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 3 months to 27 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 94 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -28  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 63 71 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 2.10% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 5.03% 5.18% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 107
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £24.86 £12.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.88% -45.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year -23.68% +12.29%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1253 1370 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.92% 40.45% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1056 1802
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 64
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 88 (61.97%) Windows
2 64 (45.07%) VMware
3 60 (42.25%) Active Directory
4 52 (36.62%) Microsoft
5 47 (33.10%) Finance
6 44 (30.99%) Windows Server
7 40 (28.17%) Cisco
8 34 (23.94%) SCCM
8 34 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (21.83%) XenApp
10 25 (17.61%) Windows 7
11 24 (16.90%) PowerShell
12 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (16.20%) WAN
13 22 (15.49%) XenDesktop
13 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (14.79%) Firewall
15 20 (14.08%) Data Centre
16 18 (12.68%) Office 365
16 18 (12.68%) LAN
17 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
18 16 (11.27%) ITIL
18 16 (11.27%) Migration
19 15 (10.56%) Microsoft App-V
19 15 (10.56%) VPN
20 14 (9.86%) DNS
20 14 (9.86%) SAN
20 14 (9.86%) NetScaler
20 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.34%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.68%) Office 365
2 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.52%) IaaS
5 4 (2.82%) SaaS
6 3 (2.11%) PaaS
7 2 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.20%) WAN
2 21 (14.79%) Firewall
3 18 (12.68%) LAN
4 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.56%) VPN
6 14 (9.86%) DNS
6 14 (9.86%) NetScaler
6 14 (9.86%) SAN
7 11 (7.75%) DHCP
8 9 (6.34%) Unified Communications
8 9 (6.34%) VLAN
9 8 (5.63%) VoIP
10 7 (4.93%) MPLS
11 6 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (4.23%) Internet
11 6 (4.23%) SNMP
12 5 (3.52%) BGP
12 5 (3.52%) HSRP
12 5 (3.52%) Network Security
12 5 (3.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) Big Data
3 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MSI
2 3 (2.11%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (33.10%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Law
3 12 (8.45%) Banking
4 9 (6.34%) Legal
5 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Architect
2 18 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Desktop Support
4 13 (9.15%) Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) Network Architect
5 12 (8.45%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.11%) XMPP
3 2 (1.41%) OpenID
3 2 (1.41%) SAML
4 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.75%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.23%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.52%) PKI
5 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.82%) Clustering
5 4 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.11%) BYOD
6 3 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.11%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.41%) iPad
7 2 (1.41%) iPhone
7 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.70%) Handset
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (61.97%) Windows
2 44 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.61%) Windows 7
4 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.86%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.23%) Linux
7 6 (4.23%) Unix
8 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.11%) AIX
9 3 (2.11%) Solaris
10 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.27%) ITIL
1 16 (11.27%) Migration
2 13 (9.15%) Network Design
3 12 (8.45%) High Availability
3 12 (8.45%) TOGAF
4 7 (4.93%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.93%) Network Management
5 6 (4.23%) Network Architecture
6 5 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.52%) Ticket Management
7 4 (2.82%) Application Packaging
7 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.82%) Investment Management
7 4 (2.82%) Project Management
7 4 (2.82%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (2.82%) Server Building
7 4 (2.82%) Task Automation
8 3 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.11%) Low Latency
8 3 (2.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.90%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.63%) SQL
3 6 (4.23%) VBScript
4 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.70%) C
4 1 (0.70%) Perl
4 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.63%) CCNP
3 6 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.52%) MCSE
4 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) CCA
5 2 (1.41%) CCNA
5 2 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.41%) VCP6
6 1 (0.70%) CCDA
6 1 (0.70%) CCIE
6 1 (0.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (0.70%) CCSE
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.70%) MOS
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (21.83%) XenApp
4 22 (15.49%) XenDesktop
5 15 (10.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (7.75%) vSphere
7 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.41%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.41%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.41%) Xen
11 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.70%) Firmware
11 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (23.94%) SCCM
2 8 (5.63%) SCOM
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (3.52%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.82%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.11%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.41%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.41%) Nessus
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (1.41%) SCSM
8 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.70%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.70%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (45.07%) VMware
2 52 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 40 (28.17%) Cisco
4 12 (8.45%) HP
5 10 (7.04%) AppSense
6 9 (6.34%) Altiris
6 9 (6.34%) Dell
6 9 (6.34%) ServiceNow
6 9 (6.34%) Symantec
7 8 (5.63%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.93%) Bloomberg
8 7 (4.93%) F5
8 7 (4.93%) IBM
8 7 (4.93%) Oracle
8 7 (4.93%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.93%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.23%) NetApp
10 5 (3.52%) Apple
10 5 (3.52%) EMC
10 5 (3.52%) Reuters
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