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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 593 555
Rank change year-on-year +28 -38  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 24 30 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.28% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -17.33% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8358 10527 9571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.36% 21.60% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 6658 5658
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 363 482
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +19.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
East of England +3 14 £550 +71.87%
London -8 7 £375 -25.00% 5
South East +28 2 £243 +3.19% 2
Yorkshire +26 1 - - 1
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 44 (100.00%) Citrix
2 31 (70.45%) Windows
3 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 27 (61.36%) VMware
5 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (47.73%) XenApp
7 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
9 16 (36.36%) MCSE
9 16 (36.36%) XenDesktop
9 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (34.09%) CCA
11 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
13 12 (27.27%) Skype
13 12 (27.27%) Skype for Business
13 12 (27.27%) ITIL
14 11 (25.00%) NetScaler
15 10 (22.73%) Office 365
15 10 (22.73%) DNS
15 10 (22.73%) Cisco
16 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
17 8 (18.18%) SAN
17 8 (18.18%) HP
18 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
18 7 (15.91%) Service Management

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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.82%) OneDrive
4 3 (6.82%) Yammer
5 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Skype
2 11 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 10 (22.73%) DNS
4 8 (18.18%) SAN
5 7 (15.91%) Firewall
6 6 (13.64%) LAN
6 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) NAS
8 3 (6.82%) DHCP
8 3 (6.82%) Internet
8 3 (6.82%) VPN
9 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.27%) SMTP
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.27%) VLAN
10 1 (2.27%) VoIP
10 1 (2.27%) VSAN
10 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Back Office
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.82%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
2 7 (15.91%) Service Management
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Service Design
5 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.82%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (36.36%) MCSE
3 15 (34.09%) CCA
4 14 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (9.09%) MCSA
7 3 (6.82%) CCNA
7 3 (6.82%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CCEA
8 2 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (4.55%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.55%) VCAP
9 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.27%) CCENT
9 1 (2.27%) VCP4
9 1 (2.27%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) XenApp
2 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 14 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
7 6 (13.64%) vSphere
8 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
10 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
10 2 (4.55%) XenServer
11 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
11 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) NetBackup
1 5 (11.36%) vCenter Server
2 4 (9.09%) vMotion
2 4 (9.09%) WMI
2 4 (9.09%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) MobiControl
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.27%) SCSM
4 1 (2.27%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) VMware
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco
5 8 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) AppSense
6 4 (9.09%) Intel
6 4 (9.09%) McAfee
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) CommVault
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas