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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 128 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -18
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1072 1428 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 2.50% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 5.77% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 818 982
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £154 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 121 219
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £32.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -48 953 £325 - 205
London -64 391 £375 +8.69% 70
South East -37 158 £334 +9.42% 34
East of England -13 96 £300 -17.24% 20
North West -4 86 £388 +28.81% 30
Scotland +14 76 £310 - 8
City of London -20 69 £425 +13.33% 19
Hampshire +6 64 £340 +4.61% 4
North East +18 57 £260 +3.79% 2
Tyne and Wear +20 54 £260 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 53 £260 - 2
South West +16 52 £250 -4.76% 12
Manchester +5 49 £310 -17.33% 21
West Midlands -46 48 £275 -16.66% 16
Essex +7 35 £250 -33.33% 6
Yorkshire -4 33 £300 +20.00% 14
Bristol +18 30 £255 +20.00% 5
Berkshire -10 28 £325 +20.37% 10
East Midlands -15 28 £350 -12.50% 7
Surrey -15 27 £280 -2.60% 7
Bedfordshire -9 24 £388 +29.16% 1
Edinburgh +11 23 £200 -56.89% 2
West Yorkshire +8 23 £325 +8.33% 9
Renfrewshire -16 23 £310 -8.82% 2
Erskine -20 23 £310 -8.82%
Colchester +3 22 £300 - 1
Leeds +5 21 £335 -10.66% 7
Glasgow +13 20 £325 +20.37% 4
Birmingham -9 20 £250 -23.07% 5
Hertfordshire -21 20 £300 -29.41% 10

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1814 (70.67%) Windows
2 1543 (60.11%) Active Directory
3 1240 (48.31%) Microsoft
4 1217 (47.41%) VMware
5 897 (34.94%) Windows Server
6 707 (27.54%) XenApp
7 680 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 664 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 568 (22.13%) ITIL
10 523 (20.37%) Windows 7
11 493 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 490 (19.09%) MS Excel
13 459 (17.88%) Security Cleared
14 456 (17.76%) SQL Server
15 453 (17.65%) DHCP
16 451 (17.57%) DNS
17 449 (17.49%) MS Exchange
18 434 (16.91%) SQL
19 429 (16.71%) SCCM
20 428 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
21 424 (16.52%) MS Office
22 417 (16.24%) Cisco
23 414 (16.13%) XenDesktop
24 402 (15.66%) HP
25 381 (14.84%) Finance
26 361 (14.06%) SC Cleared
27 357 (13.91%) Firewall
28 351 (13.67%) PowerShell
29 338 (13.17%) SAN
30 328 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 449 (17.49%) MS Exchange
2 194 (7.56%) Skype for Business
3 191 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 185 (7.21%) SharePoint
5 150 (5.84%) IIS
6 70 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 65 (2.53%) IBM Notes
8 60 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 50 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 43 (1.68%) OpenStack
12 41 (1.60%) Apache
13 32 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (1.05%) Confluence
15 25 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (0.78%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.35%) JBoss
18 9 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
18 9 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 490 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 424 (16.52%) MS Office
3 26 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.43%) MS Project
6 6 (0.23%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.078%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.35%) SAP hybris
3 7 (0.27%) assyst
3 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.16%) Epicor iScala
4 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.12%) Eikon
5 3 (0.12%) Primavera
5 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.078%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.078%) Sophis RISQUE
6 2 (0.078%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.039%) Maximo
7 1 (0.039%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.039%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.039%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 257 (10.01%) Office 365
2 129 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.36%) IaaS
5 33 (1.29%) SaaS
6 28 (1.09%) PaaS
7 22 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.62%) GitHub
9 13 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 12 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.39%) Google Apps
12 9 (0.35%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.27%) Yammer
14 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.16%) SoftLayer
17 2 (0.078%) Bluemix
17 2 (0.078%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 453 (17.65%) DHCP
2 451 (17.57%) DNS
3 357 (13.91%) Firewall
4 338 (13.17%) SAN
5 276 (10.75%) NetScaler
6 240 (9.35%) WAN
7 230 (8.96%) LAN
8 157 (6.12%) TCP/IP
9 134 (5.22%) VPN
10 128 (4.99%) Internet
11 113 (4.40%) Network Security
12 99 (3.86%) Wireless
13 64 (2.49%) VLAN
13 64 (2.49%) VoIP
14 57 (2.22%) MPLS
15 56 (2.18%) NAS
15 56 (2.18%) Skype
16 52 (2.03%) IPsec
17 49 (1.91%) iSCSI
