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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
UK
Rank 120 94 65
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -29
Contract jobs citing Citrix 943 1128 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.11% 2.26% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 5.23% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 635 772
Median daily rate £350 £340 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 99 155
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £26.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%

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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -20 861 £350 - 230
London -19 371 £375 +7.14% 88
South East +10 205 £350 +5.66% 41
City of London -9 80 £400 - 22
Hampshire +21 70 £363 -13.69% 9
North West -14 66 £313 -10.71% 23
East of England -18 55 £363 +11.53% 12
Berkshire +10 50 £338 +17.39% 7
Scotland +6 49 £369 +7.27% 10
South West -17 42 £313 +13.63% 13
Yorkshire +11 35 £305 -23.75% 14
Manchester +4 34 £311 -11.07% 12
West Midlands -30 34 £285 +21.27% 19
North East +7 30 £215 -56.56% 5
Surrey -10 29 £325 - 8
Edinburgh +17 26 £420 +12.00% 2
West Yorkshire +15 24 £363 -30.95% 12
East Midlands 0 24 £325 +51.16% 15
Leeds +4 22 £308 -41.42% 5
Reading +10 19 £313 +38.88%
Tyne and Wear -1 18 £263 -22.79% 4
Essex -11 18 £288 +15.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 17 £275 -19.11% 3
Birmingham -17 17 £256 +28.12% 5
Bracknell +15 15 £450 - 2
Bristol +1 15 £300 +44.57% 9
Cheshire -2 15 £488 +62.50% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £474 +26.33% 4
Hertfordshire -7 13 £400 +6.66% 7
Wiltshire +6 12 £355 +42.00% 2

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1291 (67.88%) Windows
2 1000 (52.58%) Active Directory
3 888 (46.69%) VMware
4 861 (45.27%) Microsoft
5 583 (30.65%) Windows Server
6 496 (26.08%) XenApp
7 465 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 444 (23.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 421 (22.13%) Windows 7
10 383 (20.14%) Cisco
11 359 (18.87%) ITIL
12 356 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 341 (17.93%) SCCM
14 330 (17.35%) Firewall
15 324 (17.03%) Finance
16 312 (16.40%) MS Office
17 308 (16.19%) DNS
18 299 (15.72%) MS Exchange
19 276 (14.51%) MS Excel
20 266 (13.99%) XenDesktop
21 258 (13.56%) DHCP
22 250 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
23 247 (12.99%) SQL Server
24 218 (11.46%) PowerShell
25 214 (11.25%) Linux
25 214 (11.25%) Data Centre
26 209 (10.99%) Security Cleared
27 207 (10.88%) WAN
28 203 (10.67%) HP
28 203 (10.67%) NetScaler

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
1 299 (15.72%) MS Exchange
2 137 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (6.94%) Skype for Business
4 110 (5.78%) SharePoint
5 79 (4.15%) IIS
6 45 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 42 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (2.05%) IBM Notes
9 25 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.63%) Apache
13 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.26%) CMS
15 3 (0.16%) nginx
15 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 312 (16.40%) MS Office
2 276 (14.51%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.47%) SAP hybris
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.21%) Epicor iScala
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.16%) Eikon
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.11%) assyst
5 2 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.053%) Maximo
6 1 (0.053%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.053%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 194 (10.20%) Office 365
2 152 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.05%) IaaS
5 28 (1.47%) SaaS
6 21 (1.10%) PaaS
7 20 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (0.63%) G Suite
9 10 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.47%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.37%) Akamai
11 7 (0.37%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
14 2 (0.11%) Yammer
15 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.053%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.053%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 330 (17.35%) Firewall
2 308 (16.19%) DNS
3 258 (13.56%) DHCP
4 207 (10.88%) WAN
5 203 (10.67%) NetScaler
6 202 (10.62%) LAN
7 190 (9.99%) SAN
8 138 (7.26%) TCP/IP
8 138 (7.26%) VPN
9 110 (5.78%) Internet
10 94 (4.94%) Wireless
11 86 (4.52%) Network Security
12 66 (3.47%) VoIP
13 55 (2.89%) MPLS
14 53 (2.79%) NAS
14 53 (2.79%) Skype
15 52 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (2.31%) VLAN
17 38 (2.00%) IPsec
18 37 (1.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.95%) DB2
5 18 (0.95%) MySQL
6 16 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.26%) MS Access
9 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.16%) Big Data
11 3 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (1.21%) MSI
2 16 (0.84%) StarTeam
3 8 (0.42%) JIRA
4 6 (0.32%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.21%) Toad
7 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.11%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.053%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.053%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.053%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.053%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.053%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 324 (17.03%) Finance
2 83 (4.36%) Banking
3 53 (2.79%) Legal
4 50 (2.63%) Retail
5 41 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 37 (1.95%) Law
7 23 (1.21%) Publishing
8 20 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.95%) Back Office
9 18 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.74%) French Language
12 12 (0.63%) Local Government
12 12 (0.63%) Marketing
13 9 (0.47%) Advertising
13 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.32%) Front Office
14 6 (0.32%) Games
15 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 342 (17.98%) Analyst
2 197 (10.36%) Architect
2 197 (10.36%) Support Engineer
3 184 (9.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 145 (7.62%) Citrix Engineer
5 142 (7.47%) Support Analyst
6 131 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 121 (6.36%) Desktop Support
8 112 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
9 103 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 103 (5.42%) Service Analyst
10 101 (5.31%) Consultant
11 96 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
12 89 (4.68%) Network Engineer
13 83 (4.36%) Windows Engineer
14 72 (3.79%) VMware Engineer
15 70 (3.68%) Citrix Support
16 69 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
16 69 (3.63%) Project Manager
17 68 (3.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.16%) Web Services
2 30 (1.58%) Middleware
3 26 (1.37%) .NET
4 22 (1.16%) Software Packaging
5 19 (1.00%) Regular Expression
6 12 (0.63%) SAML
7 9 (0.47%) REST
8 7 (0.37%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.32%) HTML
9 6 (0.32%) OpenID
10 5 (0.26%) OAuth
10 5 (0.26%) SOAP
10 5 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.26%) XMPP
11 4 (0.21%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.21%) Spring
12 3 (0.16%) ELK Stack
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.11%) jQuery
13 2 (0.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 214 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 109 (5.73%) Blackberry
3 103 (5.42%) Fat Client
3 103 (5.42%) Thin Client
4 93 (4.89%) Clustering
5 83 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.31%) Smartphone
8 42 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
9 29 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.42%) PKI
11 26 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 24 (1.26%) BYOD
13 21 (1.10%) NHS
14 20 (1.05%) iPhone
15 19 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.89%) CESG
16 17 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.84%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1291 (67.88%) Windows
2 583 (30.65%) Windows Server
3 444 (23.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 421 (22.13%) Windows 7
5 356 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 250 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 214 (11.25%) Linux
8 178 (9.36%) Windows 10
9 126 (6.62%) Windows 8
10 97 (5.10%) Unix
11 77 (4.05%) Windows XP
12 55 (2.89%) Android
13 52 (2.73%) Apple iOS
14 51 (2.68%) Solaris
15 49 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (2.00%) AIX
17 32 (1.68%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.89%) Windows Vista
19 15 (0.79%) Mac OS
20 14 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (18.87%) ITIL
2 177 (9.31%) Migration
3 112 (5.89%) Change Management
4 87 (4.57%) Service Delivery
5 86 (4.52%) Project Management
6 79 (4.15%) Incident Management
6 79 (4.15%) Load Balancing
6 79 (4.15%) Problem Management
7 74 (3.89%) Service Management
8 67 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 56 (2.94%) TOGAF
12 50 (2.63%) Application Packaging
13 47 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 45 (2.37%) High Availability
15 44 (2.31%) Identity Management
16 42 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (2.21%) PRINCE2
17 41 (2.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 218 (11.46%) PowerShell
2 177 (9.31%) SQL
3 30 (1.58%) Java
3 30 (1.58%) VBScript
4 22 (1.16%) VB
5 19 (1.00%) C#
6 18 (0.95%) Python
7 16 (0.84%) C
8 11 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 11 (0.58%) Perl
9 10 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.47%) VBA
11 6 (0.32%) PHP
12 5 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.21%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.11%) Korn
14 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.11%) VB6
15 1 (0.053%) C++
Qualifications
1 209 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 167 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 134 (7.05%) MCSE
5 108 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.68%) Degree
7 62 (3.26%) CCNA
8 60 (3.15%) MCP
9 48 (2.52%) MCSA
10 42 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (2.10%) CCNP
12 38 (2.00%) MCITP
13 37 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
13 37 (1.95%) DV Cleared
14 32 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (1.42%) MCTS
16 24 (1.26%) MCDST
17 23 (1.21%) CCIE
18 22 (1.16%) CCA
19 21 (1.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.31%) SLA
2 25 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.58%) QA
6 6 (0.32%) RMADS
7 2 (0.11%) BS25999
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.053%) COSO
8 1 (0.053%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1000 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 496 (26.08%) XenApp
3 465 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 266 (13.99%) XenDesktop
5 198 (10.41%) Hyper-V
6 182 (9.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 116 (6.10%) vSphere
8 106 (5.57%) VMware ESX
9 88 (4.63%) XenServer
10 64 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
11 50 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
12 39 (2.05%) Terminal Services
13 30 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
14 26 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
15 20 (1.05%) ProxySG
16 19 (1.00%) BitLocker
17 18 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 17 (0.89%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.79%) Terminal Server
20 14 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 341 (17.93%) SCCM
2 59 (3.10%) SCOM
3 55 (2.89%) WSUS
4 40 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
4 40 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (1.58%) AirWatch
6 27 (1.42%) NetBackup
7 26 (1.37%) Netcool
8 24 (1.26%) Tivoli
9 21 (1.10%) XenMobile
10 20 (1.05%) Backup Exec
11 19 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 16 (0.84%) EdgeSight
12 16 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 16 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 15 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (0.79%) SafeCom
14 12 (0.63%) Nagios
15 9 (0.47%) DameWare
15 9 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 888 (46.69%) VMware
2 861 (45.27%) Microsoft
3 383 (20.14%) Cisco
4 203 (10.67%) HP
5 133 (6.99%) CheckPoint
6 125 (6.57%) Dell
7 114 (5.99%) Oracle
8 112 (5.89%) AppSense
9 86 (4.52%) NetApp
10 80 (4.21%) Apple
11 76 (4.00%) Intel Security
12 62 (3.26%) Symantec
13 54 (2.84%) IBM
14 49 (2.58%) EMC
15 47 (2.47%) Avaya
16 43 (2.26%) Veritas
17 42 (2.21%) Red Hat
18 41 (2.16%) Lotus
18 41 (2.16%) Wyse
19 39 (2.05%) SAP
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £230.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £11.17 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £7.75 to £10 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
onezeero.
Rate: £29000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £270 to £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: .
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elliot
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Envigo
Rate: Extremely Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago