Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 133 117
Rank change year-on-year +44 -16 -36
Contract jobs citing Citrix 204 131 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.89% 1.84% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 7.60% 4.78% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 91 103
City of London median daily rate £350 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £128 £141 £156
90th Percentile £494 £538 £548
Central London median daily rate £375 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +11.11% -12.90% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.27% +96.00% -42.53%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £27.50 £22.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -13.27% +96.00% -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 2,684 2,738 2,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.07% 38.40% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,011 2,051 2,172
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 47
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £50.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +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 15 November 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 15 November 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.

1 132 (64.71%) Windows
2 92 (45.10%) Active Directory
3 83 (40.69%) Finance
4 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
5 75 (36.76%) VMware
6 51 (25.00%) ITIL
7 50 (24.51%) SCCM
7 50 (24.51%) XenApp
8 49 (24.02%) XenDesktop
8 49 (24.02%) Windows 7
9 47 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (22.55%) Office 365
11 44 (21.57%) Windows Server
12 41 (20.10%) Windows 10
13 39 (19.12%) Migration
14 33 (16.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 31 (15.20%) Cisco
15 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
16 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (14.22%) PowerShell
16 29 (14.22%) iPhone
17 28 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (13.73%) Wyse
18 26 (12.75%) Dell
18 26 (12.75%) Ivanti
19 25 (12.25%) Data Centre
20 24 (11.76%) Android
21 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 21 (10.29%) ITIL V3
22 21 (10.29%) Windows 8

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 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.90%) IIS
6 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Drupal
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.98%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.49%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.55%) Office 365
2 28 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.96%) GoToWebinar
5 3 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.98%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.31%) DHCP
2 18 (8.82%) Firewall
3 17 (8.33%) DNS
4 15 (7.35%) Skype
5 14 (6.86%) VPN
5 14 (6.86%) WAN
6 13 (6.37%) LAN
7 10 (4.90%) Internet
7 10 (4.90%) SAN
7 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.90%) VoIP
8 9 (4.41%) VSAN
9 7 (3.43%) VLAN
10 4 (1.96%) WLAN
11 3 (1.47%) Broadband
11 3 (1.47%) NAS
11 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.47%) Wireless
12 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.98%) MS Access
3 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) Big Data
4 1 (0.49%) DataStage
4 1 (0.49%) DB2
4 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) Power BI
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) AdminStudio
2 6 (2.94%) JIRA
2 6 (2.94%) MSI
3 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) Gradle
4 1 (0.49%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (40.69%) Finance
2 17 (8.33%) Banking
3 12 (5.88%) Legal
4 8 (3.92%) Law
5 6 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (24.02%) Analyst
2 33 (16.18%) Service Analyst
3 28 (13.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (12.75%) Citrix Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.31%) Support Analyst
7 18 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 17 (8.33%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.86%) Desktop Support
10 13 (6.37%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 13 (6.37%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (5.39%) Consultant
11 11 (5.39%) Service Desk Support
11 11 (5.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 10 (4.90%) Citrix Support
13 9 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (4.41%) Citrix Analyst
13 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (4.41%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.92%) .NET
2 5 (2.45%) Node.js
3 4 (1.96%) HTML
3 4 (1.96%) Web Services
4 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.47%) Middleware
4 3 (1.47%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.98%) XMPP
6 1 (0.49%) LAMP
6 1 (0.49%) OAuth
6 1 (0.49%) SAML
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.22%) iPhone
2 25 (12.25%) Data Centre
3 20 (9.80%) Blackberry
4 18 (8.82%) User Experience
5 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.88%) Fat Client
6 12 (5.88%) Thin Client
7 11 (5.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.90%) Smartphone
9 9 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (3.43%) iPad
11 5 (2.45%) Clustering
11 5 (2.45%) Mainframe
11 5 (2.45%) Smartcard
11 5 (2.45%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (1.47%) BYOD
12 3 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.47%) Robotics
13 2 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (64.71%) Windows
2 49 (24.02%) Windows 7
3 44 (21.57%) Windows Server
4 41 (20.10%) Windows 10
5 24 (11.76%) Android
6 21 (10.29%) Windows 8
7 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.35%) Apple iOS
9 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (5.88%) Windows XP
11 11 (5.39%) Linux
11 11 (5.39%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.92%) Unix
13 7 (3.43%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.47%) Solaris
16 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.00%) ITIL
2 39 (19.12%) Migration
3 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (10.29%) ITIL V3
5 20 (9.80%) Service Management
6 18 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 18 (8.82%) Project Management
7 17 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.39%) BCP
9 11 (5.39%) Information Security
10 10 (4.90%) Change Control
11 9 (4.41%) Asset Management
11 9 (4.41%) Customer-Centricity
11 9 (4.41%) Investment Management
11 9 (4.41%) Open Source
12 8 (3.92%) Application Packaging
12 8 (3.92%) DevOps
12 8 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.22%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.84%) SQL
3 10 (4.90%) VBScript
4 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.43%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.43%) C#
6 6 (2.94%) Python
7 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.45%) VB
7 5 (2.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.45%) VBA
8 4 (1.96%) Java
9 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.45%) Degree
3 5 (2.45%) MCSE
3 5 (2.45%) VCAP
3 5 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.96%) VCDX
5 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
6 1 (0.49%) MCDST
6 1 (0.49%) MCSD
6 1 (0.49%) MCTS
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) QA
2 6 (2.94%) SLA
3 4 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 50 (24.51%) XenApp
3 49 (24.02%) XenDesktop
4 47 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (16.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (9.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (7.84%) vSphere
8 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.96%) XenServer
10 3 (1.47%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.47%) Xen
11 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.49%) Docker
12 1 (0.49%) Firmware
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (24.51%) SCCM
2 17 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 10 (4.90%) SCOM
4 8 (3.92%) Netcool
5 7 (3.43%) XenMobile
6 6 (2.94%) Puppet
6 6 (2.94%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.45%) systemd
8 4 (1.96%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.47%) SafeCom
10 2 (0.98%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.98%) Terraform
10 2 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 75 (36.76%) VMware
3 31 (15.20%) Cisco
4 28 (13.73%) Wyse
5 26 (12.75%) Dell
5 26 (12.75%) Ivanti
6 21 (10.29%) HP
7 18 (8.82%) Apple
8 11 (5.39%) Splunk
9 7 (3.43%) McAfee
9 7 (3.43%) Oracle
10 6 (2.94%) Mitel
10 6 (2.94%) Veritas
11 5 (2.45%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.45%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.96%) Avaya
12 4 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.96%) NetApp
12 4 (1.96%) UiPath
13 3 (1.47%) ServiceNow