Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 78 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing Citrix 92 308 461
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.17% 2.63% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 5.34% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 213 326
Median daily rate £430 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £173 £213 £260
90th Percentile £636 £538 £600
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 30
Median hourly rate £20.34 £20.17 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% -7.82% +35.74%
10th Percentile £20.17 £16.08 £11.23
90th Percentile £20.50 £32.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £15.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.79% +6.86% +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 2,208 5,764 7,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.10% 49.14% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,342 3,379 4,311
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £231
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 301 296
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.32%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.86 £57.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.43
% change year-on-year +22.99% +7.32% +2.50%

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 17 January 2021.

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
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 17 January 2021. 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 -25 32 £375 -6.25% 5
Thames Valley +28 28 £475 +18.75% 12
West Sussex +32 20 £625 +100.00% 4
Berkshire +33 14 £450 +30.91% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £488 +12.72% 3
Kent +24 5 £175 -53.95% 6
Surrey +42 4 £350 - 6
East Sussex +22 3 - -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 54 (58.70%) Windows
2 47 (51.09%) VMware
3 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (45.65%) Active Directory
5 36 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (35.87%) DNS
6 33 (35.87%) Firewall
7 32 (34.78%) Cisco
8 31 (33.70%) ITIL
9 29 (31.52%) DHCP
10 23 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 22 (23.91%) Office 365
11 22 (23.91%) NetScaler
11 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
12 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
13 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
13 18 (19.57%) SAN
14 16 (17.39%) Dell
14 16 (17.39%) Migration
14 16 (17.39%) Load Balancing
14 16 (17.39%) Data Centre
15 15 (16.30%) Windows 10
16 14 (15.22%) SCCM
17 13 (14.13%) Palo Alto
17 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 12 (13.04%) Azure
18 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
19 11 (11.96%) Finance
19 11 (11.96%) Wireless

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 10 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.78%) IIS
3 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.09%) nginx
6 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Office 365
2 12 (13.04%) Azure
3 8 (8.70%) AWS
3 8 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (7.61%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) Datadog
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) DNS
1 33 (35.87%) Firewall
2 29 (31.52%) DHCP
3 22 (23.91%) NetScaler
4 18 (19.57%) SAN
5 11 (11.96%) Network Security
5 11 (11.96%) Wireless
6 8 (8.70%) DMZ
7 7 (7.61%) Unified Communications
7 7 (7.61%) WAN
8 4 (4.35%) NAS
9 3 (3.26%) LAN
9 3 (3.26%) VPN
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.17%) Softphone
10 2 (2.17%) SSL
10 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.43%) Back Office
3 5 (5.43%) Front Office
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Publishing
5 3 (3.26%) Local Government
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Architect
2 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
2 16 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Wintel Support
7 5 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Operations Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Office 365 Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Migration Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.70%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.30%) Windows 10
4 11 (11.96%) Unix
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.70%) Solaris
7 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.43%) Linux
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.09%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) ITIL
2 16 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 16 (17.39%) Migration
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.87%) Patch Management
5 10 (10.87%) Project Delivery
6 8 (8.70%) Information Security
6 8 (8.70%) Technology Roadmap
6 8 (8.70%) Ticket Management
7 7 (7.61%) Change Management
7 7 (7.61%) Product Roadmap
7 7 (7.61%) Service Management
8 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.52%) Fit Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Application Packaging
9 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.70%) C
3 7 (7.61%) SQL
4 2 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) CCNP
2 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
4 7 (7.61%) CCNA
5 6 (6.52%) CCIE
5 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.17%) CCA
7 2 (2.17%) CCSA
7 2 (2.17%) CCSE
7 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (1.09%) CISA
8 1 (1.09%) CISM
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.96%) XenApp
4 10 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (9.78%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.70%) Firmware
6 8 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (8.70%) vSphere
7 7 (7.61%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.17%) NFS
9 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.17%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (8.70%) Nessus
4 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.35%) vRealize
5 3 (3.26%) Ansible
5 3 (3.26%) SCOM
6 2 (2.17%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.17%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.09%) Puppet
7 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.09%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.09%) Terraform
7 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.09%) WSUS
7 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) VMware
2 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.78%) Cisco
4 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
5 16 (17.39%) Dell
6 13 (14.13%) Palo Alto
7 10 (10.87%) Aruba
7 10 (10.87%) Extreme Networks
8 9 (9.78%) NetApp
9 8 (8.70%) HP
9 8 (8.70%) ServiceNow
9 8 (8.70%) Splunk
10 7 (7.61%) Avaya
11 6 (6.52%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.52%) EMC
12 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.43%) Zscaler
13 4 (4.35%) Ivanti
13 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.35%) Veeam