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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 65 76
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 44 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 2.75% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 6.25% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 46
Median daily rate £323 £350 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.85% +31.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £126 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £640 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.75 £20.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +201.58% -21.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £14.75 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £25.95 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year -23.68% +12.29%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1143 1311 1152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.85% 43.98% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 808 691
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 99
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 14 £333 +3.90% 6
Somerset +3 13 £200 - 2
Wiltshire -14 9 £365 -39.16% 1
Gloucestershire 0 8 £323 -37.83% 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 61 (66.30%) Active Directory
3 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
4 40 (43.48%) VMware
5 32 (34.78%) DNS
6 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
7 28 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 22 (23.91%) Windows Server
11 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 20 (21.74%) Finance
12 19 (20.65%) DHCP
12 19 (20.65%) SCCM
12 19 (20.65%) NetScaler
13 18 (19.57%) Migration
14 17 (18.48%) SQL
14 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (18.48%) XenApp
15 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
15 16 (17.39%) Office 365
15 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (17.39%) Cisco
16 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
17 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
18 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
18 13 (14.13%) Linux
18 13 (14.13%) Firewall
18 13 (14.13%) Wireless
19 12 (13.04%) VPN

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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.26%) Apache
6 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.17%) Confluence
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) DNS
2 19 (20.65%) DHCP
2 19 (20.65%) NetScaler
3 13 (14.13%) Firewall
3 13 (14.13%) Wireless
4 12 (13.04%) VPN
5 9 (9.78%) LAN
5 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.78%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) Extranet
6 5 (5.43%) Intranet
6 5 (5.43%) SSL
7 4 (4.35%) VLAN
8 3 (3.26%) SAN
9 2 (2.17%) Internet
9 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.09%) Network Security
10 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) MS Access
3 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Hudson
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
1 2 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Billing
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Desktop Support
3 11 (11.96%) Citrix Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Active Directory Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix Support
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) REST
2 2 (2.17%) WSDL
2 2 (2.17%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) XSD
3 1 (1.09%) COM
3 1 (1.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Fat Client
1 9 (9.78%) Thin Client
1 9 (9.78%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) FlexPod
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) PKI
2 5 (5.43%) RIA
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) iPhone
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
3 22 (23.91%) Windows Server
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.13%) Linux
7 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.43%) CentOS
11 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.26%) Unix
13 2 (2.17%) Android
13 2 (2.17%) Solaris
14 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Migration
2 11 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (11.96%) Project Management
3 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.70%) SIEM
5 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Data Encryption
7 5 (5.43%) Information Security
7 5 (5.43%) Information Security Management
7 5 (5.43%) ISMS
7 5 (5.43%) ITIL
7 5 (5.43%) Network Segmentation
7 5 (5.43%) Security Architecture
7 5 (5.43%) Security Management
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.43%) Test Management
7 5 (5.43%) Web Development
8 4 (4.35%) Network Management
8 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) SANS
5 4 (4.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (66.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.48%) XenApp
4 16 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
6 9 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.43%) Samba
8 5 (5.43%) Squid
8 5 (5.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (4.35%) XenServer
10 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
10 3 (3.26%) vSphere
11 2 (2.17%) Xen
12 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) SCCM
2 6 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (6.52%) Nagios
3 5 (5.43%) SCVMM
3 5 (5.43%) vCenter Server
3 5 (5.43%) Webmin
3 5 (5.43%) Xymon
4 4 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.35%) SCSM
5 3 (3.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.17%) Netcool
6 2 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.17%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.48%) VMware
3 16 (17.39%) Cisco
4 9 (9.78%) NetApp
5 8 (8.70%) AppSense
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle
5 8 (8.70%) Veeam
6 7 (7.61%) McAfee
6 7 (7.61%) Wyse
7 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.43%) Aruba
8 5 (5.43%) Dell
8 5 (5.43%) Juniper
8 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.35%) Apple
10 3 (3.26%) EMC
10 3 (3.26%) SAP
10 3 (3.26%) Symantec
10 3 (3.26%) Veritas
11 2 (2.17%) CA
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