Period
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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 204 176
Rank change year-on-year +24 -28 -21
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1,144 797 483
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.35% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 3.32% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 555 349
10th Percentile £190 £200 £160
25th Percentile £275 £306 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -9.68%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £475
90th Percentile £650 £600 £508
UK median daily rate £405 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -4.71% +17.24% -3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 22
10th Percentile £14.70 £12.48 £11.07
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.06
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -23.08% +12.04%
75th Percentile £20.75 £18.50 £40.75
90th Percentile £25.25 £23.00 £47.13
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -23.08% +11.73%

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 29,497 24,006 13,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.58% 40.69% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,420 15,756 8,781
10th Percentile £293 £285 £260
25th Percentile £419 £400 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £699 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 759 428
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.25 £11.29
25th Percentile £15.31 £13.50 £14.37
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.78 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.84% -6.13% +6.95%
75th Percentile £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
90th Percentile £68.30 £60.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.11%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in England

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix in England.

Daily rate trend for Citrix in England

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix in England

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix in England.

Hourly rate trend for Citrix in England

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Citrix in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London +39 549 £420 -6.67% 57
South East +17 199 £426 -8.93% 30
North of England +15 147 £375 +6.38% 48
Midlands -4 115 £338 +3.85% 27
West Midlands +18 88 £350 +7.69% 15
North West 0 81 £375 +11.11% 22
Yorkshire +4 61 £450 +12.50% 20
East of England -6 57 £388 -8.82% 20
South West +14 54 £313 -3.85% 17
East Midlands -12 31 £438 +45.83% 11
North East -9 9 £250 -16.67% 6
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 706 (61.71%) Windows
2 551 (48.16%) Active Directory
3 508 (44.41%) Microsoft
4 432 (37.76%) Microsoft 365
5 430 (37.59%) VMware
6 395 (34.53%) Azure
7 290 (25.35%) Social Skills
8 284 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 284 (24.83%) Windows Server
9 272 (23.78%) ITIL
10 248 (21.68%) Windows 10
11 231 (20.19%) Finance
12 212 (18.53%) SCCM
13 200 (17.48%) XenApp
14 191 (16.70%) Cisco
15 188 (16.43%) Firewall
16 187 (16.35%) Linux
17 181 (15.82%) PowerShell
18 179 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 177 (15.47%) Migration
20 166 (14.51%) SQL
21 149 (13.02%) Oracle
22 147 (12.85%) DNS
23 140 (12.24%) SQL Server
24 135 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
25 134 (11.71%) Microsoft Intune
26 130 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
27 129 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
28 119 (10.40%) WAN
29 117 (10.23%) Data Centre

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
1 101 (8.83%) MS Exchange
2 90 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 42 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 38 (3.32%) IIS
5 23 (2.01%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.31%) Confluence
9 11 (0.96%) Apache
10 8 (0.70%) MS Project Server
11 6 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.44%) JBoss
13 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.35%) Site Server
14 1 (0.087%) nginx
14 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.087%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 129 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.70%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.087%) Eikon
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.087%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 432 (37.76%) Microsoft 365
2 395 (34.53%) Azure
3 130 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 70 (6.12%) SaaS
5 66 (5.77%) AWS
6 48 (4.20%) IaaS
6 48 (4.20%) OneDrive
7 45 (3.93%) PaaS
8 36 (3.15%) Mimecast
9 26 (2.27%) Azure DevOps
9 26 (2.27%) GitHub
10 24 (2.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 24 (2.10%) GCP
11 11 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.87%) Azure Storage
13 9 (0.79%) Power Platform
14 8 (0.70%) Google Workspace
15 6 (0.52%) Azure Monitor
15 6 (0.52%) Nutanix
15 6 (0.52%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 188 (16.43%) Firewall
2 147 (12.85%) DNS
3 119 (10.40%) WAN
4 114 (9.97%) DHCP
5 113 (9.88%) LAN
6 108 (9.44%) VPN
7 95 (8.30%) SAN
8 71 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
9 61 (5.33%) Wireless
10 52 (4.55%) NetScaler
11 38 (3.32%) Network Security
12 34 (2.97%) VoIP
13 32 (2.80%) MPLS
14 30 (2.62%) NAS
15 26 (2.27%) TCP/IP
16 21 (1.84%) WebEx
17 20 (1.75%) Skype
18 19 (1.66%) Unified Communications
19 18 (1.57%) BGP
19 18 (1.57%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.63%) DB2
3 52 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 11 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (0.79%) Power BI
6 8 (0.70%) KDB
6 8 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.26%) Infinispan
8 3 (0.26%) MySQL
9 2 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.17%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.087%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.087%) Redis
10 1 (0.087%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.087%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 32 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.84%) JIRA
3 10 (0.87%) MSI
4 9 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.35%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.26%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.26%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.26%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.087%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.087%) GoCD
7 1 (0.087%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.087%) MSTest
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 290 (25.35%) Social Skills
2 231 (20.19%) Finance
3 93 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (5.59%) Public Sector
5 63 (5.51%) Banking
6 30 (2.62%) Retail
7 26 (2.27%) Legal
8 23 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
9 22 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
10 21 (1.84%) Front Office
11 15 (1.31%) Law
12 10 (0.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 9 (0.79%) Back Office
13 9 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.79%) Local Government
13 9 (0.79%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.61%) German Language
14 7 (0.61%) Publishing
15 5 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 186 (16.26%) Analyst
2 172 (15.03%) Architect
3 161 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 135 (11.80%) Support Engineer
5 95 (8.30%) Service Analyst
6 91 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 87 (7.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 86 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 83 (7.26%) Citrix Engineer
10 71 (6.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 64 (5.59%) Support Analyst
12 61 (5.33%) Project Manager
13 59 (5.16%) Desktop Support
13 59 (5.16%) IT Support
14 57 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 53 (4.63%) Developer
16 50 (4.37%) C# Developer
17 49 (4.28%) IT Engineer
18 47 (4.11%) .NET Developer
18 47 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.55%) .NET
2 33 (2.88%) Middleware
3 26 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (2.10%) RESTful
5 20 (1.75%) HTML
6 14 (1.22%) .NET Framework
7 12 (1.05%) SailPoint
8 9 (0.79%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (0.70%) Web Services
10 7 (0.61%) ARM Templates
11 5 (0.44%) WSH
11 5 (0.44%) XMPP
11 5 (0.44%) YAML
12 3 (0.26%) JPA
12 3 (0.26%) Kafka
12 3 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.26%) REST
12 3 (0.26%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 53 (4.63%) Private Cloud
3 48 (4.20%) Clustering
4 39 (3.41%) User Experience
5 34 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 32 (2.80%) Replication
6 32 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 25 (2.19%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.10%) Analytical Mindset
8 24 (2.10%) PKI
9 23 (2.01%) iPhone
10 22 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.49%) Blackberry
12 16 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (1.40%) Smartphone
13 15 (1.31%) Cloud Native
13 15 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (1.22%) Equities
14 14 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 706 (61.71%) Windows
2 284 (24.83%) Windows Server
3 248 (21.68%) Windows 10
4 187 (16.35%) Linux
5 87 (7.60%) Unix
6 78 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 76 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 68 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (4.98%) Windows Server 2016
10 55 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (4.28%) Android
12 46 (4.02%) Windows Server 2019
13 43 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (2.45%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.01%) Mac OS
16 13 (1.14%) VMS
17 12 (1.05%) Solaris
17 12 (1.05%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.79%) Windows 2000
19 6 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (23.78%) ITIL
2 179 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 177 (15.47%) Migration
4 135 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (8.39%) Agile
6 89 (7.78%) Project Delivery
7 88 (7.69%) Change Management
8 87 (7.60%) DevOps
8 87 (7.60%) Incident Management
9 81 (7.08%) Project Management
10 60 (5.24%) ITSM
11 55 (4.81%) Data Analysis
12 54 (4.72%) Service Management
13 51 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (4.20%) Asset Management
15 46 (4.02%) Load Balancing
16 44 (3.85%) Problem Management
17 42 (3.67%) Mobile Device Management
17 42 (3.67%) Service Delivery
18 41 (3.58%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 181 (15.82%) PowerShell
2 166 (14.51%) SQL
3 58 (5.07%) C#
4 52 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 52 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 40 (3.50%) Python
6 31 (2.71%) VBScript
7 22 (1.92%) VB
8 18 (1.57%) Perl
9 17 (1.49%) Java
10 15 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.14%) C
12 8 (0.70%) PHP
13 7 (0.61%) VBA
14 6 (0.52%) C++
15 4 (0.35%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.26%) Bash
17 2 (0.17%) Lisp
18 1 (0.087%) Ruby
18 1 (0.087%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 72 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.93%) MCSA
4 37 (3.23%) Degree
5 36 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (2.71%) MCP
7 27 (2.36%) A+ Certification
8 26 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 26 (2.27%) MCSE
9 24 (2.10%) CCNA
10 23 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (1.84%) TOGAF Certification
12 19 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (1.57%) DV Cleared
14 17 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.31%) CCNP
16 14 (1.22%) RHCA
17 13 (1.14%) CCA
18 11 (0.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.03%) SLA
2 60 (5.24%) QA
3 19 (1.66%) GDPR
4 11 (0.96%) Accessibility
5 8 (0.70%) PMO
6 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.35%) GRC
8 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) DICOM
9 2 (0.17%) HL7
9 2 (0.17%) WCAG
10 1 (0.087%) COBIT
10 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.087%) NIST
10 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 551 (48.16%) Active Directory
2 284 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 200 (17.48%) XenApp
4 116 (10.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 115 (10.05%) XenDesktop
6 110 (9.62%) Hyper-V
7 84 (7.34%) VMware ESXi
8 74 (6.47%) vSphere
9 67 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (2.36%) BitLocker
12 24 (2.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 23 (2.01%) NFS
13 23 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 23 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 15 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.96%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.79%) MetaFrame
17 8 (0.70%) Terminal Services
18 7 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 212 (18.53%) SCCM
2 134 (11.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 54 (4.72%) Ansible
4 34 (2.97%) Terraform
5 33 (2.88%) Puppet
6 26 (2.27%) vCenter Server
7 23 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
8 19 (1.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 15 (1.31%) AirWatch
9 15 (1.31%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (1.22%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.22%) WSUS
11 13 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (1.14%) Prometheus
12 12 (1.05%) SCOM
13 10 (0.87%) Control-M
13 10 (0.87%) Grafana
13 10 (0.87%) Nagios
14 9 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 508 (44.41%) Microsoft
2 430 (37.59%) VMware
3 191 (16.70%) Cisco
4 149 (13.02%) Oracle
5 99 (8.65%) HP
6 78 (6.82%) Ivanti
7 74 (6.47%) ServiceNow
8 68 (5.94%) IBM
9 52 (4.55%) Apple
9 52 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 46 (4.02%) SolarWinds
11 43 (3.76%) Palo Alto
12 41 (3.58%) Dell
13 38 (3.32%) Juniper
14 34 (2.97%) Symantec
15 32 (2.80%) Veritas
16 30 (2.62%) F5
16 30 (2.62%) McAfee
16 30 (2.62%) NetApp
17 29 (2.53%) Veeam