Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 98 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -25
Contract jobs citing Citrix 190 161 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 2.60% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 7.12% 6.51% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 119 107
City of London median daily rate £417 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -8.24% +11.48%
10th Percentile £124 £124 £197
90th Percentile £538 £625 £530
Central London median daily rate £375 £379 £375
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +14.47% -16.78%
10th Percentile £18.70 £13.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.18 £31.23 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.04 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.27% +16.01% -16.78%

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 2,668 2,472 2,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.54% 39.86% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,985 1,815 2,015
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £276 £281 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 35 30
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.64 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.88% -20.81% +9.84%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.20 £34.50 £43.91
Central London median hourly rate £20.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.06% -22.50% +11.23%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 133 (70.00%) Windows
2 95 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 78 (41.05%) Microsoft
4 73 (38.42%) Windows 10
5 66 (34.74%) Office 365
6 61 (32.11%) VMware
7 57 (30.00%) Finance
8 54 (28.42%) SCCM
9 50 (26.32%) XenApp
10 45 (23.68%) Project Management
11 43 (22.63%) Migration
11 43 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (21.58%) Windows 7
13 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Office
14 36 (18.95%) Windows Server
15 33 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (16.32%) XenDesktop
17 29 (15.26%) PRINCE2
18 28 (14.74%) DNS
19 25 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
19 25 (13.16%) PowerShell
20 24 (12.63%) Virtual Desktop
20 24 (12.63%) DHCP
21 22 (11.58%) ITIL
21 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
22 21 (11.05%) Ivanti
22 21 (11.05%) Banking
23 20 (10.53%) Business Analysis
23 20 (10.53%) MS Visio

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 18 (9.47%) IIS
2 16 (8.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (20.53%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.05%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.53%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 66 (34.74%) Office 365
2 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.63%) IaaS
6 3 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.05%) PaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.53%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.74%) DNS
2 24 (12.63%) DHCP
3 19 (10.00%) Firewall
4 17 (8.95%) TCP/IP
5 14 (7.37%) NetScaler
5 14 (7.37%) WAN
6 13 (6.84%) MPLS
7 12 (6.32%) Telnet
7 12 (6.32%) VPN
8 10 (5.26%) Skype
9 9 (4.74%) LAN
9 9 (4.74%) SAN
10 8 (4.21%) Internet
11 6 (3.16%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.11%) NAS
13 4 (2.11%) VoIP
13 4 (2.11%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.53%) IDOL
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.53%) Power BI
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MSI
2 4 (2.11%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) WinDbg
General
1 57 (30.00%) Finance
2 21 (11.05%) Banking
3 9 (4.74%) Law
4 7 (3.68%) Legal
5 5 (2.63%) Publishing
6 3 (1.58%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (22.63%) Analyst
2 23 (12.11%) Project Manager
3 22 (11.58%) Citrix Engineer
3 22 (11.58%) Desktop Support
4 17 (8.95%) Business Analyst
4 17 (8.95%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 16 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (6.84%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 12 (6.32%) 1st Line Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (5.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (5.26%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Citrix Support
12 8 (4.21%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Desktop Specialist
13 7 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (3.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.68%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.58%) Web Services
2 2 (1.05%) .NET
2 2 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.05%) Node.js
2 2 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.37%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.74%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.74%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.16%) iPhone
6 5 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.63%) User Experience
7 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.58%) PKI
9 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
9 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.05%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 133 (70.00%) Windows
2 73 (38.42%) Windows 10
3 41 (21.58%) Windows 7
4 36 (18.95%) Windows Server
5 19 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.79%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.68%) Linux
9 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.63%) Android
10 5 (2.63%) Unix
11 4 (2.11%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.68%) Project Management
2 43 (22.63%) Migration
3 33 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.26%) PRINCE2
5 22 (11.58%) ITIL
6 21 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 16 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.89%) Prototyping
10 12 (6.32%) Data Analysis
10 12 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (6.32%) Requirements Management
10 12 (6.32%) Test Scripting
10 12 (6.32%) Use Case
11 9 (4.74%) Application Virtualisation
12 8 (4.21%) Change Control
12 8 (4.21%) Investment Management
12 8 (4.21%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.68%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.26%) SQL
2 10 (5.26%) VBScript
3 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.58%) Python
6 2 (1.05%) C#
6 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.05%) Perl
6 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.05%) VB
6 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.05%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.21%) MCSE
3 6 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.16%) Degree
4 5 (2.63%) CCNP
4 5 (2.63%) MCDST
5 4 (2.11%) PMP
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.05%) MCSA
6 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCSP
7 1 (0.53%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CRISC
7 1 (0.53%) MOS
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 50 (26.32%) XenApp
3 43 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (16.32%) XenDesktop
5 25 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (12.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (6.84%) vSphere
8 8 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.63%) VMware NSX
11 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.11%) XenServer
12 3 (1.58%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.53%) Docker
14 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.53%) RHEV
14 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (28.42%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) WSUS
3 6 (3.16%) SCOM
4 4 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.58%) Puppet
5 3 (1.58%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.58%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.05%) Netcool
6 2 (1.05%) systemd
6 2 (1.05%) vRealize
7 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) DameWare
7 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.53%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.53%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 78 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 61 (32.11%) VMware
3 21 (11.05%) Ivanti
4 20 (10.53%) Cisco
5 14 (7.37%) HP
5 14 (7.37%) Wyse
6 10 (5.26%) Apple
7 8 (4.21%) Dell
7 8 (4.21%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.68%) Bloomberg
8 7 (3.68%) Reuters
9 6 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.16%) F5
9 6 (3.16%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.11%) Avaya
10 4 (2.11%) NetApp
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle
10 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.11%) Splunk
10 4 (2.11%) WatchGuard