Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 134 153
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 -59
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1,537 1,797 1,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.85% 1.97% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 4.77% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1,189 897
England median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £169 £150 £142
90th Percentile £575 £506 £538
UK median daily rate £385 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +18.46% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 113 99
England median hourly rate £20.16 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.21% +9.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.64 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £30.75 £31.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -3.03%

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 35,077 37,650 36,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.32% 41.35% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,012 23,460 22,792
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £259
90th Percentile £644 £625 £601
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,196 1,366 1,269
England median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +0.63% -3.39%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.30
% change year-on-year +8.74% +1.16% -6.49%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -13 669 £400 +14.29% 40
South East +18 378 £400 +6.67% 21
North of England -36 176 £363 +27.19% 30
Midlands +28 157 £300 +9.09% 16
North West -2 114 £340 +11.02% 19
West Midlands +26 99 £315 +15.60% 12
South West -12 91 £425 +30.77% 5
East of England -37 64 £355 +1.43% 9
East Midlands +10 58 £300 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +14 44 £408 +63.00% 11
North East -49 18 £375 +31.58%
Citrix
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,060 (68.97%) Windows
2 777 (50.55%) Active Directory
3 691 (44.96%) VMware
4 640 (41.64%) Microsoft
5 459 (29.86%) Windows Server
6 455 (29.60%) Office 365
7 442 (28.76%) SCCM
8 409 (26.61%) Windows 10
9 401 (26.09%) XenApp
10 399 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 354 (23.03%) ITIL
12 311 (20.23%) Cisco
13 305 (19.84%) XenDesktop
14 302 (19.65%) Finance
15 301 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 293 (19.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 285 (18.54%) PowerShell
18 237 (15.42%) Migration
18 237 (15.42%) Windows 7
19 236 (15.35%) Firewall
20 231 (15.03%) DNS
21 230 (14.96%) Microsoft Office
22 217 (14.12%) Hyper-V
23 206 (13.40%) MS Exchange
24 178 (11.58%) NetScaler
25 177 (11.52%) SQL
26 171 (11.13%) DHCP
27 165 (10.74%) Skype for Business
28 164 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
29 160 (10.41%) Microsoft App-V

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
1 206 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 165 (10.74%) Skype for Business
3 91 (5.92%) IIS
4 84 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 45 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.59%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.59%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.46%) Apache
13 4 (0.26%) CMS
13 4 (0.26%) Confluence
13 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 230 (14.96%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.065%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.26%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 3 (0.20%) Eikon
6 2 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.065%) assyst
7 1 (0.065%) Maximo
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.065%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 455 (29.60%) Office 365
2 301 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (5.20%) IaaS
5 68 (4.42%) PaaS
6 53 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 50 (3.25%) SaaS
8 16 (1.04%) GitHub
8 16 (1.04%) OneDrive
9 14 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 12 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.78%) Route 53
12 10 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.59%) Mimecast
14 7 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 236 (15.35%) Firewall
2 231 (15.03%) DNS
3 178 (11.58%) NetScaler
4 171 (11.13%) DHCP
5 133 (8.65%) Skype
5 133 (8.65%) WAN
6 116 (7.55%) LAN
7 112 (7.29%) VPN
8 101 (6.57%) TCP/IP
9 98 (6.38%) SAN
10 76 (4.94%) VoIP
10 76 (4.94%) Wireless
11 69 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 69 (4.49%) VLAN
12 63 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
13 60 (3.90%) iSCSI
14 50 (3.25%) Network Security
15 39 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
16 35 (2.28%) IP Telephony
17 34 (2.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.17%) Big Data
6 14 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 12 (0.78%) MySQL
8 12 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.33%) DB2
12 5 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (4.23%) MSI
2 29 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.17%) AdminStudio
6 17 (1.11%) JIRA
7 16 (1.04%) WiX
8 14 (0.91%) GitLab
9 12 (0.78%) SonarQube
10 11 (0.72%) InstallShield
11 10 (0.65%) Git (software)
12 8 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.26%) Hudson
14 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
15 2 (0.13%) Artifactory
15 2 (0.13%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.13%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.13%) WinDbg
General
1 302 (19.65%) Finance
2 110 (7.16%) Banking
3 36 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.95%) Law
4 30 (1.95%) Legal
5 29 (1.89%) Publishing
6 26 (1.69%) Retail
7 24 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.72%) Local Government
10 9 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.52%) Advertising
11 8 (0.52%) Back Office
12 6 (0.39%) Billing
12 6 (0.39%) Games
13 5 (0.33%) German Language
13 5 (0.33%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.33%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.26%) Electronics
14 4 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 264 (17.18%) Analyst
2 223 (14.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 187 (12.17%) Architect
4 133 (8.65%) Support Engineer
5 101 (6.57%) Consultant
6 94 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 90 (5.86%) Service Analyst
