The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 77 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 11 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 1.79% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 4.93% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 5
Median daily rate £450 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.73% +64.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £425 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £700 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +1.53% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.39 £21.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.11% +25.65%  
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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 495 710 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.00% 36.34% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 460 451
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 31
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.10 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -12.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in West Yorkshire

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in West Yorkshire

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in West Yorkshire

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds -9 8 £450 -25.00% 8
Wakefield +2 4 £450 - 1
Bradford - 2 £375 - 2
Citrix
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 21 (63.64%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco
5 11 (33.33%) LAN
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (27.27%) XenApp
6 9 (27.27%) vSphere
6 9 (27.27%) WAN
6 9 (27.27%) DHCP
6 9 (27.27%) DNS
6 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
7 8 (24.24%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
8 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.18%) Server Building
9 6 (18.18%) ThinPrint
10 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Site Server
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) DHCP
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.12%) MPLS
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) ADSL
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Skype
7 1 (3.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Server Support
2 6 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Azure Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Server Building
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Service Design
5 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) CCA
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) vSphere
2 9 (27.27%) XenApp
3 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
4 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (9.09%) Terminal Server
7 2 (6.06%) Docker
7 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.06%) vCloud
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.06%) VMware GSX
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) ThinPrint
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (9.09%) Novell
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Lotus
8 1 (3.03%) Nintex
8 1 (3.03%) Panasonic
8 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard