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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 46 57
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 27 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.10% 0.85% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.93% 1.84% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 7
Median daily rate £180 £263 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +54.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £165 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £378 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.28 - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.68% +8.57%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 247 217 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 46.69% 45.88% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 136 146
Median daily rate £350 £359 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.88 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +23 24 £180 -44.61%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £375 -
Bridgend +2 1 £450 +63.63%
Citrix
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 24 (70.59%) Windows
3 23 (67.65%) ITIL
4 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
5 15 (44.12%) Firewall
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 13 (38.24%) CCNA
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (38.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (32.35%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (32.35%) Internet
8 11 (32.35%) Tivoli
8 11 (32.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (32.35%) HP
9 10 (29.41%) WAN
10 9 (26.47%) LAN
11 8 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (23.53%) XenApp
12 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.59%) CCAA
13 6 (17.65%) NetScaler
13 6 (17.65%) ISEB
13 6 (17.65%) CCA
13 6 (17.65%) POP3
13 6 (17.65%) SMTP
13 6 (17.65%) Service Management

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 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Internet
3 10 (29.41%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 6 (17.65%) NetScaler
6 6 (17.65%) POP3
6 6 (17.65%) SMTP
7 2 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.94%) DHCP
8 1 (2.94%) DNS
8 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.94%) SMS
8 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Network Support
4 7 (20.59%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Server Support
5 6 (17.65%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Information Governance
3 5 (14.71%) ITSM
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.94%) Power Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CCNA
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (20.59%) CCAA
4 6 (17.65%) CCA
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) ISEB
5 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) XenApp
4 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.71%) XenServer
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (32.35%) Tivoli
1 11 (32.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) arcserve
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec