Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 120 98
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 -20
Contract jobs citing Citrix 191 134 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.69% 2.06% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 7.00% 5.29% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 127
City of London median daily rate £380 £379 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.40% -10.94% +20.69%
10th Percentile £124 £124 £189
90th Percentile £524 £612 £538
Central London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 12
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £22.34 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.86% +78.68% -45.25%
10th Percentile £18.70 £19.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.55 £25.29 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.60 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.95% +88.78% -45.25%

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 2,729 2,532 2,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.43% 38.95% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,024 1,846 2,162
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £286
90th Percentile £673 £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 73 42 34
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.52% -10.75% +6.35%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.40 £33.92 £34.18
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year +18.22% -10.96% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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.

1 136 (71.20%) Windows
2 98 (51.31%) Active Directory
3 88 (46.07%) Microsoft
4 68 (35.60%) VMware
5 66 (34.55%) Windows 10
6 64 (33.51%) Finance
7 58 (30.37%) Office 365
8 52 (27.23%) SCCM
9 46 (24.08%) Windows 7
10 45 (23.56%) XenApp
10 45 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (23.56%) Windows Server
11 42 (21.99%) XenDesktop
12 37 (19.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 36 (18.85%) Migration
13 36 (18.85%) Project Management
13 36 (18.85%) Microsoft Office
14 31 (16.23%) Ivanti
15 28 (14.66%) PowerShell
15 28 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (14.14%) ITIL
16 27 (14.14%) Cisco
17 25 (13.09%) Firewall
17 25 (13.09%) DNS
18 23 (12.04%) DHCP
19 21 (10.99%) PRINCE2
19 21 (10.99%) IIS
20 20 (10.47%) Wyse
20 20 (10.47%) Virtual Desktop
20 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012

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 21 (10.99%) IIS
2 15 (7.85%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.24%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (18.85%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (8.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (1.05%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (1.05%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.52%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 58 (30.37%) Office 365
2 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.38%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.09%) IaaS
6 2 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.05%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.52%) GoToWebinar
7 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.09%) DNS
1 25 (13.09%) Firewall
2 23 (12.04%) DHCP
3 17 (8.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.90%) WAN
4 16 (8.38%) VPN
5 12 (6.28%) LAN
5 12 (6.28%) Telnet
6 10 (5.24%) NetScaler
6 10 (5.24%) SAN
6 10 (5.24%) Skype
7 8 (4.19%) MPLS
8 7 (3.66%) NAS
9 6 (3.14%) VoIP
10 5 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.62%) Internet
11 4 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.57%) BGP
12 3 (1.57%) OSPF
12 3 (1.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.05%) Power BI
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) DataStage
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.52%) IDOL
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MSI
2 6 (3.14%) AdminStudio
3 5 (2.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) WinDbg
General
1 64 (33.51%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Law
4 10 (5.24%) Legal
5 5 (2.62%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (22.51%) Analyst
2 26 (13.61%) Citrix Engineer
3 22 (11.52%) Desktop Support
4 19 (9.95%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) Project Manager
7 16 (8.38%) Business Analyst
8 15 (7.85%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (6.81%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Citrix Support
10 12 (6.28%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) 1st Line Engineer
12 8 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.19%) Service Analyst
12 8 (4.19%) VMware Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Consultant
13 7 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) Node.js
2 3 (1.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.57%) Middleware
2 3 (1.57%) XMPP
3 2 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.90%) Blackberry
3 16 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.81%) Fat Client
4 13 (6.81%) Thin Client
5 11 (5.76%) iPhone
6 8 (4.19%) User Experience
7 4 (2.09%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.09%) Smartcard
7 4 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.09%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.57%) PKI
8 3 (1.57%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
9 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) iSeries
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 136 (71.20%) Windows
2 66 (34.55%) Windows 10
3 46 (24.08%) Windows 7
4 45 (23.56%) Windows Server
5 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.76%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.19%) Linux
10 7 (3.66%) Android
11 5 (2.62%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.62%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.57%) Unix
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.52%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.85%) Migration
1 36 (18.85%) Project Management
2 28 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (14.14%) ITIL
4 21 (10.99%) PRINCE2
5 17 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (8.38%) Business Analysis
7 15 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (7.33%) Incident Management
8 14 (7.33%) Prototyping
9 12 (6.28%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.28%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (6.28%) Requirements Management
9 12 (6.28%) Test Scripting
9 12 (6.28%) Use Case
10 10 (5.24%) Application Virtualisation
10 10 (5.24%) Investment Management
11 9 (4.71%) Change Control
12 8 (4.19%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.66%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.81%) SQL
2 13 (6.81%) VBScript
3 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.62%) Python
3 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.62%) VBA
4 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.57%) C#
5 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.57%) VB
5 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.19%) Degree
3 6 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.14%) MCSE
4 5 (2.62%) MCDST
5 3 (1.57%) CCNP
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
7 1 (0.52%) CCIE
7 1 (0.52%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CRISC
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.52%) VCAP
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (51.31%) Active Directory
2 45 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (23.56%) XenApp
3 42 (21.99%) XenDesktop
4 37 (19.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (10.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (6.81%) vSphere
8 8 (4.19%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.09%) BitLocker
9 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.09%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.09%) XenServer
10 3 (1.57%) Xen
11 2 (1.05%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.52%) Docker
12 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.52%) RHEV
12 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (27.23%) SCCM
2 8 (4.19%) SCOM
3 7 (3.66%) WSUS
4 6 (3.14%) SCOrch
4 6 (3.14%) XenMobile
5 5 (2.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.62%) Puppet
6 4 (2.09%) systemd
7 3 (1.57%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.57%) Netcool
8 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.05%) SafeCom
8 2 (1.05%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.05%) vRealize
9 1 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 88 (46.07%) Microsoft
2 68 (35.60%) VMware
3 31 (16.23%) Ivanti
4 27 (14.14%) Cisco
5 20 (10.47%) Wyse
6 13 (6.81%) HP
7 12 (6.28%) Dell
8 11 (5.76%) Apple
9 8 (4.19%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.66%) Bloomberg
10 7 (3.66%) Reuters
10 7 (3.66%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.66%) Splunk
11 6 (3.14%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.62%) F5
12 5 (2.62%) McAfee
12 5 (2.62%) Oracle
13 4 (2.09%) Mitel
13 4 (2.09%) NetApp
13 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds