Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 121 111
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -29
Contract jobs citing Citrix 229 171 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.48% 1.97% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.47% 5.13% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 130
Central London median daily rate £350 £350 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.54% +7.93%
10th Percentile £128 £144 £155
90th Percentile £494 £538 £551
London median daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.08% +108.00% -42.53%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £27.50 £55.00
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -8.78% +26.93% +4.19%

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 3,539 3,336 3,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.28% 38.41% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,582 2,480 2,442
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £262 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 53
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.35 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +1.94% +2.86%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.13 £31.35 £55.00
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +40 205 £338 -10.00% 31
West End of London -29 3 £300 +62.16%
City of Westminster -4 2 £363 -2.03%
Camden - 2 £225 -
Citrix
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 155 (67.69%) Windows
2 108 (47.16%) Active Directory
3 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
4 92 (40.17%) Finance
5 89 (38.86%) VMware
6 64 (27.95%) ITIL
7 58 (25.33%) Windows 7
8 56 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (23.58%) SCCM
10 53 (23.14%) XenApp
11 51 (22.27%) Office 365
12 50 (21.83%) XenDesktop
12 50 (21.83%) Windows Server
13 46 (20.09%) Windows 10
14 43 (18.78%) Migration
15 41 (17.90%) MS Exchange
16 39 (17.03%) Cisco
17 35 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
18 34 (14.85%) PowerShell
18 34 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 32 (13.97%) iPhone
19 32 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 30 (13.10%) ITIL V3
21 29 (12.66%) Data Centre
21 29 (12.66%) Wyse
22 28 (12.23%) Microsoft App-V
23 27 (11.79%) HP
23 27 (11.79%) Android
24 26 (11.35%) DNS
25 25 (10.92%) Service Management

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 41 (17.90%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (5.68%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.93%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.27%) Office 365
2 32 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.75%) GoToWebinar
5 3 (1.31%) IaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.44%) G Suite
7 1 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.35%) DNS
2 24 (10.48%) DHCP
2 24 (10.48%) Firewall
3 18 (7.86%) VPN
4 16 (6.99%) WAN
5 15 (6.55%) LAN
6 14 (6.11%) Internet
6 14 (6.11%) Skype
7 13 (5.68%) SAN
8 11 (4.80%) VSAN
9 10 (4.37%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.93%) VoIP
11 8 (3.49%) NetScaler
11 8 (3.49%) VLAN
12 5 (2.18%) WLAN
13 4 (1.75%) Wireless
14 3 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.31%) NAS
14 3 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.87%) MS Access
2 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.44%) Big Data
3 1 (0.44%) DataStage
3 1 (0.44%) DB2
3 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.44%) Power BI
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.06%) AdminStudio
2 6 (2.62%) JIRA
2 6 (2.62%) MSI
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.44%) Gradle
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
4 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 92 (40.17%) Finance
2 21 (9.17%) Legal
3 16 (6.99%) Banking
4 10 (4.37%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.49%) Law
6 4 (1.75%) Back Office
6 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.31%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (27.51%) Analyst
2 42 (18.34%) Service Analyst
3 39 (17.03%) Service Desk Analyst
4 32 (13.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (11.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 24 (10.48%) Support Analyst
7 20 (8.73%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.55%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 15 (6.55%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.11%) Service Desk Support
9 14 (6.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 13 (5.68%) Citrix Analyst
10 13 (5.68%) Desktop Support
10 13 (5.68%) IT Engineer
11 12 (5.24%) Citrix Support
11 12 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 11 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.06%) .NET
2 5 (2.18%) Node.js
3 4 (1.75%) HTML
3 4 (1.75%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.75%) Web Services
4 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.31%) Middleware
5 2 (0.87%) XMPP
6 1 (0.44%) LAMP
6 1 (0.44%) OAuth
6 1 (0.44%) SAML
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.97%) iPhone
2 29 (12.66%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.61%) Blackberry
4 21 (9.17%) User Experience
5 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.24%) Fat Client
6 12 (5.24%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.24%) Thin Client
6 12 (5.24%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (4.37%) Smartphone
8 7 (3.06%) Clustering
8 7 (3.06%) Hedge funds
8 7 (3.06%) iPad
9 6 (2.62%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.62%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (2.18%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.31%) BYOD
11 3 (1.31%) Robotics
12 2 (0.87%) PMI
12 2 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 155 (67.69%) Windows
2 58 (25.33%) Windows 7
3 50 (21.83%) Windows Server
4 46 (20.09%) Windows 10
5 27 (11.79%) Android
6 25 (10.92%) Windows 8
7 20 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (7.42%) Linux
10 15 (6.55%) Apple iOS
10 15 (6.55%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.80%) Mac OS
12 9 (3.93%) Unix
12 9 (3.93%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.75%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.31%) Solaris
16 2 (0.87%) CentOS
16 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.95%) ITIL
2 43 (18.78%) Migration
3 34 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (13.10%) ITIL V3
5 25 (10.92%) Service Management
6 17 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.11%) Information Security
9 14 (6.11%) Project Management
10 13 (5.68%) BCP
10 13 (5.68%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.80%) Change Control
11 11 (4.80%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.37%) Asset Management
12 10 (4.37%) Customer-Centricity
12 10 (4.37%) Open Source
12 10 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.93%) Application Packaging
13 9 (3.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.85%) PowerShell
2 17 (7.42%) SQL
3 11 (4.80%) VBScript
4 10 (4.37%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.06%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.62%) C#
6 6 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.62%) Python
7 5 (2.18%) VB
8 4 (1.75%) Java
8 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.75%) VBA
9 2 (0.87%) C
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.49%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.18%) MCSE
4 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.75%) VCAP
5 4 (1.75%) VCDX
5 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.31%) CCNP
6 3 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.31%) MCP
6 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.87%) CCNA
7 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
1 5 (2.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (47.16%) Active Directory
2 56 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (23.14%) XenApp
4 50 (21.83%) XenDesktop
5 28 (12.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (7.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (7.86%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (6.11%) vSphere
8 7 (3.06%) XenServer
9 6 (2.62%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.31%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.31%) Xen
11 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.44%) Docker
12 1 (0.44%) Firmware
12 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (23.58%) SCCM
2 22 (9.61%) vCenter Server
3 11 (4.80%) SCOM
4 8 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.06%) Netcool
5 7 (3.06%) Puppet
6 6 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.62%) systemd
6 6 (2.62%) Terraform
7 5 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.18%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.75%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.75%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.75%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.31%) SafeCom
10 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 89 (38.86%) VMware
3 39 (17.03%) Cisco
4 29 (12.66%) Wyse
5 27 (11.79%) HP
6 25 (10.92%) Dell
7 22 (9.61%) Ivanti
8 19 (8.30%) Apple
9 11 (4.80%) Splunk
10 10 (4.37%) Veritas
11 9 (3.93%) NetApp
12 7 (3.06%) McAfee
13 6 (2.62%) Mitel
14 5 (2.18%) Avaya
14 5 (2.18%) Oracle
15 4 (1.75%) MobileIron
15 4 (1.75%) Palo Alto
15 4 (1.75%) UiPath
16 3 (1.31%) FactSet
16 3 (1.31%) ServiceNow