Period
to 29 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 November 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 241 172
Rank change year-on-year -5 -69 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 423 148 547
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.13% 0.94% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 2.37% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 100 401
10th Percentile £200 £201 £163
25th Percentile £313 £289 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £391 £378
Median % change year-on-year +15.02% +3.64% +0.67%
75th Percentile £588 £488 £500
90th Percentile £688 £538 £575
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 25
10th Percentile " £24.85 £18.58
25th Percentile £13.25 £28.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate £17.18 £35.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -51.62% +73.17% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £39.75 £21.88
90th Percentile £26.45 £42.15 £25.60
England median hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year -24.68% +2.94% +6.86%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,941 6,254 13,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.11% 39.84% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,636 4,296 9,646
10th Percentile £331 £300 £263
25th Percentile £450 £404 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 51 243
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.75 £12.44
25th Percentile £18.00 £17.59 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% +9.63%
75th Percentile £45.89 £42.88 £28.75
90th Percentile £62.75 £54.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.33 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -14.08% +20.32% +7.91%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Citrix in London

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix in London over the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Citrix in London

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Citrix in London over the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the London region over the 6 months to 29 November 2021. 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
Central London -17 71 £425 +11.11% 53
West London -20 7 £160 -50.77% 6
South London +8 6 £256 -51.19% 5
East London -11 2 £563 +40.63% 6
North London - 1 £155 - 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 279 (65.96%) Windows
2 227 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 203 (47.99%) Microsoft
4 197 (46.57%) VMware
5 170 (40.19%) Microsoft 365
6 162 (38.30%) Azure
7 135 (31.91%) Finance
8 127 (30.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (25.53%) Windows Server
10 101 (23.88%) Social Skills
11 92 (21.75%) Firewall
12 90 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 85 (20.09%) ITIL
14 84 (19.86%) SCCM
15 82 (19.39%) Windows 10
16 79 (18.68%) PowerShell
17 64 (15.13%) Linux
18 61 (14.42%) Cisco
19 55 (13.00%) Migration
20 53 (12.53%) XenApp
21 52 (12.29%) AWS
22 51 (12.06%) XenDesktop
23 50 (11.82%) WAN
24 48 (11.35%) Banking
24 48 (11.35%) Azure Active Directory
24 48 (11.35%) Ansible
25 47 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
25 47 (11.11%) DNS
26 45 (10.64%) NetScaler
27 43 (10.17%) Microsoft Intune

