Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 113 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 -34 -3
Contract jobs citing Citrix 86 94 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.62% 1.71% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 4.13% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 75
South West median daily rate £325 £301 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% -11.62% +17.24%
10th Percentile £194 £135 £125
90th Percentile £514 £488 £640
England median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 21
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £34.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% +78.95% -5.87%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.42 £9.00
90th Percentile £41.51 £48.75 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -5.71%

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 1,954 2,278 2,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.89% 41.43% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,148 1,384 1,607
South West median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £219 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 112 139
South West median hourly rate £28.00 £39.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.66% +57.00% +24.81%
10th Percentile £11.45 £13.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.50 £47.16
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 38 £400 +35.48% 6
Wiltshire -6 14 £375 +7.14% 7
Dorset +4 10 £250 - 8
Gloucestershire -7 9 £275 -14.06% 1
Devon +4 7 - - 1
Somerset -4 5 £210 +5.00%
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 67 (77.91%) Windows
2 61 (70.93%) Active Directory
3 59 (68.60%) VMware
4 45 (52.33%) Windows Server
5 40 (46.51%) Microsoft
6 34 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (33.72%) XenApp
8 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
8 23 (26.74%) ITIL
9 22 (25.58%) Linux
10 21 (24.42%) SCCM
11 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
12 19 (22.09%) DNS
12 19 (22.09%) SAN
13 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
13 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (18.60%) Office 365
14 16 (18.60%) XenDesktop
14 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (16.28%) NetApp
15 14 (16.28%) Thin Client
15 14 (16.28%) SQL
15 14 (16.28%) Fat Client
15 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (15.12%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (15.12%) XenServer
16 13 (15.12%) Finance
16 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (13.95%) DHCP

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 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (11.63%) IIS
3 9 (10.47%) JBoss
3 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.30%) Skype for Business
5 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.60%) Office 365
3 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (10.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) DNS
1 19 (22.09%) SAN
2 12 (13.95%) DHCP
3 10 (11.63%) Firewall
4 9 (10.47%) NetScaler
5 7 (8.14%) Skype
6 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) Internet
7 5 (5.81%) NAS
8 4 (4.65%) VLAN
9 3 (3.49%) DDNS
9 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.49%) SSL
9 3 (3.49%) VoIP
9 3 (3.49%) VPN
9 3 (3.49%) Wireless
10 2 (2.33%) ADSL
10 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Ant
1 9 (10.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
1 9 (10.47%) Selenium
1 9 (10.47%) Travis CI
1 9 (10.47%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.16%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Analyst
2 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (4.65%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Citrix Support
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) JSP
1 9 (10.47%) Struts
2 2 (2.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Fat Client
1 14 (16.28%) Thin Client
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Clustering
4 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (77.91%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.58%) Linux
4 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
4 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (9.30%) Unix
9 7 (8.14%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.33%) Solaris
10 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.16%) Android
11 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.47%) Change Management
3 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (10.47%) DevOps
3 9 (10.47%) Migration
3 9 (10.47%) Scrum
4 7 (8.14%) ITIL V3
4 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.81%) Security Patching
6 5 (5.81%) Service Management
6 5 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.65%) Coaching
7 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) MCITP
4 3 (3.49%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.16%) APMP
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.16%) MCDST
6 1 (1.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 61 (70.93%) Active Directory
2 34 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (33.72%) XenApp
4 23 (26.74%) Hyper-V
5 16 (18.60%) XenDesktop
6 13 (15.12%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (15.12%) XenServer
7 9 (10.47%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (9.30%) vSphere
9 6 (6.98%) Xen
10 3 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.33%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (24.42%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) Ansible
2 9 (10.47%) Packer
2 9 (10.47%) Puppet
2 9 (10.47%) Terraform
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (6.98%) SCOM
5 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.65%) WSUS
6 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.49%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.49%) XenMobile
7 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.33%) Netcool
7 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.33%) SCSM
7 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.33%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 59 (68.60%) VMware
2 40 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.28%) NetApp
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) Google
4 9 (10.47%) MKS
5 7 (8.14%) CommVault
5 7 (8.14%) HP
6 5 (5.81%) EMC
6 5 (5.81%) IBM
6 5 (5.81%) Ivanti
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle
7 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 4 (4.65%) Veeam
8 3 (3.49%) Avaya
8 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.49%) Sonus
8 3 (3.49%) Wyse
9 2 (2.33%) CA
9 2 (2.33%) Meridio