The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Citrix Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 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.

Citrix Certification
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 151 192
Rank change year-on-year -14 +41  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.97% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £250
% change year-on-year -17.64% +70.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

Citrix Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 453 513 824
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.90% 14.69% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 360 617
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Median hourly rate £20.54 £21.78 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.69% +3.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £16.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £89.00 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Citrix Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Certification in the City of London

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Certification in the City of London

Citrix Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Citrix Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN

Citrix Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP