Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 894 865 861
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 +16
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 9 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.056% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
UK median daily rate £280 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +23.08% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £333 £325
% change year-on-year -15.79% +2.31% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £16.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.85% +17.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -16.85% +17.65%

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 16,017 13,036 12,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.27% 12.63% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,502 8,467 7,962
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +7.07%
10th Percentile £180 £158 £170
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 879 699 861
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% +1.61%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £47.00 £43.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.67% - -3.23%

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 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 7 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 14 December 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
England -10 8 £280 -25.33% 3
UK excluding London -41 8 £280 -15.79% 3
North of England -12 7 £280 -0.88%
North West -7 6 £280 -0.88%
London +13 1 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire -20 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) XenApp
3 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
3 7 (77.78%) Local Government
3 7 (77.78%) PKI
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) SCOM
3 7 (77.78%) Office 365
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Server Building
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) Process Management
7 2 (22.22%) Altiris
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Server Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
1 7 (77.78%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Server Building
3 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Server Management
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
1 7 (77.78%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) SmoothWall
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Altiris
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee