Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 October 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 90 105
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 62 27 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.59% 1.50% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 4.12% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 107
10th Percentile £212 £263 £185
25th Percentile £363 £350 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £383 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +20.00%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £513
90th Percentile £562 £540 £538
Central London median daily rate £439 £383 £450
% change year-on-year +14.64% -15.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - £20.50

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,297 656 2,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.36% 36.46% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 479 1,794
10th Percentile £325 £300 £275
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £585
90th Percentile £725 £653 £650
Central London median daily rate £528 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 50
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £13.88 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% -12.20% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £23.35
90th Percentile £26.20 £22.20 £45.00
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £17.97 £20.83
% change year-on-year -20.68% -13.75% +11.39%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Citrix in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 51 (82.26%) Windows
2 37 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 37 (59.68%) Azure
2 37 (59.68%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 31 (50.00%) VMware
5 30 (48.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (40.32%) Finance
7 21 (33.87%) Migration
7 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (30.65%) SCCM
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
9 16 (25.81%) Cisco
9 16 (25.81%) ITIL
9 16 (25.81%) Project Delivery
10 15 (24.19%) Windows 10
11 14 (22.58%) Firewall
12 13 (20.97%) IaaS
12 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
13 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
14 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (17.74%) XenApp
14 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
15 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
15 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (16.13%) Banking
15 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
15 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
16 9 (14.52%) MPLS

Citrix
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 37 (59.68%) Azure
1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (20.97%) IaaS
3 9 (14.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (14.52%) Mimecast
4 7 (11.29%) AWS
4 7 (11.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (8.06%) PaaS
6 3 (4.84%) Azure Storage
7 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
3 9 (14.52%) MPLS
4 6 (9.68%) DNS
5 5 (8.06%) IP Telephony
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.45%) VPN
7 3 (4.84%) DHCP
7 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.84%) SAN
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.23%) Skype
8 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.61%) NX-OS
9 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Law
3 7 (11.29%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Azure Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.06%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.23%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (82.26%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
3 15 (24.19%) Windows 10
4 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (4.84%) Android
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (33.87%) Migration
3 16 (25.81%) ITIL
3 16 (25.81%) Project Delivery
4 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.52%) Email Migration
6 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (8.06%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
9 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.45%) Change Management
9 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.45%) Server Management
9 4 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.23%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) MCSE
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) CCNA
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CISSP
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.23%) APMP
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.74%) XenApp
3 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
4 9 (14.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.45%) vSphere
6 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) SCCM
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.45%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) PowerCLI
4 3 (4.84%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (50.00%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
5 5 (8.06%) Apple
5 5 (8.06%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) NetApp
6 4 (6.45%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (6.45%) Okta
7 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.84%) Intapp
7 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.23%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) iManage
8 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) Juniper
9 1 (1.61%) Lotus