Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 580 765 779
Rank change year-on-year +185 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 76 81 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.092% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 60
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.43% -9.93%
10th Percentile £313 £326 £255
90th Percentile £488 £575 £454
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Median hourly rate - £33.40 -
UK median hourly rate - £33.40 -

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 12,343 17,249 17,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.06% 19.58% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,524 10,408 10,811
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £265 £249
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 756 812
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +27.66% -16.07%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.23 £53.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.12 £23.88
% change year-on-year +12.49% +30.32% -13.18%

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix Certification in England.

Daily rate trend for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix Certification in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix Certification in England

Citrix Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix Certification in England.

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 1 April 2020. 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 +147 38 £414 -12.89% 5
South East +80 14 £378 -2.58% 2
North of England +70 14 £450 - 6
Yorkshire +54 12 £450 - 5
East of England +42 8 £400 -5.88% 1
North West - 2 £280 -
Midlands +69 1 - - 2
East Midlands +38 1 - -
South West +28 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 67 (88.16%) Citrix
2 64 (84.21%) VMware
3 58 (76.32%) XenDesktop
3 58 (76.32%) XenApp
4 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
5 52 (68.42%) Windows
6 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
7 46 (60.53%) NetScaler
8 45 (59.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (55.26%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (51.32%) PowerShell
10 39 (51.32%) CCA
10 39 (51.32%) Office 365
11 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2016
12 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (36.84%) Windows 10
14 27 (35.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 26 (34.21%) Windows 7
16 24 (31.58%) DNS
17 22 (28.95%) SAN
17 22 (28.95%) Finance
17 22 (28.95%) Microsoft App-V
18 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (26.32%) DHCP
18 20 (26.32%) Windows Server
19 19 (25.00%) SQL
19 19 (25.00%) Migration
20 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
20 18 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (51.32%) Office 365
2 18 (23.68%) Azure
3 9 (11.84%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.26%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) AWS
5 2 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (60.53%) NetScaler
2 24 (31.58%) DNS
3 22 (28.95%) SAN
4 20 (26.32%) DHCP
5 12 (15.79%) Firewall
6 4 (5.26%) Skype
6 4 (5.26%) VoIP
6 4 (5.26%) Wireless
7 3 (3.95%) NAS
7 3 (3.95%) Network Security
7 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.95%) VPLS
7 3 (3.95%) VPN
8 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.32%) VLAN
9 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Citrix Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Exchange Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Systems Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) SAML
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Replication
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.89%) CMDB
4 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2016
4 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (36.84%) Windows 10
6 26 (34.21%) Windows 7
7 20 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (25.00%) Migration
3 10 (13.16%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
5 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 6 (7.89%) High Availability
6 6 (7.89%) Identity Management
6 6 (7.89%) Release Management
7 5 (6.58%) Application Virtualisation
7 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.95%) Change Management
9 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.95%) Project Management
10 2 (2.63%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) PowerShell
2 19 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) CCA
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (19.74%) MCSA
4 15 (19.74%) MCSE
5 5 (6.58%) MCITP
5 5 (6.58%) VCAP
6 4 (5.26%) CCNA
6 4 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.95%) CCNP
7 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) CCEA
8 2 (2.63%) Degree
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.63%) MCTS
8 2 (2.63%) VCP4
8 2 (2.63%) VCP5
9 1 (1.32%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (76.32%) XenApp
1 58 (76.32%) XenDesktop
2 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 45 (59.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (55.26%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (28.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
7 11 (14.47%) vSphere
8 10 (13.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 6 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (3.95%) DFS Replication
12 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.63%) vCloud
13 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) SCCM
2 13 (17.11%) XenMobile
3 7 (9.21%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.95%) ThinApp
5 2 (2.63%) Ansible
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.63%) Puppet
5 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.32%) Netcool
6 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (88.16%) Citrix
2 64 (84.21%) VMware
3 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.37%) Ivanti
5 14 (18.42%) HP
6 11 (14.47%) Cisco
6 11 (14.47%) Symantec
7 9 (11.84%) Altiris
7 9 (11.84%) McAfee
8 6 (7.89%) NetApp
8 6 (7.89%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (6.58%) Meraki
10 3 (3.95%) NVIDIA
11 2 (2.63%) Dell
11 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.63%) IFS
11 2 (2.63%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.63%) SAP
11 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle