daily rate £366 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.48% +9.15% +1.43%
10th Percentile £185 £248 £190
90th Percentile £524 £541 £538
England median daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 16 25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -8.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £9.00
90th Percentile £28.00 £25.00 £42.37
England median hourly rate £18.10 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.13% -3.03% -5.71%

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 8,025 7,828 9,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.71% 48.74% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,632 4,319 5,397
South East median daily rate £425 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% +4.34% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 385 417
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.84%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.70 £47.50 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +43 162 £396 +6.33% 7
Thames Valley -52 88 £350 -17.65% 23
Surrey +9 76 £335 -7.59% 11
Buckinghamshire -8 44 £375 -23.08% 5
Berkshire -36 37 £305 -23.75% 15
West Sussex -2 20 £413 -7.04% 6
Kent +15 19 £325 -3.70% 5
East Sussex +9 10 £325 +116.67%
Oxfordshire -9 7 £393 +12.14% 3
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 257 (68.17%) Windows
2 201 (53.32%) VMware
3 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
4 186 (49.34%) Active Directory
5 144 (38.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 133 (35.28%) Windows Server
7 106 (28.12%) SCCM
8 105 (27.85%) XenApp
8 105 (27.85%) Office 365
9 91 (24.14%) Hyper-V
10 82 (21.75%) Windows 7
10 82 (21.75%) ITIL
11 74 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 74 (19.63%) XenDesktop
12 72 (19.10%) SQL
13 71 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 69 (18.30%) Firewall
15 68 (18.04%) Oracle
16 67 (17.77%) Windows 10
17 66 (17.51%) Microsoft Office
17 66 (17.51%) Linux
18 63 (16.71%) DNS
19 61 (16.18%) Unix
20 60 (15.92%) PowerShell
20 60 (15.92%) VMware ESXi
21 59 (15.65%) Cisco
22 58 (15.38%) Finance
23 57 (15.12%) Security Cleared
24 54 (14.32%) Windows Server 2012
24 54 (14.32%) Migration

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 (11.14%) Skype for Business
2 41 (10.88%) MS Exchange
3 27 (7.16%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.98%) IIS
5 8 (2.12%) Apache
5 8 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.33%) JBoss
7 5 (1.33%) WildFly
8 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.80%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (17.51%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (27.85%) Office 365
2 74 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.84%) PaaS
4 20 (5.31%) IaaS
4 20 (5.31%) SaaS
5 16 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (3.45%) Yammer
7 11 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.06%) Boomi
9 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (18.30%) Firewall
2 63 (16.71%) DNS
3 52 (13.79%) NetScaler
4 49 (13.00%) SAN
5 38 (10.08%) Skype
6 37 (9.81%) DHCP
7 33 (8.75%) WAN
8 30 (7.96%) LAN
8 30 (7.96%) VPN
9 19 (5.04%) TCP/IP
10 16 (4.24%) VLAN
11 12 (3.18%) Wireless
12 10 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (2.65%) Internet
12 10 (2.65%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.12%) SMTP
13 8 (2.12%) SSL
14 7 (1.86%) Network Security
15 6 (1.59%) FTP
15 6 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.12%) SQLPlus
5 5 (1.33%) MySQL
6 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 58 (15.38%) Finance
2 13 (3.45%) Back Office
3 8 (2.12%) Banking
4 6 (1.59%) Publishing
4 6 (1.59%) Retail
4 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.06%) Online Betting
6 3 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 76 (20.16%) Analyst
2 57 (15.12%) Architect
3 48 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (9.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 25 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.10%) Citrix Engineer
7 22 (5.84%) Service Analyst
7 22 (5.84%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (4.77%) Consultant
10 17 (4.51%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.24%) Desktop Support
11 16 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (3.98%) Technical Architect
12 15 (3.98%) VMware Engineer
12 15 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) 1st Line Support
13 14 (3.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.75%) Middleware
2 12 (3.18%) .NET
2 12 (3.18%) Web Services
3 8 (2.12%) CSS
3 8 (2.12%) HTML
4 7 (1.86%) LDAP
5 6 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.59%) SOAP
5 6 (1.59%) XML
5 6 (1.59%) XSL
5 6 (1.59%) XSLT
6 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.80%) Apache FOP
8 2 (0.53%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.27%) JSON
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.63%) PKI
3 22 (5.84%) Fat Client
3 22 (5.84%) Thin Client
4 19 (5.04%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.39%) Clustering
9 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.59%) DataPower
10 6 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.33%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.33%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.53%) Digital Signage
12 2 (0.53%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.53%) iPad
12 2 (0.53%) iSeries
12 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 257 (68.17%) Windows
2 133 (35.28%) Windows Server
3 82 (21.75%) Windows 7
4 71 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (17.77%) Windows 10
6 66 (17.51%) Linux
7 61 (16.18%) Unix
8 54 (14.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (5.31%) AIX
11 17 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (3.98%) Solaris
12 15 (3.98%) Windows XP
13 12 (3.18%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.65%) Android
14 10 (2.65%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.86%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.59%) Check Point GAiA
17 5 (1.33%) CentOS
18 4 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.75%) ITIL
2 54 (14.32%) Migration
3 28 (7.43%) Change Management
4 26 (6.90%) Network Design
5 23 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (5.84%) Incident Management
6 22 (5.84%) Project Management
7 21 (5.57%) Service Management
8 20 (5.31%) PRINCE2
9 19 (5.04%) Application Packaging
9 19 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 18 (4.77%) ITIL V3
10 18 (4.77%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.51%) Application Virtualisation
12 16 (4.24%) TOGAF
13 15 (3.98%) Capacity Management
13 15 (3.98%) Load Balancing
14 14 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.10%) SQL
2 60 (15.92%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.12%) Java
4 8 (2.12%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.86%) VBScript
6 4 (1.06%) VB
7 3 (0.80%) Perl
7 3 (0.80%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (6.37%) DV Cleared
5 20 (5.31%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (5.31%) MCSE
6 12 (3.18%) CCA
7 11 (2.92%) MCSA
8 9 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.12%) MCP
10 7 (1.86%) Degree
10 7 (1.86%) MCDST
11 6 (1.59%) CCSE
11 6 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.06%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.06%) ISEB
12 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.37%) SLA
2 9 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (1.59%) GDPR
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 186 (49.34%) Active Directory
2 144 (38.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (27.85%) XenApp
4 91 (24.14%) Hyper-V
5 74 (19.63%) XenDesktop
6 60 (15.92%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (10.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (9.28%) XenServer
9 34 (9.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 26 (6.90%) vSphere
11 12 (3.18%) DFS Replication
12 11 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (1.06%) BitLocker
15 4 (1.06%) NFS
15 4 (1.06%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (28.12%) SCCM
2 14 (3.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (3.71%) SCOM
2 14 (3.71%) WSUS
3 12 (3.18%) vRealize
4 11 (2.92%) Data Guard
5 10 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (2.12%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (1.86%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.59%) Nessus
8 6 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.59%) Puppet
9 4 (1.06%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.80%) OVSD
11 2 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 201 (53.32%) VMware
2 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 68 (18.04%) Oracle
4 59 (15.65%) Cisco
5 50 (13.26%) HP
6 35 (9.28%) NetApp
7 28 (7.43%) McAfee
8 27 (7.16%) IBM
9 21 (5.57%) CheckPoint
10 20 (5.31%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.51%) Dell
12 16 (4.24%) EMC
12 16 (4.24%) Symantec
13 12 (3.18%) Ivanti
14 11 (2.92%) 3PAR
14 11 (2.92%) Wyse
15 9 (2.39%) Blue Coat
15 9 (2.39%) Nimble Storage
15 9 (2.39%) ServiceNow
16 8 (2.12%) Polycom