Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 103 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 369 345 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.20% 2.20% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.71% 4.46% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 200 295
South East median daily rate £375 £367 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.81% +11.63%
10th Percentile £168 £253 £200
90th Percentile £520 £538 £545
England median daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -4.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 19
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £17.88 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.90% +10.78% -2.18%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £28.00 £55.00 £25.65
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% -

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 7,834 7,739 8,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.67% 49.42% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,475 4,308 5,078
South East median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.28% +2.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 381 422
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.31 £9.27
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.79 £52.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

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 20 April 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 April 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 April 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 +28 170 £375 +5.26% 14
Thames Valley -39 105 £439 +6.56% 29
Surrey -8 62 £320 -8.57% 11
Berkshire -22 52 £438 +20.69% 15
Buckinghamshire -25 46 £475 +0.13% 11
West Sussex -2 14 £413 - 8
East Sussex +8 7 £498 +73.04%
Kent -1 7 £269 -34.79% 6
Oxfordshire -13 7 £393 +12.14% 3
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 227 (61.52%) Windows
2 172 (46.61%) Active Directory
3 157 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 145 (39.30%) VMware
5 106 (28.73%) Cisco
6 101 (27.37%) Firewall
7 96 (26.02%) Windows Server
8 89 (24.12%) Office 365
9 87 (23.58%) ITIL
10 85 (23.04%) SCCM
11 79 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 71 (19.24%) Security Cleared
12 71 (19.24%) XenApp
12 71 (19.24%) Windows 7
13 70 (18.97%) NetScaler
14 67 (18.16%) Hyper-V
15 65 (17.62%) DNS
16 57 (15.45%) Linux
16 57 (15.45%) PowerShell
17 56 (15.18%) SC Cleared
17 56 (15.18%) MS Exchange
18 55 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 54 (14.63%) Skype for Business
19 54 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
19 54 (14.63%) Windows 10
20 52 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
21 50 (13.55%) XenDesktop
22 46 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
23 45 (12.20%) CheckPoint
23 45 (12.20%) DHCP

