Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 96 115
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -54
Contract jobs citing Citrix 93 115 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.64% 2.01% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 4.81% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 70 55
South West median daily rate £313 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £167 £106 £151
90th Percentile £583 £455 £430
England median daily rate £340 £325 £329
% change year-on-year +4.62% -1.14% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 6
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £15.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.87% -13.70% -16.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.18 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.63 £34.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 2244 2391 2657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.65% 41.81% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1511 1660
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 157 157
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -15.69% +27.12%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.51
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Bristol -23 35 £313 +22.55% 4
Wiltshire -1 19 £316 -25.59%
Somerset +7 16 £325 +68.83%
Gloucestershire +7 8 £300 +130.77%
Devon -5 8 £313 +101.61% 3
Dorset +1 4 £165 +34.69% 3
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 62 (66.67%) Windows
2 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
3 45 (48.39%) VMware
4 42 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 38 (40.86%) Windows Server
6 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (21.51%) Windows 10
9 20 (21.51%) MS Exchange
9 20 (21.51%) SQL
9 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
9 20 (21.51%) Migration
10 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
11 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
11 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
11 17 (18.28%) Finance
12 16 (17.20%) Hyper-V
12 16 (17.20%) Office 365
13 15 (16.13%) DHCP
14 13 (13.98%) DNS
14 13 (13.98%) Cisco
15 12 (12.90%) NetApp
15 12 (12.90%) Linux
15 12 (12.90%) ITIL
15 12 (12.90%) XenApp
15 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
16 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (11.83%) Firewall
16 11 (11.83%) Project Management

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 (21.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.60%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.15%) Confluence
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.08%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Office 365
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) DHCP
2 13 (13.98%) DNS
3 11 (11.83%) Firewall
3 11 (11.83%) NetScaler
4 9 (9.68%) SAN
5 5 (5.38%) Intranet
6 4 (4.30%) Extranet
6 4 (4.30%) Skype
6 4 (4.30%) VPN
6 4 (4.30%) Wireless
7 3 (3.23%) LAN
7 3 (3.23%) NAS
7 3 (3.23%) WAN
8 2 (2.15%) Internet
8 2 (2.15%) Network Security
8 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.15%) VLAN
8 2 (2.15%) VoIP
9 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.15%) MS Access
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.38%) Bitbucket
2 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.38%) ScriptRunner
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) Hudson
3 2 (2.15%) Maven
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Billing
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Architect
2 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Cisco Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V Architect
8 4 (4.30%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) COM
3 2 (2.15%) REST
3 2 (2.15%) WSDL
3 2 (2.15%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) XSD
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) FlexPod
2 4 (4.30%) Clustering
2 4 (4.30%) RIA
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
4 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) Derivative
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (66.67%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.51%) Windows 10
6 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.90%) Linux
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.23%) CentOS
11 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.15%) VMS
12 1 (1.08%) Android
12 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.08%) Solaris
12 1 (1.08%) Unix
12 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Migration
2 12 (12.90%) ITIL
3 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.83%) Project Management
4 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.45%) DevOps
6 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.38%) Kanban
6 5 (5.38%) MODAF
6 5 (5.38%) Scrum
6 5 (5.38%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.30%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.30%) Regression Testing
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.45%) Python
4 5 (5.38%) Groovy
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
5 3 (3.23%) VBA
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.08%) DCSE
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) MCTS
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) HL7
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.90%) XenApp
5 10 (10.75%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.45%) XenServer
8 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (4.30%) Xen
10 3 (3.23%) Samba
10 3 (3.23%) Squid
11 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.15%) vSphere
12 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) SCCM
2 8 (8.60%) SCOM
3 7 (7.53%) Nagios
4 5 (5.38%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.30%) WSUS
6 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.23%) Webmin
6 3 (3.23%) Xymon
7 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.08%) Ansible
8 1 (1.08%) Puppet
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.08%) SCSM
8 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (48.39%) VMware
2 42 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) Cisco
4 12 (12.90%) NetApp
5 8 (8.60%) Oracle
6 6 (6.45%) HP
7 5 (5.38%) Atlassian
7 5 (5.38%) IBM
8 4 (4.30%) Apple
8 4 (4.30%) Dell KACE
8 4 (4.30%) McAfee
8 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.30%) Veeam
9 3 (3.23%) EMC
10 2 (2.15%) Dell
10 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.08%) Lumension
11 1 (1.08%) Samsung
11 1 (1.08%) SAP
11 1 (1.08%) Veritas