Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Citrix
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 98 107
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 -33
Contract jobs citing Citrix 224 183 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.46% 2.50% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.47% 6.33% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 133 143
Central London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £133 £124 £151
90th Percentile £538 £621 £524
London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Central London median hourly rate £20.63 £22.04 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +16.01% -16.78%
10th Percentile £18.70 £17.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.04 £75.83 £22.50
London median hourly rate £18.85 £22.04 £13.50
% change year-on-year -14.48% +63.28% -31.65%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,463 2,891 3,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.02% 39.44% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,520 2,093 2,495
Central London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £635
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 47 39
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.23%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.38 £11.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £27.17 £34.51
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +0.27%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Central London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Central London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Central London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Central London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Central London

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 189 £417 +6.79% 28
West End of London -27 6 £170 -60.92% 6
City of Westminster -8 3 £315 +57.50%
Camden 0 1 £450 +172.73%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £190 -
Citrix
London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 157 (70.09%) Windows
2 113 (50.45%) Active Directory
3 96 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 81 (36.16%) Windows 10
5 80 (35.71%) VMware
6 77 (34.38%) Office 365
7 66 (29.46%) Finance
8 56 (25.00%) SCCM
8 56 (25.00%) XenApp
8 56 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 50 (22.32%) Project Management
10 49 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (21.43%) Migration
12 45 (20.09%) Microsoft Office
13 44 (19.64%) Windows Server
14 42 (18.75%) XenDesktop
15 36 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (15.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 34 (15.18%) Ivanti
17 33 (14.73%) ITIL
18 31 (13.84%) Cisco
18 31 (13.84%) DNS
18 31 (13.84%) PowerShell
19 29 (12.95%) PRINCE2
20 27 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (11.61%) DHCP
22 24 (10.71%) Firewall
22 24 (10.71%) VPN
22 24 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (10.71%) Problem-Solving

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 20 (8.93%) IIS
1 20 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.59%) Skype for Business
3 11 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (20.09%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.34%) RMDS
3 2 (0.89%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.89%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.89%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 77 (34.38%) Office 365
2 23 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.68%) IaaS
6 4 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.34%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.89%) PaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.45%) GoToWebinar
9 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.84%) DNS
2 26 (11.61%) DHCP
3 24 (10.71%) Firewall
3 24 (10.71%) VPN
4 21 (9.38%) WAN
5 19 (8.48%) NetScaler
5 19 (8.48%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.14%) LAN
7 14 (6.25%) Skype
8 12 (5.36%) SAN
8 12 (5.36%) Telnet
9 11 (4.91%) MPLS
10 9 (4.02%) Internet
10 9 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.68%) NAS
11 6 (2.68%) VoIP
11 6 (2.68%) WLAN
12 5 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.23%) VLAN
13 4 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.89%) MySQL
3 2 (0.89%) Power BI
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.45%) IDOL
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) MSI
2 4 (1.79%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.45%) WinDbg
General
1 66 (29.46%) Finance
2 23 (10.27%) Banking
3 11 (4.91%) Legal
4 10 (4.46%) Law
5 5 (2.23%) Publishing
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (26.79%) Analyst
2 27 (12.05%) Desktop Support
3 26 (11.61%) Citrix Engineer
4 23 (10.27%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 19 (8.48%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.59%) Business Analyst
8 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 15 (6.70%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
11 11 (4.91%) 1st Line Engineer
11 11 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.91%) Service Analyst
12 10 (4.46%) IT Support
13 9 (4.02%) Citrix Support
13 9 (4.02%) Desktop Specialist
13 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (4.02%) IT Analyst
13 9 (4.02%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.34%) .NET
1 3 (1.34%) LDAP
1 3 (1.34%) Web Services
2 2 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.89%) Middleware
2 2 (0.89%) Node.js
2 2 (0.89%) XMPP
3 1 (0.45%) LAMP
3 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 17 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.46%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.46%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.13%) iPhone
6 4 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.79%) User Experience
6 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.34%) Clustering
7 3 (1.34%) iPad
7 3 (1.34%) PKI
7 3 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.89%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.45%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (70.09%) Windows
2 81 (36.16%) Windows 10
3 56 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 44 (19.64%) Windows Server
5 27 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (6.70%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.13%) Android
10 6 (2.68%) Linux
11 4 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.34%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.34%) Unix
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.32%) Project Management
2 48 (21.43%) Migration
3 36 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (14.73%) ITIL
5 29 (12.95%) PRINCE2
6 24 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 15 (6.70%) Prototyping
10 13 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.36%) Change Control
11 12 (5.36%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.36%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (5.36%) Requirements Management
11 12 (5.36%) Test Scripting
11 12 (5.36%) Use Case
12 11 (4.91%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.46%) Application Virtualisation
14 9 (4.02%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.84%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.93%) SQL
3 12 (5.36%) VBScript
4 5 (2.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.34%) C#
6 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.34%) Python
6 3 (1.34%) VB
6 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.34%) VBA
7 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.89%) Perl
7 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (3.57%) Degree
3 7 (3.13%) MCSE
4 5 (2.23%) MCDST
5 4 (1.79%) CCNP
6 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.89%) PMP
7 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.45%) CRISC
8 1 (0.45%) EMCISA
8 1 (0.45%) EMCSA
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.45%) VCAP
8 1 (0.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 113 (50.45%) Active Directory
2 56 (25.00%) XenApp
3 49 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 34 (15.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (9.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (7.14%) vSphere
8 11 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.68%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.23%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.79%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.79%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.79%) XenServer
12 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.45%) Docker
13 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.45%) RHEV
13 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.13%) WSUS
3 6 (2.68%) SCOM
4 4 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.79%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.34%) Netcool
5 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.34%) Puppet
6 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.89%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.89%) systemd
6 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.89%) vRealize
6 2 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 96 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 80 (35.71%) VMware
3 34 (15.18%) Ivanti
4 31 (13.84%) Cisco
5 21 (9.38%) HP
6 15 (6.70%) Wyse
7 12 (5.36%) Apple
8 10 (4.46%) Bloomberg
8 10 (4.46%) CheckPoint
8 10 (4.46%) Dell
9 9 (4.02%) NetApp
9 9 (4.02%) Reuters
10 8 (3.57%) ServiceNow
11 7 (3.13%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.68%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.23%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.23%) F5
13 5 (2.23%) McAfee
13 5 (2.23%) Splunk
14 4 (1.79%) WatchGuard