Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 121 75
Rank change year-on-year -6 -46 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 132 133 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 2.00% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.84% 4.67% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 103 174
City of London median daily rate £375 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +1.97% +16.92%
10th Percentile £165 £155 £163
90th Percentile £538 £548 £538
Central London median daily rate £338 £388 £373
% change year-on-year -12.90% +4.03% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £12.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.00% -42.53% +10.13%
10th Percentile £18.76 £11.25 £14.60
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.00 £31.09
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 £12.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +96.00% -42.53% +20.83%

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 2727 2846 3820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 42.78% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2045 2130 2859
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £252
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.57% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 73
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.00% -1.77%

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 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 93 (70.45%) Windows
2 69 (52.27%) Active Directory
3 57 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 55 (41.67%) VMware
5 43 (32.58%) Windows Server
6 42 (31.82%) Finance
7 39 (29.55%) XenApp
8 38 (28.79%) Office 365
8 38 (28.79%) SCCM
9 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (21.97%) Windows 10
11 26 (19.70%) Cisco
11 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
12 25 (18.94%) NetScaler
13 24 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 24 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (17.42%) ITIL
14 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (15.15%) XenDesktop
15 20 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (15.15%) Firewall
16 19 (14.39%) WAN
16 19 (14.39%) Windows 7
17 18 (13.64%) LAN
18 17 (12.88%) VPN
18 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (12.12%) SQL
20 15 (11.36%) Migration
21 14 (10.61%) CheckPoint
21 14 (10.61%) Blackberry

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 (9.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.55%) IIS
3 6 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Eikon
3 1 (0.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.79%) Office 365
2 20 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.30%) IaaS
4 7 (5.30%) PaaS
5 4 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) NetScaler
2 20 (15.15%) Firewall
3 19 (14.39%) WAN
4 18 (13.64%) LAN
5 17 (12.88%) VPN
6 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.09%) VLAN
8 10 (7.58%) DNS
9 9 (6.82%) DHCP
10 8 (6.06%) Network Security
10 8 (6.06%) SAN
11 7 (5.30%) MPLS
12 6 (4.55%) BGP
12 6 (4.55%) Internet
12 6 (4.55%) Skype
12 6 (4.55%) SNMP
12 6 (4.55%) Wireless
13 5 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.79%) HSRP
13 5 (3.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.30%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.79%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Analyst
2 18 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (12.12%) Desktop Support
4 14 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Active Directory Support
7 9 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.06%) Citrix Support
8 8 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (1.52%) .NET
2 2 (1.52%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.76%) Ajax
3 1 (0.76%) EJB
3 1 (0.76%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.76%) J2EE
3 1 (0.76%) Java EE
3 1 (0.76%) JPA
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) RESTful
3 1 (0.76%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) Spring
3 1 (0.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.76%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 6 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.79%) BYOD
4 5 (3.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.03%) iPhone
6 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
6 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) DataPower
8 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.76%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 93 (70.45%) Windows
2 43 (32.58%) Windows Server
3 29 (21.97%) Windows 10
4 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.39%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.82%) Linux
8 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.55%) Solaris
9 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.27%) Android
10 3 (2.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.27%) Unix
10 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.42%) ITIL
2 15 (11.36%) Migration
3 10 (7.58%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 8 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.30%) Service Management
6 6 (4.55%) CRM
6 6 (4.55%) DevOps
7 5 (3.79%) Application Packaging
7 5 (3.79%) ITSM
7 5 (3.79%) Project Management
7 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.79%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.03%) Change Control
8 4 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.03%) Email Migration
8 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.12%) SQL
3 9 (6.82%) VBScript
4 8 (6.06%) VB
5 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.52%) Java
6 2 (1.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (6.06%) MCSE
4 7 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.55%) CCNP
6 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) Degree
7 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (2.27%) CCA
8 3 (2.27%) CCIE
8 3 (2.27%) MCDST
8 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.52%) CCDA
9 2 (1.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (1.52%) NCSA
9 2 (1.52%) VCP5
10 1 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.76%) CCAA
10 1 (0.76%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 39 (29.55%) XenApp
3 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (15.15%) XenDesktop
6 13 (9.85%) vSphere
7 11 (8.33%) XenServer
8 9 (6.82%) Hyper-V
9 6 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (3.79%) VMware NSX
11 4 (3.03%) NFS
12 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.52%) ProxySG
13 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.52%) Xen
14 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (28.79%) SCCM
2 5 (3.79%) SCOM
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (3.03%) PowerCLI
3 4 (3.03%) vRealize
3 4 (3.03%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.27%) AppDNA
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.27%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.52%) Netcool
5 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.76%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) Cacti
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.76%) OPNET
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 55 (41.67%) VMware
3 26 (19.70%) Cisco
4 14 (10.61%) CheckPoint
5 12 (9.09%) AppSense
6 10 (7.58%) Bloomberg
7 9 (6.82%) HP
8 8 (6.06%) Reuters
9 7 (5.30%) F5
9 7 (5.30%) NetApp
9 7 (5.30%) Palo Alto
9 7 (5.30%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.55%) Remedy
10 6 (4.55%) Veeam
11 5 (3.79%) Altiris
11 5 (3.79%) EMC
11 5 (3.79%) Oracle
12 4 (3.03%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.03%) CommVault
12 4 (3.03%) Juniper