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 3 months to 26 June 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.

Citrix Presentation Server
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 616 617
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 14 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.066% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 18
Median daily rate £363 £406 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +27.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £419 £160
% change year-on-year -16.41% +161.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 - -

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

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5251 6694 5913
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.17% 12.61% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3369 4129 3336
Median daily rate £402 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £203 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 469 616
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.02 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Citrix Presentation Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Citrix Presentation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 17 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 12 £350 -11.11% 2
North West +23 9 £280 -15.47%
Manchester +11 6 £400 +18.51%
Cheshire +27 3 £280 +47.36%
Chester +19 3 £280 +47.36%
Scotland +31 1 - -
Bridgend +3 1 £450 +12.50%
Wales -4 1 £450 +12.50%
South Wales -6 1 £450 +12.50%
London -19 1 £375 +27.11% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Paisley - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Gateshead - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Citrix Presentation Server.

1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (89.47%) XenApp
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Migration
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) SCOM
6 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) Line Management
7 6 (31.58%) People Management
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
7 6 (31.58%) Contingency Planning
7 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (31.58%) Local Government
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
9 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (21.05%) Server Building
9 4 (21.05%) PKI
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DMZ
4 2 (10.53%) PSTN
4 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Contingency Planning
4 6 (31.58%) Line Management
4 6 (31.58%) People Management
5 4 (21.05%) Server Building
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) XenApp
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
6 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
5 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 2 (10.53%) MobileIron
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Toshiba
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) arcserve
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) Genesys
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec