Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for EdgeSight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EdgeSight over the 6 months to 20 October 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 EdgeSight
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 870 868
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing EdgeSight 5 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.035% 0.096% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 22
UK median daily rate £400 £438 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +57.66% -26.00%
10th Percentile £340 £308 £225
90th Percentile £542 £538 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £363 £265
% change year-on-year +6.62% +36.79% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
UK median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.00

EdgeSight is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,420 11,460 12,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,703 7,648 7,829
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.10% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 267 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £47.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £26.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% -33.81% +25.00%

EdgeSight
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EdgeSight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EdgeSight in the UK

EdgeSight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EdgeSight in the UK

EdgeSight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EdgeSight over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EdgeSight in the UK

EdgeSight
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EdgeSight in the UK

EdgeSight
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EdgeSight within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 -15 5 £400 -8.57% 3
London -13 3 £400 -17.95% 1
UK excluding London -25 2 £387 +6.62% 2
South East -13 1 £473 +30.34%
West Midlands - 1 £301 -
Midlands - 1 £301 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EdgeSight 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 EdgeSight.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Altiris
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging

EdgeSight
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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp