Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 169 170
Rank change year-on-year -85 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing Citrix 172 436 750
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.54% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 3.91% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 332 535
Median daily rate £413 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £154 £145
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £383 £355 £376
% change year-on-year +7.75% -5.59% +11.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.72% +4.28% -8.78%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £73.75 £21.88 £24.78
England median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.99% +7.13% +16.67%

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 7,472 11,138 17,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.99% 39.28% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,006 7,714 11,666
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £303 £256 £285
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 198 270
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% +9.80% -4.38%
10th Percentile £13.68 £12.48 £12.75
90th Percentile £68.00 £50.00 £38.60
Median hourly rate £22.38 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.30% +6.32% +0.84%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -1 36 £420 +4.35% 16
East London +29 4 £400 +14.29% 10
South London +37 1 £750 +316.67% 4
West London +31 1 £180 -18.18% 7
North London +2 1 - - 2
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 117 (68.02%) Windows
2 82 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 82 (47.67%) VMware
3 77 (44.77%) Microsoft 365
4 75 (43.60%) Active Directory
5 58 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (32.56%) Azure
7 46 (26.74%) SCCM
7 46 (26.74%) Windows Server
8 45 (26.16%) Firewall
9 40 (23.26%) Finance
10 35 (20.35%) PowerShell
10 35 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 34 (19.77%) Windows 10
12 31 (18.02%) XenApp
12 31 (18.02%) vSphere
13 29 (16.86%) VMware ESXi
13 29 (16.86%) Cisco
14 27 (15.70%) DNS
14 27 (15.70%) Migration
14 27 (15.70%) XenDesktop
15 25 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (13.95%) Banking
16 24 (13.95%) WAN
16 24 (13.95%) Linux
17 22 (12.79%) ITIL
17 22 (12.79%) LAN
17 22 (12.79%) VPN
18 21 (12.21%) NetScaler
18 21 (12.21%) Windows Server 2016

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 16 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.23%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.91%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) Apache
6 2 (1.16%) Drupal
6 2 (1.16%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.16%) WordPress
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 77 (44.77%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (32.56%) Azure
3 12 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (5.81%) AWS
5 8 (4.65%) Mimecast
6 6 (3.49%) IaaS
7 5 (2.91%) Power Automate
8 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.16%) GCP
9 2 (1.16%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.16%) SaaS
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.58%) G Suite
10 1 (0.58%) GitHub
10 1 (0.58%) PaaS
10 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.58%) Smartsheet
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.16%) Firewall
2 27 (15.70%) DNS
3 24 (13.95%) WAN
4 22 (12.79%) LAN
4 22 (12.79%) VPN
5 21 (12.21%) NetScaler
6 15 (8.72%) DHCP
7 13 (7.56%) MPLS
8 11 (6.40%) SAN
9 10 (5.81%) Skype
9 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.81%) Wireless
10 8 (4.65%) VoIP
11 6 (3.49%) Internet
11 6 (3.49%) Multicast
11 6 (3.49%) Network Security
11 6 (3.49%) tcpdump
11 6 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.49%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) DB2
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.16%) MySQL
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.16%) Power BI
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) OLAP
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MSI
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (23.26%) Finance
2 24 (13.95%) Banking
3 9 (5.23%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.65%) Legal
5 6 (3.49%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.74%) Law
7 3 (1.74%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 2 (1.16%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) International Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (13.95%) Architect
3 18 (10.47%) Citrix Engineer
4 16 (9.30%) Analyst
5 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.40%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.23%) Citrix Specialist
8 9 (5.23%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Citrix Architect
9 8 (4.65%) Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Applications Packager
11 6 (3.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (3.49%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) SAML
4 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.49%) Clustering
3 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.74%) NHS
5 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.16%) Equities
6 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 117 (68.02%) Windows
2 46 (26.74%) Windows Server
3 34 (19.77%) Windows 10
4 25 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (13.95%) Linux
6 21 (12.21%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (9.30%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.65%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.65%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.74%) Android
11 3 (1.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.74%) Unix
11 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.58%) Solaris
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (15.70%) Migration
3 22 (12.79%) ITIL
4 12 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.40%) Change Management
5 11 (6.40%) Problem Management
5 11 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (6.40%) Time Management
6 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.81%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (5.81%) TOGAF
7 9 (5.23%) Email Migration
7 9 (5.23%) High Availability
7 9 (5.23%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (4.65%) Application Packaging
8 8 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (4.65%) Patch Management
8 8 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.35%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.72%) SQL
3 8 (4.65%) VBScript
4 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.74%) Python
6 2 (1.16%) C
7 1 (0.58%) C#
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.81%) MCSE
3 9 (5.23%) RHCA
3 9 (5.23%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (4.65%) Degree
5 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.49%) MCSA
6 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.33%) CCA
7 4 (2.33%) CCNA
7 4 (2.33%) CISSP
7 4 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.16%) MCP
9 2 (1.16%) MOS
10 1 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) SEPA
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) GMP
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (43.60%) Active Directory
2 58 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (18.02%) vSphere
3 31 (18.02%) XenApp
4 29 (16.86%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (15.70%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.14%) Hyper-V
7 10 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (5.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (1.74%) NFS
9 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.58%) KVM
10 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (26.74%) SCCM
2 15 (8.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (7.56%) Ansible
4 7 (4.07%) Puppet
5 6 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (3.49%) PowerCLI
6 5 (2.91%) SCOM
7 4 (2.33%) vRealize
7 4 (2.33%) WSUS
8 3 (1.74%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.16%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.16%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.16%) WMI
10 1 (0.58%) MaaS360
10 1 (0.58%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (47.67%) Microsoft
1 82 (47.67%) VMware
2 29 (16.86%) Cisco
3 17 (9.88%) Dell
4 15 (8.72%) HP
5 13 (7.56%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.40%) EMC
6 11 (6.40%) Juniper
7 10 (5.81%) IBM
8 9 (5.23%) Apple
8 9 (5.23%) Palo Alto
9 8 (4.65%) F5
9 8 (4.65%) Ivanti
9 8 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.07%) Oracle
11 6 (3.49%) Okta
11 6 (3.49%) Splunk
12 5 (2.91%) Symantec
12 5 (2.91%) Veeam
12 5 (2.91%) Wyse