Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 90 112
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -42
Contract jobs citing Citrix 445 408 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.67% 2.44% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 5.78% 5.09% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 217 223
South East median daily rate £385 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +11.94% +3.08%
10th Percentile £200 £143 £184
90th Percentile £543 £521 £538
England median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.82% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 31
South East median hourly rate £20.63 £18.50 £18.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.49% -2.25% +8.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £28.00 £36.81 £43.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -

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 7,703 8,020 7,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.25% 47.96% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,472 4,608 4,602
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £587 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 337 396
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +5.43% -12.84%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% -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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -3 168 £410 +1.61% 26
Thames Valley -8 109 £388 -1.90% 28
Surrey -22 74 £325 - 10
Buckinghamshire +61 63 £415 +11.41% 14
West Sussex +10 47 £400 +180.70% 11
Berkshire -60 35 £325 -23.53% 11
East Sussex +9 23 £342 -2.29% 4
Kent +15 20 £300 +50.00% 1
Oxfordshire +12 11 £315 -0.79% 3
Middlesex +9 2 £285 +11.22%
Sussex +3 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £275 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 293 (65.84%) Windows
2 237 (53.26%) VMware
3 232 (52.13%) Active Directory
4 191 (42.92%) Microsoft
5 159 (35.73%) Windows Server
6 151 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 123 (27.64%) XenApp
8 121 (27.19%) SCCM
9 105 (23.60%) Office 365
10 104 (23.37%) XenDesktop
11 97 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 95 (21.35%) SQL
13 92 (20.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 90 (20.22%) ITIL
15 89 (20.00%) Windows 10
16 83 (18.65%) Linux
16 83 (18.65%) Finance
17 82 (18.43%) Hyper-V
17 82 (18.43%) PowerShell
17 82 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
18 79 (17.75%) Security Cleared
18 79 (17.75%) Migration
19 77 (17.30%) Oracle
20 74 (16.63%) Firewall
21 69 (15.51%) Microsoft Office
21 69 (15.51%) NetScaler
22 68 (15.28%) Windows 7
23 64 (14.38%) VMware ESXi
24 62 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
25 59 (13.26%) Unix

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 48 (10.79%) SharePoint
2 44 (9.89%) MS Exchange
3 41 (9.21%) Skype for Business
4 24 (5.39%) IIS
5 12 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.80%) Apache
8 7 (1.57%) JBoss
8 7 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.35%) WildFly
10 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (15.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.22%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.22%) SAP IBP
2 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 105 (23.60%) Office 365
2 92 (20.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (7.19%) SaaS
4 25 (5.62%) IaaS
5 18 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (4.04%) PaaS
6 15 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (2.25%) Yammer
8 9 (2.02%) Boomi
9 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.12%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.67%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.22%) AtomSphere
13 1 (0.22%) Datadog
13 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.63%) Firewall
2 69 (15.51%) NetScaler
3 59 (13.26%) DNS
4 57 (12.81%) SAN
5 40 (8.99%) WAN
6 39 (8.76%) LAN
6 39 (8.76%) Skype
7 37 (8.31%) DHCP
8 31 (6.97%) VPN
9 30 (6.74%) TCP/IP
10 19 (4.27%) Wireless
11 17 (3.82%) iSCSI
12 14 (3.15%) Internet
13 13 (2.92%) VLAN
13 13 (2.92%) VoIP
14 12 (2.70%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.47%) Network Security
15 11 (2.47%) Unified Communications
16 10 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
17 9 (2.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.70%) SQLPlus
4 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.12%) Power BI
7 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.67%) DB2
8 3 (0.67%) MySQL
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) MS Access
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.22%) Lumira
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (18.65%) Finance
2 11 (2.47%) Banking
2 11 (2.47%) Publishing
3 10 (2.25%) Back Office
4 7 (1.57%) Online Betting
5 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.90%) Advertising
6 4 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.45%) Automotive
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
7 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (15.06%) Analyst
3 64 (14.38%) Architect
4 41 (9.21%) Infrastructure Architect
5 32 (7.19%) Citrix Engineer
6 27 (6.07%) VMware Engineer
7 26 (5.84%) Support Engineer
8 23 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 21 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 21 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.49%) Desktop Support
11 19 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 17 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (3.60%) Citrix Support
13 16 (3.60%) Consultant
13 16 (3.60%) IT Support
13 16 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.60%) Service Analyst
13 16 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.21%) Middleware
2 20 (4.49%) Web Services
3 13 (2.92%) CSS
4 11 (2.47%) HTML
4 11 (2.47%) SOAP
5 9 (2.02%) XML
5 9 (2.02%) XSL
5 9 (2.02%) XSLT
6 8 (1.80%) LDAP
7 7 (1.57%) .NET
8 6 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.35%) Apache FOP
9 3 (0.67%) MEAN Stack
9 3 (0.67%) Node.js
10 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Fiori
10 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.89%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.52%) PKI
4 22 (4.94%) Fat Client
4 22 (4.94%) Thin Client
5 17 (3.82%) Clustering
6 12 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.02%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.35%) DataPower
10 6 (1.35%) iSeries
10 6 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 5 (1.12%) AS400
11 5 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.12%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 293 (65.84%) Windows
2 159 (35.73%) Windows Server
3 89 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 83 (18.65%) Linux
5 82 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (15.28%) Windows 7
7 62 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (13.26%) Unix
9 30 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (4.72%) Windows XP
11 17 (3.82%) AIX
11 17 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.70%) Solaris
13 8 (1.80%) CentOS
14 7 (1.57%) Android
14 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.12%) Check Point GAiA
16 4 (0.90%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 90 (20.22%) ITIL
3 79 (17.75%) Migration
4 43 (9.66%) Change Management
5 33 (7.42%) Network Design
6 30 (6.74%) ITIL V3
7 28 (6.29%) Service Management
8 24 (5.39%) Application Packaging
8 24 (5.39%) Load Balancing
9 22 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (4.94%) Service Delivery
10 21 (4.72%) Incident Management
11 19 (4.27%) ITSM
12 18 (4.04%) TOGAF
13 17 (3.82%) Project Management
14 15 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.37%) Server Management
14 15 (3.37%) Storage Virtualisation
15 14 (3.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (21.35%) SQL
2 82 (18.43%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.25%) Perl
5 10 (2.25%) VBScript
6 8 (1.80%) Java
7 7 (1.57%) VBA
8 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.90%) VB
9 3 (0.67%) C
10 2 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (17.75%) Security Cleared
2 52 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 43 (9.66%) Citrix Certification
3 43 (9.66%) DV Cleared
4 26 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (5.62%) CCA
6 23 (5.17%) MCSE
7 17 (3.82%) MCSA
8 11 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.25%) CCNP
9 10 (2.25%) CCSE
10 9 (2.02%) MCITP
11 8 (1.80%) VCAP
12 7 (1.57%) Degree
12 7 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.57%) MCTS
13 6 (1.35%) MOS
13 6 (1.35%) VCP4
13 6 (1.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.27%) SLA
2 9 (2.02%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) GDPR
4 2 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) GAMP
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 232 (52.13%) Active Directory
2 151 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (27.64%) XenApp
4 104 (23.37%) XenDesktop
5 82 (18.43%) Hyper-V
6 64 (14.38%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (11.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (7.64%) vSphere
9 31 (6.97%) XenServer
10 25 (5.62%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (2.70%) DFS Replication
13 12 (2.70%) Docker
14 10 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.35%) vCloud
16 4 (0.90%) NFS
17 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.45%) Xen
18 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 121 (27.19%) SCCM
2 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (4.04%) SCOM
3 14 (3.15%) Data Guard
4 11 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 11 (2.47%) vRealize
5 10 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (2.02%) Ansible
6 9 (2.02%) WSUS
7 8 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.80%) Puppet
7 8 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.57%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (1.12%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.12%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 237 (53.26%) VMware
2 191 (42.92%) Microsoft
3 77 (17.30%) Oracle
4 54 (12.13%) Cisco
5 46 (10.34%) NetApp
6 42 (9.44%) HP
7 37 (8.31%) IBM
8 31 (6.97%) McAfee
9 28 (6.29%) CheckPoint
9 28 (6.29%) Red Hat
10 27 (6.07%) Dell
11 17 (3.82%) EMC
12 15 (3.37%) 3PAR
13 13 (2.92%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.70%) Apple
14 12 (2.70%) Symantec
15 11 (2.47%) Wyse
16 9 (2.02%) Avaya
16 9 (2.02%) Northgate
16 9 (2.02%) ServiceNow