8 86 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 84 (5.47%) Citrix Engineer
10 83 (5.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 82 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
12 72 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
13 71 (4.62%) Network Engineer
14 68 (4.42%) Desktop Support
15 66 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
15 66 (4.29%) Project Manager
15 66 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
16 64 (4.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 59 (3.84%) Infrastructure Architect
18 55 (3.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.16%) .NET
2 32 (2.08%) Software Packaging
3 30 (1.95%) WinForms
3 30 (1.95%) WPF
4 27 (1.76%) Middleware
5 14 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (0.85%) RESTful
7 12 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (0.72%) Web Services
9 9 (0.59%) Swagger
10 8 (0.52%) HTML
11 7 (0.46%) .NET Core
11 7 (0.46%) CSLA.NET
11 7 (0.46%) LDAP
12 6 (0.39%) 802.1X
13 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.26%) Flash
13 4 (0.26%) Jinja
13 4 (0.26%) WAP
13 4 (0.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.50%) Data Centre
2 129 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (4.49%) Clustering
4 57 (3.71%) Fat Client
4 57 (3.71%) Thin Client
5 42 (2.73%) Blackberry
5 42 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 27 (1.76%) PKI
7 27 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 25 (1.63%) iPhone
9 24 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.30%) Smartphone
11 18 (1.17%) iPad
11 18 (1.17%) Replication
12 16 (1.04%) User Experience
13 15 (0.98%) CMDB
14 13 (0.85%) DataPower
14 13 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,060 (68.97%) Windows
2 459 (29.86%) Windows Server
3 409 (26.61%) Windows 10
4 237 (15.42%) Windows 7
5 147 (9.56%) Linux
5 147 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 142 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (3.32%) Android
9 47 (3.06%) Unix
10 32 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 23 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 18 (1.17%) AIX
13 17 (1.11%) CentOS
14 12 (0.78%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.59%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.52%) Solaris
17 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (23.03%) ITIL
2 293 (19.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 237 (15.42%) Migration
4 107 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (6.96%) Service Management
5 94 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 83 (5.40%) PRINCE2
7 79 (5.14%) DevOps
8 77 (5.01%) Project Management
9 71 (4.62%) Change Management
9 71 (4.62%) ITSM
10 70 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (4.49%) Application Packaging
12 64 (4.16%) Incident Management
13 62 (4.03%) ITIL V3
13 62 (4.03%) Service Delivery
14 53 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (3.38%) Problem Management
16 49 (3.19%) Network Design
16 49 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (18.54%) PowerShell
2 177 (11.52%) SQL
3 72 (4.68%) VB
4 45 (2.93%) Python
5 41 (2.67%) VBScript
6 36 (2.34%) C#
7 27 (1.76%) T-SQL
8 24 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 24 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 22 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 22 (1.43%) VBA
10 12 (0.78%) Perl
11 10 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.65%) C
12 8 (0.52%) Java
13 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.13%) Ruby
15 1 (0.065%) PHP
Qualifications
1 140 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 130 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (6.12%) MCSE
5 87 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 62 (4.03%) CCNA
7 55 (3.58%) CCNP
7 55 (3.58%) Citrix Certification
7 55 (3.58%) Degree
8 49 (3.19%) DV Cleared
9 44 (2.86%) MCSA
10 42 (2.73%) CCA
11 38 (2.47%) MCP
12 32 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 26 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.98%) HNC
18 14 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.90%) SLA
2 46 (2.99%) QA
3 15 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.65%) PMO
5 9 (0.59%) NIST
6 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.13%) GPG13
9 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.065%) GxP
10 1 (0.065%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 777 (50.55%) Active Directory
2 401 (26.09%) XenApp
3 399 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 305 (19.84%) XenDesktop
5 217 (14.12%) Hyper-V
6 160 (10.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 153 (9.95%) VMware ESXi
8 143 (9.30%) vSphere
9 66 (4.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 66 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 57 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
11 41 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
12 23 (1.50%) BitLocker
13 19 (1.24%) Docker
13 19 (1.24%) Terminal Services
13 19 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (1.24%) VMware NSX
14 16 (1.04%) NFS
15 14 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (0.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 442 (28.76%) SCCM
2 105 (6.83%) SCOM
3 47 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 38 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 37 (2.41%) Puppet
6 36 (2.34%) SCVMM
6 36 (2.34%) vCenter Server
7 32 (2.08%) Ansible
8 29 (1.89%) vRealize
9 23 (1.50%) AirWatch
10 22 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
11 21 (1.37%) Backup Exec
11 21 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 21 (1.37%) SCOrch
12 18 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (1.11%) Terraform
14 16 (1.04%) NetBackup
14 16 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (1.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 15 (0.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 691 (44.96%) VMware
2 640 (41.64%) Microsoft
3 311 (20.23%) Cisco
4 115 (7.48%) HP
5 109 (7.09%) Oracle
6 92 (5.99%) CheckPoint
7 87 (5.66%) NetApp
8 85 (5.53%) Ivanti
9 79 (5.14%) Dell
10 66 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 55 (3.58%) Symantec
12 54 (3.51%) EMC
13 46 (2.99%) Apple
14 44 (2.86%) McAfee
15 42 (2.73%) ServiceNow
16 40 (2.60%) IBM
17 38 (2.47%) Palo Alto
18 37 (2.41%) Sophos
19 35 (2.28%) Juniper
19 35 (2.28%) SolarWinds