Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 111 112
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -49
Contract jobs citing Citrix 401 344 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.43% 2.11% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.20% 4.36% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 192 251
South East median daily rate £380 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +8.70% +6.15%
10th Percentile £188 £160 £180
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 16 24
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +38.89% -2.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.63 £11.74
90th Percentile £28.00 £25.00 £42.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -2.02%

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 7,709 7,889 8,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.68% 48.35% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,459 4,514 4,844
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £238 £225
90th Percentile £585 £552 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 341 398
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.78 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.53 £45.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +26 163 £410 +2.28% 12
Thames Valley -28 91 £350 -6.67% 24
Surrey -7 88 £348 -0.36% 12
Buckinghamshire +29 49 £388 -9.99% 13
Berkshire -44 38 £338 -15.63% 5
West Sussex -10 25 £413 +189.47% 4
Kent +20 23 £300 -11.11% 8
East Sussex +3 11 £200 -42.86% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £373 +24.17% 6
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 279 (69.58%) Windows
2 217 (54.11%) VMware
3 213 (53.12%) Active Directory
4 188 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 153 (38.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 147 (36.66%) Windows Server
7 113 (28.18%) XenApp
8 109 (27.18%) Office 365
9 103 (25.69%) XenDesktop
10 102 (25.44%) SCCM
11 92 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 87 (21.70%) ITIL
13 84 (20.95%) SQL
13 84 (20.95%) Hyper-V
14 83 (20.70%) Oracle
15 78 (19.45%) Windows 10
16 77 (19.20%) Windows 7
17 75 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 74 (18.45%) Linux
19 73 (18.20%) Windows Server 2008
20 72 (17.96%) Finance
21 71 (17.71%) VMware ESXi
22 70 (17.46%) Migration
23 68 (16.96%) PowerShell
24 65 (16.21%) Microsoft Office
25 60 (14.96%) Security Cleared
26 59 (14.71%) Unix
27 58 (14.46%) NetScaler
28 57 (14.21%) Firewall
29 52 (12.97%) Skype for Business

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 52 (12.97%) Skype for Business
2 45 (11.22%) SharePoint
3 36 (8.98%) MS Exchange
4 19 (4.74%) IIS
5 11 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (1.75%) Apache
6 7 (1.75%) JBoss
6 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.50%) WildFly
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 65 (16.21%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (27.18%) Office 365
2 92 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (7.48%) SaaS
4 28 (6.98%) IaaS
5 24 (5.99%) PaaS
6 19 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (3.24%) Yammer
9 8 (2.00%) Boomi
10 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.00%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) Datadog
12 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (14.46%) NetScaler
2 57 (14.21%) Firewall
3 51 (12.72%) Skype
4 49 (12.22%) SAN
5 48 (11.97%) DNS
6 31 (7.73%) LAN
7 28 (6.98%) WAN
8 25 (6.23%) DHCP
9 22 (5.49%) VPN
10 20 (4.99%) VLAN
11 13 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (3.24%) iSCSI
11 13 (3.24%) TCP/IP
12 11 (2.74%) Wireless
13 8 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (1.75%) SMTP
15 6 (1.50%) FTP
15 6 (1.50%) SSH
16 5 (1.25%) HTTP
16 5 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.99%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.74%) SQLPlus
4 9 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.25%) MySQL
6 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.00%) Power BI
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) DB2
10 1 (0.25%) MS Access
10 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 72 (17.96%) Finance
2 16 (3.99%) Back Office
3 11 (2.74%) Banking
4 8 (2.00%) Publishing
5 7 (1.75%) Online Betting
6 6 (1.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (18.70%) Analyst
2 61 (15.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 53 (13.22%) Architect
4 36 (8.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 26 (6.48%) Service Analyst
6 25 (6.23%) Support Engineer
7 24 (5.99%) Citrix Engineer
8 22 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (5.49%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.99%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (4.74%) Desktop Support
11 16 (3.99%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (3.99%) Citrix Analyst
11 16 (3.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (3.99%) Infrastructure Support
