Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 174 153
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 433 752 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.72% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 4.30% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 529 555
London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £154 £145 £140
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £350 £376 £338
% change year-on-year -6.79% +11.26% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 18
London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.61% -12.33% +14.06%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £21.94 £35.00 £31.25
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.23
% change year-on-year +11.43% +14.90% -6.51%

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 11,201 17,473 18,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.98% 39.98% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,589 11,728 12,829
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £260 £293 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 293 329
London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.75 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.67 £54.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor 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 23 February 2020. 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 +2 123 £413 +26.92% 49
South London +18 17 £180 -44.62% 9
West London +16 10 £220 -34.33% 19
North London +15 8 £210 +20.00% 3
East London +49 4 £350 -15.15% 17
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 307 (70.90%) Windows
2 210 (48.50%) Active Directory
3 181 (41.80%) VMware
4 171 (39.49%) Office 365
5 170 (39.26%) Microsoft
6 136 (31.41%) XenApp
7 121 (27.94%) Windows 10
8 112 (25.87%) Finance
9 106 (24.48%) Windows Server
10 98 (22.63%) XenDesktop
11 97 (22.40%) Azure
12 95 (21.94%) ITIL
13 91 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 89 (20.55%) SCCM
15 79 (18.24%) PowerShell
16 75 (17.32%) Windows 7
16 75 (17.32%) Microsoft Office
17 74 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 71 (16.40%) Cisco
19 68 (15.70%) MS Exchange
20 62 (14.32%) Migration
21 58 (13.39%) NetScaler
22 53 (12.24%) DNS
23 52 (12.01%) Ivanti
24 45 (10.39%) Android
24 45 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
25 44 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
25 44 (10.16%) DHCP
26 43 (9.93%) VPN
26 43 (9.93%) AWS

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 68 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.46%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.54%) IIS
7 2 (0.46%) CMS
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.46%) Site Server
8 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (17.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Carpe Diem
1 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.46%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.46%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.23%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 171 (39.49%) Office 365
2 97 (22.40%) Azure
3 43 (9.93%) AWS
4 11 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (2.54%) IaaS
5 8 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.85%) OneDrive
6 7 (1.62%) GitHub
6 7 (1.62%) PaaS
7 5 (1.15%) Power Platform
8 4 (0.92%) SaaS
9 3 (0.69%) G Suite
9 3 (0.69%) GCP
9 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.46%) NuGet
10 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.23%) Slack
11 1 (0.23%) Smartsheet
11 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.39%) NetScaler
2 53 (12.24%) DNS
3 44 (10.16%) DHCP
4 43 (9.93%) VPN
5 40 (9.24%) Firewall
6 31 (7.16%) LAN
7 29 (6.70%) WAN
8 26 (6.00%) SAN
8 26 (6.00%) TCP/IP
9 25 (5.77%) VoIP
10 20 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (3.70%) FTP
11 16 (3.70%) Skype
12 15 (3.46%) MPLS
13 11 (2.54%) Network Security
14 9 (2.08%) Wireless
15 7 (1.62%) VLAN
15 7 (1.62%) WLAN
16 6 (1.39%) Internet
16 6 (1.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.15%) Power BI
3 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (0.92%) MySQL
4 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.69%) Big Data
5 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.46%) OLAP
6 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.54%) MSI
2 10 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.85%) InstallShield
4 8 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.39%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.46%) GitLab
7 2 (0.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.46%) Maven
7 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.46%) WiX
8 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 112 (25.87%) Finance
2 23 (5.31%) Banking
3 21 (4.85%) Law
4 16 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.85%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.39%) Legal
7 6 (1.39%) Retail
8 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Front Office
9 3 (0.69%) International Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Local Government
9 3 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (22.63%) Analyst
2 64 (14.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 63 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (11.32%) Support Analyst
5 47 (10.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 46 (10.62%) Service Analyst
7 40 (9.24%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (5.54%) Desktop Support
9 24 (5.54%) Infrastructure Support
10 22 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.85%) IT Support
12 20 (4.62%) Network Engineer
13 18 (4.16%) Architect
14 17 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (3.93%) IT Analyst
15 16 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
16 14 (3.23%) Consultant
16 14 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
16 14 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.85%) .NET
2 5 (1.15%) X-Windows
3 4 (0.92%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.46%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.46%) COM
4 2 (0.46%) JSON
4 2 (0.46%) LDAP
4 2 (0.46%) REST
4 2 (0.46%) XML
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) LAMP
5 1 (0.23%) Middleware
5 1 (0.23%) SAML
5 1 (0.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) WinForms
5 1 (0.23%) WPF
5 1 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.31%) Blackberry
1 36 (8.31%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.93%) iPhone
3 24 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.16%) Smartphone
5 13 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.77%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.08%) CMDB
8 9 (2.08%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.08%) Handset
8 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.08%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.62%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.62%) User Experience
10 6 (1.39%) Replication
11 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.15%) PKI
12 4 (0.92%) Clustering
12 4 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 307 (70.90%) Windows
2 121 (27.94%) Windows 10
3 106 (24.48%) Windows Server
4 75 (17.32%) Windows 7
5 45 (10.39%) Android
5 45 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (6.47%) Linux
8 18 (4.16%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.08%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.15%) CentOS
14 4 (0.92%) Unix
15 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.69%) VMS
16 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.94%) ITIL
2 74 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 62 (14.32%) Migration
4 35 (8.08%) Service Management
5 33 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (6.70%) Project Management
7 23 (5.31%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.62%) Project Delivery
9 17 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (3.70%) Asset Management
10 16 (3.70%) High Availability
10 16 (3.70%) Information Security
10 16 (3.70%) Release Management
11 15 (3.46%) Application Packaging
11 15 (3.46%) Application Virtualisation
11 15 (3.46%) Change Control
11 15 (3.46%) ITSM
12 14 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.24%) PowerShell
2 35 (8.08%) SQL
3 22 (5.08%) VBScript
4 14 (3.23%) Python
5 13 (3.00%) VB
6 9 (2.08%) C#
7 7 (1.62%) C
8 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.92%) Perl
11 3 (0.69%) Java
12 2 (0.46%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) Groovy
13 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) PHP
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (9.24%) Citrix Certification
2 34 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.77%) Degree
4 22 (5.08%) MCSE
5 19 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.70%) CCA
7 15 (3.46%) Security Cleared
8 14 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.54%) MCP
9 11 (2.54%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.31%) MCSA
11 7 (1.62%) CCIE
12 6 (1.39%) CCNA
12 6 (1.39%) MCITP
13 4 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.69%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) NCSC
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 210 (48.50%) Active Directory
2 136 (31.41%) XenApp
3 98 (22.63%) XenDesktop
4 91 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (8.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 29 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (6.24%) Hyper-V
8 25 (5.77%) vSphere
9 16 (3.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 12 (2.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (2.54%) Terminal Services
12 9 (2.08%) Docker
12 9 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (1.62%) VMware NSX
14 5 (1.15%) Xen
15 4 (0.92%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.69%) Firmware
16 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (20.55%) SCCM
2 21 (4.85%) SCOM
3 17 (3.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (3.46%) AirWatch
4 15 (3.46%) Ansible
5 12 (2.77%) Puppet
6 11 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.31%) WSUS
7 10 (2.31%) XenMobile
8 8 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (1.39%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.15%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.15%) ThinApp
11 4 (0.92%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.69%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 181 (41.80%) VMware
2 170 (39.26%) Microsoft
3 71 (16.40%) Cisco
4 52 (12.01%) Ivanti
5 24 (5.54%) Apple
5 24 (5.54%) ServiceNow
6 17 (3.93%) HP
7 15 (3.46%) Dell
8 14 (3.23%) McAfee
8 14 (3.23%) NetApp
8 14 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
9 12 (2.77%) Sophos
9 12 (2.77%) Symantec
10 11 (2.54%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.08%) Fortinet
11 9 (2.08%) Mitel
11 9 (2.08%) Sony
11 9 (2.08%) UiPath
12 8 (1.85%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.62%) EMC