Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 123 119
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 -41
Contract jobs citing Citrix 215 155 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.35% 1.95% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 6.27% 4.99% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 106 131
Central London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £120 £138 £150
90th Percentile £530 £606 £538
London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.86 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.52% +98.88% -42.53%
10th Percentile £18.70 £19.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £94.00 £20.70
London median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £14.45
% change year-on-year -21.26% +64.36% -19.72%

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 3,431 3,109 3,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.58% 39.03% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,448 2,270 2,538
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £238 £270 £267
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 44
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.20 £31.20 £41.00
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +33 191 £375 - 42
West End of London -29 5 - - 6
City of Westminster -1 2 £288 -30.30%
Camden -1 1 £100 -39.39%
Citrix
London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 138 (64.19%) Windows
2 92 (42.79%) Active Directory
3 86 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 81 (37.67%) Finance
5 79 (36.74%) VMware
6 59 (27.44%) XenApp
6 59 (27.44%) Office 365
6 59 (27.44%) Windows Server
7 53 (24.65%) Windows 7
8 51 (23.72%) SCCM
9 50 (23.26%) XenDesktop
10 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (21.86%) Windows 10
12 40 (18.60%) Migration
13 39 (18.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 39 (18.14%) Ivanti
14 38 (17.67%) ITIL
15 35 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
16 33 (15.35%) Cisco
17 30 (13.95%) DHCP
18 27 (12.56%) Data Centre
19 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (12.09%) PowerShell
20 25 (11.63%) DNS
20 25 (11.63%) Firewall
20 25 (11.63%) Wyse
20 25 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 23 (10.70%) VPN
21 23 (10.70%) SQL
21 23 (10.70%) Project 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 21 (9.77%) IIS
2 20 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.05%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Apache
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.93%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 59 (27.44%) Office 365
2 19 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.93%) IaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.93%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) GoToWebinar
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.95%) DHCP
2 25 (11.63%) DNS
2 25 (11.63%) Firewall
3 23 (10.70%) VPN
4 20 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.37%) WAN
6 17 (7.91%) LAN
7 13 (6.05%) NetScaler
8 12 (5.58%) Skype
9 11 (5.12%) SAN
9 11 (5.12%) Telnet
10 8 (3.72%) VLAN
11 6 (2.79%) Broadband
12 5 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.33%) NAS
12 5 (2.33%) VoIP
12 5 (2.33%) WLAN
13 4 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.86%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.86%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.93%) MS Access
3 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.47%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.47%) DataStage
4 1 (0.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) JIRA
1 6 (2.79%) MSI
2 5 (2.33%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Gradle
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (37.67%) Finance
2 22 (10.23%) Banking
3 10 (4.65%) Law
4 8 (3.72%) Legal
5 4 (1.86%) Back Office
5 4 (1.86%) Marketing
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (16.74%) Analyst
2 34 (15.81%) Citrix Engineer
3 24 (11.16%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.77%) Desktop Support
4 21 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (9.30%) Project Manager
6 19 (8.84%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.91%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.58%) Citrix Support
9 11 (5.12%) Consultant
9 11 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (4.65%) 1st Line Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.65%) IT Manager
10 10 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (4.19%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.19%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.72%) .NET
2 5 (2.33%) Node.js
3 4 (1.86%) HTML
3 4 (1.86%) XMPP
4 3 (1.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.56%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.84%) Blackberry
4 14 (6.51%) Fat Client
4 14 (6.51%) iPhone
4 14 (6.51%) Thin Client
4 14 (6.51%) User Experience
5 5 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.33%) Smartcard
5 5 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (1.86%) Clustering
6 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.86%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
7 3 (1.40%) Robotics
7 3 (1.40%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.93%) iPad
8 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (64.19%) Windows
2 59 (27.44%) Windows Server
3 53 (24.65%) Windows 7
4 47 (21.86%) Windows 10
5 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.44%) Apple iOS
8 13 (6.05%) Linux
9 11 (5.12%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.65%) Android
10 10 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.72%) Mac OS
11 8 (3.72%) Unix
12 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.47%) HPUX
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.60%) Migration
2 38 (17.67%) ITIL
3 25 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (10.70%) Project Management
5 17 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.51%) Incident Management
7 13 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.12%) Application Packaging
8 11 (5.12%) Application Virtualisation
9 10 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.65%) Investment Management
9 10 (4.65%) ITIL V3
9 10 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.19%) Change Control
10 9 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.19%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.72%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.70%) SQL
3 11 (5.12%) VBScript
4 7 (3.26%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.26%) C#
5 6 (2.79%) Python
5 6 (2.79%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.79%) VB.NET
5 6 (2.79%) VBA
6 5 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.33%) VB
7 4 (1.86%) Java
8 3 (1.40%) C
8 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (5.58%) Degree
2 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.72%) MCSE
3 8 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.40%) CCNP
6 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.40%) MCDST
6 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.40%) VCAP
7 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.93%) VCDX
8 1 (0.47%) CCIE
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
8 1 (0.47%) CISA
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) SLA
2 7 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 92 (42.79%) Active Directory
2 59 (27.44%) XenApp
3 50 (23.26%) XenDesktop
4 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (18.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (10.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 21 (9.77%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (6.05%) vSphere
9 5 (2.33%) XenServer
10 4 (1.86%) Xen
11 3 (1.40%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.47%) Docker
13 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 51 (23.72%) SCCM
2 12 (5.58%) SCOM
3 9 (4.19%) Netcool
4 8 (3.72%) vCenter Server
4 8 (3.72%) XenMobile
5 7 (3.26%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.79%) Puppet
7 5 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.33%) systemd
7 5 (2.33%) WSUS
8 4 (1.86%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.40%) SafeCom
10 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) Nagios
10 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 86 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (36.74%) VMware
3 39 (18.14%) Ivanti
4 33 (15.35%) Cisco
5 25 (11.63%) Wyse
6 21 (9.77%) Dell
7 17 (7.91%) Apple
7 17 (7.91%) HP
8 12 (5.58%) NetApp
8 12 (5.58%) Splunk
9 10 (4.65%) McAfee
10 8 (3.72%) Bloomberg
10 8 (3.72%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.26%) Oracle
11 7 (3.26%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.33%) F5
12 5 (2.33%) Mitel
12 5 (2.33%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.86%) Reuters
13 4 (1.86%) UiPath