Period
to 16 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 February 2019 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 West
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 134 116
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 -14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 108 59 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.70% 1.13% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 3.05% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 59
South West median daily rate £400 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £200 £164 £106
90th Percentile £534 £523 £388
England median daily rate £376 £345 £345
% change year-on-year +8.91% +0.07% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £16.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.69% +29.29% -38.13%
10th Percentile £35.02 £11.70 £10.93
90th Percentile £41.61 £50.30 £19.98
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.47 £16.29
% change year-on-year +13.12% -5.03% -1.27%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,729 1,936 2,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.90% 37.14% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 1,194 1,440
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.44% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £202 £181
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 94 149
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% +11.46% -24.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.96 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £46.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the South West

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the South West

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the South West over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the South West

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in the South West

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
Bristol +2 49 £375 +20.48% 10
Gloucestershire +18 33 £438 +9.38% 10
Wiltshire -31 14 £425 +41.67% 3
Devon -3 7 £363 +2.11% 1
Somerset -3 2 - - 1
Dorset +2 1 - - 12
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 68 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 66 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 64 (59.26%) Windows
4 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 56 (51.85%) SCCM
6 50 (46.30%) Windows Server
7 42 (38.89%) VMware
8 40 (37.04%) SC Cleared
9 39 (36.11%) XenApp
10 34 (31.48%) ITIL
11 32 (29.63%) NetScaler
12 31 (28.70%) PowerShell
13 29 (26.85%) Hyper-V
13 29 (26.85%) DV Cleared
14 28 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 27 (25.00%) XenDesktop
16 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (23.15%) Windows 10
18 23 (21.30%) Office 365
19 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
20 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
20 20 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
21 19 (17.59%) ITIL V3
21 19 (17.59%) Microsoft App-V
22 18 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
23 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
24 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
25 15 (13.89%) DNS

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (21.30%) Office 365
3 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.63%) NetScaler
2 15 (13.89%) DHCP
2 15 (13.89%) DNS
3 14 (12.96%) Skype
4 11 (10.19%) SAN
5 9 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (7.41%) LAN
7 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.56%) Firewall
9 5 (4.63%) Internet
9 5 (4.63%) VLAN
10 4 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.70%) NAS
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.78%) WAN
12 2 (1.85%) SSL
12 2 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) eggPlant
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
3 2 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (20.37%) Citrix Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Azure Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 9 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.70%) PKI
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (59.26%) Windows
2 50 (46.30%) Windows Server
3 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (23.15%) Windows 10
5 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.70%) Linux
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) ITIL
2 28 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (17.59%) ITIL V3
4 18 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
5 13 (12.04%) Test Scripting
6 12 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (10.19%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (10.19%) Software Distribution
7 11 (10.19%) Workload Management
8 10 (9.26%) Service Management
9 7 (6.48%) ITSM
10 6 (5.56%) Server Management
11 5 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (4.63%) Migration
11 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
12 4 (3.70%) Converged Infrastructure
12 4 (3.70%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 40 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 29 (26.85%) DV Cleared
4 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (12.04%) MCSE
6 9 (8.33%) CCA
6 9 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (8.33%) Degree
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.70%) CCNA
8 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.70%) MCP
8 4 (3.70%) MCSA
9 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) MCDST
10 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 39 (36.11%) XenApp
3 29 (26.85%) Hyper-V
4 27 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (17.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (12.96%) vSphere
9 12 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (5.56%) XenServer
11 4 (3.70%) Firmware
11 4 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.85%) Xen
13 1 (0.93%) Squid
13 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (51.85%) SCCM
2 9 (8.33%) SCOM
3 8 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.78%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.78%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.93%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
7 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 42 (38.89%) VMware
3 12 (11.11%) Cisco
4 9 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 7 (6.48%) CA
5 7 (6.48%) Wyse
6 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.85%) Aderant
7 2 (1.85%) CommVault
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) iManage
7 2 (1.85%) Mitel
7 2 (1.85%) NetApp
7 2 (1.85%) OpenText
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.93%) IBM