Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 668 781 785
Rank change year-on-year +113 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 93 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.091% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 42
England median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £301 £308 £257
90th Percentile £555 £444 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £339
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.62% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.00% -44.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £51.00 £25.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +108.00% -44.44% +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 15,617 17,738 17,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.42% 18.78% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,627 10,508 10,842
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £231
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 849 815
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% -1.49%
10th Percentile £14.54 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.05 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +39.66% -4.53% +0.96%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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
London +95 44 £400 -2.44% 5
South East +37 34 £400 +3.90% 6
North of England +35 7 £290 -9.38% 7
Yorkshire +35 4 £296 -8.85% 2
East of England +33 3 £400 +10.34%
North West +7 3 £290 -11.45% 3
South West -10 3 £513 +45.91% 2
Midlands +48 1 £325 -8.45% 7
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 3
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 87 (93.55%) Citrix
2 74 (79.57%) VMware
3 60 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (63.44%) CCA
5 58 (62.37%) Windows
6 56 (60.22%) Active Directory
6 56 (60.22%) XenApp
7 51 (54.84%) XenDesktop
8 46 (49.46%) Microsoft
9 42 (45.16%) Windows Server
10 40 (43.01%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (40.86%) PowerShell
12 35 (37.63%) SCCM
13 33 (35.48%) DNS
14 32 (34.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 30 (32.26%) Office 365
16 28 (30.11%) NetScaler
17 27 (29.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 27 (29.03%) DHCP
18 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
20 21 (22.58%) ITIL
20 21 (22.58%) Hyper-V
20 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (21.51%) Finance
21 20 (21.51%) Firewall
22 19 (20.43%) Cisco
23 18 (19.35%) SQL
23 18 (19.35%) Skype

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 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 16 (17.20%) Skype for Business
3 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.26%) Office 365
2 17 (18.28%) Azure
3 13 (13.98%) Yammer
4 8 (8.60%) AWS
5 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.08%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.48%) DNS
2 28 (30.11%) NetScaler
3 27 (29.03%) DHCP
4 20 (21.51%) Firewall
5 18 (19.35%) Skype
6 14 (15.05%) SAN
7 12 (12.90%) VLAN
8 8 (8.60%) VSAN
9 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.30%) VoIP
10 3 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.15%) NAS
11 2 (2.15%) Network Security
12 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.08%) SSL
12 1 (1.08%) VPN
12 1 (1.08%) WAN
12 1 (1.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
1 1 (1.08%) MSI
1 1 (1.08%) TestRail
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Front Office
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 28 (30.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) VMware Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) VMware Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Cloud Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Citrix Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) SAML
2 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Fat Client
1 16 (17.20%) Thin Client
2 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (6.45%) Replication
4 5 (5.38%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.23%) Clustering
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (2.15%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (62.37%) Windows
2 42 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.20%) Windows 10
6 13 (13.98%) Linux
7 3 (3.23%) Unix
7 3 (3.23%) VMS
7 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.15%) Android
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL
3 12 (12.90%) Migration
3 12 (12.90%) Service Management
4 11 (11.83%) Change Management
4 11 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (11.83%) Project Delivery
5 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.60%) ITIL V3
6 8 (8.60%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (7.53%) ITSM
8 6 (6.45%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.45%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.45%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (4.30%) Antivirus Management
10 4 (4.30%) CRM
10 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.86%) PowerShell
2 18 (19.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) Python
3 2 (2.15%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (63.44%) CCA
2 27 (29.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (17.20%) MCSE
5 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
6 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
7 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
8 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (8.60%) MCSA
9 6 (6.45%) CCNA
10 5 (5.38%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (5.38%) MCITP
10 5 (5.38%) VCAP
11 4 (4.30%) CCNP
12 3 (3.23%) CCENT
12 3 (3.23%) Degree
12 3 (3.23%) MCP
12 3 (3.23%) MCTS
12 3 (3.23%) VCP4
12 3 (3.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) GDPR
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (60.22%) Active Directory
2 56 (60.22%) XenApp
3 51 (54.84%) XenDesktop
4 40 (43.01%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (22.58%) Hyper-V
6 18 (19.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 18 (19.35%) vSphere
7 17 (18.28%) DFS Replication
8 10 (10.75%) vCloud
9 9 (9.68%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (8.60%) VMware NSX
11 7 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (3.23%) ISA Server
14 1 (1.08%) Firmware
14 1 (1.08%) UAG
14 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (37.63%) SCCM
2 12 (12.90%) vCenter Server
3 9 (9.68%) XenMobile
4 6 (6.45%) Netcool
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (4.30%) vRealize
6 3 (3.23%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.23%) ThinApp
7 2 (2.15%) Ansible
7 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.15%) Puppet
7 2 (2.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.08%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.08%) SCOM
8 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 87 (93.55%) Citrix
2 74 (79.57%) VMware
3 46 (49.46%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.43%) Cisco
5 14 (15.05%) HP
6 13 (13.98%) NetApp
7 12 (12.90%) Ivanti
8 8 (8.60%) Dell
9 7 (7.53%) Splunk
10 6 (6.45%) EMC
11 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.30%) Veeam
13 3 (3.23%) IFS
13 3 (3.23%) McAfee
13 3 (3.23%) Symantec
14 2 (2.15%) Apple
14 2 (2.15%) IBM
14 2 (2.15%) Meraki
14 2 (2.15%) SAP
14 2 (2.15%) Zerto