Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 87 110
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 106 203 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.15% 2.98% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 5.42% 7.85% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 168 116
City of London median daily rate £425 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -17.46% +1.61%
10th Percentile £199 £135 £160
90th Percentile £575 £488 £538
Central London median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.60% -6.80% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.61% -28.08% +19.54%
10th Percentile £13.48 £16.25 £18.88
90th Percentile £20.75 £23.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £26.00
% change year-on-year +5.61% -28.08% +78.39%

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 1,956 2,585 2,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.67% 38.00% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,912 2,068
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £278
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -17.24%
10th Percentile £12.19 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.25 £30.95
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.85
% change year-on-year +6.95% -0.80% -0.79%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
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 in the City of London.

Contractor 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 18 January 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 - 1 £238 -
Citrix
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 66 (62.26%) Windows
2 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
3 46 (43.40%) VMware
4 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 42 (39.62%) Finance
6 35 (33.02%) XenApp
6 35 (33.02%) Office 365
7 33 (31.13%) ITIL
8 32 (30.19%) XenDesktop
9 28 (26.42%) SCCM
10 27 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (24.53%) Windows 10
11 26 (24.53%) Windows Server
12 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 24 (22.64%) PowerShell
13 22 (20.75%) Windows 7
14 18 (16.98%) Azure
14 18 (16.98%) Migration
14 18 (16.98%) NetScaler
15 15 (14.15%) Banking
16 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
18 12 (11.32%) DNS
18 12 (11.32%) Citrix Certification
18 12 (11.32%) Project Management
18 12 (11.32%) Ivanti
19 11 (10.38%) Degree
19 11 (10.38%) Service Management
19 11 (10.38%) VBScript
20 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification

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 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.89%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.02%) Office 365
2 18 (16.98%) Azure
3 10 (9.43%) AWS
4 3 (2.83%) IaaS
4 3 (2.83%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.89%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.89%) PaaS
5 2 (1.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.94%) GCP
6 1 (0.94%) NuGet
6 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) NetScaler
2 12 (11.32%) DNS
3 8 (7.55%) Firewall
4 7 (6.60%) DHCP
4 7 (6.60%) SAN
5 6 (5.66%) IP Telephony
5 6 (5.66%) MPLS
6 5 (4.72%) Internet
6 5 (4.72%) VPN
7 3 (2.83%) LAN
7 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.83%) WAN
8 2 (1.89%) BGP
8 2 (1.89%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.89%) PBX
8 2 (1.89%) Skype
8 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.89%) VLAN
8 2 (1.89%) WLAN
9 1 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MSI
2 5 (4.72%) WinDbg
3 4 (3.77%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.94%) GitLab
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.94%) WiX
General
1 42 (39.62%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.77%) International Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Front Office
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (13.21%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) IT Support
7 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.94%) React
2 1 (0.94%) SAML
2 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
1 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.72%) iPhone
2 5 (4.72%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) CMDB
4 3 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
5 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (62.26%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Windows 10
2 26 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 22 (20.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.66%) Android
5 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.89%) Linux
9 1 (0.94%) CentOS
9 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Unix
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) ITIL
2 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (16.98%) Migration
4 12 (11.32%) Project Management
5 11 (10.38%) Service Management
6 7 (6.60%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.60%) Project Delivery
6 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.66%) ITSM
7 6 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Application Packaging
8 5 (4.72%) Change Control
8 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.77%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.77%) Change Management
9 4 (3.77%) E-Discovery
9 4 (3.77%) Email Migration
9 4 (3.77%) Time Management
9 4 (3.77%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.38%) VBScript
3 6 (5.66%) SQL
4 4 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (1.89%) Java
5 2 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.66%) MCSA
4 6 (5.66%) MCSE
5 5 (4.72%) CCA
6 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.94%) MCDST
8 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
2 35 (33.02%) XenApp
3 32 (30.19%) XenDesktop
4 27 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (8.49%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (7.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (4.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (4.72%) Xen
9 4 (3.77%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.77%) vSphere
10 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.89%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.94%) Firmware
12 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (26.42%) SCCM
2 9 (8.49%) XenMobile
3 8 (7.55%) WSUS
4 6 (5.66%) SCOM
5 5 (4.72%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.77%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (3.77%) Perfmon
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.83%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.94%) Istio
8 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.94%) Netcool
8 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.94%) Puppet
8 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.94%) SCSM
8 1 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.94%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) VMware
2 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.32%) Ivanti
4 7 (6.60%) McAfee
4 7 (6.60%) Symantec
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) HP
7 4 (3.77%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.77%) Lumension
8 3 (2.83%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.83%) CommVault
8 3 (2.83%) Dell
8 3 (2.83%) Mitel
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle
9 2 (1.89%) Altiris
9 2 (1.89%) Apple
9 2 (1.89%) Avaya
9 2 (1.89%) BT
9 2 (1.89%) Reuters
9 2 (1.89%) Sophos