Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 94 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 +3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 127 380 357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.83% 2.60% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.73% 5.57% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 233 194
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £150 £263 £182
90th Percentile £450 £588 £520
England median daily rate £350 £380 £325
% change year-on-year -7.89% +16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 35 36
Median hourly rate £23.75 £33.40 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +119.02% -7.58%
10th Percentile £16.63 £12.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.88 £43.70 £28.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +3.13%

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 3,406 6,825 7,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.06% 46.76% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,985 4,024 4,516
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £575
England median daily rate £455 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 310 308
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +4.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.80 £10.40
90th Percentile £46.98 £51.60 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Citrix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Citrix in the South East

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Citrix in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 -12 57 £375 -3.85% 5
Thames Valley +16 36 £350 -20.59% 11
Berkshire +32 18 £300 -30.48% 6
Surrey +34 16 £150 -67.57%
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £425 - 2
Kent +21 10 £168 -58.13% 1
West Sussex -8 5 £438 +6.06% 1
Oxfordshire +21 3 £204 -62.09% 3
East Sussex +19 2 £325 -40.91%
Middlesex +15 1 £375 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 92 (72.44%) Windows
2 73 (57.48%) Active Directory
3 58 (45.67%) VMware
4 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
5 44 (34.65%) SCCM
6 43 (33.86%) Windows Server
7 39 (30.71%) Office 365
8 33 (25.98%) XenApp
9 31 (24.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (22.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (20.47%) Windows 10
11 26 (20.47%) Cisco
12 25 (19.69%) Firewall
12 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (18.90%) Security Cleared
13 24 (18.90%) Azure
14 22 (17.32%) ITIL
15 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
15 21 (16.54%) Migration
16 20 (15.75%) Hyper-V
16 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (14.96%) XenDesktop
17 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (13.39%) DNS
19 16 (12.60%) SC Cleared
19 16 (12.60%) NetScaler
19 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
19 16 (12.60%) Project Delivery
20 15 (11.81%) SharePoint
21 14 (11.02%) WAN

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 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.71%) Office 365
2 24 (18.90%) Azure
3 13 (10.24%) AWS
4 7 (5.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.94%) SaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (2.36%) IaaS
7 3 (2.36%) Yammer
8 2 (1.57%) PaaS
9 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.79%) GitHub
9 1 (0.79%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) Firewall
2 17 (13.39%) DNS
3 16 (12.60%) NetScaler
4 14 (11.02%) DHCP
4 14 (11.02%) SAN
4 14 (11.02%) WAN
5 12 (9.45%) VPN
6 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.87%) LAN
7 10 (7.87%) VLAN
8 8 (6.30%) Skype
9 7 (5.51%) BGP
9 7 (5.51%) SSL
10 6 (4.72%) VoIP
11 5 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (3.94%) Internet
11 5 (3.94%) MPLS
11 5 (3.94%) OSPF
11 5 (3.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.36%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.15%) Legal
1 4 (3.15%) Publishing
1 4 (3.15%) Retail
2 3 (2.36%) Back Office
2 3 (2.36%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.57%) Finance
3 2 (1.57%) Law
3 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.60%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (12.60%) Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Architect
3 14 (11.02%) Desktop Support
4 11 (8.66%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (7.87%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) IT Support
7 8 (6.30%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) Middleware
2 2 (1.57%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.24%) PKI
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) Clustering
3 8 (6.30%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.30%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.15%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 92 (72.44%) Windows
2 43 (33.86%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.47%) Windows 10
4 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.09%) Android
8 8 (6.30%) Linux
9 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (4.72%) Mac OS
10 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.94%) AIX
11 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.36%) Unix
14 2 (1.57%) VMS
14 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (17.32%) ITIL
3 21 (16.54%) Migration
4 16 (12.60%) Project Delivery
5 10 (7.87%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.30%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (6.30%) Web Filtering
8 7 (5.51%) Fault Management
8 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.72%) Patch Management
9 6 (4.72%) Security Patching
9 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.94%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.94%) DevOps
10 5 (3.94%) High Availability
10 5 (3.94%) Information Security
10 5 (3.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.09%) SQL
3 3 (2.36%) VB
3 3 (2.36%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.87%) CCNP
6 7 (5.51%) CCNA
6 7 (5.51%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.94%) CCIE
8 4 (3.15%) CCA
8 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.15%) MCITP
9 3 (2.36%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.57%) CCEA
10 2 (1.57%) Degree
10 2 (1.57%) MCSA
10 2 (1.57%) MCSE
10 2 (1.57%) VCAP
10 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (57.48%) Active Directory
2 33 (25.98%) XenApp
3 31 (24.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (15.75%) Hyper-V
5 19 (14.96%) XenDesktop
6 13 (10.24%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (6.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.51%) DFS Replication
9 6 (4.72%) vSphere
10 5 (3.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (3.15%) Terminal Server
12 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.79%) Firmware
14 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (34.65%) SCCM
2 12 (9.45%) AirWatch
3 9 (7.09%) SCOM
4 5 (3.94%) WSUS
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.36%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.36%) vRealize
7 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.57%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.79%) Kibana
8 1 (0.79%) SCSM
8 1 (0.79%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (45.67%) VMware
2 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.47%) Cisco
4 12 (9.45%) CheckPoint
5 10 (7.87%) Dell
6 9 (7.09%) Juniper
7 7 (5.51%) Apple
7 7 (5.51%) McAfee
7 7 (5.51%) NetApp
7 7 (5.51%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.72%) F5
8 6 (4.72%) Symantec
9 5 (3.94%) Adobe
9 5 (3.94%) Brocade
9 5 (3.94%) HP
9 5 (3.94%) IBM
9 5 (3.94%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.15%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.15%) Oracle
10 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds