Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Citrix Presentation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix Presentation Server over the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Citrix Presentation Server
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 837 851
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -56
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 25 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 24
UK median daily rate £280 £314 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% -11.93% +3.19%
10th Percentile £255 £214 £124
90th Percentile £394 £400 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £299
% change year-on-year -17.04% +12.88% -11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £16.63 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 - £17.00

Citrix Presentation Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,920 11,653 10,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.72% 12.14% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,436 7,277 6,347
UK median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £158
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.36% +1.45% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 840 1,104
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.35 £43.80 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

Citrix Presentation Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Citrix Presentation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Presentation Server in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Presentation Server in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Presentation Server in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Presentation Server in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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
UK excluding London +4 24 £280 -17.04% 7
England -16 23 £280 -7.05% 7
North of England +38 13 £280 -13.85% 2
South East -1 7 - - 1
Yorkshire - 7 - -
North West +3 6 £280 -13.85% 2
Wales -1 2 £425 +9.68%
East of England -4 2 £350 -12.50% 2
London -55 1 £325 +7.88% 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 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 with a requirement for Citrix Presentation Server.

1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (80.00%) XenApp
3 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (56.00%) VMware
6 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (44.00%) Migration
9 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (28.00%) PKI
12 6 (24.00%) Local Government
12 6 (24.00%) Ivanti
12 6 (24.00%) SCOM
12 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
12 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (24.00%) Office 365
12 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (24.00%) ITIL
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (20.00%) McAfee
13 5 (20.00%) Publishing
13 5 (20.00%) SQL
13 5 (20.00%) EdgeSight
13 5 (20.00%) Patch Management

Citrix Presentation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) SNMP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Local Government
2 5 (20.00%) Publishing
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) CGI
2 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) PKI
2 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (16.00%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Server Building
5 3 (12.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VBScript
4 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCA
1 2 (8.00%) CCEA
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) XenApp
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.00%) vSphere
5 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
2 5 (20.00%) EdgeSight
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) vMotion
4 3 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (12.00%) SmoothWall
4 3 (12.00%) WSUS
5 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Ivanti
5 5 (20.00%) McAfee
6 4 (16.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Avaya
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 2 (8.00%) Altiris
8 2 (8.00%) arcserve
8 2 (8.00%) NetApp
8 2 (8.00%) Remedy
8 2 (8.00%) Sophos
8 2 (8.00%) Symantec