Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Citrix Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Citrix Certification
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 783 789
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -44
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 75 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.076% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 64
England median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £303 £259 £182
90th Percentile £442 £483 £496
UK median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £17.80 £40.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £24.20 £50.00 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% +12.50% -

Citrix Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,507 17,399 20,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.52% 18.88% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,372 10,640 12,788
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 852 830 736
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%
10th Percentile £12.57 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.78 £48.38
UK median hourly rate £24.98 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -9.16% +3.77% +10.42%

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Citrix Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix Certification in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Certification in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Certification in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 37 £383 +27.50% 8
London -20 15 £400 +4.92% 7
North of England -2 11 £325 +8.33% 9
South West - 6 £353 - 1
Yorkshire -5 4 £388 +29.17% 4
North East - 4 £290 - 1
East of England -17 3 £300 -25.00% 2
North West - 3 £328 - 4
Midlands -12 2 £355 +42.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 £355 -
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification 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 England region with a requirement for Citrix Certification.

1 74 (98.67%) Citrix
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
3 46 (61.33%) XenApp
4 43 (57.33%) VMware
5 41 (54.67%) CCA
6 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
7 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 36 (48.00%) XenDesktop
8 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
9 33 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (41.33%) NetScaler
11 30 (40.00%) SCCM
12 28 (37.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (37.33%) XenServer
13 27 (36.00%) Hyper-V
13 27 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
14 26 (34.67%) ITIL
15 24 (32.00%) DNS
16 21 (28.00%) Office 365
17 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
17 19 (25.33%) Firewall
17 19 (25.33%) DHCP
18 18 (24.00%) Cisco
18 18 (24.00%) PowerShell
19 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 17 (22.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 16 (21.33%) PKI
21 15 (20.00%) Clustering
21 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Citrix Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.67%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.67%) IIS
5 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Office 365
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (10.67%) Yammer
4 6 (8.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.33%) NetScaler
2 24 (32.00%) DNS
3 19 (25.33%) DHCP
3 19 (25.33%) Firewall
4 12 (16.00%) Skype
5 11 (14.67%) VLAN
6 10 (13.33%) SAN
7 9 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (12.00%) iSCSI
7 9 (12.00%) VPN
8 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.33%) FTP
10 4 (5.33%) HTTP
10 4 (5.33%) Internet
10 4 (5.33%) SMTP
10 4 (5.33%) SSL
11 3 (4.00%) LAN
11 3 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
3 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Mobility Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) PKI
2 15 (20.00%) Clustering
3 11 (14.67%) Fat Client
3 11 (14.67%) Thin Client
4 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (5.33%) DataPower
6 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.33%) Linux
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.00%) Unix
9 5 (6.67%) Android
10 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.33%) Check Point GAiA
10 4 (5.33%) Windows Phone
10 4 (5.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (17.33%) Migration
4 10 (13.33%) High Availability
5 9 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) Application Packaging
6 8 (10.67%) Task Automation
7 7 (9.33%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (6.67%) Server Building
9 5 (6.67%) Server Management
10 4 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (5.33%) SIEM
10 4 (5.33%) Time Management
11 3 (4.00%) Content Management
11 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) CCA
2 28 (37.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
4 17 (22.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
6 12 (16.00%) MCSE
7 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.33%) VCAP
8 6 (8.00%) MCITP
8 6 (8.00%) MCSA
8 6 (8.00%) MCTS
9 5 (6.67%) VCP4
9 5 (6.67%) VCP5
10 4 (5.33%) CCNA
10 4 (5.33%) CCSE
10 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (4.00%) CCNP
12 2 (2.67%) CCAA
12 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 46 (61.33%) XenApp
2 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
3 36 (48.00%) XenDesktop
4 33 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (37.33%) XenServer
6 27 (36.00%) Hyper-V
6 27 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (17.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (16.00%) vSphere
9 10 (13.33%) DFS Replication
10 6 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (6.67%) vCloud
12 4 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (1.33%) NFS
13 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) SCCM
2 11 (14.67%) XenMobile
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (13.33%) vCenter Server
4 8 (10.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (10.67%) SCOM
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (6.67%) AirWatch
6 5 (6.67%) SCVMM
7 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.33%) SAP Afaria
8 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.67%) Nagios
9 2 (2.67%) Netcool
9 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (2.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (98.67%) Citrix
2 43 (57.33%) VMware
3 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.00%) Cisco
5 12 (16.00%) Dell
6 11 (14.67%) NetApp
7 8 (10.67%) HP
8 6 (8.00%) McAfee
9 5 (6.67%) Apple
10 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.33%) IBM
10 4 (5.33%) IronPort
10 4 (5.33%) SAP
10 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.00%) NVIDIA
11 3 (4.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.67%) Ivanti
12 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.67%) Veritas