Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 97 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix 83 174 184
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.97% 2.58% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 6.55% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 142 146
Median daily rate £413 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -25.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £161 £135 £140
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £20.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -16.17% -4.02%
10th Percentile £12.97 £16.25 £20.00
90th Percentile £20.75 £22.28 £26.04
Central London median hourly rate £19.35 £17.50 £20.88
% change year-on-year +10.57% -16.17% -4.02%

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 1,604 2,656 2,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 39.36% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,136 1,978 2,030
Median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £280
90th Percentile £663 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 64
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -4.10% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.68 £33.70 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.63% +30.03%

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 1 April 2020.

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

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
Moorgate +14 1 £238 -
Citrix
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
3 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
3 36 (43.37%) VMware
4 30 (36.14%) Finance
5 28 (33.73%) Office 365
6 24 (28.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (26.51%) XenApp
8 21 (25.30%) XenDesktop
8 21 (25.30%) Windows 10
9 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
9 20 (24.10%) ITIL
10 19 (22.89%) Windows Server
11 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (21.69%) SCCM
12 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
13 15 (18.07%) Banking
13 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2016
14 14 (16.87%) NetScaler
14 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (14.46%) Azure
16 12 (14.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
17 11 (13.25%) VBScript
17 11 (13.25%) Citrix Certification
18 10 (12.05%) Project Management
18 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
19 8 (9.64%) SQL

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 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.73%) Office 365
2 12 (14.46%) Azure
3 5 (6.02%) IaaS
4 4 (4.82%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.82%) PaaS
5 3 (3.61%) AWS
5 3 (3.61%) SaaS
6 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) NuGet
7 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) NetScaler
2 7 (8.43%) DNS
3 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) SAN
4 5 (6.02%) DHCP
5 4 (4.82%) Skype
6 3 (3.61%) LAN
6 3 (3.61%) MPLS
6 3 (3.61%) Network Security
6 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.61%) WAN
7 2 (2.41%) Internet
7 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.41%) VLAN
7 2 (2.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.20%) NAS
8 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.20%) VPLS
8 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MSI
1 3 (3.61%) WinDbg
2 2 (2.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.20%) GitLab
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.20%) WiX
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.61%) International Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Desktop Support
4 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) Process Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.02%) iPhone
2 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) CMDB
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.41%) BYOD
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) Windows 10
3 19 (22.89%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.02%) Android
9 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (24.10%) ITIL
3 10 (12.05%) Project Management
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Project Delivery
5 6 (7.23%) Service Management
5 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.02%) Application Packaging
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Automation
6 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.02%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (4.82%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.61%) IT Governance
8 3 (3.61%) ITSM
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.25%) VBScript
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 5 (6.02%) VB
5 2 (2.41%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (8.43%) Degree
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) PMP
4 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CCA
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.51%) XenApp
3 21 (25.30%) XenDesktop
4 18 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (14.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (8.43%) Terminal Services
8 6 (7.23%) vSphere
9 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (2.41%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (2.41%) Xen
12 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) XenMobile
3 6 (7.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.41%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (2.41%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (2.41%) Perfmon
4 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.20%) SCSM
5 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
1 36 (43.37%) VMware
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco
3 6 (7.23%) McAfee
4 5 (6.02%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Ivanti
4 5 (6.02%) Symantec
4 5 (6.02%) UiPath
5 4 (4.82%) Altiris
5 4 (4.82%) Apple
5 4 (4.82%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (3.61%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.61%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) BT
7 2 (2.41%) CommVault
7 2 (2.41%) Lumension
7 2 (2.41%) Mitel
7 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Sophos