Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 130 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 95 106 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.71% 1.65% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 3.84% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 62 37
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £221 £200 £164
90th Percentile £525 £534 £524
England median daily rate £350 £380 £340
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
South West median hourly rate £97.50 £37.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.65% +134.69% +29.29%
10th Percentile £24.85 £35.02 £11.70
90th Percentile £165.00 £41.61 £50.30
England median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +7.13% +14.75% -6.98%

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 2,238 2,757 1,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.28% 42.92% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,444 1,672 1,190
South West median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £186 £270 £200
90th Percentile £617 £599 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 143 95
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +51.92% +7.72%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £12.96
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -8 29 £375 - 3
Devon +14 24 £380 +4.83% 5
Wiltshire +18 17 £418 -1.76% 6
Gloucestershire -5 13 £335 -29.47% 8
Dorset +4 8 £220 - 2
Somerset +4 4 £290 - 5
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 (70.53%) Windows
2 63 (66.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (50.53%) Security Cleared
5 41 (43.16%) VMware
6 38 (40.00%) XenApp
7 37 (38.95%) Office 365
7 37 (38.95%) Windows Server
8 35 (36.84%) SC Cleared
9 29 (30.53%) SCCM
9 29 (30.53%) ITIL
10 25 (26.32%) PowerShell
11 24 (25.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
14 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
15 20 (21.05%) XenDesktop
15 20 (21.05%) Azure
16 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
17 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
18 17 (17.89%) Application Packaging
18 17 (17.89%) Windows 7
19 16 (16.84%) SQL
20 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
20 15 (15.79%) Skype
21 14 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
21 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (14.74%) Firewall

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 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.53%) IIS
4 9 (9.47%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.05%) Apache
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.95%) Office 365
2 20 (21.05%) Azure
3 12 (12.63%) AWS
4 3 (3.16%) IaaS
4 3 (3.16%) PaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) Skype
2 14 (14.74%) Firewall
3 8 (8.42%) DNS
3 8 (8.42%) NetScaler
4 6 (6.32%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) WAN
5 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.21%) Wireless
6 3 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.16%) VPN
7 2 (2.11%) BGP
7 2 (2.11%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.11%) LAN
7 2 (2.11%) MPLS
7 2 (2.11%) OSPF
7 2 (2.11%) SAN
7 2 (2.11%) SMTP
8 1 (1.05%) VoIP
8 1 (1.05%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.21%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.16%) Law
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 16 (16.84%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Designer
8 4 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.16%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.32%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (6.32%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) iPhone
7 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (70.53%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (17.89%) Windows 7
6 14 (14.74%) Linux
7 13 (13.68%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.11%) Android
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 24 (25.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (17.89%) Application Packaging
4 14 (14.74%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (10.53%) Migration
6 9 (9.47%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (7.37%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (7.37%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.37%) Software Distribution
8 6 (6.32%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.32%) Server Management
8 6 (6.32%) Service Management
8 6 (6.32%) Workload Management
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.21%) Machine Learning
10 4 (4.21%) Security Hardening
10 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.84%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) C
3 3 (3.16%) Python
3 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (50.53%) Security Cleared
2 35 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.11%) MCDST
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCITP
6 1 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) VCP6
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (66.32%) Active Directory
2 38 (40.00%) XenApp
3 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (21.05%) XenDesktop
5 15 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (9.47%) vSphere
8 4 (4.21%) Docker
8 4 (4.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (2.11%) NDS
9 2 (2.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.11%) Xen
10 1 (1.05%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (30.53%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.05%) Ansible
4 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Packer
4 1 (1.05%) Terraform
4 1 (1.05%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.16%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Cisco
3 8 (8.42%) Sophos
4 5 (5.26%) Ivanti
5 4 (4.21%) Apple
5 4 (4.21%) BMC
5 4 (4.21%) MobileIron
5 4 (4.21%) Remedy
6 3 (3.16%) Dell
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.16%) Sony
6 3 (3.16%) Wyse
7 2 (2.11%) F5
7 2 (2.11%) Intel
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.05%) CA
8 1 (1.05%) Lotus