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 56 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 54 (14.63%) Skype for Business
3 17 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.17%) IIS
6 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.08%) Apache
8 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.81%) GroupWise
9 3 (0.81%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 89 (24.12%) Office 365
2 52 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.15%) IaaS
5 18 (4.88%) PaaS
6 8 (2.17%) G Suite
6 8 (2.17%) SaaS
6 8 (2.17%) Yammer
7 4 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.54%) Boomi
8 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 101 (27.37%) Firewall
2 70 (18.97%) NetScaler
3 65 (17.62%) DNS
4 45 (12.20%) DHCP
5 41 (11.11%) WAN
6 35 (9.49%) SAN
7 34 (9.21%) Skype
8 32 (8.67%) VPN
9 22 (5.96%) LAN
10 19 (5.15%) Internet
10 19 (5.15%) Network Security
10 19 (5.15%) TCP/IP
11 15 (4.07%) VoIP
12 13 (3.52%) SSL
13 12 (3.25%) Wireless
14 10 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (2.44%) BGP
15 9 (2.44%) OSPF
15 9 (2.44%) VLAN
16 8 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (1.36%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.81%) MySQL
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) MSI
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (7.05%) Finance
2 8 (2.17%) Retail
3 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.36%) Publishing
5 4 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (0.81%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (21.41%) Architect
2 65 (17.62%) Analyst
3 31 (8.40%) Technical Architect
4 28 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (7.32%) Network Engineer
6 26 (7.05%) Infrastructure Architect
7 23 (6.23%) Citrix Engineer
7 23 (6.23%) Support Analyst
8 21 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
8 21 (5.69%) Service Analyst
8 21 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (5.42%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.88%) IT Analyst
11 16 (4.34%) Designer
11 16 (4.34%) IT Support
11 16 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (4.07%) Solutions Designer
13 14 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (3.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.71%) .NET
2 8 (2.17%) Middleware
2 8 (2.17%) Web Services
3 7 (1.90%) Regular Expression
4 6 (1.63%) XML
5 5 (1.36%) CSS
6 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.08%) JTAPI
6 4 (1.08%) LDAP
6 4 (1.08%) RFC 2833
6 4 (1.08%) TAPI
6 4 (1.08%) XSL
6 4 (1.08%) XSLT
7 3 (0.81%) HTML
8 2 (0.54%) Apache FOP
8 2 (0.54%) SOAP
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.27%) Java EE
9 1 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.79%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.52%) PKI
4 11 (2.98%) Clustering
5 10 (2.71%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.71%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.17%) BYOD
6 8 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.17%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.36%) DataPower
8 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.81%) User Experience
11 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 227 (61.52%) Windows
2 96 (26.02%) Windows Server
3 71 (19.24%) Windows 7
4 57 (15.45%) Linux
5 55 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (14.63%) Windows 10
7 42 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (6.78%) Unix
10 14 (3.79%) Android
11 12 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.71%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.17%) AIX
14 7 (1.90%) CentOS
15 5 (1.36%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.08%) Debian
16 4 (1.08%) Fedora
16 4 (1.08%) Solaris
16 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.58%) ITIL
2 28 (7.59%) TOGAF
3 27 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 25 (6.78%) PRINCE2
5 23 (6.23%) Change Management
5 23 (6.23%) ITIL V3
5 23 (6.23%) Migration
6 20 (5.42%) Problem Management
6 20 (5.42%) Service Management
7 18 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.61%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (4.07%) System Testing
9 15 (4.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (3.52%) Network Architecture
10 13 (3.52%) Programme Management
10 13 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (3.25%) Incident Management
11 12 (3.25%) Network Design
12 11 (2.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.45%) PowerShell
2 41 (11.11%) SQL
3 9 (2.44%) VBScript
4 7 (1.90%) Java
5 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.81%) VB
7 2 (0.54%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (19.24%) Security Cleared
2 56 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 46 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (10.03%) MCSE
5 17 (4.61%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.34%) MCP
7 13 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (2.71%) CCA
10 9 (2.44%) MCSA
11 8 (2.17%) CCNA
11 8 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.90%) MCDST
13 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.36%) CCSE
14 5 (1.36%) Degree
14 5 (1.36%) MCITP
14 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.23%) SLA
2 11 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.36%) QA
5 4 (1.08%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 172 (46.61%) Active Directory
2 79 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (19.24%) XenApp
4 67 (18.16%) Hyper-V
5 50 (13.55%) XenDesktop
6 42 (11.38%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (10.03%) XenServer
8 21 (5.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (4.88%) vSphere
10 9 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (2.17%) DFS Replication
12 6 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.36%) BitLocker
13 5 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.08%) Docker
14 4 (1.08%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
17 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
17 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 85 (23.04%) SCCM
2 16 (4.34%) AirWatch
3 12 (3.25%) SCOM
4 9 (2.44%) Nessus
5 8 (2.17%) WSUS
6 7 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.90%) vRealize
7 6 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.36%) Ansible
9 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.08%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.81%) Puppet
11 2 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 145 (39.30%) VMware
3 106 (28.73%) Cisco
4 45 (12.20%) CheckPoint
5 39 (10.57%) HP
6 26 (7.05%) NetApp
6 26 (7.05%) Oracle
7 24 (6.50%) Dell
8 21 (5.69%) Juniper
9 17 (4.61%) McAfee
10 16 (4.34%) Ivanti
11 15 (4.07%) EMC
11 15 (4.07%) IBM
11 15 (4.07%) ServiceNow
12 14 (3.79%) Palo Alto
13 13 (3.52%) Symantec
14 12 (3.25%) Blue Coat
15 11 (2.98%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.71%) Extreme Networks
17 9 (2.44%) Google