Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 90 131
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix 131 204 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.23% 2.89% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 5.49% 7.57% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 161 91
City of London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £210 £128 £141
90th Percentile £538 £494 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.25 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% -13.27% +96.00%
10th Percentile £18.63 £16.25 £18.76
90th Percentile £23.38 £23.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year -4.71% -13.27% +96.00%

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 2,388 2,695 2,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.59% 38.22% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,847 2,022 2,056
City of London median daily rate £500 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £274
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £495 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 72 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +6.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £50.99 £25.50 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.89% -

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 15 November 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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 74 (56.49%) Active Directory
3 73 (55.73%) Microsoft
4 56 (42.75%) XenApp
5 54 (41.22%) VMware
6 52 (39.69%) XenDesktop
7 43 (32.82%) SCCM
8 42 (32.06%) Finance
8 42 (32.06%) Office 365
9 38 (29.01%) Windows 10
10 35 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (25.95%) Windows Server
12 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
13 31 (23.66%) Banking
14 28 (21.37%) Windows 7
14 28 (21.37%) ITIL
15 27 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (19.08%) Migration
17 24 (18.32%) PowerShell
18 23 (17.56%) Azure
19 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
20 17 (12.98%) DNS
20 17 (12.98%) Virtual Environments
20 17 (12.98%) NetScaler
20 17 (12.98%) Mobile Device Management
21 16 (12.21%) Ivanti
22 15 (11.45%) Virtual Desktop
23 14 (10.69%) Hyper-V
24 13 (9.92%) German Language
24 13 (9.92%) Russian Language

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 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.11%) IIS
2 8 (6.11%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.06%) Office 365
2 23 (17.56%) Azure
3 7 (5.34%) AWS
4 3 (2.29%) GitHub
5 2 (1.53%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.76%) GCP
6 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) DNS
1 17 (12.98%) NetScaler
2 11 (8.40%) Firewall
2 11 (8.40%) SAN
3 10 (7.63%) DHCP
4 7 (5.34%) IP Telephony
4 7 (5.34%) MPLS
4 7 (5.34%) Skype
5 6 (4.58%) LAN
5 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.58%) VPN
5 6 (4.58%) WAN
6 4 (3.05%) Internet
6 4 (3.05%) PBX
7 3 (2.29%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.29%) NAS
8 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MSI
2 5 (3.82%) WinDbg
3 4 (3.05%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (32.06%) Finance
2 31 (23.66%) Banking
3 13 (9.92%) German Language
3 13 (9.92%) Russian Language
4 6 (4.58%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Publishing
6 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Law
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) International Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (14.50%) Analyst
2 18 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Administrator
5 12 (9.16%) Citrix Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) IT Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) IT Support
7 8 (6.11%) Exchange Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) RESTful
1 2 (1.53%) Swagger
2 1 (0.76%) React
2 1 (0.76%) SAML
2 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.82%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.05%) Clustering
3 4 (3.05%) Replication
3 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.29%) iPhone
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.53%) Blog
5 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (75.57%) Windows
2 38 (29.01%) Windows 10
3 34 (25.95%) Windows Server
4 28 (21.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) Android
6 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.05%) Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.29%) Unix
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.53%) Solaris
8 2 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) ITIL
2 27 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (19.08%) Migration
4 17 (12.98%) Mobile Device Management
4 17 (12.98%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.87%) Project Management
6 9 (6.87%) Service Management
7 8 (6.11%) Application Packaging
7 8 (6.11%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.34%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.34%) ITSM
8 7 (5.34%) Project Delivery
9 6 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (4.58%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (3.82%) Email Migration
11 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.05%) E-Discovery
11 4 (3.05%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.32%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.11%) SQL
3 7 (5.34%) VBScript
4 5 (3.82%) VB
5 4 (3.05%) Python
6 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.63%) Degree
3 9 (6.87%) MCSE
4 8 (6.11%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.34%) MCSA
6 5 (3.82%) CCA
7 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.53%) MCDST
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.76%) MCP
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 74 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 56 (42.75%) XenApp
3 52 (39.69%) XenDesktop
4 35 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (11.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (10.69%) Hyper-V
7 13 (9.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.58%) vSphere
10 5 (3.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (3.82%) Xen
11 4 (3.05%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (1.53%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.76%) Firmware
14 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (32.82%) SCCM
2 9 (6.87%) WSUS
3 7 (5.34%) XenMobile
4 5 (3.82%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.82%) SCOM
5 4 (3.05%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (3.05%) Perfmon
6 3 (2.29%) Ansible
6 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.29%) Puppet
7 2 (1.53%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.53%) vRealize
8 1 (0.76%) Istio
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.76%) Salt
8 1 (0.76%) SCSM
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.76%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 73 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 54 (41.22%) VMware
3 16 (12.21%) Ivanti
4 9 (6.87%) HP
5 8 (6.11%) Cisco
6 6 (4.58%) Symantec
7 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.82%) Dell
7 5 (3.82%) McAfee
8 4 (3.05%) Avaya
8 4 (3.05%) Lumension
9 3 (2.29%) EMC
9 3 (2.29%) F5
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle
9 3 (2.29%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.29%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.53%) IBM
10 2 (1.53%) NetApp
10 2 (1.53%) Sybase
10 2 (1.53%) Veritas