Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 78 93
Rank change year-on-year +43 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 57 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.76% 1.97% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 11.56% 5.09% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 22
Wales median daily rate £253 £413 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.79% +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £169 £180 £213
90th Percentile £401 £506 £448
UK median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.27% -7.81%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.17 £11.09
90th Percentile £16.64 £12.72 £18.80
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 493 550 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.19% 38.62% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 376 504
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -18.99% +14.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.40 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Wales

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Wales

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Wales

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Wales

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
South Wales +36 51 £230 -46.67%
North Wales - 4 - -
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 34 (59.65%) VMware
4 30 (52.63%) ITIL
5 28 (49.12%) Hyper-V
6 22 (38.60%) XenApp
6 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
7 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (28.07%) Service Management
8 16 (28.07%) Migration
8 16 (28.07%) NHS
9 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 14 (24.56%) HP
10 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
11 12 (21.05%) Firewall
12 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
13 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
13 10 (17.54%) Cisco
13 10 (17.54%) CCNA
13 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (17.54%) Degree
13 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (15.79%) WAN
14 9 (15.79%) LAN
15 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.04%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (14.04%) NetBackup
15 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) LAN
2 9 (15.79%) WAN
3 8 (14.04%) NetScaler
3 8 (14.04%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.28%) Internet
5 6 (10.53%) POP3
5 6 (10.53%) SMTP
6 5 (8.77%) VPN
7 3 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (3.51%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) SAN
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) PBX
9 1 (1.75%) SMS
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Support
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Network Support
6 6 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Server Support
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 4 (7.02%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) NHS
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) LIMS
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) AIX
5 4 (7.02%) Linux
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) ITIL
2 16 (28.07%) Migration
2 16 (28.07%) Service Management
3 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
4 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
7 6 (10.53%) Release Management
8 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.77%) Information Governance
8 5 (8.77%) ITSM
9 4 (7.02%) Information Security
9 4 (7.02%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) SIEM
10 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.51%) Information Management
12 1 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (1.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) CCNA
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (14.04%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (12.28%) CCAA
5 6 (10.53%) CCA
5 6 (10.53%) ISEB
6 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) MCSE
9 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) MCP
9 2 (3.51%) MCTS
10 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.75%) MCITP
10 1 (1.75%) MCSA
10 1 (1.75%) MOS
10 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Hyper-V
2 22 (38.60%) XenApp
3 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (8.77%) XenServer
7 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.28%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (12.28%) Tivoli
2 7 (12.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (10.53%) SCOM
4 3 (5.26%) SCCM
5 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (59.65%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) HP
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) Dell
5 6 (10.53%) Veritas
6 3 (5.26%) Lotus
6 3 (5.26%) McAfee
7 2 (3.51%) AppSense
7 2 (3.51%) arcserve
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
7 2 (3.51%) Sophos
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) NVIDIA
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam