Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 94 104
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Citrix 66 42 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.92% 1.79% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 5.52% 4.68% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 115
10th Percentile £340 £255 £163
25th Percentile £356 £311 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £426 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.50% -11.11% +20.00%
75th Percentile £541 £487 £523
90th Percentile £580 £531 £561
Central London median daily rate £426 £383 £441
% change year-on-year +11.37% -13.27% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
10th Percentile " " £20.00
25th Percentile £12.38 " £22.25
Median hourly rate £12.75 - £26.00
75th Percentile £18.06 " £26.50
90th Percentile £21.03 " £26.80
Central London median hourly rate £12.75 - £26.00

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 1,196 897 2,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.74% 38.15% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 629 1,915
10th Percentile £363 £300 £278
25th Percentile £444 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £490 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.20% -2.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £635 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £530 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +8.72% -2.50% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 55
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.57 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £21.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -30.36% +5.00% +3.90%
75th Percentile £24.11 £28.23 £22.84
90th Percentile £27.33 £46.54 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +20.00% +2.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (77.27%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (45.45%) VMware
4 29 (43.94%) Azure
4 29 (43.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 27 (40.91%) Microsoft 365
6 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
7 23 (34.85%) Finance
7 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (31.82%) Firewall
9 20 (30.30%) Windows Server
10 18 (27.27%) Migration
11 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
12 15 (22.73%) XenApp
12 15 (22.73%) Project Delivery
13 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
14 12 (18.18%) SCCM
14 12 (18.18%) Banking
14 12 (18.18%) Cisco
14 12 (18.18%) ITIL
15 11 (16.67%) Windows 10
15 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (15.15%) Virtual Desktop
16 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
16 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (15.15%) IaaS
17 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
17 9 (13.64%) DNS
18 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
18 8 (12.12%) Windows 7

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Eikon
1 5 (7.58%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 2 (3.03%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 29 (43.94%) Azure
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (15.15%) IaaS
4 7 (10.61%) AWS
4 7 (10.61%) Mimecast
5 6 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (9.09%) PaaS
6 3 (4.55%) SaaS
7 2 (3.03%) Azure Storage
7 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Firewall
2 9 (13.64%) DNS
3 8 (12.12%) NetScaler
4 7 (10.61%) LAN
5 6 (9.09%) DHCP
5 6 (9.09%) MPLS
5 6 (9.09%) WAN
6 5 (7.58%) VPN
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (6.06%) DMZ
7 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.06%) WebEx
8 3 (4.55%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.55%) Wireless
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.03%) SMTP
9 2 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Law
4 5 (7.58%) Social Skills
5 4 (6.06%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.52%) International Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Market Data Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (7.58%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.03%) Reinsurance
5 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.03%) VLE
6 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.52%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (10.61%) Linux
6 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (4.55%) Android
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (27.27%) Migration
3 15 (22.73%) Project Delivery
4 12 (18.18%) ITIL
5 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
7 6 (9.09%) Email Migration
7 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.58%) High Availability
8 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
8 5 (7.58%) SDLC
8 5 (7.58%) Software Distribution
9 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) Time Management
10 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.03%) VB
3 2 (3.03%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) MCSE
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) CCNA
2 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.06%) CISSP
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) APMP
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCSA
6 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GDPR
1 1 (1.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.73%) XenApp
4 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
5 10 (15.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.06%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.55%) vSphere
9 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) SCOM
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.03%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.03%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (45.45%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.58%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.58%) NetApp
5 5 (7.58%) Refinitiv
5 5 (7.58%) Reuters
5 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.06%) Fortinet
6 4 (6.06%) HP
6 4 (6.06%) Okta
6 4 (6.06%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.03%) Lotus
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) Proofpoint
8 2 (3.03%) Symantec