Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 84 106
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 62 73 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 2.17% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.44% 5.93% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 119
10th Percentile £285 £159 £138
25th Percentile £343 £255 £183
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £408 £418 £350
Median % change year-on-year -2.40% +19.29% -17.65%
75th Percentile £519 £488 £438
90th Percentile £564 £575 £538
Central London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
10th Percentile " £11.93 "
25th Percentile £12.38 £13.48 £18.13
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.95 £20.65
Median % change year-on-year -24.78% -17.90% +3.23%
75th Percentile £13.56 £18.26 £23.16
90th Percentile £13.83 £18.53 "
Central London median hourly rate £12.75 £17.83 £20.65
% change year-on-year -28.47% -13.66% +3.23%

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 962 1,231 2,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.75% 36.59% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 856 1,823
10th Percentile £338 £239 £271
25th Percentile £419 £382 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 44
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £9.75 £12.46 £12.76
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.95 £19.63
Median % change year-on-year -18.88% -13.63% -1.88%
75th Percentile £21.96 £26.83 £23.31
90th Percentile £27.25 £41.64 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £14.04 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.93% -6.50% -

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 14 May 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

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 14 May 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Citrix
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 45 (72.58%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.94%) VMware
4 24 (38.71%) Microsoft 365
5 22 (35.48%) Firewall
6 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 19 (30.65%) Cisco
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
9 18 (29.03%) Finance
9 18 (29.03%) Azure
10 15 (24.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
11 14 (22.58%) XenApp
11 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
11 14 (22.58%) WAN
12 13 (20.97%) LAN
12 13 (20.97%) Linux
12 13 (20.97%) Migration
12 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (20.97%) Windows 10
13 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
14 11 (17.74%) VPN
14 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
14 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2016
15 10 (16.13%) vSphere
15 10 (16.13%) Banking
16 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
16 9 (14.52%) VMware ESXi

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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Eikon
1 5 (8.06%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (1.61%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (29.03%) Azure
3 5 (8.06%) IaaS
4 4 (6.45%) Mimecast
5 3 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.23%) PaaS
6 2 (3.23%) SaaS
7 1 (1.61%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) Firewall
2 14 (22.58%) WAN
3 13 (20.97%) LAN
4 11 (17.74%) VPN
5 9 (14.52%) Wireless
6 7 (11.29%) DNS
7 6 (9.68%) DHCP
8 5 (8.06%) MPLS
8 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
8 5 (8.06%) SAN
8 5 (8.06%) Skype
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (6.45%) DMZ
9 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.45%) WebEx
10 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.84%) Network Security
10 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.23%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) DB2
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Law
4 4 (6.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) International Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Architect
1 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Citrix Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Data Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Market Data Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Market Data Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) VMware Architect
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (9.68%) Software Packaging
3 5 (8.06%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (9.68%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.23%) Equities
6 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.23%) VLE
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.97%) Windows 10
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (4.84%) Android
10 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.61%) Unix
11 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (20.97%) Migration
3 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.68%) Architecture Roadmap
5 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.06%) Email Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Project Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) SDLC
6 5 (8.06%) Software Distribution
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (6.45%) High Availability
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) VB
4 2 (3.23%) C
4 2 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) VBA
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) MCSE
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.06%) RHCA
1 5 (8.06%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (4.84%) CCNA
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CCSA
4 1 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SEPA
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (22.58%) XenApp
4 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
5 10 (16.13%) vSphere
6 9 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (11.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.23%) NFS
9 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) Cisco
4 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.29%) IBM
6 5 (8.06%) Bloomberg
6 5 (8.06%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.06%) Juniper
6 5 (8.06%) Refinitiv
6 5 (8.06%) Reuters
7 4 (6.45%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Meraki
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) Symantec
9 2 (3.23%) Ivanti
9 2 (3.23%) Proofpoint