Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 100 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 -16
Contract jobs citing Citrix 165 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.32% 2.48% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 5.87% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 119 107
City of London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £145 £157 £157
90th Percentile £538 £565 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £388 £343
% change year-on-year -3.23% +13.14% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.64% -32.03% +44.63%
10th Percentile £20.35 £12.50 £22.30
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.00 £40.50
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.38 £22.24
% change year-on-year +20.25% -8.38% +13.31%

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 2,708 2,591 2,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.15% 42.32% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,083 1,935 2,003
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £278 £294 £255
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 44 36
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.13 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.79% +9.74% +7.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.83 £11.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +7.89% -1.30% +8.40%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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.

1 118 (71.52%) Windows
2 93 (56.36%) Active Directory
3 67 (40.61%) Microsoft
4 61 (36.97%) Office 365
5 59 (35.76%) VMware
6 58 (35.15%) Windows 10
7 50 (30.30%) SCCM
8 48 (29.09%) XenApp
9 43 (26.06%) Finance
10 42 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (23.03%) Windows Server
12 34 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (18.79%) Migration
13 31 (18.79%) PowerShell
13 31 (18.79%) Windows 7
14 28 (16.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (16.36%) Project Management
16 25 (15.15%) PRINCE2
17 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (11.52%) Microsoft App-V
18 19 (11.52%) Banking
18 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (10.91%) XenDesktop
19 18 (10.91%) NetScaler
19 18 (10.91%) Firewall
19 18 (10.91%) Blackberry
20 17 (10.30%) SQL
20 17 (10.30%) Cisco
20 17 (10.30%) HP
21 16 (9.70%) DNS

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 15 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.24%) IIS
4 5 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) RMDS
3 1 (0.61%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 61 (36.97%) Office 365
2 28 (16.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.24%) IaaS
6 6 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.64%) PaaS
7 4 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) Firewall
1 18 (10.91%) NetScaler
2 16 (9.70%) DNS
2 16 (9.70%) WAN
3 11 (6.67%) DHCP
3 11 (6.67%) LAN
3 11 (6.67%) MPLS
4 10 (6.06%) Internet
5 9 (5.45%) IP Telephony
6 8 (4.85%) Skype
6 8 (4.85%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.03%) SAN
7 5 (3.03%) VPN
8 3 (1.82%) SSL
8 3 (1.82%) Telnet
8 3 (1.82%) VoIP
8 3 (1.82%) Wireless
9 2 (1.21%) BGP
9 2 (1.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) IDOL
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MSI
1 1 (0.61%) WinDbg
General
1 43 (26.06%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Banking
3 9 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.64%) Law
5 5 (3.03%) Legal
6 4 (2.42%) Publishing
7 2 (1.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (23.03%) Analyst
2 20 (12.12%) Desktop Support
3 16 (9.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 16 (9.70%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Architect
7 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
7 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.21%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.64%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.42%) iPhone
6 4 (2.42%) PKI
7 3 (1.82%) BYOD
7 3 (1.82%) Clustering
7 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.82%) User Experience
8 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 118 (71.52%) Windows
2 58 (35.15%) Windows 10
3 38 (23.03%) Windows Server
4 31 (18.79%) Windows 7
5 22 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.24%) Linux
8 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.03%) Unix
10 3 (1.82%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.21%) Android
11 2 (1.21%) Solaris
11 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) Migration
2 27 (16.36%) Project Management
3 25 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 16 (9.70%) ITIL
4 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 13 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.06%) Prototyping
9 9 (5.45%) Server Building
10 8 (4.85%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.24%) Change Control
11 7 (4.24%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.24%) Email Migration
11 7 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (4.24%) Requirements Management
11 7 (4.24%) Service Management
11 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.24%) Use Case
12 6 (3.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.79%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.30%) SQL
3 8 (4.85%) VBScript
4 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.82%) VB
5 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) Ruby
6 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.64%) Degree
3 6 (3.64%) MCSE
3 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) CCNP
4 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) PMP
5 3 (1.82%) CCA
5 3 (1.82%) MCSA
5 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.21%) CCNA
6 2 (1.21%) CCSP
6 2 (1.21%) CISM
6 2 (1.21%) CISSP
6 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.21%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 48 (29.09%) XenApp
3 42 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (11.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (10.91%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (5.45%) vSphere
8 8 (4.85%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.03%) BitLocker
9 5 (3.03%) XenServer
10 4 (2.42%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.82%) ProxySG
11 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.21%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.21%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.21%) Xen
13 1 (0.61%) Docker
13 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (30.30%) SCCM
2 7 (4.24%) SCOM
3 4 (2.42%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.82%) AppDNA
4 3 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.82%) WSUS
5 2 (1.21%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.21%) Netcool
5 2 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.61%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.61%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 59 (35.76%) VMware
3 17 (10.30%) Cisco
3 17 (10.30%) HP
4 14 (8.48%) Ivanti
5 11 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.24%) Altiris
6 7 (4.24%) Oracle
7 6 (3.64%) Bloomberg
7 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.64%) Veeam
8 5 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.03%) Remedy
8 5 (3.03%) Reuters
9 4 (2.42%) Apple
9 4 (2.42%) Dell
9 4 (2.42%) F5
9 4 (2.42%) McAfee
9 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.42%) WatchGuard