Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 109 93
Rank change year-on-year -37 -16 +24
Contract jobs citing Citrix 79 97 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 1.72% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 4.31% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 74
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £195 £167 £107
90th Percentile £514 £600 £446
England median daily rate £370 £348 £325
% change year-on-year +6.47% +6.92% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 20
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £34.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% +115.87% -13.70%
10th Percentile £22.29 £13.75 £11.23
90th Percentile £42.88 £49.75 £34.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -

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 2,484 2,251 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.42% 39.94% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,505 1,368 1,556
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 104 163
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.90% +48.81% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.56 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +2 43 £400 +23.08% 11
Gloucestershire +2 18 £325 +8.33% 6
Wiltshire -35 11 £328 +2.34% 2
Somerset -15 3 £180 -44.62% 1
Dorset -1 2 - - 11
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 50 (63.29%) Active Directory
2 46 (58.23%) Windows
3 43 (54.43%) VMware
4 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
5 38 (48.10%) Windows Server
6 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
6 31 (39.24%) XenApp
7 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (29.11%) SCCM
8 23 (29.11%) NetScaler
8 23 (29.11%) ITIL
9 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
10 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
11 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (22.78%) XenDesktop
13 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
13 16 (20.25%) Fat Client
13 16 (20.25%) Thin Client
14 15 (18.99%) ITIL V3
14 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.99%) Windows 10
15 14 (17.72%) Service Management
16 13 (16.46%) Office 365
17 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (15.19%) vSphere
17 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
17 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
17 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Office

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 (25.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.33%) JBoss
5 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.53%) Apache
7 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.53%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.46%) Office 365
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) NetScaler
2 10 (12.66%) DHCP
2 10 (12.66%) DNS
2 10 (12.66%) Firewall
3 9 (11.39%) Skype
4 7 (8.86%) SAN
5 5 (6.33%) LAN
6 4 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.06%) Internet
6 4 (5.06%) NAS
6 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.06%) VLAN
7 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.80%) VPN
7 3 (3.80%) WAN
8 2 (2.53%) DMZ
8 2 (2.53%) SSL
8 2 (2.53%) VoIP
9 1 (1.27%) FTP
9 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Ant
1 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.33%) Selenium
1 5 (6.33%) Travis CI
1 5 (6.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Data Centre Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Support
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix Specialist
8 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) JSP
1 5 (6.33%) Struts
2 4 (5.06%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Fat Client
1 16 (20.25%) Thin Client
2 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.39%) Clustering
3 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 38 (48.10%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.99%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.92%) Linux
5 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Solaris
8 2 (2.53%) Unix
8 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) ITIL V3
3 14 (17.72%) Service Management
4 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (12.66%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (11.39%) Application Virtualisation
7 9 (11.39%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (11.39%) Security Patching
8 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.33%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.33%) DevOps
10 5 (6.33%) Scrum
11 4 (5.06%) Converged Infrastructure
11 4 (5.06%) Server Management
11 4 (5.06%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) SQL
4 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.13%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (8.86%) MCSE
6 6 (7.59%) CCA
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
8 4 (5.06%) CCNA
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.27%) MCP
9 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (63.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (39.24%) XenApp
3 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (22.78%) XenDesktop
5 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
5 12 (15.19%) vSphere
6 10 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (12.66%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (10.13%) VMware Server
7 8 (10.13%) XenServer
8 7 (8.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (5.06%) Firmware
11 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.27%) Squid
12 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (29.11%) SCCM
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Ansible
3 5 (6.33%) Packer
3 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 5 (6.33%) Terraform
4 4 (5.06%) XenMobile
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.80%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.53%) Netcool
6 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.53%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.27%) SCOM
7 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) VMware
2 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.66%) CommVault
3 10 (12.66%) NetApp
4 7 (8.86%) Wyse
5 6 (7.59%) CA
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 6 (7.59%) Ivanti
6 5 (6.33%) Google
6 5 (6.33%) MKS
7 4 (5.06%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) EMC
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) Meridio
9 2 (2.53%) Veritas
10 1 (1.27%) Apple
10 1 (1.27%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.27%) Mitel
10 1 (1.27%) Polycom
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat