Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Citrix
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 152 92
Rank change year-on-year -20 -60 -9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 729 802 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.77% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 4.15% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 517 771
London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £140
90th Percentile £525 £520 £538
England median daily rate £343 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +5.46% -1.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 60
London median hourly rate £20.91 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.90% -4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £11.95
90th Percentile £28.75 £33.75 £40.23
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 18954 19342 19828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.48% 42.70% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12903 12878 13165
London median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 281 409
London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.70
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -1 158 £350 -9.68% 25
South London -23 27 £325 -18.80% 3
West London -12 25 £375 +11.11% 6
East London -21 16 £275 - 7
North London 0 12 £245 -18.33%
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 526 (72.15%) Windows
2 347 (47.60%) Active Directory
3 282 (38.68%) Microsoft
4 279 (38.27%) VMware
5 227 (31.14%) Finance
6 222 (30.45%) Windows Server
7 170 (23.32%) XenApp
8 168 (23.05%) Cisco
9 162 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 162 (22.22%) SCCM
10 154 (21.12%) Office 365
11 143 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 132 (18.11%) Microsoft Office
13 131 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 126 (17.28%) ITIL
15 124 (17.01%) MS Exchange
16 116 (15.91%) Firewall
16 116 (15.91%) Windows 10
17 113 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 110 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 109 (14.95%) PowerShell
20 107 (14.68%) Banking
21 97 (13.31%) Blackberry
21 97 (13.31%) Data Centre
22 92 (12.62%) DNS
23 91 (12.48%) VPN
24 88 (12.07%) HP
25 86 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
26 83 (11.39%) SAN
26 83 (11.39%) XenDesktop

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
1 124 (17.01%) MS Exchange
2 42 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 40 (5.49%) Skype for Business
4 39 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (5.08%) IIS
6 29 (3.98%) IBM Notes
7 28 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.23%) Apache
10 9 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.55%) Drupal
13 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (18.11%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (2.33%) Eikon
2 15 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.55%) RMDS
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 154 (21.12%) Office 365
2 110 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.16%) PaaS
5 20 (2.74%) IaaS
6 15 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.69%) SaaS
8 4 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 116 (15.91%) Firewall
2 92 (12.62%) DNS
3 91 (12.48%) VPN
4 83 (11.39%) SAN
5 82 (11.25%) LAN
6 80 (10.97%) WAN
7 79 (10.84%) NetScaler
8 78 (10.70%) DHCP
9 77 (10.56%) TCP/IP
10 50 (6.86%) Wireless
11 45 (6.17%) Internet
12 35 (4.80%) VLAN
13 34 (4.66%) Skype
14 29 (3.98%) BGP
15 28 (3.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (3.84%) Network Security
16 25 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (3.43%) OSPF
17 23 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (3.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (0.69%) Big Data
5 5 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.19%) JIRA
2 11 (1.51%) MSI
3 9 (1.23%) Zephyr
4 8 (1.10%) InstallShield
4 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.69%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.41%) AutoIt
6 3 (0.41%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.41%) TestRail
6 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.27%) Maven
7 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.27%) Toad
8 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.14%) GitLab
8 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 227 (31.14%) Finance
2 107 (14.68%) Banking
3 48 (6.58%) Legal
4 27 (3.70%) Law
5 21 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.33%) Advertising
8 14 (1.92%) Front Office
9 12 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.23%) French Language
10 9 (1.23%) Publishing
11 7 (0.96%) Back Office
11 7 (0.96%) Retail
11 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.41%) Marketing
13 3 (0.41%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (21.95%) Analyst
2 80 (10.97%) Desktop Support
3 75 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 72 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (8.23%) Support Analyst
6 56 (7.68%) Citrix Engineer
7 51 (7.00%) Architect
8 50 (6.86%) Network Engineer
9 49 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 45 (6.17%) Service Analyst
11 44 (6.04%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (5.90%) Windows Engineer
13 38 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
