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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 128 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -25
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1000 1298 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 2.37% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.37% 5.55% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 723 903
Median daily rate £325 £349 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 124 225
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -36 901 £325 -7.14% 215
London -45 363 £350 - 81
South East -5 190 £340 +7.93% 36
North West -7 82 £433 +23.57% 24
East of England -9 75 £325 -17.46% 11
Scotland -6 66 £295 -3.27% 1
City of London -25 64 £388 -3.12% 26
Hampshire +10 62 £345 -1.42% 7
North East +12 54 £275 -21.42% 5
Berkshire +10 51 £350 +27.27% 4
South West -10 46 £143 -56.15% 16
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 43 £305 -10.29% 2
Tyne and Wear +1 43 £305 -10.29% 3
Manchester +3 42 £313 -10.71% 11
Yorkshire +3 34 £300 -25.00% 13
West Midlands -55 34 £300 +25.00% 22
Surrey +2 31 £284 +31.21% 10
West Yorkshire +6 24 £400 -21.95% 10
Cheshire +4 24 £525 +75.00% 6
Essex -6 24 £300 -25.00% 3
Leeds +9 21 £400 -23.80% 7
Renfrewshire -10 21 £281 -8.03%
East Midlands -31 21 £325 -7.14% 5
Glasgow +10 20 £285 -5.00%
Reading +3 20 £325 +22.64% 2
Erskine -7 20 £280 -8.48%
Wales +8 19 £463 +85.00% 3
Bedfordshire +5 18 £381 -15.27%
Edinburgh -3 18 £388 -16.48%
Birmingham -31 18 £273 +36.25% 8

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1494 (69.07%) Windows
2 1215 (56.17%) Active Directory
3 1012 (46.79%) Microsoft
4 982 (45.40%) VMware
5 684 (31.62%) Windows Server
6 595 (27.51%) XenApp
7 541 (25.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 519 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 473 (21.87%) Windows 7
10 460 (21.27%) ITIL
11 434 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 402 (18.59%) Cisco
13 384 (17.75%) SCCM
14 368 (17.01%) MS Exchange
15 364 (16.83%) MS Office
16 359 (16.60%) MS Excel
17 346 (16.00%) DNS
18 343 (15.86%) Firewall
19 337 (15.58%) DHCP
20 333 (15.40%) XenDesktop
21 321 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 316 (14.61%) Finance
23 307 (14.19%) SQL Server
24 281 (12.99%) SQL
25 271 (12.53%) Security Cleared
26 262 (12.11%) HP
27 258 (11.93%) PowerShell
28 252 (11.65%) Linux
29 239 (11.05%) Data Centre
30 237 (10.96%) Hyper-V

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
1 368 (17.01%) MS Exchange
2 173 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 157 (7.26%) Skype for Business
4 134 (6.20%) SharePoint
5 100 (4.62%) IIS
6 53 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (2.45%) IBM Notes
7 52 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 44 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 32 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (1.29%) Apache
12 18 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.37%) Drupal
15 8 (0.37%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
17 6 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 364 (16.83%) MS Office
2 359 (16.60%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.28%) MS Project
5 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) SAP hybris
3 4 (0.18%) assyst
3 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.18%) Epicor iScala
4 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.092%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.092%) Primavera
5 2 (0.092%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.092%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.046%) Eikon
6 1 (0.046%) Maximo
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.046%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.046%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 212 (9.80%) Office 365
2 137 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.76%) IaaS
5 26 (1.20%) SaaS
6 20 (0.92%) PaaS
7 16 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.69%) G Suite
9 9 (0.42%) CloudFront
9 9 (0.42%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.14%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.14%) Yammer
13 2 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.092%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.092%) IBM PureFlex
14 1 (0.046%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 346 (16.00%) DNS
2 343 (15.86%) Firewall
3 337 (15.58%) DHCP
4 223 (10.31%) SAN
5 214 (9.89%) NetScaler
6 210 (9.71%) WAN
7 196 (9.06%) LAN
8 167 (7.72%) TCP/IP
9 140 (6.47%) VPN
10 110 (5.09%) Internet
11 105 (4.85%) Wireless
12 99 (4.58%) Network Security
13 79 (3.65%) VoIP
14 72 (3.33%) VLAN
15 54 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (2.36%) Skype
17 50 (2.31%) MPLS
18 47 (2.17%) NAS
19 45 (2.08%) IPsec
20 43 (1.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (1.62%) DB2
5 34 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (1.48%) MySQL
7 22 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 13 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.42%) MS Access
10 9 (0.42%) SQLPlus
11 8 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.28%) Big Data
13 6 (0.28%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (1.62%) MSI
2 22 (1.02%) StarTeam
3 9 (0.42%) JIRA
4 8 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.18%) Toad
6 3 (0.14%) Hudson
6 3 (0.14%) Subversion
6 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.092%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.092%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.092%) JMeter
7 2 (0.092%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.092%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.092%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.092%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.092%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.046%) Gradle
8 1 (0.046%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.046%) Vagrant
General
1 316 (14.61%) Finance
2 92 (4.25%) Banking
3 60 (2.77%) Legal
4 56 (2.59%) Law
5 53 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 43 (1.99%) Retail
7 25 (1.16%) Back Office
8 24 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.02%) Publishing
10 21 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.65%) French Language
11 14 (0.65%) Local Government
12 12 (0.55%) Marketing
13 9 (0.42%) Advertising
14 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Front Office
16 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.23%) Games
16 5 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 373 (17.24%) Analyst
2 241 (11.14%) Architect
3 238 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 213 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 158 (7.30%) Support Analyst
6 156 (7.21%) Citrix Engineer
7 145 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 136 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 126 (5.83%) Desktop Support
10 124 (5.73%) Service Analyst
11 120 (5.55%) Windows Engineer
12 116 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
13 108 (4.99%) Consultant
14 107 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
15 88 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
16 83 (3.84%) Citrix Support
17 80 (3.70%) Network Engineer
18 78 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
19 74 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 69 (3.19%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (1.99%) Middleware
2 37 (1.71%) .NET
3 35 (1.62%) Web Services
4 14 (0.65%) Software Packaging
5 12 (0.55%) HTML
5 12 (0.55%) XML
6 11 (0.51%) CSS
6 11 (0.51%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.32%) REST
7 7 (0.32%) SAML
7 7 (0.32%) XSLT
7 7 (0.32%) X-Windows
8 6 (0.28%) 802.1X
8 6 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (0.28%) XSL
9 5 (0.23%) OAuth
9 5 (0.23%) SOAP
10 4 (0.18%) Java EE
10 4 (0.18%) Spring
11 3 (0.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 239 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 126 (5.83%) Blackberry
3 124 (5.73%) Clustering
4 91 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 90 (4.16%) Fat Client
5 90 (4.16%) Thin Client
6 85 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 55 (2.54%) Smartphone
9 38 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
10 35 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 32 (1.48%) Mainframe
12 30 (1.39%) CESG
13 27 (1.25%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.20%) Replication
15 22 (1.02%) BYOD
15 22 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (0.97%) Driving Licence
17 20 (0.92%) PKI
18 19 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1494 (69.07%) Windows
2 684 (31.62%) Windows Server
3 541 (25.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 473 (21.87%) Windows 7
5 434 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 321 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 252 (11.65%) Linux
8 176 (8.14%) Windows 10
9 146 (6.75%) Windows 8
10 113 (5.22%) Windows XP
11 112 (5.18%) Unix
12 90 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 73 (3.37%) AIX
14 72 (3.33%) Apple iOS
14 72 (3.33%) Solaris
15 61 (2.82%) Android
16 40 (1.85%) Mac OS X
17 28 (1.29%) HPUX
18 22 (1.02%) Windows Phone
18 22 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (21.27%) ITIL
2 200 (9.25%) Migration
3 115 (5.32%) Service Delivery
4 112 (5.18%) Project Management
5 108 (4.99%) Change Management
6 103 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 89 (4.11%) Service Management
8 79 (3.65%) Load Balancing
8 79 (3.65%) Problem Management
9 67 (3.10%) Application Packaging
10 63 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (2.87%) High Availability
11 62 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 53 (2.45%) ITIL V3
14 50 (2.31%) PRINCE2
14 50 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
15 49 (2.27%) Software Delivery
16 48 (2.22%) TOGAF
17 46 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 281 (12.99%) SQL
2 258 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 49 (2.27%) VBScript
4 43 (1.99%) Java
5 33 (1.53%) VB
6 28 (1.29%) Python
7 25 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 22 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.02%) C#
9 19 (0.88%) Perl
10 14 (0.65%) C
10 14 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 13 (0.60%) PHP
12 11 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.46%) VBA
14 7 (0.32%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.092%) C++
15 2 (0.092%) Go
15 2 (0.092%) Korn
15 2 (0.092%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 271 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 220 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 192 (8.88%) SC Cleared
4 168 (7.77%) MCSE
5 113 (5.22%) Degree
6 109 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 76 (3.51%) MCSA
8 74 (3.42%) CCNA
9 68 (3.14%) MCP
10 53 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 47 (2.17%) MCITP
12 46 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
13 42 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
13 42 (1.94%) DV Cleared
14 39 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (1.80%) MCTS
15 33 (1.53%) CCA
15 33 (1.53%) CCNP
16 28 (1.29%) MCDST
17 25 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.53%) SLA
2 39 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.65%) QA
6 8 (0.37%) RMADS
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.092%) COBIT
8 2 (0.092%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.046%) BS25999
9 1 (0.046%) COSO
9 1 (0.046%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.046%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1215 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 595 (27.51%) XenApp
3 519 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 333 (15.40%) XenDesktop
5 237 (10.96%) Hyper-V
6 220 (10.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 144 (6.66%) vSphere
8 121 (5.59%) XenServer
9 110 (5.09%) VMware ESX
10 58 (2.68%) Terminal Services
11 53 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
12 46 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 35 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
14 29 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 28 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
15 28 (1.29%) VMware Server
15 28 (1.29%) Xen
16 23 (1.06%) BitLocker
16 23 (1.06%) ProxySG
17 17 (0.79%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 384 (17.75%) SCCM
2 90 (4.16%) SCOM
3 68 (3.14%) WSUS
4 58 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 53 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
6 39 (1.80%) AirWatch
7 36 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 33 (1.53%) Netcool
8 33 (1.53%) XenMobile
9 29 (1.34%) NetBackup
10 25 (1.16%) EdgeSight
11 24 (1.11%) SafeCom
12 23 (1.06%) Backup Exec
12 23 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 22 (1.02%) Tivoli
14 21 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 19 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
16 17 (0.79%) Nagios
17 16 (0.74%) OpenView
17 16 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1012 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 982 (45.40%) VMware
3 402 (18.59%) Cisco
4 262 (12.11%) HP
5 178 (8.23%) Oracle
6 145 (6.70%) AppSense
7 133 (6.15%) Dell
8 121 (5.59%) CheckPoint
9 116 (5.36%) NetApp
10 108 (4.99%) Apple
11 98 (4.53%) Intel Security
12 94 (4.35%) EMC
13 83 (3.84%) Symantec
14 65 (3.01%) Red Hat
15 58 (2.68%) SAP
16 55 (2.54%) IBM
16 55 (2.54%) Lotus
17 52 (2.40%) Avaya
18 51 (2.36%) Veritas
19 36 (1.66%) SolarWinds
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Modis International
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £47.00 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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