Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 120 86
Rank change year-on-year -20 -34 -28
Contract jobs citing Citrix 57 81 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.11% 1.55% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 3.82% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 69
South West median daily rate £250 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.74% -7.62% -
10th Percentile £175 £113 £121
90th Percentile £443 £406 £400
England median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% -5.87%
10th Percentile £11.70 £9.90 £8.38
90th Percentile £37.30 £47.15 £25.00
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -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 1,884 2,122 2,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.63% 40.61% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 1,356 1,554
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £225 £206 £223
90th Percentile £553 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 125 146
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.65% +40.00% +36.24%
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.20 £12.11
90th Percentile £46.30 £48.75 £47.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -9 18 £288 +4.55% 5
Dorset +4 11 £250 - 19
Devon +6 10 - - 2
Wiltshire +1 9 £425 +20.57% 5
Somerset -3 4 £208 +88.64% 2
Gloucestershire -13 1 £275 +10.00%
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 41 (71.93%) Active Directory
3 34 (59.65%) VMware
4 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
5 24 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 18 (31.58%) SCCM
6 18 (31.58%) Hyper-V
6 18 (31.58%) ITIL
7 17 (29.82%) XenApp
7 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (28.07%) DNS
9 15 (26.32%) SAN
10 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
11 11 (19.30%) Office 365
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (19.30%) SQL
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco
12 10 (17.54%) DHCP
13 9 (15.79%) Finance
13 9 (15.79%) XenDesktop
14 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
14 8 (14.04%) Migration
14 8 (14.04%) NetApp
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.28%) Linux
15 7 (12.28%) SLA
15 7 (12.28%) XenServer

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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 15 (26.32%) SAN
3 10 (17.54%) DHCP
4 6 (10.53%) Firewall
5 5 (8.77%) Skype
6 4 (7.02%) NAS
6 4 (7.02%) SSL
6 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.02%) VLAN
7 3 (5.26%) DDNS
7 3 (5.26%) Internet
7 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.51%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Designer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Middleware
1 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.02%) Unix
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Coaching
5 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) People Management
6 3 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (3.51%) Decision-Making
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.51%) Network Management
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
8 1 (1.75%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) APMP
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.75%) MCDST
6 1 (1.75%) MCTS
6 1 (1.75%) MOS
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 41 (71.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (29.82%) XenApp
4 9 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 7 (12.28%) XenServer
6 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.02%) vSphere
7 4 (7.02%) Xen
8 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) SCOM
3 6 (10.53%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.51%) SCSM
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco
4 8 (14.04%) NetApp
5 5 (8.77%) Dell
5 5 (8.77%) HP
5 5 (8.77%) IBM
5 5 (8.77%) Veeam
6 4 (7.02%) Avaya
6 4 (7.02%) Sonus
7 3 (5.26%) Ivanti
7 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) Google
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.75%) arcserve
9 1 (1.75%) BT
9 1 (1.75%) CommVault
9 1 (1.75%) EMC