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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 6 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.05% 3.28% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 7.89% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 11
Median daily rate £170 £158 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -62.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.17 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 282 228 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 49.30% 41.61% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 135 142
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.75 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 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 30 March 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 +10 6 £170 -2.85% 1
Citrix
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) MS Office
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
4 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) Local Government
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) arcserve
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec