Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 115 102
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 164 220 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.94% 2.41% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 6.36% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 158 129
Central London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £152 £130 £124
90th Percentile £550 £538 £625
London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.25 £22.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.35% -3.60% +39.95%
10th Percentile £20.00 £18.70 £17.15
90th Percentile £26.80 £23.60 £75.83
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.04
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.80% +63.28%

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 3,254 3,459 2,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.50% 37.92% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,361 2,508 2,088
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £260 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 86 49
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.49 £12.44
90th Percentile £44.80 £37.50 £26.23
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -14 144 £400 -3.61% 11
West End of London +4 4 £575 +238.24%
Camden +5 1 £350 -22.22%
Citrix
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 133 (81.10%) Windows
2 101 (61.59%) Active Directory
3 87 (53.05%) Microsoft
4 63 (38.41%) Finance
5 59 (35.98%) SCCM
6 57 (34.76%) VMware
7 54 (32.93%) Office 365
8 52 (31.71%) Windows Server
9 49 (29.88%) XenApp
10 48 (29.27%) XenDesktop
11 47 (28.66%) Windows 10
12 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
13 37 (22.56%) Windows 7
14 34 (20.73%) PowerShell
14 34 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 34 (20.73%) MS Exchange
15 30 (18.29%) ITIL
15 30 (18.29%) Migration
16 29 (17.68%) Banking
16 29 (17.68%) DNS
17 28 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
18 27 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (15.24%) DHCP
20 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
21 23 (14.02%) MSI
22 22 (13.41%) Ivanti
22 22 (13.41%) Cisco
23 20 (12.20%) WAN
23 20 (12.20%) Skype for Business

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 34 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.20%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.76%) IIS
4 13 (7.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.22%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.22%) SAS
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 54 (32.93%) Office 365
2 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.05%) IaaS
5 4 (2.44%) PaaS
6 3 (1.83%) GitHub
6 3 (1.83%) Slack
7 2 (1.22%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.61%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.68%) DNS
2 25 (15.24%) DHCP
3 20 (12.20%) WAN
4 18 (10.98%) LAN
4 18 (10.98%) Skype
5 13 (7.93%) Firewall
6 12 (7.32%) NetScaler
7 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.49%) VPN
9 8 (4.88%) SAN
10 7 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.27%) Internet
10 7 (4.27%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.66%) MPLS
12 5 (3.05%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.05%) Wireless
13 4 (2.44%) NAS
14 3 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) Big Data
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.22%) DB2
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) Power BI
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (14.02%) MSI
2 4 (2.44%) JIRA
2 4 (2.44%) WiX
3 3 (1.83%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.83%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Hudson
5 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 29 (17.68%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.27%) German Language
4 7 (4.27%) Russian Language
5 4 (2.44%) Publishing
6 3 (1.83%) Law
6 3 (1.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
7 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (12.80%) Desktop Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) Analyst
4 19 (11.59%) Desktop Support
5 18 (10.98%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Administrator
7 13 (7.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Applications Packager
8 12 (7.32%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.49%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Citrix Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) Consultant
13 6 (3.66%) Service Analyst
13 6 (3.66%) Windows Administrator
13 6 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) .NET
1 7 (4.27%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.44%) RESTful
3 2 (1.22%) Ajax
3 2 (1.22%) Node.js
3 2 (1.22%) Swagger
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.71%) Fat Client
2 11 (6.71%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.88%) Clustering
3 8 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 7 (4.27%) User Experience
5 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.83%) iPad
8 2 (1.22%) Blog
8 2 (1.22%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.22%) Replication
8 2 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.22%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.22%) Tandem
8 2 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 133 (81.10%) Windows
2 52 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 47 (28.66%) Windows 10
4 37 (22.56%) Windows 7
5 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.05%) Linux
8 3 (1.83%) Android
8 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.22%) Solaris
9 2 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.22%) Unix
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (18.29%) ITIL
2 30 (18.29%) Migration
3 16 (9.76%) Project Management
4 14 (8.54%) Application Packaging
5 12 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.10%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (4.88%) ITIL V3
8 8 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.66%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.66%) CRM
10 6 (3.66%) DevOps
11 5 (3.05%) Change Management
11 5 (3.05%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.73%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.54%) SQL
3 9 (5.49%) VB
4 8 (4.88%) VBScript
5 7 (4.27%) Python
6 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.83%) C#
7 3 (1.83%) Perl
8 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.88%) MCSE
3 7 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (3.66%) CCA
5 4 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.83%) CCEA
6 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.83%) MCP
6 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.83%) VCP5
7 2 (1.22%) CCNP
7 2 (1.22%) Degree
7 2 (1.22%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.61%) HNC
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) PMO
2 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 101 (61.59%) Active Directory
2 49 (29.88%) XenApp
3 48 (29.27%) XenDesktop
4 28 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.49%) vSphere
8 7 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.27%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.61%) KVM
12 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (35.98%) SCCM
2 6 (3.66%) SCOM
2 6 (3.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (3.05%) Puppet
4 3 (1.83%) Ansible
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.83%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.83%) QRadar
4 3 (1.83%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.83%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.22%) systemd
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.61%) Salt
6 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (53.05%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.76%) VMware
3 22 (13.41%) Cisco
3 22 (13.41%) Ivanti
4 15 (9.15%) Symantec
5 9 (5.49%) HP
6 8 (4.88%) Bloomberg
6 8 (4.88%) Reuters
7 6 (3.66%) Dell
7 6 (3.66%) F5
7 6 (3.66%) McAfee
8 5 (3.05%) Apple
8 5 (3.05%) Avaya
9 4 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.44%) Meraki
9 4 (2.44%) Sophos
9 4 (2.44%) Veeam
10 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.83%) Veritas
10 3 (1.83%) Wyse