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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
UK
Rank 132 101 67
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -34
Contract jobs citing Citrix 865 1137 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.90% 2.19% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.28% 5.06% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 662 849
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 88 130
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.68 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £27.19 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +6.15%

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
20211 22470 23940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.20% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12533 13459 13746
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 838 976
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
England -25 784 £350 - 203
London -12 356 £375 +2.73% 69
South East -2 173 £363 +5.07% 39
City of London +11 94 £400 +6.66% 20
Hampshire -3 57 £353 -11.87% 9
East of England -26 51 £300 +1.69% 14
North West -28 49 £300 -7.69% 31
East Midlands +21 46 £325 -7.14% 6
South West -7 45 £265 -3.63% 12
Scotland -8 37 £388 +6.89% 5
Berkshire +12 36 £413 +26.92% 1
Derbyshire +13 30 £350 +207.01% 1
Manchester +4 27 £300 -11.11% 15
West Midlands -11 27 £294 +1.29% 16
Edinburgh +20 26 £398 +6.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 26 £406 +8.33% 8
Surrey -12 26 £350 +5.26% 12
Yorkshire -1 22 £350 -17.64% 12
Milton Keynes +8 21 £406 +8.33% 5
Derby +7 20 £350 +212.50% 1
Bristol +3 20 £300 +0.84% 1
Essex -12 19 £300 +33.33% 3
North East -3 17 £200 -49.68% 4
Wiltshire +13 14 £335 -10.66% 4
Reading +10 12 £293 -4.09%
West Yorkshire 0 12 £308 -44.09% 8
Cheshire -2 12 £250 -13.79% 8
Suffolk +2 11 £253 +106.12% 1
Ipswich -2 11 £253 +106.12% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 11 £198 -50.31% 4

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 with a requirement for Citrix.

1 1249 (65.91%) Windows
2 941 (49.66%) Active Directory
3 870 (45.91%) VMware
4 838 (44.22%) Microsoft
5 533 (28.13%) Windows Server
6 501 (26.44%) XenApp
7 460 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 427 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 415 (21.90%) Windows 7
10 373 (19.68%) Cisco
11 356 (18.79%) ITIL
12 332 (17.52%) Finance
13 328 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 327 (17.26%) SCCM
15 308 (16.25%) MS Office
16 307 (16.20%) Firewall
17 284 (14.99%) XenDesktop
18 276 (14.56%) DNS
19 275 (14.51%) MS Exchange
20 240 (12.66%) MS Excel
21 223 (11.77%) Data Centre
22 222 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
23 221 (11.66%) SQL Server
23 221 (11.66%) Security Cleared
24 218 (11.50%) DHCP
25 217 (11.45%) PowerShell
26 205 (10.82%) Linux
27 201 (10.61%) LAN
28 200 (10.55%) WAN
29 194 (10.24%) HP

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
1 275 (14.51%) MS Exchange
2 137 (7.23%) Skype for Business
3 132 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 99 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 66 (3.48%) IIS
6 53 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (2.16%) IBM Notes
9 40 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.69%) Apache
14 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.26%) CMS
17 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.21%) IBM Domino
18 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 308 (16.25%) MS Office
2 240 (12.66%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.26%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.21%) Eikon
5 4 (0.21%) Epicor iScala
6 3 (0.16%) assyst
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.053%) Maximo
8 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.053%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.053%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.053%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 189 (9.97%) Office 365
2 145 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.22%) IaaS
5 29 (1.53%) SaaS
6 23 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (1.00%) PaaS
8 15 (0.79%) G Suite
9 12 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.53%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.37%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.21%) Yammer
13 3 (0.16%) Akamai
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
15 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.053%) GitHub
15 1 (0.053%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 307 (16.20%) Firewall
2 276 (14.56%) DNS
3 218 (11.50%) DHCP
4 201 (10.61%) LAN
5 200 (10.55%) WAN
6 179 (9.45%) NetScaler
7 168 (8.87%) SAN
8 146 (7.70%) VPN
9 133 (7.02%) TCP/IP
10 97 (5.12%) Internet
11 94 (4.96%) Wireless
12 80 (4.22%) Network Security
13 61 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
14 59 (3.11%) Skype
14 59 (3.11%) VoIP
15 50 (2.64%) MPLS
16 46 (2.43%) NAS
17 35 (1.85%) IPsec
18 32 (1.69%) IP Telephony
19 29 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (0.95%) DB2
4 18 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (0.74%) MySQL
6 9 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.32%) MS Access
8 6 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.21%) Big Data
10 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (1.21%) MSI
2 15 (0.79%) StarTeam
3 10 (0.53%) JIRA
4 5 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.21%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.21%) Toad
6 3 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.11%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.053%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.053%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 332 (17.52%) Finance
2 91 (4.80%) Banking
3 49 (2.59%) Retail
4 44 (2.32%) Legal
5 39 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.79%) Law
7 25 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.00%) Back Office
9 19 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.90%) Publishing
11 14 (0.74%) French Language
11 14 (0.74%) Local Government
12 13 (0.69%) Marketing
13 11 (0.58%) Front Office
14 9 (0.47%) Advertising
15 7 (0.37%) Games
15 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 351 (18.52%) Analyst
2 187 (9.87%) Support Engineer
3 186 (9.82%) Architect
4 165 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 148 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 122 (6.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 122 (6.44%) Citrix Engineer
7 119 (6.28%) Desktop Support
8 116 (6.12%) Consultant
9 113 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 105 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 88 (4.64%) Network Engineer
12 85 (4.49%) Service Analyst
13 79 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
14 77 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
15 67 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
16 66 (3.48%) Project Manager
16 66 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
17 65 (3.43%) IT Support
18 64 (3.38%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.01%) Web Services
2 26 (1.37%) .NET
3 24 (1.27%) Middleware
4 22 (1.16%) Software Packaging
5 17 (0.90%) SAML
6 11 (0.58%) REST
6 11 (0.58%) XMPP
7 8 (0.42%) OpenID
7 8 (0.42%) Regular Expression
8 7 (0.37%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.32%) 802.1X
9 6 (0.32%) SOAP
10 5 (0.26%) OAuth
10 5 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.21%) HTML
11 4 (0.21%) Spring
12 3 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.16%) JSON
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 223 (11.77%) Data Centre
2 103 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.44%) Blackberry
3 100 (5.28%) Fat Client
3 100 (5.28%) Thin Client
4 99 (5.22%) Clustering
5 48 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
7 40 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 28 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 26 (1.37%) PKI
10 21 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.11%) iPhone
11 20 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.06%) NHS
12 19 (1.00%) BYOD
13 17 (0.90%) iSeries
14 16 (0.84%) Mobile App
15 15 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1249 (65.91%) Windows
2 533 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 427 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 415 (21.90%) Windows 7
5 328 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 222 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 205 (10.82%) Linux
8 192 (10.13%) Windows 10
9 115 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 97 (5.12%) Unix
11 83 (4.38%) Windows XP
12 55 (2.90%) Android
13 51 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (2.43%) Apple iOS
15 45 (2.37%) Solaris
16 38 (2.01%) AIX
17 33 (1.74%) Mac OS X
18 19 (1.00%) Windows Vista
19 15 (0.79%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (18.79%) ITIL
2 178 (9.39%) Migration
3 111 (5.86%) Change Management
4 89 (4.70%) Service Management
5 87 (4.59%) Project Management
6 84 (4.43%) Service Delivery
7 81 (4.27%) Problem Management
8 74 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (3.69%) Incident Management
10 65 (3.43%) Load Balancing
11 55 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 55 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (2.80%) Application Packaging
13 49 (2.59%) TOGAF
14 44 (2.32%) Configuration Management
14 44 (2.32%) High Availability
14 44 (2.32%) ITIL V3
14 44 (2.32%) Time Management
15 43 (2.27%) PRINCE2
16 41 (2.16%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (11.45%) PowerShell
2 177 (9.34%) SQL
3 35 (1.85%) VBScript
4 28 (1.48%) Java
5 26 (1.37%) C
5 26 (1.37%) C#
6 24 (1.27%) VB
7 21 (1.11%) Python
8 17 (0.90%) Perl
9 16 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 14 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.58%) PHP
12 6 (0.32%) VBA
13 4 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.16%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.16%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.11%) VB6
16 1 (0.053%) Korn
16 1 (0.053%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 163 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 142 (7.49%) SC Cleared
4 124 (6.54%) MCSE
5 111 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (3.38%) MCP
7 62 (3.27%) CCNA
7 62 (3.27%) Degree
8 54 (2.85%) DV Cleared
9 53 (2.80%) CCNP
10 45 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
11 36 (1.90%) MCSA
12 33 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (1.74%) MCITP
13 32 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 28 (1.48%) MCTS
15 24 (1.27%) CCA
15 24 (1.27%) CCIE
15 24 (1.27%) MCDST
16 18 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.75%) SLA
2 24 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.79%) QA
5 3 (0.16%) BS25999
5 3 (0.16%) RMADS
6 2 (0.11%) COBIT
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.053%) COSO
7 1 (0.053%) PMBOK
System Software
1 941 (49.66%) Active Directory
2 501 (26.44%) XenApp
3 460 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 284 (14.99%) XenDesktop
5 192 (10.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 172 (9.08%) Hyper-V
7 112 (5.91%) vSphere
8 98 (5.17%) VMware ESX
9 81 (4.27%) XenServer
10 68 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
11 56 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 30 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
13 29 (1.53%) Terminal Services
13 29 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
14 22 (1.16%) BitLocker
15 21 (1.11%) ProxySG
16 20 (1.06%) Terminal Server
17 17 (0.90%) VMware Server
18 16 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 15 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 327 (17.26%) SCCM
2 61 (3.22%) WSUS
3 49 (2.59%) SCOM
4 41 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
4 41 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 34 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 32 (1.69%) Netcool
7 30 (1.58%) Tivoli
8 26 (1.37%) AirWatch
9 24 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 19 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 19 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 18 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (0.90%) XenMobile
13 16 (0.84%) Backup Exec
14 14 (0.74%) EdgeSight
15 13 (0.69%) AppDNA
16 11 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 870 (45.91%) VMware
2 838 (44.22%) Microsoft
3 373 (19.68%) Cisco
4 194 (10.24%) HP
5 128 (6.75%) AppSense
6 121 (6.39%) CheckPoint
7 106 (5.59%) Dell
8 86 (4.54%) Oracle
9 83 (4.38%) Symantec
10 79 (4.17%) Intel Security
11 76 (4.01%) NetApp
12 75 (3.96%) Apple
13 53 (2.80%) IBM
14 50 (2.64%) Wyse
15 49 (2.59%) F5
15 49 (2.59%) Veritas
16 44 (2.32%) EMC
17 43 (2.27%) Lotus
17 43 (2.27%) Palo Alto
17 43 (2.27%) Red Hat
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