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 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 65 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 42 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.02% 2.76% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 4.47% 5.71% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 28
Median daily rate £244 £338 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% -2.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £158 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £503 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +6.53% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -23.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £17.65 £17.06
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 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 939 1454 1088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.37% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1373 1162
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £211 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 147
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.41 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £23.25 £31.25
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 the West Midlands

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 June 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 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
Solihull +4 11 £250 - 2
Worcestershire +16 8 £189 +14.39% 1
Coventry +16 6 £538 +65.38% 4
Birmingham -6 6 £250 -45.20% 3
Warwickshire +4 3 £388 +89.02% 4
Shropshire +13 2 - - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
Citrix
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 53 (85.48%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (38.71%) ITIL
4 24 (38.71%) Windows 7
5 23 (37.10%) VMware
6 22 (35.48%) SCCM
6 22 (35.48%) Windows Server
7 19 (30.65%) Office 365
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
9 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
10 14 (22.58%) LAN
10 14 (22.58%) WAN
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (19.35%) XenApp
12 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (19.35%) Windows 10
13 11 (17.74%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
14 10 (16.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (16.13%) DNS
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
14 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (12.90%) NetApp
16 8 (12.90%) Service Management
16 8 (12.90%) Firewall
17 7 (11.29%) Knowledge Management

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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Office 365
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) LAN
1 14 (22.58%) WAN
2 11 (17.74%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
4 8 (12.90%) Firewall
5 7 (11.29%) VPN
6 4 (6.45%) DHCP
7 3 (4.84%) SAN
7 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.84%) Wireless
8 2 (3.23%) SSH
8 2 (3.23%) VLAN
8 2 (3.23%) WLAN
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.61%) Network Security
9 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.61%) SMS
9 1 (1.61%) VoIP
9 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MSI
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (22.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support
6 8 (12.90%) Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.23%) iSeries
5 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.61%) Robotics
6 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.35%) Windows 10
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) Android
9 2 (3.23%) Unix
9 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.61%) Linux
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Service Management
3 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.29%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.68%) ERP
4 6 (9.68%) Hardware Maintenance
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Security Management
6 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.45%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.84%) IT Strategy
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) C#
2 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) CCA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.61%) ECDL
4 1 (1.61%) GCIH
4 1 (1.61%) GIAC
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) MOS
4 1 (1.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (19.35%) XenApp
4 5 (8.06%) vSphere
5 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) NetApp
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) EMC
6 4 (6.45%) CommVault
6 4 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (3.23%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle
7 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.61%) AppSense
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.61%) Nortel
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.61%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
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