Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 200 170
Rank change year-on-year -46 -30 -11
Contract jobs citing Citrix 328 210 660
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.33% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 3.34% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 169 462
10th Percentile £200 £185 £163
25th Percentile £341 £275 £264
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £439 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +17.00% -6.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £550 £488 £513
90th Percentile £606 £538 £575
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 22
10th Percentile £12.64 " £14.45
25th Percentile £13.63 £41.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate £17.06 £42.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -59.85% +102.38% +12.30%
75th Percentile £23.00 £43.75 "
90th Percentile £27.03 " £25.90
England median hourly rate £15.25 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.79% +11.43% -

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 11,817 6,286 16,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.03% 39.75% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,921 4,330 10,827
10th Percentile £346 £300 £288
25th Percentile £429 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £725 £720 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 75 256
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.66 £11.89
25th Percentile £16.25 £19.00 £14.95
Median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.81% +35.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £44.79 £45.50 £28.19
90th Percentile £65.00 £49.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +5.71%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -15 68 £426 +11.37% 24
South London +26 7 £263 +5.00% 3
East London +1 3 £495 +73.68% 7
West London -2 3 £495 +32.00% 7
North London +6 2 £155 -48.33% 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 232 (70.73%) Windows
2 162 (49.39%) Active Directory
3 159 (48.48%) VMware
4 158 (48.17%) Microsoft
5 133 (40.55%) Azure
5 133 (40.55%) Microsoft 365
6 108 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (27.74%) Firewall
8 89 (27.13%) Windows Server
9 86 (26.22%) Finance
10 85 (25.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 74 (22.56%) Social Skills
12 69 (21.04%) PowerShell
13 65 (19.82%) XenApp
14 63 (19.21%) Windows 10
15 55 (16.77%) ITIL
16 54 (16.46%) SCCM
17 53 (16.16%) XenDesktop
18 50 (15.24%) DNS
19 47 (14.33%) AWS
20 46 (14.02%) Cisco
21 45 (13.72%) Banking
21 45 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
22 43 (13.11%) Migration
23 41 (12.50%) Linux
24 40 (12.20%) Windows Server 2016
25 37 (11.28%) Project Delivery
26 35 (10.67%) Virtual Desktop
26 35 (10.67%) Data Centre
26 35 (10.67%) SQL Server

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 35 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.66%) IIS
4 9 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.83%) Apache
6 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Eikon
1 5 (1.52%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 4 (1.22%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 133 (40.55%) Azure
1 133 (40.55%) Microsoft 365
2 47 (14.33%) AWS
3 32 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (8.23%) IaaS
5 18 (5.49%) PaaS
6 16 (4.88%) Mimecast
7 14 (4.27%) OneDrive
8 9 (2.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 7 (2.13%) SaaS
10 3 (0.91%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Storage
11 2 (0.61%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.61%) Smartsheet
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (0.30%) Azure Sentinel
12 1 (0.30%) GCP
12 1 (0.30%) GitHub
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (27.74%) Firewall
2 50 (15.24%) DNS
3 34 (10.37%) DHCP
4 32 (9.76%) NetScaler
5 30 (9.15%) WAN
6 25 (7.62%) LAN
7 20 (6.10%) Internet
7 20 (6.10%) TCP/IP
8 16 (4.88%) Multicast
8 16 (4.88%) VPN
9 13 (3.96%) MPLS
9 13 (3.96%) SAN
10 12 (3.66%) WebEx
11 11 (3.35%) Cisco Firepower
11 11 (3.35%) Network Security
12 10 (3.05%) SSL
12 10 (3.05%) Wireless
13 9 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.74%) VLAN
13 9 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.91%) MySQL
4 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.61%) DB2
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.61%) Power BI
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Ingres
5 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.91%) JIRA
3 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.30%) AppScan
4 1 (0.30%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.30%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
4 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 86 (26.22%) Finance
2 74 (22.56%) Social Skills
3 45 (13.72%) Banking
4 24 (7.32%) Public Sector
5 22 (6.71%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.96%) Legal
7 11 (3.35%) Law
8 10 (3.05%) Organisational Skills
9 9 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (2.13%) Front Office
11 7 (2.13%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (1.22%) Billing
13 3 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.91%) Publishing
13 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.61%) Marketing
14 2 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (19.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (14.63%) Analyst
3 39 (11.89%) Architect
4 27 (8.23%) Citrix Engineer
4 27 (8.23%) Project Manager
5 24 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (5.79%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
7 18 (5.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 17 (5.18%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.88%) Network Engineer
9 16 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
10 15 (4.57%) Consultant
10 15 (4.57%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (4.57%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 15 (4.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.96%) Desktop Support
11 13 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (3.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.96%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (2.13%) .NET
3 5 (1.52%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.22%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) LDAP
5 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 3 (0.91%) XMPP
6 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.61%) WinForms
6 2 (0.61%) WPF
6 2 (0.61%) YAML
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) JMS
7 1 (0.30%) LAMP
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) SAML
7 1 (0.30%) SOAP
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.27%) Equities
3 12 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (3.35%) Derivative
4 11 (3.35%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.35%) Replication
4 11 (3.35%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.05%) Clustering
6 9 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.22%) VLE
12 3 (0.91%) BYOD
12 3 (0.91%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 232 (70.73%) Windows
2 89 (27.13%) Windows Server
3 63 (19.21%) Windows 10
4 45 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (12.50%) Linux
6 40 (12.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (9.15%) Windows Server 2019
8 25 (7.62%) Unix
9 23 (7.01%) Windows 7
10 20 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.05%) Android
12 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (2.13%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.91%) AIX
15 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.61%) Solaris
17 1 (0.30%) HPUX
17 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (16.77%) ITIL
3 43 (13.11%) Migration
4 37 (11.28%) Project Delivery
5 30 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (8.84%) Change Management
7 28 (8.54%) Project Management
8 27 (8.23%) DevOps
8 27 (8.23%) Incident Management
9 22 (6.71%) Electronic Trading
9 22 (6.71%) High Availability
9 22 (6.71%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.49%) Capacity Management
11 18 (5.49%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.88%) Configuration Management
12 16 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (4.88%) Load Balancing
13 15 (4.57%) Low Latency
13 15 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.04%) PowerShell
2 34 (10.37%) SQL
3 12 (3.66%) C#
3 12 (3.66%) VB
4 10 (3.05%) Java
4 10 (3.05%) Python
5 8 (2.44%) Perl
6 7 (2.13%) PHP
6 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.52%) VBA
9 2 (0.61%) C
9 2 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (4.88%) MCSE
3 16 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.57%) Degree
5 14 (4.27%) CCNA
6 13 (3.96%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.83%) CISSP
8 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.52%) APMP
9 5 (1.52%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.52%) CCIE
9 5 (1.52%) CCNP
9 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.52%) PMP
10 4 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.66%) SLA
2 7 (2.13%) QA
3 6 (1.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.30%) FISMA
4 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.30%) NIST
4 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 162 (49.39%) Active Directory
2 108 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (19.82%) XenApp
4 53 (16.16%) XenDesktop
5 35 (10.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 23 (7.01%) vSphere
7 18 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (5.18%) Hyper-V
9 13 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (2.13%) NFS
10 7 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.91%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.61%) KVM
14 2 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (16.46%) SCCM
2 28 (8.54%) Ansible
3 27 (8.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (5.18%) SCOM
5 16 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (3.66%) Terraform
7 11 (3.35%) Puppet
8 8 (2.44%) FortiGate
8 8 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (1.52%) PowerCLI
11 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.91%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.91%) SafeCom
12 3 (0.91%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.91%) WSUS
13 2 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 159 (48.48%) VMware
2 158 (48.17%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.02%) Cisco
4 24 (7.32%) HP
5 23 (7.01%) Red Hat
5 23 (7.01%) SolarWinds
6 20 (6.10%) Dell
7 17 (5.18%) NetApp
7 17 (5.18%) Oracle
8 16 (4.88%) F5
9 15 (4.57%) Ivanti
10 14 (4.27%) CheckPoint
11 13 (3.96%) EMC
11 13 (3.96%) IBM
11 13 (3.96%) Palo Alto
11 13 (3.96%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.74%) Splunk
13 7 (2.13%) Apple
13 7 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.13%) Riverbed