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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
London / City of London
Rank 77 83 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -18  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 79 82 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.64% 2.49% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 6.18% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 119
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £512 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £328 £375
% change year-on-year -0.45% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.38 £19.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.23% -19.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.16 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.93
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.61%  

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 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 94 (61.44%) Windows
2 64 (41.83%) VMware
3 60 (39.22%) Active Directory
4 51 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 50 (32.68%) Finance
6 48 (31.37%) Cisco
7 44 (28.76%) Windows Server
8 37 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (22.88%) SCCM
10 33 (21.57%) XenApp
11 32 (20.92%) Windows 7
11 32 (20.92%) MS Office
12 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (17.65%) Firewall
14 26 (16.99%) Data Centre
15 24 (15.69%) PowerShell
16 23 (15.03%) Migration
17 22 (14.38%) ITIL
17 22 (14.38%) DNS
18 20 (13.07%) SAN
19 19 (12.42%) LAN
19 19 (12.42%) WAN
19 19 (12.42%) XenDesktop
20 18 (11.76%) DHCP
20 18 (11.76%) MS Exchange
21 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
21 15 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
21 15 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
21 15 (9.80%) Office 365

Citrix
Top Related 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 18 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.61%) IIS
7 3 (1.96%) Apache
7 3 (1.96%) nginx
8 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) JBoss
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (20.92%) MS Office
2 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.80%) Office 365
2 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) G Suite
6 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.65%) Firewall
2 22 (14.38%) DNS
3 20 (13.07%) SAN
4 19 (12.42%) LAN
4 19 (12.42%) WAN
5 18 (11.76%) DHCP
6 13 (8.50%) Internet
6 13 (8.50%) VPN
7 10 (6.54%) MPLS
7 10 (6.54%) Unified Communications
8 9 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 9 (5.88%) VoIP
9 7 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.92%) Wireless
11 5 (3.27%) LDAP
11 5 (3.27%) NAS
12 4 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.61%) ISDN
12 4 (2.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) MySQL
3 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MSI
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Toad
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (32.68%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Law
3 11 (7.19%) Banking
4 8 (5.23%) Legal
5 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.65%) Analyst
2 21 (13.73%) Architect
3 17 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.46%) Desktop Support
5 12 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.54%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (6.54%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.23%) Consultant
9 8 (5.23%) Service Desk Support
10 7 (4.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.58%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.58%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) OpenID
1 4 (2.61%) SAML
2 3 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.96%) XMPP
3 2 (1.31%) REST
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.65%) Series 60
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.27%) iPhone
5 4 (2.61%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.61%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.61%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.61%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.96%) BYOD
6 3 (1.96%) Clustering
6 3 (1.96%) CMDB
6 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.31%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 94 (61.44%) Windows
2 44 (28.76%) Windows Server
3 32 (20.92%) Windows 7
4 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.50%) Linux
7 10 (6.54%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.88%) Unix
9 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.61%) Solaris
12 3 (1.96%) AIX
12 3 (1.96%) Debian
12 3 (1.96%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.65%) CentOS
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.03%) Migration
2 22 (14.38%) ITIL
3 10 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (5.88%) High Availability
5 8 (5.23%) Network Design
5 8 (5.23%) Project Management
6 7 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (4.58%) ITIL V3
6 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.92%) Application Packaging
7 6 (3.92%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.92%) Network Management
7 6 (3.92%) Ticket Management
7 6 (3.92%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.27%) Application Discovery
8 5 (3.27%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.27%) Server Building
8 5 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.58%) SQL
3 5 (3.27%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.92%) CCNA
2 6 (3.92%) CCNP
3 5 (3.27%) MCSE
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.27%) MOS
4 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Degree
5 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.31%) CCA
6 2 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCSE
7 1 (0.65%) HNC
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) MCSD
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 60 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 37 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (21.57%) XenApp
4 19 (12.42%) XenDesktop
5 15 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (5.23%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.61%) ProxySG
10 4 (2.61%) vSphere
11 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.96%) Xen
12 2 (1.31%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.31%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.65%) Firmware
13 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (22.88%) SCCM
2 7 (4.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.92%) SCOM
3 6 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (1.96%) Kibana
5 3 (1.96%) logstash
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.96%) Nagios
5 3 (1.96%) OPNET
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (1.96%) Puppet
5 3 (1.96%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.96%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.31%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.31%) SCSM
7 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (41.83%) VMware
2 51 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 48 (31.37%) Cisco
4 12 (7.84%) Dell
5 11 (7.19%) ServiceNow
5 11 (7.19%) Symantec
6 9 (5.88%) Oracle
7 8 (5.23%) AppSense
7 8 (5.23%) Bloomberg
7 8 (5.23%) F5
7 8 (5.23%) NetApp
7 8 (5.23%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.58%) Altiris
8 7 (4.58%) HP
8 7 (4.58%) IBM
8 7 (4.58%) Remedy
8 7 (4.58%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.92%) EMC
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