Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 125 122
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 -44
Contract jobs citing Citrix 188 121 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 1.80% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 7.29% 4.60% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 83 104
City of London median daily rate £375 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.91% +18.21%
10th Percentile £121 £136 £157
90th Percentile £500 £621 £605
Central London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.68 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.90% +97.44% -42.53%
10th Percentile £18.46 £19.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.55 £26.63 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.86 £12.50
% change year-on-year -14.52% +98.88% -42.53%

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 2,580 2,633 2,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.55% 39.08% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,908 1,951 2,177
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £270
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 34
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.27%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.98 £34.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018, 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.

1 117 (62.23%) Windows
2 76 (40.43%) Active Directory
3 75 (39.89%) Finance
4 74 (39.36%) Microsoft
5 70 (37.23%) VMware
6 53 (28.19%) XenApp
7 51 (27.13%) Office 365
8 50 (26.60%) Windows Server
9 46 (24.47%) XenDesktop
9 46 (24.47%) SCCM
10 45 (23.94%) Windows 7
11 43 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (21.28%) Windows 10
13 39 (20.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 38 (20.21%) Migration
15 31 (16.49%) Ivanti
16 30 (15.96%) ITIL
17 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
18 26 (13.83%) Wyse
19 25 (13.30%) Cisco
19 25 (13.30%) Data Centre
20 23 (12.23%) PowerShell
21 22 (11.70%) Virtual Desktop
21 22 (11.70%) Banking
22 21 (11.17%) DHCP
22 21 (11.17%) Dell
23 20 (10.64%) IIS
23 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
23 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
24 19 (10.11%) TCP/IP

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 20 (10.64%) IIS
2 16 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.32%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (1.06%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.13%) Office 365
2 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.60%) IaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) GoToWebinar
6 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.17%) DHCP
2 19 (10.11%) Firewall
2 19 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.51%) DNS
3 16 (8.51%) VPN
4 14 (7.45%) WAN
5 13 (6.91%) LAN
6 10 (5.32%) Skype
6 10 (5.32%) Telnet
7 8 (4.26%) SAN
8 7 (3.72%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.66%) Broadband
9 5 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.66%) Internet
9 5 (2.66%) VoIP
10 4 (2.13%) NAS
10 4 (2.13%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.13%) VLAN
10 4 (2.13%) VSAN
11 3 (1.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.06%) MS Access
3 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.06%) Power BI
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) DataStage
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
4 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) AdminStudio
1 6 (3.19%) JIRA
1 6 (3.19%) MSI
2 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Gradle
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (39.89%) Finance
2 22 (11.70%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Law
4 5 (2.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (16.49%) Citrix Engineer
2 26 (13.83%) Analyst
3 21 (11.17%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.51%) Service Analyst
6 15 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Desktop Support
8 12 (6.38%) Citrix Support
8 12 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Consultant
9 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (5.32%) IT Manager
10 9 (4.79%) 1st Line Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (4.79%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.79%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) .NET
2 5 (2.66%) Node.js
3 4 (2.13%) HTML
4 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.60%) XMPP
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.06%) Web Services
6 1 (0.53%) LAMP
6 1 (0.53%) OAuth
6 1 (0.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.98%) Blackberry
4 14 (7.45%) Fat Client
4 14 (7.45%) iPhone
4 14 (7.45%) Thin Client
5 12 (6.38%) User Experience
6 7 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.66%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.66%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.66%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (2.13%) Clustering
8 4 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.60%) Robotics
9 3 (1.60%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) BYOD
11 1 (0.53%) Fintech
11 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (62.23%) Windows
2 50 (26.60%) Windows Server
3 45 (23.94%) Windows 7
4 40 (21.28%) Windows 10
5 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.91%) Apple iOS
8 11 (5.85%) Linux
9 10 (5.32%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.79%) Android
11 8 (4.26%) Mac OS
11 8 (4.26%) Unix
11 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.60%) Solaris
14 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.53%) HPUX
15 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.21%) Migration
2 30 (15.96%) ITIL
3 19 (10.11%) Project Management
4 18 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (7.45%) Incident Management
7 12 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.32%) Application Packaging
9 10 (5.32%) Application Virtualisation
9 10 (5.32%) Investment Management
9 10 (5.32%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.26%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.72%) Change Control
11 7 (3.72%) Compliance Audit
11 7 (3.72%) DevOps
11 7 (3.72%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.23%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.51%) SQL
3 10 (5.32%) VBScript
4 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.72%) C#
4 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.19%) Python
5 6 (3.19%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.19%) VBA
6 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.66%) VB
7 4 (2.13%) Java
8 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.06%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.26%) MCSE
3 7 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.72%) Degree
4 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.60%) CCNP
5 3 (1.60%) MCDST
5 3 (1.60%) VCAP
5 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) VCDX
7 1 (0.53%) CCIE
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CISA
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) MCTS
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
7 1 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
1 7 (3.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.19%) XenApp
3 46 (24.47%) XenDesktop
4 43 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (20.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (11.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (9.04%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (6.38%) vSphere
9 4 (2.13%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.13%) Xen
9 4 (2.13%) XenServer
10 3 (1.60%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.53%) Docker
12 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (24.47%) SCCM
2 9 (4.79%) Netcool
2 9 (4.79%) SCOM
2 9 (4.79%) vCenter Server
3 8 (4.26%) XenMobile
4 7 (3.72%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.19%) Puppet
6 5 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.66%) systemd
6 5 (2.66%) WSUS
7 4 (2.13%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.60%) SafeCom
9 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) Nagios
9 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 70 (37.23%) VMware
3 31 (16.49%) Ivanti
4 26 (13.83%) Wyse
5 25 (13.30%) Cisco
6 21 (11.17%) Dell
7 13 (6.91%) HP
8 12 (6.38%) Apple
8 12 (6.38%) Splunk
9 7 (3.72%) Bloomberg
9 7 (3.72%) McAfee
9 7 (3.72%) Oracle
9 7 (3.72%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.19%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.19%) NetApp
11 5 (2.66%) F5
11 5 (2.66%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.13%) Mitel
12 4 (2.13%) Reuters
12 4 (2.13%) UiPath