Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 848 817
Rank change year-on-year +29 -31 -31
Contract jobs citing Citrix Presentation Server 22 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.41% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 52
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +14.19%
10th Percentile £280 £285 £156
90th Percentile £481 £438 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £406 £338
% change year-on-year -18.15% +20.37% +16.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
UK median hourly rate £10.25 £20.00 £28.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.75% -29.33% -37.11%
10th Percentile £10.13 £20.00 £19.25
90th Percentile £10.38 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.75% -2.44% -54.44%

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 11324 13198 11941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.82% 12.17% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7288 8247 6727
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 874 1288
UK median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.10 £41.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +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 21 August 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 11 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 21 August 2017. 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 +21 20 £375 -7.69% 1
UK excluding London +52 18 £333 -18.15%
North of England +73 14 £280 -17.04%
North West +34 13 £280 -17.04%
London +1 4 £450 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +43 1 £400 +220.00%
Midlands +37 1 £400 +220.00%
Scotland +28 1 - -
South East +20 1 £425 -2.07%
Wales +9 1 £450 +12.50%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (100.00%) Citrix
1 22 (100.00%) XenApp
2 13 (59.09%) Migration
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 9 (40.91%) Office 365
6 9 (40.91%) SCOM
7 8 (36.36%) Local Government
7 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
8 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (31.82%) Project Management
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) PKI
9 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
9 6 (27.27%) Line Management
9 6 (27.27%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (27.27%) Server Building
9 6 (27.27%) People Management
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft

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 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) DMZ
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Local Government
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Server Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) PKI
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Contingency Planning
3 6 (27.27%) Line Management
3 6 (27.27%) People Management
3 6 (27.27%) Server Building
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) XenApp
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense
6 1 (4.55%) arcserve
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec