Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 119 118
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -39
Contract jobs citing Citrix 92 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.52% 1.62% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 4.42% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 66 43
South West median daily rate £413 £306 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.69% +1.91% -7.54%
10th Percentile £180 £190 £122
90th Percentile £532 £514 £375
England median daily rate £385 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +18.46% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
South West median hourly rate £24.96 £26.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.78% -21.25% +115.87%
10th Percentile £16.93 £11.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £32.99 £41.76 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.33 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.14% +9.38% -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 2,530 1,855 2,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.87% 36.69% 41.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,521 1,058 1,338
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.51% +2.07%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £625 £551 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 112 108
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £25.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.82% -35.03% +53.92%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.18 £13.70
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.00 £50.75
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +8.74% +1.45% -4.17%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +7 29 £515 +87.27%
Bristol -18 27 £300 -23.08% 1
Wiltshire -29 17 £425 +13.33% 1
Devon +1 14 £363 - 1
Dorset -3 2 - - 1
Somerset -3 2 - - 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 76 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 69 (75.00%) Windows
3 63 (68.48%) SCCM
4 59 (64.13%) Microsoft
5 48 (52.17%) Windows Server
6 42 (45.65%) Security Cleared
7 40 (43.48%) PowerShell
7 40 (43.48%) VMware
8 39 (42.39%) Windows 10
9 33 (35.87%) ITIL
10 32 (34.78%) Office 365
11 29 (31.52%) DV Cleared
11 29 (31.52%) Hyper-V
11 29 (31.52%) XenApp
11 29 (31.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 28 (30.43%) XenDesktop
13 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
15 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (21.74%) SCOM
17 19 (20.65%) ITIL V3
18 18 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
19 17 (18.48%) Application Virtualisation
20 16 (17.39%) SCVMM
20 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (17.39%) DNS
21 15 (16.30%) DHCP
21 15 (16.30%) Skype for Business
21 15 (16.30%) Virtual Desktop

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 15 (16.30%) Skype for Business
2 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.78%) Office 365
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) DNS
2 15 (16.30%) DHCP
3 14 (15.22%) Skype
4 10 (10.87%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (7.61%) NetScaler
6 6 (6.52%) VPN
7 5 (5.43%) SAN
8 4 (4.35%) LAN
8 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.35%) WAN
9 3 (3.26%) VoIP
9 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.17%) Firewall
10 2 (2.17%) Network Security
11 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Law
3 4 (4.35%) Local Government
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Architect
9 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Windows Specialist
11 4 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 4 (4.35%) Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
11 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.87%) Fat Client
2 10 (10.87%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.43%) PKI
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) iPhone
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (75.00%) Windows
2 48 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 39 (42.39%) Windows 10
4 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
4 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Linux
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) ITIL
2 29 (31.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (20.65%) ITIL V3
4 17 (18.48%) Application Virtualisation
5 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.96%) ITSM
5 11 (11.96%) Service Management
6 10 (10.87%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (10.87%) Preventative Maintenance
7 9 (9.78%) Software Distribution
7 9 (9.78%) Workload Management
8 7 (7.61%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.52%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.52%) Migration
9 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.35%) Identity Management
10 4 (4.35%) Project Management
10 4 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) C
4 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (31.52%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
5 12 (13.04%) MCSE
6 10 (10.87%) MCP
6 10 (10.87%) MCSA
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) CEH
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CISSP
8 1 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.09%) MCDST
8 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) GPG13
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (31.52%) Hyper-V
2 29 (31.52%) XenApp
3 28 (30.43%) XenDesktop
4 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (16.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (13.04%) vSphere
9 10 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (2.17%) Xen
13 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (68.48%) SCCM
2 20 (21.74%) SCOM
3 16 (17.39%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (6.52%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.09%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.09%) vRealize
6 1 (1.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.48%) VMware
3 10 (10.87%) Ivanti
4 8 (8.70%) Wyse
5 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.52%) Cisco
7 5 (5.43%) Dell
7 5 (5.43%) HP
7 5 (5.43%) NetApp
8 4 (4.35%) CA
9 2 (2.17%) Aderant
9 2 (2.17%) iManage
9 2 (2.17%) Mitel
9 2 (2.17%) OpenText
9 2 (2.17%) Sony
10 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.09%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.09%) EMC
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.09%) Zscaler