Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 95 119
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 145 191 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.19% 2.69% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 7.02% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 143 98
City of London median daily rate £425 £380 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +0.40% -10.94%
10th Percentile £156 £124 £124
90th Percentile £549 £524 £612
Central London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.25 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.35% -4.86% +78.68%
10th Percentile £20.00 £18.70 £19.66
90th Percentile £26.80 £23.55 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.25 £23.60
% change year-on-year +22.35% -9.95% +88.78%

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 2,590 2,722 2,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.11% 38.33% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,964 2,017 1,846
City of London median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £268
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 73 43
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.80% -10.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.27 £12.52
90th Percentile £53.75 £25.40 £33.49
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +3.75% +18.24% -10.97%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 - -
Citrix
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 122 (84.14%) Windows
2 94 (64.83%) Active Directory
3 80 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 56 (38.62%) Finance
5 51 (35.17%) Office 365
6 50 (34.48%) SCCM
7 48 (33.10%) VMware
8 47 (32.41%) XenDesktop
8 47 (32.41%) Windows 10
8 47 (32.41%) Windows Server
9 44 (30.34%) XenApp
10 34 (23.45%) Banking
10 34 (23.45%) MS Exchange
11 33 (22.76%) Windows 7
12 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (21.38%) Migration
14 30 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 29 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 25 (17.24%) DNS
17 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (15.86%) Microsoft App-V
19 22 (15.17%) ITIL
20 20 (13.79%) DHCP
20 20 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
20 20 (13.79%) Skype for Business
21 18 (12.41%) Skype
21 18 (12.41%) Cisco
21 18 (12.41%) MSI
22 17 (11.72%) WAN

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 34 (23.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 13 (8.97%) IIS
4 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.38%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.38%) SAS
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.17%) Office 365
2 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.07%) GitHub
4 3 (2.07%) IaaS
4 3 (2.07%) PaaS
4 3 (2.07%) Slack
5 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.38%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.69%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) DNS
2 20 (13.79%) DHCP
3 18 (12.41%) Skype
4 17 (11.72%) WAN
5 15 (10.34%) LAN
6 12 (8.28%) Firewall
7 10 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.52%) Internet
8 8 (5.52%) IP Telephony
8 8 (5.52%) NetScaler
8 8 (5.52%) VPN
9 7 (4.83%) SAN
10 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.45%) MPLS
11 4 (2.76%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.76%) NAS
11 4 (2.76%) PBX
12 3 (2.07%) Wireless
13 2 (1.38%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.76%) MySQL
3 3 (2.07%) Big Data
4 2 (1.38%) DB2
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) MSI
2 3 (2.07%) WiX
3 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Hudson
4 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (38.62%) Finance
2 34 (23.45%) Banking
3 13 (8.97%) German Language
3 13 (8.97%) Russian Language
4 8 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Publishing
6 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.07%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 15 (10.34%) Analyst
3 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) Administrator
4 13 (8.97%) Desktop Support
5 12 (8.28%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Applications Packager
6 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.52%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Migration Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.52%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (4.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Consultant
9 6 (4.14%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.45%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.76%) RESTful
4 2 (1.38%) Ajax
4 2 (1.38%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) Clustering
3 6 (4.14%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.14%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.07%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Blog
7 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.38%) iPad
7 2 (1.38%) Replication
7 2 (1.38%) Tandem
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 122 (84.14%) Windows
2 47 (32.41%) Windows 10
2 47 (32.41%) Windows Server
3 33 (22.76%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.07%) Android
6 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.07%) Linux
6 3 (2.07%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.38%) Solaris
7 2 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.38%) Unix
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Migration
2 30 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (15.17%) ITIL
4 16 (11.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 14 (9.66%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (8.97%) Application Packaging
6 13 (8.97%) Project Management
7 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.52%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.83%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.14%) CRM
11 6 (4.14%) Email Migration
11 6 (4.14%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.14%) Time Management
12 5 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 5 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery Management
12 5 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.59%) SQL
3 7 (4.83%) VB
4 5 (3.45%) Python
5 3 (2.07%) C#
5 3 (2.07%) Perl
5 3 (2.07%) VBScript
6 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.45%) MCSE
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.07%) MCP
3 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.38%) CCNP
4 2 (1.38%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) MCSA
5 1 (0.69%) CCIE
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCDST
5 1 (0.69%) MOS
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) PMO
2 2 (1.38%) QA
System Software
1 94 (64.83%) Active Directory
2 47 (32.41%) XenDesktop
3 44 (30.34%) XenApp
4 29 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (15.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (8.28%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.52%) vSphere
9 7 (4.83%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.69%) KVM
13 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 50 (34.48%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.76%) WSUS
4 3 (2.07%) Ansible
4 3 (2.07%) Puppet
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.38%) QRadar
5 2 (1.38%) SCOM
5 2 (1.38%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.38%) vRealize
6 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.69%) Salt
6 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 48 (33.10%) VMware
3 18 (12.41%) Cisco
4 16 (11.03%) Ivanti
5 10 (6.90%) Symantec
6 7 (4.83%) HP
7 6 (4.14%) Avaya
7 6 (4.14%) Bloomberg
7 6 (4.14%) Dell
7 6 (4.14%) Reuters
8 5 (3.45%) Apple
8 5 (3.45%) F5
8 5 (3.45%) Sophos
8 5 (3.45%) Veeam
9 3 (2.07%) EMC
9 3 (2.07%) Meraki
10 2 (1.38%) IBM
10 2 (1.38%) Juniper
10 2 (1.38%) NetApp
10 2 (1.38%) Veritas