Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 782 792 779
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 87 80 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.084% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 66
England median daily rate £385 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £309 £256 £185
90th Percentile £450 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £380 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +12.50% -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -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 18,356 17,984 19,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 18.93% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,944 11,070 12,267
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £245
90th Percentile £630 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 817 777
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.60 £25.88
% change year-on-year +3.54% -1.08% +3.50%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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
South East +29 43 £388 +29.17% 3
London +3 20 £420 +8.39% 4
South West - 11 £351 - 1
North of England -12 7 £320 -8.57% 5
East of England -23 4 £363 -0.68% 1
North West -11 3 £328 -12.67% 2
Yorkshire -17 3 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands +7 1 £355 +10.94% 3
Midlands -25 1 £355 +14.52% 3
North East - 1 £290 -
Citrix Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 84 (96.55%) Citrix
2 52 (59.77%) XenApp
3 51 (58.62%) Windows
4 49 (56.32%) CCA
5 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 45 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 44 (50.57%) VMware
7 37 (42.53%) XenDesktop
8 35 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (40.23%) NetScaler
8 35 (40.23%) Windows Server
9 34 (39.08%) SCCM
10 32 (36.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (35.63%) XenServer
12 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
13 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
13 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (26.44%) Office 365
14 23 (26.44%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (24.14%) Cisco
16 20 (22.99%) ITIL
16 20 (22.99%) DNS
17 19 (21.84%) MCSE
17 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
18 18 (20.69%) Firewall
18 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
19 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.90%) IIS
5 5 (5.75%) Apache
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.44%) Office 365
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (9.20%) Yammer
4 6 (6.90%) IaaS
5 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) NetScaler
2 20 (22.99%) DNS
3 18 (20.69%) Firewall
4 14 (16.09%) DHCP
5 11 (12.64%) Skype
5 11 (12.64%) VPN
6 9 (10.34%) SAN
6 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.20%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (9.20%) iSCSI
7 8 (9.20%) VLAN
8 7 (8.05%) Unified Communications
9 6 (6.90%) Internet
10 5 (5.75%) FTP
10 5 (5.75%) HTTP
10 5 (5.75%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (5.75%) SMTP
10 5 (5.75%) SSL
11 4 (4.60%) VPLS
12 2 (2.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.45%) Banking
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Back Office
2 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Citrix Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 2 (2.30%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) IT Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Clustering
2 13 (14.94%) PKI
3 10 (11.49%) Fat Client
3 10 (11.49%) Thin Client
4 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 7 (8.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (5.75%) DataPower
6 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (58.62%) Windows
2 35 (40.23%) Windows Server
3 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 14 (16.09%) Linux
7 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.05%) Unix
10 5 (5.75%) Check Point GAiA
11 3 (3.45%) Android
12 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (17.24%) Migration
4 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.34%) High Availability
5 9 (10.34%) Task Automation
6 8 (9.20%) Application Packaging
6 8 (9.20%) Change Management
7 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
7 7 (8.05%) Patch Management
7 7 (8.05%) Server Building
7 7 (8.05%) Server Management
8 5 (5.75%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.75%) SIEM
8 5 (5.75%) Time Management
9 4 (4.60%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) CCA
2 32 (36.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
4 19 (21.84%) MCSE
4 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
6 9 (10.34%) VCAP
7 7 (8.05%) MCSA
7 7 (8.05%) MCTS
7 7 (8.05%) VCP4
7 7 (8.05%) VCP5
8 6 (6.90%) MCITP
9 5 (5.75%) CCNA
9 5 (5.75%) CCSE
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.45%) CCNP
10 3 (3.45%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.30%) CCEA
11 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 52 (59.77%) XenApp
2 45 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 37 (42.53%) XenDesktop
4 35 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (35.63%) XenServer
6 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
7 23 (26.44%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (16.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (12.64%) vSphere
10 8 (9.20%) DFS Replication
10 8 (9.20%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (8.05%) vCloud
12 4 (4.60%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (39.08%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (11.49%) vCenter Server
3 9 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (10.34%) SCOM
4 7 (8.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (8.05%) SCVMM
4 7 (8.05%) XenMobile
5 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.45%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) Nagios
7 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.30%) WSUS
8 1 (1.15%) Netcool
8 1 (1.15%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 84 (96.55%) Citrix
2 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 44 (50.57%) VMware
4 21 (24.14%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) Dell
5 11 (12.64%) NetApp
6 7 (8.05%) HP
7 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.75%) IBM
7 5 (5.75%) IronPort
8 4 (4.60%) McAfee
8 4 (4.60%) NVIDIA
8 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.45%) Apple
9 3 (3.45%) Symantec
9 3 (3.45%) Veeam
10 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.30%) Polycom
10 2 (2.30%) Proofpoint
10 2 (2.30%) Xerox