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 22 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.

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

Citrix
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 85 70
Rank change year-on-year -64 -15  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 751 1336 1480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 2.70% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 6.06% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 808 864
Median daily rate £365 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 122 158
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.91% +5.71%  

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 18909 22038 22917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.49% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11574 13847 13713
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 729 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 22 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
London -49 298 £375 - 90
South East -29 138 £375 +5.63% 34
North West +2 88 £350 -5.40% 33
East of England -39 68 £375 -6.25% 26
West Midlands -10 44 £250 -26.47% 24
South West -29 40 £323 -7.85% 13
Yorkshire +6 29 £325 - 13
East Midlands -12 29 £319 +2.00% 8
North East -24 15 £200 -25.92% 3
Midlands - 1 £500 - 32
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 967 (65.29%) Windows
2 692 (46.73%) Active Directory
3 657 (44.36%) Microsoft
4 644 (43.48%) VMware
5 389 (26.27%) Windows Server
6 354 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 330 (22.28%) XenApp
8 329 (22.21%) Cisco
9 298 (20.12%) SCCM
10 277 (18.70%) Windows 7
11 276 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 273 (18.43%) ITIL
13 268 (18.10%) Finance
14 262 (17.69%) Office 365
15 237 (16.00%) Migration
16 236 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
17 235 (15.87%) Security Cleared
18 227 (15.33%) MS Exchange
19 224 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
20 223 (15.06%) Firewall
21 217 (14.65%) DNS
22 204 (13.77%) XenDesktop
23 201 (13.57%) SQL Server
24 200 (13.50%) PowerShell
25 195 (13.17%) Linux
26 189 (12.76%) Data Centre
27 185 (12.49%) Windows 10
27 185 (12.49%) WAN
28 183 (12.36%) LAN
29 178 (12.02%) SAN

Citrix
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
1 227 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 121 (8.17%) Skype for Business
3 111 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 103 (6.95%) SharePoint
5 75 (5.06%) IIS
6 74 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (3.11%) IBM Notes
8 42 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (1.69%) Apache
11 24 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.61%) JBoss
14 9 (0.61%) WildFly
15 8 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.34%) FileNet
Applications
1 236 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.068%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.068%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.68%) Eikon
3 9 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.27%) Maximo
4 4 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.068%) assyst
6 1 (0.068%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.068%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 262 (17.69%) Office 365
2 108 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.89%) IaaS
5 19 (1.28%) PaaS
6 18 (1.22%) OneDrive
7 16 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.01%) SaaS
9 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.54%) G Suite
11 7 (0.47%) Yammer
12 6 (0.41%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.27%) GitHub
14 3 (0.20%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.20%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
16 1 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.068%) iTunes
16 1 (0.068%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 223 (15.06%) Firewall
2 217 (14.65%) DNS
3 185 (12.49%) WAN
4 183 (12.36%) LAN
5 178 (12.02%) SAN
6 167 (11.28%) NetScaler
7 147 (9.93%) VPN
8 144 (9.72%) DHCP
9 108 (7.29%) TCP/IP
10 67 (4.52%) Wireless
11 64 (4.32%) NAS
12 61 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
13 60 (4.05%) Internet
14 58 (3.92%) Network Security
14 58 (3.92%) Skype
15 51 (3.44%) Cisco IOS
16 41 (2.77%) MPLS
17 39 (2.63%) VoIP
18 36 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (0.88%) MySQL
6 12 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 11 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.68%) Big Data
8 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (0.54%) DB2
10 7 (0.47%) MS Access
11 6 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.068%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.068%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (2.09%) MSI
2 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.81%) JIRA
4 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.20%) Hudson
6 3 (0.20%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.20%) Maven
6 3 (0.20%) Selenium
6 3 (0.20%) Subversion
6 3 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.14%) Toad
8 1 (0.068%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 268 (18.10%) Finance
2 107 (7.22%) Banking
3 38 (2.57%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.36%) Legal
5 34 (2.30%) Law
6 33 (2.23%) Retail
7 25 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.28%) Local Government
10 14 (0.95%) Back Office
11 11 (0.74%) Electronics
11 11 (0.74%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.68%) Marketing
13 9 (0.61%) Billing
13 9 (0.61%) Front Office
13 9 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.41%) Advertising
15 6 (0.41%) French Language
16 5 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 265 (17.89%) Analyst
2 209 (14.11%) Architect
3 134 (9.05%) Support Engineer
4 118 (7.97%) Desktop Support
5 104 (7.02%) Consultant
6 103 (6.95%) Support Analyst
7 99 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 98 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 97 (6.55%) Citrix Engineer
10 73 (4.93%) Network Engineer
11 70 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 66 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 60 (4.05%) Project Manager
14 57 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 57 (3.85%) Technical Architect
15 56 (3.78%) Infrastructure Architect
16 52 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 52 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
17 49 (3.31%) Service Analyst
18 47 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.03%) Web Services
2 23 (1.55%) Middleware
3 22 (1.49%) .NET
4 16 (1.08%) SAML
5 15 (1.01%) 802.1X
6 9 (0.61%) Software Packaging
6 9 (0.61%) XMPP
7 8 (0.54%) Regular Expression
7 8 (0.54%) REST
8 7 (0.47%) SOAP
8 7 (0.47%) XML
9 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.27%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.27%) OpenID
11 3 (0.20%) COM
11 3 (0.20%) HTML
11 3 (0.20%) RESTful
11 3 (0.20%) SailPoint
11 3 (0.20%) WSDL
11 3 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.76%) Data Centre
2 104 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 90 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (5.47%) Clustering
5 74 (5.00%) Fat Client
5 74 (5.00%) Thin Client
6 40 (2.70%) PKI
7 37 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
8 32 (2.16%) BYOD
9 28 (1.89%) iPad
10 27 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 22 (1.49%) Computer Science
13 21 (1.42%) iPhone
13 21 (1.42%) Smartphone
14 20 (1.35%) Client/Server
15 17 (1.15%) Replication
16 16 (1.08%) CESG
17 14 (0.95%) iSeries
18 13 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 967 (65.29%) Windows
2 389 (26.27%) Windows Server
3 277 (18.70%) Windows 7
4 276 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 224 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 195 (13.17%) Linux
7 185 (12.49%) Windows 10
8 120 (8.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 106 (7.16%) Unix
10 64 (4.32%) Windows 8
11 50 (3.38%) Windows XP
12 49 (3.31%) Android
13 32 (2.16%) Solaris
14 25 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 24 (1.62%) Apple iOS
16 18 (1.22%) AIX
17 17 (1.15%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.88%) CentOS
18 13 (0.88%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (18.43%) ITIL
2 237 (16.00%) Migration
3 100 (6.75%) Project Management
4 71 (4.79%) Change Management
5 69 (4.66%) Service Management
6 65 (4.39%) High Availability
6 65 (4.39%) TOGAF
7 62 (4.19%) Incident Management
8 58 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (3.65%) Problem Management
10 51 (3.44%) Load Balancing
11 46 (3.11%) Configuration Management
12 44 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (2.97%) Application Packaging
13 43 (2.90%) PRINCE2
14 39 (2.63%) DevOps
14 39 (2.63%) Service Delivery
15 38 (2.57%) Server Building
16 36 (2.43%) Network Design
17 34 (2.30%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 200 (13.50%) PowerShell
2 156 (10.53%) SQL
3 32 (2.16%) VBScript
4 26 (1.76%) Java
5 25 (1.69%) VB
6 23 (1.55%) C
7 22 (1.49%) C#
7 22 (1.49%) Perl
8 16 (1.08%) PHP
9 15 (1.01%) Python
10 10 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.34%) JCL
13 3 (0.20%) C++
13 3 (0.20%) VBA
14 2 (0.14%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.14%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.068%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 235 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 167 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 152 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (6.48%) MCSE
5 94 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (4.66%) DV Cleared
7 64 (4.32%) CCNP
8 63 (4.25%) MCP
9 44 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
10 42 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (2.63%) CCNA
12 33 (2.23%) CCIE
12 33 (2.23%) Degree
13 26 (1.76%) MCITP
13 26 (1.76%) MCSA
14 24 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (1.28%) CCSA
15 19 (1.28%) CCSE
16 15 (1.01%) CCA
16 15 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.05%) SLA
2 21 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.81%) GPG13
3 12 (0.81%) QA
4 9 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.20%) COBIT
6 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.14%) BS25999
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) RMADS
8 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.068%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.068%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 692 (46.73%) Active Directory
2 354 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 330 (22.28%) XenApp
4 204 (13.77%) XenDesktop
5 154 (10.40%) Hyper-V
6 148 (9.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 108 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
8 90 (6.08%) vSphere
9 47 (3.17%) XenServer
10 41 (2.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (1.49%) BitLocker
13 18 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
14 17 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (0.95%) Terminal Server
16 13 (0.88%) Xen
17 11 (0.74%) DFS Replication
17 11 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 298 (20.12%) SCCM
2 50 (3.38%) SCOM
3 38 (2.57%) NetBackup
4 36 (2.43%) vCenter Server
5 35 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 27 (1.82%) AppDNA
7 25 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 24 (1.62%) WSUS
9 21 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 21 (1.42%) Tivoli
10 20 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 20 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 19 (1.28%) Netcool
12 18 (1.22%) AirWatch
13 17 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
13 17 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (0.88%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.88%) XenMobile
15 12 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 657 (44.36%) Microsoft
2 644 (43.48%) VMware
3 329 (22.21%) Cisco
4 160 (10.80%) HP
5 85 (5.74%) AppSense
6 81 (5.47%) CheckPoint
7 68 (4.59%) F5
7 68 (4.59%) Symantec
8 67 (4.52%) NetApp
9 64 (4.32%) Oracle
10 62 (4.19%) Dell
11 54 (3.65%) Palo Alto
12 49 (3.31%) Apple
12 49 (3.31%) IBM
13 47 (3.17%) Juniper
14 45 (3.04%) EMC
14 45 (3.04%) Lotus
15 44 (2.97%) Veritas
16 40 (2.70%) SolarWinds
17 39 (2.63%) ServiceNow
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £9.50 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £485.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
North East
Reed Technology
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £700 to £730 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 13 days ago