Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 819 848
Rank change year-on-year -26 +29 -50
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 32 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.021% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 35
UK median daily rate £280 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £251 £277 £158
90th Percentile £337 £434 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £363 £344
% change year-on-year -22.76% +5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
UK median hourly rate £17.82 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.80% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.82 £10.25 -
% change year-on-year +73.80% - -

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 13,317 10,590 11,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.17% 11.51% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,628 6,687 7,001
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £163 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 729 963
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +1.59% +1.61%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.56 £46.78 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Citrix Presentation Server in the UK

Citrix Presentation Server
Top 8 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 23 April 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 -24 32 £280 -20.00% 2
UK excluding London -34 30 £280 -22.76% 2
North of England +7 19 £280 -13.85% 1
North West -13 11 £280 -13.85% 1
Yorkshire - 8 - -
South East -11 6 - -
East of England -3 5 £350 -12.50%
London -54 2 £320 +6.22%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) XenApp
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (62.50%) VMware
6 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
8 12 (37.50%) PKI
8 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 12 (37.50%) Migration
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (34.38%) McAfee
9 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 11 (34.38%) Office 365
9 11 (34.38%) Skype for Business
9 11 (34.38%) SCOM
9 11 (34.38%) Local Government
9 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
10 10 (31.25%) XenDesktop
10 10 (31.25%) ITIL
11 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (28.13%) SCCM
12 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (21.88%) XenServer
13 7 (21.88%) vSphere
13 7 (21.88%) PowerShell

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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (34.38%) Skype for Business
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
1 7 (21.88%) VPN
2 6 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 6 (18.75%) VLAN
3 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) SNMP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 11 (34.38%) Local Government
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) PKI
2 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) Windows NT
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Migration
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Disk Encryption
3 6 (18.75%) Server Building
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Use Case
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCA
1 2 (6.25%) CCEA
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) XenApp
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (31.25%) XenDesktop
6 7 (21.88%) vSphere
6 7 (21.88%) XenServer
7 6 (18.75%) BitLocker
7 6 (18.75%) VirtualBox
8 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
10 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
10 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCOM
2 9 (28.13%) SCCM
3 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
3 6 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (15.63%) SmoothWall
4 5 (15.63%) vMotion
4 5 (15.63%) WSUS
5 3 (9.38%) HP SIM
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (9.38%) vCenter Server
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (3.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) McAfee
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Acronis
4 6 (18.75%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Kaspersky
4 6 (18.75%) Sophos
4 6 (18.75%) Symantec
4 6 (18.75%) Veeam
5 5 (15.63%) Avaya
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) Altiris
7 3 (9.38%) Ivanti
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) IBM