Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 793 752
Rank change year-on-year +38 -41 -24
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 76 80 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 72
England median daily rate £350 £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.64% +5.36%
10th Percentile £257 £181 £214
90th Percentile £488 £438 £500
UK median daily rate £339 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +13.00% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 17630 20111 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 20.49% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10825 12536 12686
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 779 1000
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.73 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
% change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +5 32 £388 -8.82% 5
East of England -24 27 £400 +39.13%
South East +12 6 £300 -15.49% 1
North of England +59 5 £338 -3.57% 3
Midlands +27 5 £290 -42.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 5 £338 +12.50% 2
West Midlands +37 4 £250 -50.98% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £330 -34.00%
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 69 (90.79%) Citrix
2 46 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 45 (59.21%) Windows
3 45 (59.21%) XenApp
4 40 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (51.32%) CCA
6 33 (43.42%) MCSE
6 33 (43.42%) VMware
7 32 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 26 (34.21%) NetScaler
9 25 (32.89%) XenDesktop
9 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
10 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (22.37%) Office 365
11 17 (22.37%) Finance
11 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (21.05%) CCNA
12 16 (21.05%) ITIL
12 16 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
13 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (17.11%) MCSA
15 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
15 13 (17.11%) CCEA
16 12 (15.79%) Cisco
16 12 (15.79%) MCP

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 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Office 365
2 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.63%) Yammer
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.32%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) NetScaler
2 11 (14.47%) Skype
3 10 (13.16%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) SAN
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
4 9 (11.84%) Firewall
4 9 (11.84%) LAN
4 9 (11.84%) WAN
5 5 (6.58%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.26%) WLAN
7 3 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.32%) IPv4
9 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.32%) SMTP
9 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) HDInsight
2 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) Power BI
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Architect
2 13 (17.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix Support
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Wintel Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Wintel Support
7 6 (7.89%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) CESG
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Life Science
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.89%) Linux
8 3 (3.95%) Solaris
8 3 (3.95%) Unix
9 2 (2.63%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Migration
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
5 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.89%) High Availability
5 6 (7.89%) Service Design
6 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) Analytics
7 4 (5.26%) CMMI
7 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Coaching
8 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
8 3 (3.95%) Network Design
8 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) VBScript
3 7 (9.21%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) C
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (51.32%) CCA
3 33 (43.42%) MCSE
4 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (21.05%) CCNA
6 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (17.11%) CCEA
7 13 (17.11%) MCSA
8 12 (15.79%) MCP
9 5 (6.58%) CCAA
9 5 (6.58%) MCITP
10 4 (5.26%) CCNP
10 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.26%) VCAP
11 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (3.95%) CCSP
11 3 (3.95%) CISM
11 3 (3.95%) CISSP
11 3 (3.95%) Degree
11 3 (3.95%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) XenApp
2 32 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.89%) XenDesktop
4 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (13.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.89%) XenServer
9 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.95%) VMware NSX
9 3 (3.95%) vSphere
10 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) EdgeSight
3 5 (6.58%) AppDNA
3 5 (6.58%) SCOM
4 4 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (90.79%) Citrix
2 46 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 33 (43.42%) VMware
4 12 (15.79%) Cisco
5 11 (14.47%) AppSense
6 3 (3.95%) Apple
6 3 (3.95%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) NetApp
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.63%) CommVault
7 2 (2.63%) F5
7 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.32%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.32%) Canon
8 1 (1.32%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.32%) Polycom
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas