The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 36 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.92% 2.16% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 3.85% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £289 £313 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% -20.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £406 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +3.07% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 Southampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 117 156 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 44.83% 56.12% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 109 105
Median daily rate £375 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Southampton

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Southampton

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) XenServer
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Server Building
7 2 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Dell
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Server Building
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Personalization
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec