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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 588 564
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 20 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.077% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 20
Median daily rate £393 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £218 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -65.65%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8614 10364 9730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.64% 20.87% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5447 6561 5604
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 375 435
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.00 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +56.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Citrix Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 15 £393 +12.14% 2
South East +11 2 £350 +7.69% 5
West Midlands +14 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Citrix Certification.

1 43 (86.00%) Citrix
2 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (60.00%) CCA
4 29 (58.00%) VMware
5 28 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (48.00%) MCSE
6 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (48.00%) XenApp
7 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 19 (38.00%) ITIL
10 17 (34.00%) Firewall
10 17 (34.00%) NetScaler
11 16 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (30.00%) XenDesktop
12 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
13 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
13 13 (26.00%) LAN
13 13 (26.00%) WAN
14 12 (24.00%) Cisco
15 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
15 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
16 10 (20.00%) SAN
17 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
18 8 (16.00%) MCP
18 8 (16.00%) DNS
18 8 (16.00%) HP

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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Firewall
1 17 (34.00%) NetScaler
2 13 (26.00%) LAN
2 13 (26.00%) WAN
3 10 (20.00%) SAN
4 8 (16.00%) DNS
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.00%) NAS
6 6 (12.00%) Skype
7 4 (8.00%) Internet
7 4 (8.00%) Wireless
7 4 (8.00%) WLAN
8 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.00%) VLAN
9 2 (4.00%) VPN
10 1 (2.00%) DHCP
10 1 (2.00%) HTTP
10 1 (2.00%) SSL
10 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (16.00%) Back Office
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Break Fix Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) ICT Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.00%) NHS
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) Service Management
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.00%) Coaching
5 5 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (8.00%) System Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Validation
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.00%) Security Patching
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) CCA
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (48.00%) MCSE
4 16 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (16.00%) MCP
6 7 (14.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) CCEA
7 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (4.00%) Degree
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.00%) ACMT
9 1 (2.00%) CCAA
9 1 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.00%) CISSP
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.00%) VCP6
9 1 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (48.00%) XenApp
2 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (16.00%) vSphere
6 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
8 3 (6.00%) Firmware
8 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
9 2 (4.00%) Docker
9 2 (4.00%) vCloud
9 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (4.00%) VMware GSX
10 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
10 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
10 1 (2.00%) Xen
10 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) vMotion
2 6 (12.00%) WMI
2 6 (12.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Citrix
2 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (58.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) HP
6 7 (14.00%) AppSense
6 7 (14.00%) Intel Security
7 6 (12.00%) Intel
8 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 3 (6.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Autodesk
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) F5
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.00%) Remedy
9 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.00%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.00%) Novell
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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