The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Citrix Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

Citrix Certification
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 418 373
Rank change year-on-year +3 -45  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 7 9 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.042% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.25% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 30
Median daily rate £375 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £356 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -17.33% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Citrix Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3440 3642 3650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.64% 16.84% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2528 2340
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 44 97
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Certification in London

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Certification in London

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Certification in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Certification in London

Citrix Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Certification in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification 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 London region with a requirement for Citrix Certification.

1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
7 11 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (45.45%) CCA
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (40.91%) DNS
9 9 (40.91%) ITIL
9 9 (40.91%) XenApp
10 8 (36.36%) XenDesktop
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco
11 7 (31.82%) SAN
11 7 (31.82%) Firewall
11 7 (31.82%) Finance
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
12 6 (27.27%) Back Office
12 6 (27.27%) MCSE
12 6 (27.27%) LAN
12 6 (27.27%) WAN
12 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
12 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
12 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
13 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (22.73%) HP

Citrix Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
4 4 (18.18%) Skype
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.55%) SMTP
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
3 4 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (45.45%) CCA
4 6 (27.27%) MCSE
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.64%) CCNA
6 3 (13.64%) MCITP
7 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 2 (9.09%) CCEA
7 2 (9.09%) CCNP
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.55%) CISSP
8 1 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.55%) VCP4
8 1 (4.55%) VCP5
8 1 (4.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) XenApp
4 8 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (18.18%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
8 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
9 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
9 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
2 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) vMotion
2 4 (18.18%) WMI
3 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Intel
6 4 (18.18%) McAfee
7 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) AppSense
8 1 (4.55%) CommVault
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp