Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 110 109
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 203 155 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.98% 2.19% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 7.88% 5.72% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 116 108
City of London median daily rate £325 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +1.61% -3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £160 £141
90th Percentile £488 £538 £588
Central London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.80% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.08% +19.54% -1.69%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.88 £11.45
90th Percentile £23.50 £27.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.00 £14.58
% change year-on-year -28.08% +78.39% -33.33%

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 2,577 2,712 2,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.88% 38.38% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,904 2,067 2,031
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £278 £294
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.95 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -0.79% +5.56%

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 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 18 January 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.

1 132 (65.02%) Windows
2 93 (45.81%) Active Directory
3 82 (40.39%) Microsoft
3 82 (40.39%) Finance
3 82 (40.39%) VMware
4 59 (29.06%) ITIL
5 47 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 46 (22.66%) XenApp
6 46 (22.66%) Windows Server
7 45 (22.17%) Office 365
8 44 (21.67%) SCCM
9 43 (21.18%) XenDesktop
10 41 (20.20%) MS Exchange
11 40 (19.70%) Windows 7
12 37 (18.23%) Migration
13 35 (17.24%) Windows 10
14 33 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
15 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (15.76%) PowerShell
15 32 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 29 (14.29%) Cisco
17 28 (13.79%) HP
18 27 (13.30%) iPhone
18 27 (13.30%) ITIL V3
19 26 (12.81%) Android
19 26 (12.81%) Wyse
20 25 (12.32%) Service Management
20 25 (12.32%) DHCP
20 25 (12.32%) Windows 8
21 24 (11.82%) Amazon AWS

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 41 (20.20%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 13 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.94%) IIS
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.17%) Office 365
2 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.97%) GoToWebinar
4 4 (1.97%) IaaS
5 3 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.48%) SaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.99%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.99%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.32%) DHCP
2 24 (11.82%) DNS
3 15 (7.39%) VPN
4 14 (6.90%) Firewall
5 13 (6.40%) Internet
5 13 (6.40%) LAN
5 13 (6.40%) Skype
5 13 (6.40%) WAN
6 11 (5.42%) SAN
6 11 (5.42%) VSAN
7 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.94%) VoIP
8 7 (3.45%) VLAN
9 5 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.46%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.46%) Wireless
10 4 (1.97%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.97%) WLAN
11 3 (1.48%) Broadband
11 3 (1.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.99%) MS Access
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) Big Data
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MSI
2 6 (2.96%) JIRA
3 5 (2.46%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.49%) Gradle
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.49%) WiX
General
1 82 (40.39%) Finance
2 18 (8.87%) Legal
3 16 (7.88%) Banking
4 10 (4.93%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.46%) Law
6 4 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (29.06%) Analyst
2 41 (20.20%) Service Analyst
3 39 (19.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 30 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (12.32%) Citrix Engineer
6 20 (9.85%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.88%) IT Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.90%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 14 (6.90%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.40%) Service Desk Support
9 13 (6.40%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Citrix Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.42%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) .NET
2 5 (2.46%) Node.js
3 4 (1.97%) HTML
3 4 (1.97%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.97%) Web Services
4 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) LAMP
5 1 (0.49%) OAuth
5 1 (0.49%) SAML
5 1 (0.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) iPhone
2 21 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.34%) User Experience
3 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.40%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.91%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.91%) Thin Client
5 11 (5.42%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (4.93%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.94%) Hedge funds
8 7 (3.45%) iPad
9 6 (2.96%) Clustering
9 6 (2.96%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.96%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (1.97%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.48%) BYOD
11 3 (1.48%) Robotics
12 2 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 132 (65.02%) Windows
2 46 (22.66%) Windows Server
3 40 (19.70%) Windows 7
4 35 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 26 (12.81%) Android
6 25 (12.32%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.90%) Linux
8 14 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.91%) Apple iOS
10 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (4.43%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (3.94%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.94%) Unix
13 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.99%) CentOS
15 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.99%) Solaris
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.06%) ITIL
2 37 (18.23%) Migration
3 32 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (13.30%) ITIL V3
5 25 (12.32%) Service Management
6 17 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (8.37%) Project Management
7 15 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.90%) Information Security
9 12 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.91%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.42%) BCP
10 11 (5.42%) Change Control
11 10 (4.93%) Asset Management
11 10 (4.93%) Customer-Centricity
11 10 (4.93%) Open Source
11 10 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.43%) DevOps
13 8 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.76%) PowerShell
2 14 (6.90%) SQL
3 10 (4.93%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.43%) VBScript
5 7 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.96%) Python
7 5 (2.46%) C#
7 5 (2.46%) VB
8 4 (1.97%) Java
9 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.46%) Degree
4 4 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.97%) MCSE
4 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.97%) VCAP
4 4 (1.97%) VCDX
4 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.48%) MCP
6 2 (0.99%) CCA
6 2 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) CCNA
7 1 (0.49%) MCSD
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) QA
1 4 (1.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (45.81%) Active Directory
2 47 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (22.66%) XenApp
4 43 (21.18%) XenDesktop
5 19 (9.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (8.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (6.40%) vSphere
8 10 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.45%) Hyper-V
9 7 (3.45%) XenServer
10 5 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.49%) Docker
12 1 (0.49%) Firmware
12 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (21.67%) SCCM
2 22 (10.84%) vCenter Server
3 10 (4.93%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.45%) Netcool
4 7 (3.45%) Puppet
4 7 (3.45%) SCOM
5 6 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.96%) systemd
5 6 (2.96%) Terraform
6 5 (2.46%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.97%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.48%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.48%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.99%) vMotion
Vendors
1 82 (40.39%) Microsoft
1 82 (40.39%) VMware
2 29 (14.29%) Cisco
3 28 (13.79%) HP
4 26 (12.81%) Wyse
5 24 (11.82%) Dell
6 19 (9.36%) Apple
7 17 (8.37%) Ivanti
8 12 (5.91%) Veritas
9 11 (5.42%) Splunk
10 5 (2.46%) Avaya
10 5 (2.46%) McAfee
10 5 (2.46%) Mitel
10 5 (2.46%) NetApp
11 4 (1.97%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.97%) iManage
11 4 (1.97%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.97%) Symantec
11 4 (1.97%) UiPath
12 3 (1.48%) Palo Alto