Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 92 96
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 35 104 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 2.23% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 4.77% 5.73% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 78 153
Median daily rate £423 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +38.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £229 £198 £135
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
Central London median daily rate £420 £403 £325
% change year-on-year +4.35% +23.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £19.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% -0.88% -20.11%
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year -29.11% +5.61% -24.06%

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 734 1,814 2,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.84% 38.89% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 1,363 1,908
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £278 £240 £228
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 47
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.44 £12.56
90th Percentile £25.59 £27.18 £27.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.95% -

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Citrix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix in the City of London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Citrix in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (65.71%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 14 (40.00%) Azure
6 13 (37.14%) Firewall
7 12 (34.29%) WAN
7 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (31.43%) VPN
9 10 (28.57%) LAN
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 10 (28.57%) SCCM
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
11 8 (22.86%) Wireless
11 8 (22.86%) vSphere
11 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
12 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 7 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (20.00%) IBM
12 7 (20.00%) Linux
12 7 (20.00%) DB2
12 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 6 (17.14%) TOGAF

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 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (40.00%) Azure
3 7 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.71%) Power Automate
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) WAN
3 11 (31.43%) VPN
4 10 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (22.86%) Wireless
6 5 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (11.43%) SAN
8 3 (8.57%) MPLS
8 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
8 3 (8.57%) Skype
9 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.86%) Intranet
10 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.86%) NAS
10 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) International Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
1 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Architect
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Payments Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Equities
2 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (11.43%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.57%) Architecture Roadmap
5 3 (8.57%) Email Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) VBScript
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) RHCA
1 5 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SEPA
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (22.86%) vSphere
5 5 (14.29%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.86%) NFS
8 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (14.29%) Juniper
6 4 (11.43%) Dell
6 4 (11.43%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) EMC
7 3 (8.57%) Meraki
7 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) BMC
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (2.86%) Wyse