Citrix
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 37 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.57%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.20%) IIS
4 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.89%) Apache
5 8 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.71%) Confluence
8 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.71%) JBoss
8 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Site Server
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 170 (40.19%) Microsoft 365
2 162 (38.30%) Azure
3 52 (12.29%) AWS
4 48 (11.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (6.15%) IaaS
6 17 (4.02%) Mimecast
7 13 (3.07%) OneDrive
7 13 (3.07%) PaaS
8 8 (1.89%) SaaS
9 7 (1.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.18%) Azure Storage
12 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.95%) Google Workspace
13 3 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (21.75%) Firewall
2 50 (11.82%) WAN
3 47 (11.11%) DNS
4 45 (10.64%) NetScaler
5 42 (9.93%) LAN
6 30 (7.09%) TCP/IP
7 29 (6.86%) SAN
8 26 (6.15%) DHCP
9 25 (5.91%) Internet
10 24 (5.67%) MPLS
10 24 (5.67%) VPN
11 22 (5.20%) Kerberos
12 18 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (3.55%) Wireless
14 13 (3.07%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.60%) NAS
16 10 (2.36%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.36%) Network Security
16 10 (2.36%) Skype
16 10 (2.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.65%) DB2
4 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.47%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) Ingres
8 1 (0.24%) KDB
8 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Redis
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.47%) GCC
3 2 (0.47%) Maven
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.24%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 135 (31.91%) Finance
2 101 (23.88%) Social Skills
3 48 (11.35%) Banking
4 27 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.26%) Public Sector
6 15 (3.55%) Retail
7 13 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (1.89%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (1.65%) Legal
11 6 (1.42%) Law
12 5 (1.18%) Publishing
13 4 (0.95%) Front Office
14 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.47%) Marketing
15 2 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 76 (17.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (13.95%) Analyst
3 45 (10.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 45 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 44 (10.40%) Architect
5 27 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
6 26 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.49%) IT Support
7 19 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
9 17 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (4.02%) Network Engineer
9 17 (4.02%) Service Analyst
10 16 (3.78%) Server Engineer
11 15 (3.55%) Consultant
11 15 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (3.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 15 (3.55%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 15 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.78%) .NET
2 12 (2.84%) Web Services
3 10 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (1.65%) WinForms
5 7 (1.65%) WPF
6 6 (1.42%) SAML
7 5 (1.18%) LDAP
8 3 (0.71%) Middleware
8 3 (0.71%) RESTful
8 3 (0.71%) XMPP
8 3 (0.71%) YAML
9 2 (0.47%) Ajax
9 2 (0.47%) EJB
9 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.47%) Java EE
9 2 (0.47%) jQuery
9 2 (0.47%) SOAP
9 2 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.55%) Fat Client
2 15 (3.55%) Thin Client
3 14 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (2.84%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.60%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.36%) Replication
7 8 (1.89%) Derivative
7 8 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.89%) PKI
7 8 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.42%) Clustering
9 6 (1.42%) Equities
9 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.18%) NHS
11 4 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 279 (65.96%) Windows
2 108 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 82 (19.39%) Windows 10
4 64 (15.13%) Linux
5 47 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (8.98%) Windows Server 2016
7 31 (7.33%) Windows 7
8 23 (5.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.49%) Unix
10 15 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.36%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.42%) Android
14 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.47%) SUSE
18 1 (0.24%) VMS
18 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 85 (20.09%) ITIL
3 55 (13.00%) Migration
4 42 (9.93%) Project Delivery
5 39 (9.22%) Asset Management
5 39 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (8.75%) Change Management
7 30 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (6.86%) Project Management
9 26 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 26 (6.15%) Investment Management
10 25 (5.91%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.67%) Service Delivery
12 23 (5.44%) DevOps
12 23 (5.44%) Software Engineering
13 22 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (4.96%) Load Balancing
15 18 (4.26%) Data Protection
16 17 (4.02%) Customer Requirements
16 17 (4.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.68%) PowerShell
2 42 (9.93%) SQL
3 41 (9.69%) Python
4 16 (3.78%) C#
5 13 (3.07%) VB
6 11 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.60%) VBA
7 10 (2.36%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.42%) Java
9 5 (1.18%) Perl
9 5 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.95%) VBScript
11 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) C
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.49%) MCSE
4 17 (4.02%) CCNA
5 15 (3.55%) Degree
6 12 (2.84%) CCNP
6 12 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.36%) MCSA
7 10 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.42%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.42%) JNCIA
10 6 (1.42%) MCTS
10 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (1.18%) APMP
11 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.96%) QA
2 12 (2.84%) SLA
3 9 (2.13%) GDPR
4 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.71%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.24%) NIST
7 1 (0.24%) PMO
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 227 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 127 (30.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (12.53%) XenApp
4 51 (12.06%) XenDesktop
5 35 (8.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 34 (8.04%) vSphere
7 31 (7.33%) NFS
8 23 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (5.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (3.78%) Hyper-V
11 11 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.95%) KVM
14 4 (0.95%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.71%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.71%) vCloud
16 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 84 (19.86%) SCCM
2 48 (11.35%) Ansible
3 43 (10.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (5.91%) Prometheus
5 22 (5.20%) Grafana
6 18 (4.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 18 (4.26%) SCOM
7 14 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (3.07%) ZABBIX
9 12 (2.84%) FortiGate
9 12 (2.84%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (1.89%) Puppet
10 8 (1.89%) Terraform
10 8 (1.89%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.42%) Nagios
13 5 (1.18%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 203 (47.99%) Microsoft
2 197 (46.57%) VMware
3 61 (14.42%) Cisco
4 39 (9.22%) Oracle
5 29 (6.86%) HP
5 29 (6.86%) ServiceNow
6 24 (5.67%) NetApp
7 23 (5.44%) Palo Alto
8 22 (5.20%) IBM
8 22 (5.20%) TOWER Software
9 21 (4.96%) Red Hat
10 20 (4.73%) Dell
11 19 (4.49%) F5
12 18 (4.26%) CheckPoint
13 16 (3.78%) Apple
14 15 (3.55%) Ivanti
14 15 (3.55%) Juniper
15 14 (3.31%) Splunk
16 13 (3.07%) Veeam
17 12 (2.84%) SolarWinds