11 16 (3.99%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.99%) VMware Engineer
11 16 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.98%) Middleware
2 18 (4.49%) Web Services
3 13 (3.24%) HTML
4 12 (2.99%) CSS
5 11 (2.74%) .NET
6 10 (2.49%) SOAP
7 8 (2.00%) LDAP
7 8 (2.00%) XML
7 8 (2.00%) XSL
7 8 (2.00%) XSLT
8 7 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.25%) Apache FOP
10 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.50%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
12 1 (0.25%) JSON
12 1 (0.25%) JSP
12 1 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.48%) PKI
3 28 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 28 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 21 (5.24%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.74%) Clustering
6 11 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.50%) iSeries
10 5 (1.25%) AS400
10 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.25%) DataPower
11 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.50%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 279 (69.58%) Windows
2 147 (36.66%) Windows Server
3 78 (19.45%) Windows 10
4 77 (19.20%) Windows 7
5 74 (18.45%) Linux
6 73 (18.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (14.71%) Unix
8 45 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.49%) Windows XP
12 17 (4.24%) AIX
13 15 (3.74%) Solaris
14 11 (2.74%) Apple iOS
15 9 (2.24%) Android
16 6 (1.50%) CentOS
16 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.25%) Check Point GAiA
18 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
19 2 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.70%) ITIL
2 75 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 70 (17.46%) Migration
4 40 (9.98%) Change Management
5 35 (8.73%) Network Design
6 28 (6.98%) Application Packaging
6 28 (6.98%) Service Management
7 26 (6.48%) Incident Management
7 26 (6.48%) ITIL V3
8 23 (5.74%) Service Delivery
9 18 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (4.49%) Project Management
10 17 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (4.24%) ITSM
10 17 (4.24%) TOGAF
11 16 (3.99%) Capacity Management
12 15 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (3.49%) Storage Virtualisation
14 13 (3.24%) High Availability
14 13 (3.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 84 (20.95%) SQL
2 68 (16.96%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.74%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.24%) Perl
5 9 (2.24%) VBScript
6 8 (2.00%) Java
7 6 (1.50%) VBA
8 4 (1.00%) VB
9 2 (0.50%) Python
10 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 41 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.23%) Citrix Certification
4 31 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (7.48%) DV Cleared
6 21 (5.24%) CCA
7 12 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.74%) MCSE
9 10 (2.49%) MCSA
10 6 (1.50%) MCDST
10 6 (1.50%) MCITP
10 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.25%) CCSE
11 5 (1.25%) MCDBA
12 4 (1.00%) Degree
12 4 (1.00%) ISEB
12 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.24%) SLA
2 9 (2.24%) QA
3 6 (1.50%) GDPR
4 2 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) GAMP
5 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 213 (53.12%) Active Directory
2 153 (38.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (28.18%) XenApp
4 103 (25.69%) XenDesktop
5 84 (20.95%) Hyper-V
6 71 (17.71%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (11.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (8.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 32 (7.98%) XenServer
10 20 (4.99%) vSphere
11 15 (3.74%) DFS Replication
12 14 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (2.00%) Docker
15 7 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (1.25%) VirtualBox
18 4 (1.00%) BitLocker
18 4 (1.00%) NFS
19 2 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (25.44%) SCCM
2 20 (4.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.49%) Data Guard
4 13 (3.24%) SCOM
4 13 (3.24%) Single Sign-On
4 13 (3.24%) WSUS
5 11 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (2.74%) vRealize
6 8 (2.00%) Puppet
7 7 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.75%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.50%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.00%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.75%) Ansible
11 3 (0.75%) OVSD
12 2 (0.50%) Control-M
12 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 217 (54.11%) VMware
2 188 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 83 (20.70%) Oracle
4 50 (12.47%) HP
5 35 (8.73%) NetApp
6 33 (8.23%) IBM
7 31 (7.73%) Cisco
8 26 (6.48%) McAfee
9 24 (5.99%) Dell
10 22 (5.49%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.24%) EMC
12 14 (3.49%) 3PAR
12 14 (3.49%) ServiceNow
13 13 (3.24%) Symantec
14 11 (2.74%) Nimble Storage
15 10 (2.49%) CheckPoint
15 10 (2.49%) Wyse
16 8 (2.00%) Northgate
16 8 (2.00%) Sophos
17 7 (1.75%) Google