The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
UK / England
Rank 145 104 64
Rank change year-on-year -41 -40  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 733 1081 1397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.78% 2.22% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 5.10% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 666 795
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £328 £375
% change year-on-year -0.45% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 89 139
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.76 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £22.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.93
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.61%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18095 21190 21568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.86% 43.54% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 13005 12444
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 759 903
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.96 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +14.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in England

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in England

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in England

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in England

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Citrix in England

Citrix
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 -27 328 £375 - 79
South East -12 164 £370 +4.22% 46
East of England -34 51 £310 -0.80% 18
South West -7 50 £300 +2.56% 10
North West -35 46 £295 -12.59% 32
East Midlands +12 42 £350 - 11
West Midlands -12 22 £425 +30.76% 11
Yorkshire -16 20 £413 -2.94% 18
North East -5 11 £203 -17.34% 9
Citrix
UK

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix 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.

1 1062 (65.27%) Windows
2 770 (47.33%) Active Directory
3 729 (44.81%) VMware
4 690 (42.41%) Microsoft
5 444 (27.29%) Windows Server
6 427 (26.24%) XenApp
7 376 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 344 (21.14%) Cisco
9 330 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 330 (20.28%) Windows 7
10 300 (18.44%) SCCM
11 296 (18.19%) ITIL
12 277 (17.03%) Firewall
13 272 (16.72%) Finance
14 249 (15.30%) MS Office
14 249 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 244 (15.00%) XenDesktop
16 232 (14.26%) DNS
17 219 (13.46%) MS Exchange
18 211 (12.97%) Security Cleared
19 198 (12.17%) Migration
20 196 (12.05%) LAN
21 190 (11.68%) WAN
21 190 (11.68%) MS Excel
22 189 (11.62%) SQL Server
22 189 (11.62%) Office 365
23 188 (11.56%) Data Centre
24 183 (11.25%) PowerShell
25 179 (11.00%) Linux
26 177 (10.88%) Windows 10

