Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 111 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27 +15
Contract jobs citing Citrix 93 94 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.60% 1.72% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 4.15% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 80
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £211 £166 £123
90th Percentile £514 £600 £640
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £34.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% +112.50% -20.37%
10th Percentile £24.85 £14.13 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £49.63 £36.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.77% +4.21% -2.94%

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 2,223 2,263 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.14% 41.31% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,360 1,553
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £236 £213 £211
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 100 149
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +52.17% +13.95%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.95 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
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 22 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the South West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 2018. 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 +14 51 £400 +12.28% 4
Gloucestershire +4 18 £325 +1.56% 5
Wiltshire -11 12 £275 -23.08% 6
Dorset +1 5 £250 +55.04% 8
Somerset -14 4 £218 -3.33% 3
Devon +2 1 - - 4
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 67 (72.04%) Active Directory
2 66 (70.97%) VMware
3 63 (67.74%) Windows
4 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
5 50 (53.76%) Windows Server
6 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (38.71%) XenApp
8 31 (33.33%) ITIL
9 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
10 24 (25.81%) SCCM
10 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
11 22 (23.66%) XenDesktop
11 22 (23.66%) Linux
12 21 (22.58%) Thin Client
12 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (22.58%) Fat Client
13 19 (20.43%) PowerShell
13 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (20.43%) NetScaler
14 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
14 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (18.28%) ITIL V3
15 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
16 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
16 16 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (17.20%) Office 365
16 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (17.20%) NetApp

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 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.68%) JBoss
3 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.38%) IIS
6 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.15%) Apache
7 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.15%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.20%) Office 365
3 11 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) NetScaler
2 16 (17.20%) DNS
3 14 (15.05%) SAN
4 13 (13.98%) Firewall
5 12 (12.90%) DHCP
6 9 (9.68%) Skype
7 8 (8.60%) NAS
8 7 (7.53%) VLAN
9 5 (5.38%) Internet
9 5 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.30%) LAN
11 3 (3.23%) WAN
12 2 (2.15%) DDNS
12 2 (2.15%) DMZ
12 2 (2.15%) VoIP
12 2 (2.15%) Wireless
13 1 (1.08%) ADSL
13 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MS Access
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Ant
1 9 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.68%) Selenium
1 9 (9.68%) Travis CI
1 9 (9.68%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.08%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Data Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Data Centre Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.53%) Systems Support
7 7 (7.53%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Citrix Specialist
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (5.38%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) JSP
1 9 (9.68%) Struts
2 3 (3.23%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Fat Client
1 21 (22.58%) Thin Client
2 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (16.13%) Clustering
4 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Windows
2 50 (53.76%) Windows Server
3 22 (23.66%) Linux
4 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (12.90%) Windows 10
9 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.30%) Unix
11 2 (2.15%) Solaris
11 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) ITIL
2 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (18.28%) ITIL V3
4 15 (16.13%) Service Management
5 13 (13.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (13.98%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (11.83%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.83%) Security Patching
7 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.68%) Application Virtualisation
7 9 (9.68%) Change Management
7 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.68%) DevOps
7 9 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Server Management
9 4 (4.30%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.68%) Java
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.30%) CCA
6 4 (4.30%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) MCDST
7 1 (1.08%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (72.04%) Active Directory
2 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (38.71%) XenApp
4 22 (23.66%) XenDesktop
5 17 (18.28%) Hyper-V
6 16 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (15.05%) vSphere
8 13 (13.98%) XenServer
9 9 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (8.60%) VMware Server
11 7 (7.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (4.30%) Firmware
13 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
13 2 (2.15%) Xen
14 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
14 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
14 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (25.81%) SCCM
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) Ansible
3 9 (9.68%) Packer
3 9 (9.68%) Puppet
3 9 (9.68%) Terraform
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.23%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.23%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.15%) Netcool
5 2 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.15%) SCSM
5 2 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.15%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 66 (70.97%) VMware
2 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.20%) NetApp
4 13 (13.98%) CommVault
5 9 (9.68%) Google
5 9 (9.68%) Ivanti
5 9 (9.68%) MKS
6 8 (8.60%) Wyse
7 7 (7.53%) CA
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco
8 5 (5.38%) EMC
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle
9 4 (4.30%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Meridio
10 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.15%) Veritas
11 1 (1.08%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.08%) Splunk