Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 112 128
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 155 232 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.14% 2.48% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 5.25% 6.49% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 188 120
Central London median daily rate £425 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +5.19% -12.90%
10th Percentile £200 £128 £145
90th Percentile £550 £495 £538
London median daily rate £375 £388 £339
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.31% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.98 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -23.17% +108.00%
10th Percentile £18.63 £16.25 £18.88
90th Percentile £23.38 £23.50 £27.50
London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% -8.78% +26.93%

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 2,951 3,574 3,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.76% 38.24% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,252 2,619 2,484
Central London median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £251 £228 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 80 72
Central London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.51% - -0.13%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.25 £31.45
London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.08% -5.00% +11.11%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -4 131 £450 +28.57% 40
West End of London +25 4 £380 +26.67%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
Citrix
London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 81 (52.26%) Active Directory
3 72 (46.45%) Microsoft
4 64 (41.29%) VMware
5 58 (37.42%) XenApp
6 53 (34.19%) XenDesktop
7 47 (30.32%) Finance
8 46 (29.68%) Office 365
9 42 (27.10%) Windows Server
10 41 (26.45%) SCCM
11 39 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (23.87%) Windows 10
13 34 (21.94%) ITIL
14 32 (20.65%) Banking
15 31 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 29 (18.71%) MS Exchange
17 28 (18.06%) PowerShell
17 28 (18.06%) Windows 7
17 28 (18.06%) Azure
18 27 (17.42%) Migration
19 22 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
20 21 (13.55%) NetScaler
21 18 (11.61%) Ivanti
21 18 (11.61%) DNS
22 16 (10.32%) Firewall
22 16 (10.32%) Hyper-V
23 15 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
24 14 (9.03%) Mobile Device Management
25 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
25 13 (8.39%) Virtual Environments

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 29 (18.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.81%) IIS
3 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 46 (29.68%) Office 365
2 28 (18.06%) Azure
3 9 (5.81%) AWS
4 3 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.94%) GitHub
5 2 (1.29%) IaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.29%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.65%) G Suite
6 1 (0.65%) GCP
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Slack
6 1 (0.65%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.55%) NetScaler
2 18 (11.61%) DNS
3 16 (10.32%) Firewall
4 11 (7.10%) SAN
5 10 (6.45%) DHCP
6 8 (5.16%) MPLS
7 7 (4.52%) Internet
7 7 (4.52%) IP Telephony
7 7 (4.52%) LAN
7 7 (4.52%) VPN
8 6 (3.87%) Skype
8 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.87%) WAN
9 5 (3.23%) VLAN
10 4 (2.58%) PBX
11 3 (1.94%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.94%) NAS
11 3 (1.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.52%) MySQL
3 5 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.29%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MSI
2 7 (4.52%) WinDbg
3 6 (3.87%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (30.32%) Finance
2 32 (20.65%) Banking
3 10 (6.45%) German Language
3 10 (6.45%) Russian Language
4 6 (3.87%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.87%) International Banking
5 5 (3.23%) Law
6 4 (2.58%) Publishing
7 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (16.13%) Analyst
2 22 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.61%) Citrix Engineer
4 17 (10.97%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.16%) Exchange Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) IT Support
9 7 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.52%) Administrator
9 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.29%) JSON
2 2 (1.29%) REST
2 2 (1.29%) RESTful
2 2 (1.29%) Swagger
2 2 (1.29%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) LAMP
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) React
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
3 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.16%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) Clustering
3 5 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.58%) Replication
5 3 (1.94%) iPhone
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.29%) Blog
6 2 (1.29%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 42 (27.10%) Windows Server
3 37 (23.87%) Windows 10
4 28 (18.06%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.45%) Linux
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.52%) Android
8 5 (3.23%) Unix
9 4 (2.58%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.29%) CentOS
10 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.29%) Solaris
10 2 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) ITIL
2 31 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (17.42%) Migration
4 14 (9.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 13 (8.39%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (7.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (5.81%) Project Management
7 9 (5.81%) Service Management
8 8 (5.16%) ITSM
8 8 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (4.52%) Application Packaging
9 7 (4.52%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.52%) Change Control
9 7 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.52%) ITIL V3
10 6 (3.87%) Project Delivery
10 6 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.87%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (3.23%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.06%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.45%) VBScript
3 8 (5.16%) SQL
4 6 (3.87%) Python
5 5 (3.23%) Perl
5 5 (3.23%) VB
6 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.74%) Degree
3 9 (5.81%) MCSE
4 8 (5.16%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.52%) MCSA
6 5 (3.23%) CCA
7 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.29%) MCDST
9 1 (0.65%) CCIE
9 1 (0.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.65%) CISSP
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.65%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 81 (52.26%) Active Directory
2 58 (37.42%) XenApp
3 53 (34.19%) XenDesktop
4 39 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (10.32%) Hyper-V
6 15 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (7.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (3.87%) vSphere
9 5 (3.23%) Xen
10 4 (2.58%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.29%) Firmware
12 2 (1.29%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.29%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (1.29%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (26.45%) SCCM
2 9 (5.81%) WSUS
3 7 (4.52%) XenMobile
4 6 (3.87%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (3.87%) Perfmon
4 6 (3.87%) SCOM
5 5 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.94%) Ansible
7 3 (1.94%) Puppet
8 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.29%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.29%) vRealize
9 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) SCSM
9 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (46.45%) Microsoft
2 64 (41.29%) VMware
3 18 (11.61%) Ivanti
4 10 (6.45%) Cisco
5 9 (5.81%) HP
6 8 (5.16%) Symantec
7 7 (4.52%) McAfee
8 5 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.23%) Oracle
9 4 (2.58%) Apple
9 4 (2.58%) Avaya
9 4 (2.58%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.58%) Dell
9 4 (2.58%) iManage
9 4 (2.58%) Lumension
9 4 (2.58%) Mitel
9 4 (2.58%) Sophos
10 3 (1.94%) F5
10 3 (1.94%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds