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 3 months to 26 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
England / London
Rank 147 120 72
Rank change year-on-year -27 -48  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 329 461 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 2.08% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 5.07% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 330 399
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £169 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £365
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -23.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.32
% change year-on-year -15.15% +1.10%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8132 9100 9456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.25% 41.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6064 6121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 131 205
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in London

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 79 £400 -5.88% 25
Bromley +14 4 £375 -31.81%
Croydon +5 3 £450 +26.76%
West End of London +1 2 £425 +11.84% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £350 +7.69% 2
Chiswick - 2 £185 -
Westminster +4 1 - -
Chessington +2 1 - -
Romford +2 1 £145 -
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Uxbridge - 1 £275 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix 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.

1 452 (63.75%) Windows
2 320 (45.13%) Active Directory
3 316 (44.57%) VMware
4 291 (41.04%) Microsoft
5 186 (26.23%) Cisco
6 184 (25.95%) Finance
7 169 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 165 (23.27%) Windows Server
9 160 (22.57%) ITIL
10 154 (21.72%) XenApp
11 144 (20.31%) Windows 7
12 131 (18.48%) SCCM
13 130 (18.34%) MS Office
14 124 (17.49%) Firewall
15 113 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 102 (14.39%) LAN
16 102 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 99 (13.96%) WAN
18 98 (13.82%) DNS
19 96 (13.54%) MS Exchange
20 93 (13.12%) PowerShell
21 92 (12.98%) Office 365
22 90 (12.69%) Migration
23 89 (12.55%) XenDesktop
24 83 (11.71%) SQL Server
25 81 (11.42%) DHCP
25 81 (11.42%) Data Centre
26 79 (11.14%) MS Excel
27 74 (10.44%) Windows 10
28 73 (10.30%) VPN

Citrix
Top Related 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 96 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 54 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (6.35%) Skype for Business
4 33 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.96%) IIS
7 18 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.40%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.27%) Apache
10 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.42%) CMS
12 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.42%) nginx
12 3 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 130 (18.34%) MS Office
2 79 (11.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.56%) Eikon
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (12.98%) Office 365
2 64 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.97%) IaaS
5 13 (1.83%) G Suite
6 9 (1.27%) SaaS
7 8 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.99%) PaaS
9 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.42%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
12 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 124 (17.49%) Firewall
2 102 (14.39%) LAN
3 99 (13.96%) WAN
4 98 (13.82%) DNS
5 81 (11.42%) DHCP
6 73 (10.30%) VPN
7 72 (10.16%) SAN
8 70 (9.87%) TCP/IP
9 65 (9.17%) NetScaler
10 48 (6.77%) VoIP
11 43 (6.06%) Internet
12 39 (5.50%) Network Security
13 38 (5.36%) MPLS
14 37 (5.22%) Wireless
15 34 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (3.10%) BGP
17 22 (3.10%) Skype
18 20 (2.82%) Unified Communications
19 19 (2.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.27%) MySQL
4 7 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.56%) Big Data
7 3 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.97%) MSI
2 6 (0.85%) JIRA
3 5 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.28%) Toad
6 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 184 (25.95%) Finance
2 71 (10.01%) Banking
3 28 (3.95%) Legal
4 27 (3.81%) Law
5 22 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.96%) Retail
7 15 (2.12%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.97%) Back Office
9 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.55%) Front Office
11 9 (1.27%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.99%) Games
12 7 (0.99%) Publishing
13 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Marketing
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (18.34%) Analyst
2 110 (15.51%) Architect
3 64 (9.03%) Support Analyst
4 63 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 63 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 56 (7.90%) Desktop Support
6 54 (7.62%) Citrix Engineer
7 46 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 44 (6.21%) Network Engineer
9 41 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 40 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
11 36 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 35 (4.94%) VMware Engineer
13 33 (4.65%) Consultant
14 30 (4.23%) Technical Architect
15 29 (4.09%) Desktop Engineer
15 29 (4.09%) IT Support
16 28 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
17 24 (3.39%) Service Analyst
18 23 (3.24%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.82%) Software Packaging
2 14 (1.97%) SAML
3 13 (1.83%) Web Services
4 9 (1.27%) REST
4 9 (1.27%) XMPP
5 8 (1.13%) Middleware
6 7 (0.99%) 802.1X
6 7 (0.99%) OpenID
7 6 (0.85%) SOAP
8 5 (0.71%) .NET
8 5 (0.71%) XML
9 4 (0.56%) HTML
9 4 (0.56%) JSON
10 3 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.14%) CSS
12 1 (0.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.42%) Data Centre
2 64 (9.03%) Blackberry
3 48 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.09%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.54%) Clustering
7 17 (2.40%) Smartphone
8 15 (2.12%) BYOD
8 15 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.12%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.69%) PKI
10 11 (1.55%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.41%) iPhone
11 10 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.13%) Equities
13 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.99%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.99%) iPad
14 6 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 452 (63.75%) Windows
2 165 (23.27%) Windows Server
3 144 (20.31%) Windows 7
4 113 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (10.44%) Windows 10
7 71 (10.01%) Linux
8 44 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 42 (5.92%) Unix
11 34 (4.80%) Android
12 27 (3.81%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.54%) Mac OS X
13 18 (2.54%) Windows XP
14 17 (2.40%) Mac OS
14 17 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.97%) Solaris
16 11 (1.55%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.71%) AIX
18 4 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (22.57%) ITIL
2 90 (12.69%) Migration
3 46 (6.49%) Change Management
4 41 (5.78%) Problem Management
5 38 (5.36%) Project Management
6 33 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (4.65%) Service Management
7 27 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (3.67%) High Availability
8 26 (3.67%) Load Balancing
8 26 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (3.67%) Service Delivery
9 23 (3.24%) Open Source
10 22 (3.10%) Configuration Management
10 22 (3.10%) TOGAF
11 21 (2.96%) Identity Management
11 21 (2.96%) Time Management
11 21 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (2.82%) PRINCE2
12 20 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (13.12%) PowerShell
2 53 (7.48%) SQL
3 19 (2.68%) VB
4 18 (2.54%) Python
5 17 (2.40%) Java
5 17 (2.40%) Perl
6 15 (2.12%) C
6 15 (2.12%) C#
7 14 (1.97%) Bash Shell
7 14 (1.97%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.97%) VBScript
8 9 (1.27%) PHP
9 3 (0.42%) VBA
10 2 (0.28%) Korn
10 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.14%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (7.90%) Security Cleared
3 55 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (6.49%) MCSE
5 33 (4.65%) CCNA
5 33 (4.65%) CCNP
6 30 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 29 (4.09%) MCP
8 26 (3.67%) SC Cleared
9 22 (3.10%) Degree
10 21 (2.96%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.83%) MCITP
14 12 (1.69%) CCIE
14 12 (1.69%) MCDST
15 9 (1.27%) CCA
15 9 (1.27%) HNC
15 9 (1.27%) MCSA
16 7 (0.99%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.10%) SLA
2 8 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.56%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) BS25999
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 320 (45.13%) Active Directory
2 169 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (21.72%) XenApp
4 89 (12.55%) XenDesktop
5 58 (8.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 57 (8.04%) Hyper-V
7 28 (3.95%) vSphere
8 27 (3.81%) VMware ESX
9 18 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.97%) XenServer
12 12 (1.69%) BitLocker
12 12 (1.69%) Xen
13 9 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.13%) ProxySG
14 8 (1.13%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 131 (18.48%) SCCM
2 19 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (2.26%) SCOM
3 16 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 16 (2.26%) WSUS
4 13 (1.83%) AirWatch
5 12 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.13%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.99%) Puppet
9 7 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 6 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.85%) Nagios
10 6 (0.85%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.85%) vMotion
10 6 (0.85%) WMI
11 5 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.71%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 316 (44.57%) VMware
2 291 (41.04%) Microsoft
3 186 (26.23%) Cisco
4 70 (9.87%) HP
5 47 (6.63%) CheckPoint
5 47 (6.63%) Oracle
6 43 (6.06%) Apple
7 40 (5.64%) Dell
7 40 (5.64%) Symantec
8 32 (4.51%) Palo Alto
9 28 (3.95%) Bloomberg
10 26 (3.67%) F5
11 24 (3.39%) Avaya
12 23 (3.24%) EMC
13 22 (3.10%) AppSense
13 22 (3.10%) NetApp
14 21 (2.96%) Reuters
15 20 (2.82%) Juniper
15 20 (2.82%) ServiceNow
16 17 (2.40%) SolarWinds
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £25,739 - £30,283 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £580 - £670 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PS Computer Services
Rate: Up to £560pd
Posted: 20 days ago