The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 75 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1493 1571 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.81% 2.80% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 6.31% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 922 929
Median daily rate £329 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23809 24915 24208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.47% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14671 14618 13667
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 1122 1033
Median hourly rate £20.32 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -16 1318 £335 - 274
London -38 430 £375 +7.14% 86
South East -30 208 £355 +1.42% 64
North East +42 190 £270 +6.93% 4
Tyne and Wear +33 187 £270 +18.68% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +33 185 £268 +33.75% 4
Scotland +38 144 £319 +5.37% 15
East of England +1 129 £400 +66.66% 20
North West -27 116 £364 +17.33% 27
West Midlands +12 83 £340 +1.87% 26
South West +9 81 £350 +38.33% 16
Renfrewshire +2 68 £321 -6.27%
Erskine -1 67 £321 -6.27%
City of London -31 67 £400 +14.28% 25
Essex +11 65 £400 +30.08% 3
Berkshire -10 54 £235 -41.25% 11
Yorkshire +6 48 £325 +4.83% 15
Manchester -31 48 £325 +4.83% 13
Colchester -2 47 £425 +3.65% 1
Cheshire -4 44 £425 -17.07% 8
Surrey -11 42 £303 -13.57% 11
West Yorkshire +18 40 £325 - 11
Leeds +19 39 £325 -1.51% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 35 £430 +22.85% 13
Milton Keynes +15 32 £430 +22.85% 9
East Midlands +2 32 £319 -1.92% 17
Edinburgh +3 30 £295 +146.86% 2
Birmingham -2 27 £456 +36.70% 11
Hampshire -38 27 £458 +34.55% 16
Wiltshire +8 24 £600 +20.00% 2

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 with a requirement for Citrix.

1 1913 (70.64%) Windows
2 1552 (57.31%) Active Directory
3 1289 (47.60%) VMware
4 1207 (44.57%) Microsoft
5 912 (33.68%) Windows Server
6 734 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 719 (26.55%) XenApp
8 679 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 667 (24.63%) ITIL
10 567 (20.94%) Windows 7
11 521 (19.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 497 (18.35%) SCCM
13 480 (17.73%) SQL
14 468 (17.28%) Security Cleared
15 467 (17.25%) MS Excel
16 463 (17.10%) DNS
17 460 (16.99%) Finance
18 453 (16.73%) HP
19 448 (16.54%) MS Office
20 444 (16.40%) MS Exchange
21 431 (15.92%) DHCP
22 423 (15.62%) Cisco
23 420 (15.51%) XenDesktop
24 407 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
25 399 (14.73%) PowerShell
26 396 (14.62%) SQL Server
27 358 (13.22%) SC Cleared
28 356 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 356 (13.15%) SAN
29 343 (12.67%) Data Centre

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 444 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 195 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 187 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 172 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 133 (4.91%) IIS
6 76 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 73 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 61 (2.25%) IBM Notes
9 58 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 49 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (1.48%) OpenStack
12 35 (1.29%) Apache
13 27 (1.00%) Confluence
14 23 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.85%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.70%) IBM Domino
16 17 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
18 10 (0.37%) Drupal
18 10 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 467 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 448 (16.54%) MS Office
3 23 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.48%) MS Project
5 8 (0.30%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.074%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.037%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.30%) assyst
4 7 (0.26%) RMDS
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.074%) Eikon
7 2 (0.074%) Primavera
8 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.037%) Magento
8 1 (0.037%) Maximo
8 1 (0.037%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.037%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 249 (9.19%) Office 365
2 99 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (1.74%) IaaS
5 33 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.14%) PaaS
7 24 (0.89%) SaaS
8 18 (0.66%) GitHub
9 12 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.44%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.22%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.22%) Yammer
13 4 (0.15%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.074%) Bluemix
16 1 (0.037%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 463 (17.10%) DNS
2 431 (15.92%) DHCP
3 356 (13.15%) SAN
4 308 (11.37%) Firewall
5 264 (9.75%) NetScaler
6 252 (9.31%) WAN
7 251 (9.27%) LAN
8 141 (5.21%) VPN
9 136 (5.02%) TCP/IP
10 124 (4.58%) Internet
11 87 (3.21%) Network Security
12 85 (3.14%) Wireless
13 63 (2.33%) VLAN
14 55 (2.03%) SSL
15 54 (1.99%) VoIP
16 45 (1.66%) MPLS
16 45 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
17 40 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
18 39 (1.44%) Skype
19 37 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (2.44%) DB2
4 49 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 36 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (1.14%) MySQL
7 24 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 19 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 17 (0.63%) Big Data
12 15 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (0.52%) Relational Database
14 13 (0.48%) MS Access
15 11 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (1.81%) MSI
2 33 (1.22%) JIRA
3 31 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 30 (1.11%) WinRunner
5 28 (1.03%) TestDirector
6 27 (1.00%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.81%) LoadRunner
8 20 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 17 (0.63%) Maven
10 10 (0.37%) Hudson
11 8 (0.30%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.30%) TestComplete
11 8 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.26%) StarTeam
12 7 (0.26%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.22%) InstallShield
13 6 (0.22%) JMeter
14 5 (0.18%) Subversion
14 5 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 460 (16.99%) Finance
2 125 (4.62%) Law
3 118 (4.36%) Banking
4 88 (3.25%) Legal
5 67 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 37 (1.37%) Back Office
7 33 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 32 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.14%) Retail
10 27 (1.00%) Advertising
11 22 (0.81%) Local Government
12 21 (0.78%) Publishing
13 15 (0.55%) Billing
13 15 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.44%) Marketing
15 11 (0.41%) French Language
16 8 (0.30%) German Language
17 7 (0.26%) Front Office
17 7 (0.26%) Military
18 6 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 538 (19.87%) Analyst
2 317 (11.71%) Architect
3 272 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 253 (9.34%) Support Engineer
5 205 (7.57%) Service Analyst
6 203 (7.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 184 (6.79%) Support Analyst
8 181 (6.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 160 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 147 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
11 138 (5.10%) Desktop Support
12 134 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
13 125 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
14 121 (4.47%) Consultant
15 114 (4.21%) Project Manager
16 109 (4.03%) Citrix Support
17 102 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
18 95 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
18 95 (3.51%) Server Engineer
18 95 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.43%) .NET
2 59 (2.18%) Middleware
2 59 (2.18%) Web Services
3 39 (1.44%) XML
4 34 (1.26%) HTML
5 30 (1.11%) REST
6 24 (0.89%) WSDL
6 24 (0.89%) XSD
7 15 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 15 (0.55%) Node.js
7 15 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.44%) Regular Expression
9 11 (0.41%) CSS
10 9 (0.33%) SAP Basis
11 7 (0.26%) HTML5
12 5 (0.18%) Ajax
12 5 (0.18%) JSON
12 5 (0.18%) LAMP
13 4 (0.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 343 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 190 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 181 (6.68%) Clustering
4 125 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (4.36%) Computer Science
6 101 (3.73%) Fat Client
6 101 (3.73%) Thin Client
7 93 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 54 (1.99%) Mainframe
9 45 (1.66%) Private Cloud
10 44 (1.62%) Smartphone
11 35 (1.29%) Replication
12 34 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 34 (1.26%) PKI
13 32 (1.18%) PDA
14 30 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 29 (1.07%) Driving Licence
16 28 (1.03%) BYOD
17 27 (1.00%) iSeries
18 26 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1913 (70.64%) Windows
2 912 (33.68%) Windows Server
3 734 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 567 (20.94%) Windows 7
5 521 (19.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 407 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 326 (12.04%) Linux
8 168 (6.20%) Windows XP
9 154 (5.69%) Unix
10 151 (5.58%) Windows 8
11 135 (4.99%) Windows 10
12 124 (4.58%) AIX
13 92 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 75 (2.77%) Solaris
15 54 (1.99%) Apple iOS
16 45 (1.66%) Android
17 41 (1.51%) HPUX
18 24 (0.89%) Mac OS X
19 20 (0.74%) Windows Vista
20 17 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (24.63%) ITIL
2 328 (12.11%) Migration
3 257 (9.49%) Project Management
4 209 (7.72%) Incident Management
5 178 (6.57%) Change Management
6 141 (5.21%) Service Delivery
7 116 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 108 (3.99%) Application Packaging
9 105 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (3.84%) Service Management
11 95 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 87 (3.21%) Problem Management
13 86 (3.18%) PRINCE2
14 80 (2.95%) Document Management
15 78 (2.88%) Software Delivery
16 77 (2.84%) High Availability
16 77 (2.84%) TOGAF
17 71 (2.62%) Virtual Environments
18 70 (2.58%) Load Balancing
19 67 (2.47%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 480 (17.73%) SQL
2 399 (14.73%) PowerShell
3 127 (4.69%) VBScript
4 71 (2.62%) Java
5 53 (1.96%) VB
6 52 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 48 (1.77%) Python
8 43 (1.59%) C#
8 43 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 34 (1.26%) Perl
10 31 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 21 (0.78%) PHP
12 18 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.59%) C
14 10 (0.37%) R
14 10 (0.37%) Ruby
15 5 (0.18%) COBOL
16 4 (0.15%) C++
16 4 (0.15%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 468 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 358 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 356 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 209 (7.72%) MCSE
5 167 (6.17%) Degree
6 127 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 104 (3.84%) MCSA
8 95 (3.51%) CCNA
9 69 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 68 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
10 68 (2.51%) MCITP
11 64 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 61 (2.25%) MCP
13 53 (1.96%) DV Cleared
13 53 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 53 (1.96%) MCTS
14 52 (1.92%) CCNP
15 43 (1.59%) MCDST
16 40 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 38 (1.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.24%) SLA
2 60 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 39 (1.44%) QA
4 23 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.48%) HL7
6 11 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.33%) RMADS
8 6 (0.22%) COBIT
8 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.18%) ISO22301
9 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1552 (57.31%) Active Directory
2 719 (26.55%) XenApp
3 679 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 420 (15.51%) XenDesktop
5 294 (10.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 265 (9.79%) Hyper-V
7 193 (7.13%) XenServer
8 172 (6.35%) vSphere
9 134 (4.95%) VMware ESX
10 84 (3.10%) Terminal Services
11 70 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
12 66 (2.44%) Xen
13 57 (2.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 56 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
15 46 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
16 37 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
17 22 (0.81%) VMware Server
18 21 (0.78%) Terminal Server
19 19 (0.70%) BitLocker
20 18 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 497 (18.35%) SCCM
2 151 (5.58%) SCOM
3 86 (3.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 60 (2.22%) WSUS
5 58 (2.14%) XenMobile
6 54 (1.99%) EdgeSight
7 53 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 49 (1.81%) Backup Exec
9 46 (1.70%) Netcool
10 42 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
11 40 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
11 40 (1.48%) Tivoli
12 38 (1.40%) NetBackup
13 35 (1.29%) SafeCom
14 34 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
14 34 (1.26%) HP SIM
15 33 (1.22%) SCVMM
15 33 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 31 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 30 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1289 (47.60%) VMware
2 1207 (44.57%) Microsoft
3 453 (16.73%) HP
4 423 (15.62%) Cisco
5 263 (9.71%) Oracle
6 228 (8.42%) AppSense
7 149 (5.50%) NetApp
8 137 (5.06%) EMC
9 126 (4.65%) IBM
10 117 (4.32%) Symantec
11 93 (3.43%) Dell
12 84 (3.10%) Red Hat
13 81 (2.99%) Intel Security
14 76 (2.81%) CheckPoint
15 71 (2.62%) Apple
16 65 (2.40%) Veritas
17 64 (2.36%) SAP
18 62 (2.29%) ThinPrint
19 60 (2.22%) Lotus
20 55 (2.03%) Juniper
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.59 - £25.69 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £300.0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum 6 month fixed term contract pro rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Russell King Associates
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago