Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 November 2017 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 63 83
Rank change year-on-year +36 +20 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 51 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.38% 2.12% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 5.30% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 18
South Wales median daily rate £230 £431 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +19.38% +22.98%
10th Percentile £168 £175 £213
90th Percentile £404 £506 £461
Wales median daily rate £253 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -38.79% +15.38% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
South Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.19% +12.28%
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £14.75
% change year-on-year - -24.27% -7.81%

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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 419 453 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.20% 40.02% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 307 417
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.42 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +4.00% -18.99% +14.30%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in South Wales

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in South Wales

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in South Wales

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in South Wales

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +22 44 £203 -57.26%
Newport +19 3 £225 +12.50%
Bridgend +9 1 £425 +41.67%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Citrix
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 32 (62.75%) VMware
4 28 (54.90%) ITIL
5 26 (50.98%) Hyper-V
6 22 (43.14%) XenApp
6 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
7 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (29.41%) NHS
8 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 14 (27.45%) Service Management
9 14 (27.45%) Migration
10 12 (23.53%) Firewall
10 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
10 12 (23.53%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.61%) CCNA
12 10 (19.61%) Cisco
12 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (17.65%) WAN
13 9 (17.65%) LAN
13 9 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (15.69%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (15.69%) NetScaler
14 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
14 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
14 8 (15.69%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (15.69%) Degree
14 8 (15.69%) NetBackup

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) LAN
2 9 (17.65%) WAN
3 8 (15.69%) NetScaler
3 8 (15.69%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.73%) Internet
5 6 (11.76%) POP3
5 6 (11.76%) SMTP
6 3 (5.88%) DNS
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) PBX
8 1 (1.96%) SMS
8 1 (1.96%) VoIP
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Support Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Support
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Server Support
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) NHS
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) LIMS
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) AIX
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Migration
2 14 (27.45%) Service Management
3 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 6 (11.76%) Release Management
7 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.80%) Information Governance
7 5 (9.80%) ITSM
8 4 (7.84%) Information Security
8 4 (7.84%) Refactoring
8 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.84%) SIEM
9 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.92%) Information Management
11 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.96%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) CCNA
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 7 (13.73%) CCAA
5 6 (11.76%) CCA
5 6 (11.76%) ISEB
6 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.88%) MCSE
9 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) MCP
9 2 (3.92%) MCTS
10 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.96%) MCITP
10 1 (1.96%) MCSA
10 1 (1.96%) MOS
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) Hyper-V
2 22 (43.14%) XenApp
3 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (9.80%) XenServer
7 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
2 7 (13.73%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (13.73%) Tivoli
2 7 (13.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (11.76%) SCOM
4 3 (5.88%) SCCM
5 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (62.75%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco
5 6 (11.76%) Veritas
6 4 (7.84%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) McAfee
8 2 (3.92%) AppSense
8 2 (3.92%) arcserve
8 2 (3.92%) Remedy
8 2 (3.92%) Sophos
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) NVIDIA
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.96%) Veeam