14 34 (4.66%) Consultant
15 33 (4.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 33 (4.53%) Project Manager
16 30 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
17 29 (3.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 29 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
17 29 (3.98%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.19%) .NET
2 10 (1.37%) Web Services
3 6 (0.82%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.82%) Middleware
3 6 (0.82%) MSMQ
3 6 (0.82%) SailPoint
3 6 (0.82%) XML
4 5 (0.69%) J2EE
4 5 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.55%) SonicMQ
5 4 (0.55%) XML Messaging
6 3 (0.41%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.41%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.27%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.27%) Java EE
7 2 (0.27%) JPA
7 2 (0.27%) jQuery
7 2 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.31%) Blackberry
1 97 (13.31%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 26 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 25 (3.43%) BYOD
5 22 (3.02%) Clustering
6 21 (2.88%) iPhone
6 21 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.33%) PKI
8 12 (1.65%) EMC VNX
9 11 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.51%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 526 (72.15%) Windows
2 222 (30.45%) Windows Server
3 162 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 131 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 116 (15.91%) Windows 10
6 113 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (9.05%) Linux
8 57 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (6.58%) Apple iOS
10 39 (5.35%) Unix
11 29 (3.98%) Android
12 19 (2.61%) Mac OS
12 19 (2.61%) Solaris
13 15 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.78%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.78%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.96%) VMS
17 6 (0.82%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.28%) ITIL
2 73 (10.01%) Migration
3 59 (8.09%) Change Management
4 44 (6.04%) Project Management
5 37 (5.08%) High Availability
6 32 (4.39%) PRINCE2
7 30 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (3.84%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (3.84%) Validation
9 27 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 27 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 27 (3.70%) Time Management
10 26 (3.57%) Application Packaging
11 25 (3.43%) Service Delivery
12 24 (3.29%) CRM
13 22 (3.02%) Network Design
14 21 (2.88%) Service Management
15 20 (2.74%) Problem Management
16 19 (2.61%) Information Security
16 19 (2.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 109 (14.95%) PowerShell
2 72 (9.88%) SQL
3 30 (4.12%) Java
4 20 (2.74%) VBScript
5 19 (2.61%) VB
6 11 (1.51%) C#
6 11 (1.51%) Perl
7 9 (1.23%) Python
8 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.10%) VBA
9 7 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.82%) C
10 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (10.15%) MCSE
3 46 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (4.80%) Degree
5 34 (4.66%) Security Cleared
6 31 (4.25%) CCNP
6 31 (4.25%) MCDST
7 30 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
7 30 (4.12%) MCP
8 29 (3.98%) MCSA
9 18 (2.47%) MCSM
10 17 (2.33%) ACHDS
10 17 (2.33%) CCNA
10 17 (2.33%) DV Cleared
10 17 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (2.19%) ACDT
11 16 (2.19%) ACTC
11 16 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.31%) SLA
2 5 (0.69%) QA
3 4 (0.55%) GDPR
3 4 (0.55%) MiFID
4 3 (0.41%) PMO
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 347 (47.60%) Active Directory
2 170 (23.32%) XenApp
3 143 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (11.39%) XenDesktop
5 81 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 48 (6.58%) vSphere
7 44 (6.04%) Hyper-V
8 42 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (3.84%) XenServer
10 27 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
11 23 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (2.06%) DFS Replication
14 10 (1.37%) ProxySG
15 9 (1.23%) Terminal Services
16 8 (1.10%) VMware NSX
17 7 (0.96%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.96%) Xen
18 4 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 162 (22.22%) SCCM
2 29 (3.98%) SCOM
3 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (1.51%) Netcool
3 11 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (1.51%) PowerCLI
3 11 (1.51%) XenMobile
4 10 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.23%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 9 (1.23%) vCenter Server
6 8 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (0.96%) Cacti
7 7 (0.96%) DameWare
7 7 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.82%) AppDNA
8 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.82%) SCSM
8 6 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 282 (38.68%) Microsoft
2 279 (38.27%) VMware
3 168 (23.05%) Cisco
4 88 (12.07%) HP
5 58 (7.96%) Bloomberg
6 57 (7.82%) Oracle
7 55 (7.54%) CheckPoint
8 49 (6.72%) Reuters
9 42 (5.76%) Apple
10 39 (5.35%) NetApp
11 37 (5.08%) Dell
12 36 (4.94%) EMC
13 35 (4.80%) Juniper
14 33 (4.53%) Palo Alto
14 33 (4.53%) SolarWinds
15 30 (4.12%) AppSense
16 29 (3.98%) Lotus
17 21 (2.88%) Altiris
17 21 (2.88%) F5
18 20 (2.74%) IBM