Citrix
Top Related 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
1 219 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 113 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (6.58%) Skype for Business
4 79 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 53 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 51 (3.13%) IIS
7 33 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (1.97%) IBM Notes
9 26 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.80%) Apache
12 8 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.25%) CMS
15 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 249 (15.30%) MS Office
2 190 (11.68%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.43%) MS Project
6 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.25%) Eikon
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.12%) assyst
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.061%) Maximo
6 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 189 (11.62%) Office 365
2 131 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.78%) IaaS
5 18 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (1.04%) SaaS
7 16 (0.98%) G Suite
8 11 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.68%) PaaS
9 9 (0.55%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.25%) Yammer
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.061%) Akamai
13 1 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.061%) GitHub
13 1 (0.061%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 277 (17.03%) Firewall
2 232 (14.26%) DNS
3 196 (12.05%) LAN
4 190 (11.68%) WAN
5 174 (10.69%) DHCP
6 159 (9.77%) NetScaler
7 145 (8.91%) SAN
8 137 (8.42%) VPN
9 112 (6.88%) TCP/IP
10 85 (5.22%) Wireless
11 72 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
11 72 (4.43%) Internet
12 64 (3.93%) Network Security
13 57 (3.50%) VoIP
14 53 (3.26%) MPLS
15 45 (2.77%) Skype
16 43 (2.64%) NAS
17 38 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
19 29 (1.78%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (0.92%) DB2
5 14 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (0.68%) MySQL
7 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.43%) MS Access
8 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.25%) Big Data
11 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (1.54%) MSI
2 12 (0.74%) JIRA
3 6 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.25%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.18%) Subversion
5 3 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.12%) Toad
6 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.061%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.061%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.061%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 272 (16.72%) Finance
2 83 (5.10%) Banking
3 42 (2.58%) Legal
4 41 (2.52%) Retail
5 39 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.91%) Law
7 25 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.04%) Back Office
9 17 (1.04%) Local Government
10 16 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.74%) Front Office
12 11 (0.68%) Publishing
13 9 (0.55%) Advertising
13 9 (0.55%) French Language
13 9 (0.55%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.43%) Electronics
14 7 (0.43%) Games
14 7 (0.43%) Marketing
15 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 292 (17.95%) Analyst
2 182 (11.19%) Architect
3 160 (9.83%) Support Engineer
4 145 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 127 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 109 (6.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 107 (6.58%) Consultant
8 103 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 100 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 97 (5.96%) Desktop Support
11 90 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 85 (5.22%) Network Engineer
13 71 (4.36%) Service Analyst
14 68 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
15 66 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
16 60 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
17 57 (3.50%) Project Manager
18 54 (3.32%) Technical Architect
19 51 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
20 50 (3.07%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.27%) Web Services
2 22 (1.35%) Software Packaging
3 21 (1.29%) .NET
4 20 (1.23%) Middleware
5 15 (0.92%) SAML
6 10 (0.61%) REST
6 10 (0.61%) XMPP
7 9 (0.55%) 802.1X
8 8 (0.49%) OpenID
8 8 (0.49%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.43%) SOAP
10 5 (0.31%) XML
11 4 (0.25%) HTML
11 4 (0.25%) JSON
11 4 (0.25%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.18%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.12%) OAuth
13 2 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 188 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 92 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (5.22%) Fat Client
3 85 (5.22%) Thin Client
4 82 (5.04%) Blackberry
5 67 (4.12%) Clustering
6 41 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
7 39 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.91%) PKI
9 29 (1.78%) Smartphone
10 22 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.23%) BYOD
12 17 (1.04%) iPad
13 16 (0.98%) iPhone
13 16 (0.98%) iSeries
13 16 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.92%) NHS
15 14 (0.86%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.80%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1062 (65.27%) Windows
2 444 (27.29%) Windows Server
3 330 (20.28%) Windows 7
3 330 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 249 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (11.00%) Linux
6 177 (10.88%) Windows 10
7 151 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (5.84%) Unix
8 95 (5.84%) Windows 8
9 61 (3.75%) Windows XP
10 54 (3.32%) Android
11 39 (2.40%) Apple iOS
12 36 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (2.21%) Solaris
13 29 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 21 (1.29%) AIX
15 17 (1.04%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.86%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (18.19%) ITIL
2 198 (12.17%) Migration
3 84 (5.16%) Project Management
4 82 (5.04%) Change Management
5 76 (4.67%) Problem Management
6 71 (4.36%) Service Management
7 66 (4.06%) Service Delivery
8 60 (3.69%) Incident Management
9 59 (3.63%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (3.50%) Load Balancing
11 46 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 46 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (2.77%) DevOps
13 44 (2.70%) High Availability
14 41 (2.52%) Configuration Management
15 40 (2.46%) PRINCE2
16 39 (2.40%) Application Packaging
17 38 (2.34%) TOGAF
18 33 (2.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 33 (2.03%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 183 (11.25%) PowerShell
2 144 (8.85%) SQL
3 32 (1.97%) VBScript
4 27 (1.66%) C#
5 26 (1.60%) Python
5 26 (1.60%) VB
6 25 (1.54%) C
7 20 (1.23%) Java
8 18 (1.11%) Perl
9 14 (0.86%) Bash Shell
9 14 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.61%) PHP
11 5 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.25%) VBA
13 3 (0.18%) C++
13 3 (0.18%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.18%) VB6
14 2 (0.12%) Korn
15 1 (0.061%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 211 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 134 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 125 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (5.47%) MCSE
6 61 (3.75%) DV Cleared
7 59 (3.63%) MCP
8 53 (3.26%) CCNP
9 49 (3.01%) CCNA
10 45 (2.77%) Degree
11 44 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
12 32 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.41%) CCA
14 23 (1.41%) CCIE
14 23 (1.41%) MCITP
14 23 (1.41%) MCSA
15 15 (0.92%) CCSA
15 15 (0.92%) CCSE
16 14 (0.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.44%) SLA
2 19 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.74%) QA
6 10 (0.61%) GPG13
7 3 (0.18%) BS25999
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.18%) RMADS
8 1 (0.061%) COBIT
8 1 (0.061%) COSO
8 1 (0.061%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 770 (47.33%) Active Directory
2 427 (26.24%) XenApp
3 376 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 244 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 171 (10.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 127 (7.81%) Hyper-V
7 99 (6.08%) vSphere
8 67 (4.12%) XenServer
9 63 (3.87%) VMware ESX
10 55 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
11 40 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 27 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (1.41%) BitLocker
14 21 (1.29%) Terminal Services
15 20 (1.23%) ProxySG
16 17 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (0.92%) Terminal Server
18 14 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 13 (0.80%) VMware Server
19 13 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 300 (18.44%) SCCM
2 44 (2.70%) WSUS
3 31 (1.91%) SCOM
4 29 (1.78%) NetBackup
5 28 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 24 (1.48%) AirWatch
7 23 (1.41%) AppDNA
8 22 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
8 22 (1.35%) Tivoli
9 19 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
9 19 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 17 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 17 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 17 (1.04%) XenMobile
11 15 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 14 (0.86%) Netcool
13 13 (0.80%) EdgeSight
14 11 (0.68%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 729 (44.81%) VMware
2 690 (42.41%) Microsoft
3 344 (21.14%) Cisco
4 168 (10.33%) HP
5 114 (7.01%) AppSense
6 106 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 86 (5.29%) Dell
8 73 (4.49%) Oracle
9 66 (4.06%) Symantec
10 60 (3.69%) Apple
10 60 (3.69%) NetApp
11 57 (3.50%) F5
12 53 (3.26%) Palo Alto
13 49 (3.01%) Intel Security
14 47 (2.89%) IBM
15 43 (2.64%) Juniper
16 40 (2.46%) EMC
17 39 (2.40%) Wyse
18 37 (2.27%) Blue Coat
19 33 (2.03%) Lotus
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £10.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + potentially higher for perfect candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago