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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 51 63
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 31 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.02% 1.26% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 11.40% 2.76% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 8
Median daily rate £180 £263 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +52.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £165 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £381 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +6.53% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £10.00 £13.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -23.68% +14.45%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 272 254 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 44.08% 45.85% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 275 335
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £580 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 25
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.88 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +23 27 £180 -31.42% 1
North Wales +3 4 - - 1
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) VMware
3 23 (60.53%) ITIL
4 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 15 (39.47%) Firewall
8 13 (34.21%) CCNA
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (34.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
9 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (28.95%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (28.95%) Internet
10 11 (28.95%) Tivoli
10 11 (28.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (28.95%) HP
11 10 (26.32%) WAN
12 9 (23.68%) LAN
13 8 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (21.05%) XenApp
14 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
14 7 (18.42%) CCAA
14 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
14 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
15 6 (15.79%) POP3
15 6 (15.79%) SMTP
15 6 (15.79%) ISEB
15 6 (15.79%) CCA

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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) Internet
3 10 (26.32%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) LAN
5 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 6 (15.79%) POP3
6 6 (15.79%) SMTP
7 4 (10.53%) VPN
8 3 (7.89%) Wireless
9 2 (5.26%) SAN
10 1 (2.63%) DHCP
10 1 (2.63%) DNS
10 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Server Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Technical Support
3 8 (21.05%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Network Support
4 7 (18.42%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Server Support
5 6 (15.79%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.16%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
4 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Information Governance
3 5 (13.16%) ITSM
3 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (2.63%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) Power Management
7 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) CCNA
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (18.42%) CCAA
4 6 (15.79%) CCA
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) ISEB
5 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) XenApp
4 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (13.16%) XenServer
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (28.95%) Tivoli
1 11 (28.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco
4 11 (28.95%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Lotus
6 2 (5.26%) McAfee
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) arcserve
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar
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