18 48 (1.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 72 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (2.03%) DB2
4 48 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (1.75%) MySQL
6 33 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 32 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (0.55%) MS Access
11 13 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.43%) Big Data
13 11 (0.43%) SQLPlus
14 10 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (0.35%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.31%) Star Schema
17 7 (0.27%) MongoDB
18 6 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 54 (2.10%) MSI
2 30 (1.17%) JIRA
3 25 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.66%) Maven
5 16 (0.62%) StarTeam
6 15 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.47%) Hudson
7 12 (0.47%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.35%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.35%) WinRunner
9 8 (0.31%) TestDirector
10 7 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.23%) Subversion
12 5 (0.19%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.16%) AdminStudio
13 4 (0.16%) JMeter
13 4 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
13 4 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.12%) TestComplete
General
1 381 (14.84%) Finance
2 104 (4.05%) Law
3 86 (3.35%) Banking
4 73 (2.84%) Legal
5 65 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.56%) Back Office
7 37 (1.44%) Retail
8 29 (1.13%) Publishing
9 28 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.82%) Marketing
11 16 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.55%) Advertising
13 13 (0.51%) Local Government
14 12 (0.47%) French Language
15 11 (0.43%) Billing
15 11 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.27%) Electronics
17 6 (0.23%) German Language
18 5 (0.19%) Games
18 5 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 433 (16.87%) Analyst
2 316 (12.31%) Architect
3 277 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 252 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 206 (8.02%) Citrix Engineer
6 173 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 166 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 157 (6.12%) Service Analyst
9 152 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 152 (5.92%) Service Desk Analyst
10 135 (5.26%) Desktop Support
11 122 (4.75%) Windows Engineer
12 114 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 110 (4.29%) Consultant
14 101 (3.93%) Desktop Engineer
15 100 (3.90%) Citrix Support
16 98 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
17 90 (3.51%) Help Desk Analyst
18 88 (3.43%) Server Engineer
19 87 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.69%) Middleware
2 56 (2.18%) Web Services
3 54 (2.10%) .NET
4 43 (1.68%) XML
5 32 (1.25%) REST
6 25 (0.97%) WSDL
7 24 (0.93%) XSD
8 21 (0.82%) HTML
9 13 (0.51%) CSS
10 11 (0.43%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.35%) SAP Basis
12 8 (0.31%) XSLT
13 7 (0.27%) HTML5
13 7 (0.27%) SAML
13 7 (0.27%) XSL
14 6 (0.23%) 802.1X
14 6 (0.23%) SOAP
15 5 (0.19%) LAMP
15 5 (0.19%) Software Packaging
15 5 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 310 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 171 (6.66%) Clustering
3 161 (6.27%) Blackberry
4 129 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 113 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 107 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 107 (4.17%) Thin Client
7 84 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 48 (1.87%) Private Cloud
10 47 (1.83%) Client/Server
11 45 (1.75%) Smartphone
12 41 (1.60%) CESG
13 40 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (1.48%) Replication
15 30 (1.17%) PKI
16 27 (1.05%) NHS
17 26 (1.01%) BYOD
18 25 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
19 24 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1814 (70.67%) Windows
2 897 (34.94%) Windows Server
3 680 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 523 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 493 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 428 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 269 (10.48%) Linux
8 157 (6.12%) Windows 10
9 154 (6.00%) Windows 8
10 146 (5.69%) Windows XP
11 140 (5.45%) Unix
12 99 (3.86%) AIX
13 90 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 86 (3.35%) Solaris
15 72 (2.80%) Apple iOS
16 59 (2.30%) Android
17 39 (1.52%) HPUX
18 35 (1.36%) Windows Phone
19 31 (1.21%) Mac OS X
20 30 (1.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (22.13%) ITIL
2 286 (11.14%) Migration
3 180 (7.01%) Project Management
4 159 (6.19%) Incident Management
5 145 (5.65%) Service Delivery
6 111 (4.32%) Application Packaging
7 105 (4.09%) Change Management
8 100 (3.90%) High Availability
9 99 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 96 (3.74%) TOGAF
11 93 (3.62%) Service Management
12 83 (3.23%) Load Balancing
13 82 (3.19%) Software Delivery
14 73 (2.84%) PRINCE2
15 71 (2.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (2.65%) Virtual Environments
17 67 (2.61%) Problem Management
18 64 (2.49%) Document Management
19 62 (2.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 434 (16.91%) SQL
2 351 (13.67%) PowerShell
3 118 (4.60%) VBScript
4 60 (2.34%) Java
4 60 (2.34%) T-SQL
5 52 (2.03%) VB
6 27 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 25 (0.97%) Perl
7 25 (0.97%) Python
8 20 (0.78%) C#
9 18 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 17 (0.66%) PHP
11 16 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 14 (0.55%) C
13 11 (0.43%) VBA
14 10 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.19%) C++
15 5 (0.19%) COBOL
15 5 (0.19%) Ruby
16 3 (0.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 459 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 361 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 328 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 214 (8.34%) MCSE
5 180 (7.01%) Degree
6 126 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (3.86%) MCSA
8 91 (3.54%) CCNA
9 76 (2.96%) MCP
10 72 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 70 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 56 (2.18%) MCITP
13 46 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
13 46 (1.79%) MCTS
14 41 (1.60%) CCNP
15 40 (1.56%) DV Cleared
16 38 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
17 36 (1.40%) MCDST
18 35 (1.36%) CISSP
19 33 (1.29%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.18%) SLA
2 62 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 29 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.78%) QA
5 17 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.58%) RMADS
7 13 (0.51%) HL7
8 5 (0.19%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.078%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.039%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1543 (60.11%) Active Directory
2 707 (27.54%) XenApp
3 664 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 414 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 290 (11.30%) Hyper-V
6 257 (10.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 188 (7.32%) XenServer
8 161 (6.27%) vSphere
9 124 (4.83%) VMware ESX
10 95 (3.70%) Terminal Services
11 78 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
12 51 (1.99%) Xen
13 49 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 40 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
15 39 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
16 38 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
17 23 (0.90%) VMware Server
18 19 (0.74%) DFS Replication
18 19 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
19 17 (0.66%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 429 (16.71%) SCCM
2 139 (5.41%) SCOM
3 101 (3.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 66 (2.57%) WSUS
5 63 (2.45%) XenMobile
6 57 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 48 (1.87%) SafeCom
8 45 (1.75%) EdgeSight
8 45 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
8 45 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 44 (1.71%) Backup Exec
10 38 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
11 37 (1.44%) Netcool
12 35 (1.36%) AirWatch
12 35 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 31 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 25 (0.97%) OpenView
14 25 (0.97%) Puppet
15 24 (0.93%) Perfmon
16 23 (0.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1240 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 1217 (47.41%) VMware
3 417 (16.24%) Cisco
4 402 (15.66%) HP
5 266 (10.36%) Oracle
6 239 (9.31%) AppSense
7 144 (5.61%) NetApp
8 143 (5.57%) EMC
9 139 (5.41%) Dell
10 106 (4.13%) Apple
10 106 (4.13%) Symantec
11 104 (4.05%) CheckPoint
12 99 (3.86%) IBM
12 99 (3.86%) SAP
13 97 (3.78%) Intel Security
14 89 (3.47%) Red Hat
15 65 (2.53%) Lotus
15 65 (2.53%) ThinPrint
16 55 (2.14%) Veritas
17 43 (1.68%) Juniper
Romford, Essex
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Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + doe
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11.17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Candidate Source
Rate: £16.86 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lennon Wright
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
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Computer People
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
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Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
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Milton Keynes
Lawrence Harvey
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
Computer People
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Synergize Consulting
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Lorien Resourcing
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Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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London
IQ Public Sector
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Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
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London
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