The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 March 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 77 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 -33  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 20 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.94% 3.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 3.99% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 38
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £185 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +1.53% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £16.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £9.39 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £19.25 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% -  

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 the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 914 1328 1296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.12% 48.54% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 671 676
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 104
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in the West Midlands

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Staffordshire +5 4 £425 -
Warwickshire -1 4 £538 +39.24% 5
Coventry -2 4 £102 -61.86%
Birmingham -18 4 £313 +4.16% 2
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
3 28 (53.85%) VMware
4 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
6 15 (28.85%) XenApp
7 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 13 (25.00%) Office 365
9 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
10 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (21.15%) ITIL
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.31%) Cisco
12 9 (17.31%) Migration
12 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (15.38%) SCCM
14 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
14 7 (13.46%) DNS
14 7 (13.46%) MS Office
14 7 (13.46%) Dell
14 7 (13.46%) SQL
14 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
15 6 (11.54%) Veeam
15 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
15 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (11.54%) DHCP
15 6 (11.54%) SAN

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Office 365
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) DHCP
2 6 (11.54%) SAN
3 5 (9.62%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security
5 3 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.85%) SSH
6 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.92%) DMZ
7 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.92%) WebEx
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix Support
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Unix
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.77%) Change Management
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (3.85%) Escalation Management
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.85%) Service Design
5 2 (3.85%) SIEM
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) GCIH
5 1 (1.92%) GIAC
5 1 (1.92%) MOS
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) XenApp
3 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) VMware
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco
4 7 (13.46%) Dell
5 6 (11.54%) Veeam
6 4 (7.69%) NetApp
7 3 (5.77%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas
8 2 (3.85%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.85%) IBM
8 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle
8 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.92%) Acronis
9 1 (1.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.92%) iManage
9 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.92%) Nortel
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