Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 111 103
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 -44
Contract jobs citing Citrix 61 96 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 1.80% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 4.36% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 66 63
South West median daily rate £313 £237 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -13.91% -21.43%
10th Percentile £167 £106 £131
90th Percentile £595 £438 £438
England median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £12.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.41% -34.87% -
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.93 £16.25
90th Percentile £45.65 £19.98 £31.08
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 1,960 2,201 2,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.23% 41.22% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,224 1,399 1,632
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £210 £178 £213
90th Percentile £575 £535 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 164 145
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £23.14 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -15.86% +35.80%
10th Percentile £11.82 £11.63 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.53 £47.80
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -23 23 £313 +27.94% 11
Somerset +3 9 £425 +120.78% 3
Wiltshire -3 8 £313 -11.97% 3
Gloucestershire +13 7 £350 +211.11%
Devon +1 7 £355 +162.96% 5
Dorset +1 4 £170 +38.78% 16
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
3 29 (47.54%) VMware
4 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
6 18 (29.51%) Windows 10
7 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (24.59%) SQL
8 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
9 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
10 11 (18.03%) DHCP
10 11 (18.03%) Office 365
11 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (16.39%) SCCM
11 10 (16.39%) DNS
11 10 (16.39%) SAN
11 10 (16.39%) Migration
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
12 9 (14.75%) ITIL
12 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
13 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.11%) SCOM
13 8 (13.11%) Firewall
14 7 (11.48%) HP
14 7 (11.48%) PowerShell

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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DHCP
2 10 (16.39%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) SAN
3 8 (13.11%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) Skype
5 4 (6.56%) LAN
5 4 (6.56%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) NAS
6 3 (4.92%) VPN
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) Intranet
7 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.64%) PBX
8 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.64%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.28%) MS Access
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (8.20%) Bitbucket
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.20%) JIRA
1 5 (8.20%) ScriptRunner
1 5 (8.20%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Analyst
1 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.56%) JIRA Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) COM
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) RIA
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Windows 10
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
6 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.56%) Linux
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) VMS
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Migration
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.84%) DevOps
4 5 (8.20%) Kanban
4 5 (8.20%) Scrum
4 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.92%) MODAF
6 3 (4.92%) Network Management
6 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
6 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.84%) Python
4 5 (8.20%) Groovy
5 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.20%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.64%) DCSE
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) MCITP
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Xen
6 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 8 (13.11%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.28%) Nagios
4 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.28%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) VMware
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) IBM
5 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle
6 4 (6.56%) Apple
7 3 (4.92%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) Dell KACE
8 2 (3.28%) Google
8 2 (3.28%) McAfee
8 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.64%) Cadence
9 1 (1.64%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.64%) Remedy
9 1 (1.64%) Samsung
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam