Period
to 5 December 2019

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 6 months to 5 December 2019 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
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 137 138
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1,449 1,860 1,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.94% 1.94% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 4.45% 4.59% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1,221 1,057
England median daily rate £375 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.13% +4.77%
10th Percentile £180 £150 £140
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 120 104
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £30.38 £33.38
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% +6.06% -

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,591 40,521 40,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.65% 42.34% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,599 25,527 25,541
England median daily rate £450 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £233 £256 £240
90th Percentile £638 £631 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £432
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,289 1,502 1,339
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.36 £45.29
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.11% +2.82%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 5 December 2019.

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 6 months to 5 December 2019.

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 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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 -9 552 £376 -2.27% 149
South East +4 330 £390 +0.65% 96
North of England +44 236 £325 - 127
North West +19 152 £375 +17.19% 73
South West +36 133 £375 -2.60% 50
Midlands +19 115 £320 -5.19% 75
East of England +11 82 £400 +10.34% 36
West Midlands +29 70 £350 +7.69% 44
Yorkshire +31 49 £325 -13.33% 40
East Midlands +6 45 £313 -12.59% 31
North East +39 35 £188 -27.18% 14
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix 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.

1 1,016 (70.12%) Windows
2 724 (49.97%) Active Directory
3 629 (43.41%) Microsoft
4 628 (43.34%) VMware
5 476 (32.85%) Windows Server
6 460 (31.75%) Office 365
7 410 (28.30%) XenApp
8 390 (26.92%) SCCM
9 359 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 345 (23.81%) Windows 10
11 326 (22.50%) ITIL
12 317 (21.88%) Azure
13 302 (20.84%) XenDesktop
14 286 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 279 (19.25%) PowerShell
16 270 (18.63%) Cisco
17 257 (17.74%) DNS
18 249 (17.18%) Firewall
19 234 (16.15%) MS Exchange
20 227 (15.67%) Security Cleared
21 217 (14.98%) Windows 7
22 215 (14.84%) SQL
23 214 (14.77%) Migration
24 212 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
25 204 (14.08%) Finance
26 203 (14.01%) DHCP
27 198 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
28 178 (12.28%) NetScaler
29 176 (12.15%) Hyper-V
30 174 (12.01%) SC Cleared

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
1 234 (16.15%) MS Exchange
2 125 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 111 (7.66%) Skype for Business
4 79 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (4.28%) IIS
6 33 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.35%) Confluence
11 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.28%) CMS
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.14%) Apache
14 2 (0.14%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.069%) Tomcat
Applications
1 212 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
1 25 (1.73%) Siebel CRM
2 10 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.35%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.21%) Aligne
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.069%) Eikon
9 1 (0.069%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.069%) Relativity
9 1 (0.069%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.069%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 460 (31.75%) Office 365
2 317 (21.88%) Azure
3 119 (8.21%) AWS
4 51 (3.52%) IaaS
5 47 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (3.11%) SaaS
7 42 (2.90%) PaaS
8 25 (1.73%) GitHub
9 19 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.10%) Yammer
12 15 (1.04%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.69%) GCP
14 8 (0.55%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.35%) G Suite
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.21%) Power Platform
17 3 (0.21%) Slack
17 3 (0.21%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 257 (17.74%) DNS
2 249 (17.18%) Firewall
3 203 (14.01%) DHCP
4 178 (12.28%) NetScaler
5 120 (8.28%) LAN
6 106 (7.32%) VPN
6 106 (7.32%) WAN
7 101 (6.97%) Skype
8 91 (6.28%) SAN
9 82 (5.66%) TCP/IP
10 63 (4.35%) VoIP
11 54 (3.73%) Wireless
12 51 (3.52%) MPLS
13 43 (2.97%) Network Security
14 41 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (2.76%) VLAN
16 39 (2.69%) Internet
17 35 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (1.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 26 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 24 (1.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 24 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
5 23 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (1.17%) IBM InfoSphere
8 15 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.97%) DB2
9 14 (0.97%) MySQL
10 13 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.76%) DataStage
11 11 (0.76%) Informix
11 11 (0.76%) QualityStage
11 11 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.69%) Big Data
13 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (2.48%) MSI
2 24 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.52%) InstallShield
4 19 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.17%) JIRA
7 15 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.83%) AdminStudio
9 11 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.55%) WinDbg
11 6 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.21%) Subversion
13 3 (0.21%) WiX
14 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.14%) ProC
15 1 (0.069%) Bazaar
15 1 (0.069%) Bugzilla
15 1 (0.069%) GCC
15 1 (0.069%) Maven
General
1 204 (14.08%) Finance
2 74 (5.11%) Banking
3 67 (4.62%) Public Sector
4 43 (2.97%) Law
5 33 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.00%) Legal
7 20 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.31%) Local Government
9 16 (1.10%) Publishing
10 15 (1.04%) German Language
10 15 (1.04%) Retail
11 12 (0.83%) Back Office
12 11 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.69%) Advertising
13 10 (0.69%) Russian Language
14 6 (0.41%) Electronics
14 6 (0.41%) International Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Marketing
15 4 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 241 (16.63%) Analyst
2 236 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 124 (8.56%) Support Engineer
4 108 (7.45%) Citrix Engineer
4 108 (7.45%) Service Analyst
5 106 (7.32%) Architect
6 104 (7.18%) Service Desk Analyst
7 85 (5.87%) Support Analyst
8 77 (5.31%) Consultant
9 74 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 74 (5.11%) Desktop Support
10 73 (5.04%) Windows Engineer
11 71 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 61 (4.21%) Network Engineer
13 60 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
14 50 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
15 49 (3.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 46 (3.17%) IT Support
17 45 (3.11%) IT Engineer
18 41 (2.83%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.45%) .NET
1 21 (1.45%) Middleware
2 16 (1.10%) Software Packaging
3 15 (1.04%) XML
4 14 (0.97%) 802.1X
5 11 (0.76%) XML Schema
6 9 (0.62%) Web Services
7 8 (0.55%) LDAP
8 7 (0.48%) SAML
9 6 (0.41%) HTML
9 6 (0.41%) RESTful
9 6 (0.41%) WinForms
9 6 (0.41%) WPF
10 5 (0.35%) React
10 5 (0.35%) Swagger
10 5 (0.35%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.28%) CSS
11 4 (0.28%) JSON
12 3 (0.21%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 143 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 69 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 64 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.24%) iPhone
5 46 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 46 (3.17%) Thin Client
6 44 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.97%) PKI
8 38 (2.62%) Clustering
9 37 (2.55%) Public Cloud
10 35 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (2.42%) Smartphone
11 26 (1.79%) Replication
12 24 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.83%) Handset
14 12 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.69%) NHS
16 9 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (70.12%) Windows
2 476 (32.85%) Windows Server
3 345 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 217 (14.98%) Windows 7
5 198 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 171 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 163 (11.25%) Linux
8 63 (4.35%) Android
9 60 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (3.17%) Unix
12 27 (1.86%) Windows 8
13 24 (1.66%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.97%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.90%) VMS
17 11 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.69%) CentOS
18 10 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (22.50%) ITIL
2 286 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 214 (14.77%) Migration
4 121 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
5 109 (7.52%) Service Management
6 97 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (5.59%) Incident Management
8 68 (4.69%) Project Delivery
9 61 (4.21%) ITIL V3
10 58 (4.00%) Change Management
10 58 (4.00%) Load Balancing
11 57 (3.93%) ITSM
12 54 (3.73%) Application Packaging
13 53 (3.66%) CRM
14 52 (3.59%) DevOps
15 51 (3.52%) Project Management
16 49 (3.38%) Service Delivery
17 45 (3.11%) Information Security
18 44 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 39 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 279 (19.25%) PowerShell
2 215 (14.84%) SQL
3 35 (2.42%) Python
4 30 (2.07%) VB
5 29 (2.00%) Java
6 27 (1.86%) VBScript
7 20 (1.38%) C
8 15 (1.04%) C#
9 11 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.55%) VBA
12 7 (0.48%) Perl
13 3 (0.21%) C++
13 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.14%) Korn
14 2 (0.14%) PHP
14 2 (0.14%) Ruby
14 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 227 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 174 (12.01%) SC Cleared
3 117 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
5 82 (5.66%) MCSE
6 76 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (4.28%) DV Cleared
8 51 (3.52%) CCA
9 50 (3.45%) Degree
10 43 (2.97%) CCNP
11 42 (2.90%) CCNA
12 38 (2.62%) MCP
13 33 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 28 (1.93%) MCITP
16 27 (1.86%) MCSA
17 20 (1.38%) CCIE
18 9 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
19 8 (0.55%) CISSP
19 8 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.90%) SLA
2 31 (2.14%) QA
3 19 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.55%) GDPR
6 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.28%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.14%) PMO
9 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.069%) ITGC
9 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 724 (49.97%) Active Directory
2 410 (28.30%) XenApp
3 359 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 302 (20.84%) XenDesktop
5 176 (12.15%) Hyper-V
6 112 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
7 108 (7.45%) vSphere
8 100 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 76 (5.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 52 (3.59%) Virtual Desktop
11 44 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
12 28 (1.93%) DFS Replication
13 25 (1.73%) VMware NSX
14 24 (1.66%) Terminal Services
15 23 (1.59%) Docker
15 23 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
16 19 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 17 (1.17%) BitLocker
17 17 (1.17%) Xen
18 13 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 390 (26.92%) SCCM
2 81 (5.59%) SCOM
3 47 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 33 (2.28%) Ansible
5 32 (2.21%) WSUS
6 27 (1.86%) Puppet
7 26 (1.79%) AirWatch
8 25 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 23 (1.59%) Backup Exec
11 17 (1.17%) vRealize
12 15 (1.04%) XenMobile
13 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
14 13 (0.90%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.83%) Kubernetes
15 12 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
16 11 (0.76%) Nessus
16 11 (0.76%) SCVMM
17 10 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
18 9 (0.62%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 629 (43.41%) Microsoft
2 628 (43.34%) VMware
3 270 (18.63%) Cisco
4 125 (8.63%) Ivanti
5 114 (7.87%) Oracle
6 105 (7.25%) HP
7 75 (5.18%) NetApp
8 73 (5.04%) Dell
9 63 (4.35%) Apple
10 59 (4.07%) IBM
11 58 (4.00%) ServiceNow
12 52 (3.59%) CheckPoint
13 49 (3.38%) Palo Alto
14 41 (2.83%) McAfee
14 41 (2.83%) Symantec
15 40 (2.76%) EMC
16 39 (2.69%) Red Hat
17 38 (2.62%) F5
18 32 (2.21%) SolarWinds
19 27 (1.86%) Sophos