Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 146 123
Rank change year-on-year -11 -23 -48
Contract jobs citing Citrix 825 705 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.77% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 4.48% 4.17% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 481 618
London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -0.78%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 43
London median hourly rate £19.35 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +40.74% -27.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.54 £10.53
90th Percentile £23.45 £55.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% -

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 18,410 16,896 18,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.93% 42.49% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,467 11,331 12,119
London median daily rate £480 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £260
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 225 278
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.73% +10.88%
10th Percentile £11.98 £12.21 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018. 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 -25 222 £375 - 39
South London -12 59 £450 +28.57% 7
West London -44 16 £258 -14.17% 21
East London -6 7 £275 -50.00% 10
North London - 6 £225 - 6
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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.

1 547 (66.30%) Windows
2 415 (50.30%) Active Directory
3 312 (37.82%) Microsoft
4 285 (34.55%) VMware
5 247 (29.94%) Office 365
6 223 (27.03%) Windows 10
7 214 (25.94%) XenApp
8 198 (24.00%) Finance
9 183 (22.18%) Windows 7
9 183 (22.18%) SCCM
10 176 (21.33%) Windows Server
11 173 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 145 (17.58%) Microsoft Office
13 132 (16.00%) ITIL
14 128 (15.52%) Cisco
15 126 (15.27%) DNS
16 123 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
17 120 (14.55%) Migration
18 119 (14.42%) XenDesktop
19 116 (14.06%) PowerShell
20 114 (13.82%) DHCP
20 114 (13.82%) MS Exchange
21 111 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
22 110 (13.33%) Firewall
23 106 (12.85%) VPN
24 94 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
25 93 (11.27%) Project Management
25 93 (11.27%) HP
26 89 (10.79%) Data Centre
27 87 (10.55%) Microsoft App-V

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
1 114 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 43 (5.21%) Skype for Business
3 39 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 31 (3.76%) IIS
5 30 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.45%) Confluence
8 10 (1.21%) Apache
8 10 (1.21%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.73%) CMS
11 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.48%) JBoss
14 2 (0.24%) Liferay
14 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 145 (17.58%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (2.06%) RMDS
2 15 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.33%) Elite 3E
4 10 (1.21%) Carpe Diem
4 10 (1.21%) Eikon
5 3 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.24%) Relativity
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 247 (29.94%) Office 365
2 94 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.39%) IaaS
5 27 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.21%) PaaS
7 9 (1.09%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.97%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.61%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.24%) SaaS
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.12%) G Suite
13 1 (0.12%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 126 (15.27%) DNS
2 114 (13.82%) DHCP
3 110 (13.33%) Firewall
4 106 (12.85%) VPN
5 79 (9.58%) NetScaler
6 69 (8.36%) WAN
7 65 (7.88%) LAN
8 58 (7.03%) TCP/IP
9 50 (6.06%) SAN
10 48 (5.82%) MPLS
11 44 (5.33%) Internet
12 42 (5.09%) Remote Desktop
12 42 (5.09%) Skype
13 36 (4.36%) SSL
14 28 (3.39%) Wireless
15 27 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
15 27 (3.27%) VoIP
16 22 (2.67%) Network Security
17 21 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (2.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.33%) MySQL
2 11 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.24%) Big Data
9 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.12%) IDOL
10 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.12%) Power BI
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (2.79%) MSI
2 18 (2.18%) JIRA
3 14 (1.70%) AdminStudio
4 10 (1.21%) Zephyr
5 7 (0.85%) GitLab
5 7 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.73%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.73%) Jasmine
6 6 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.36%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.24%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.24%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) TestRail
9 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 198 (24.00%) Finance
2 84 (10.18%) Banking
3 50 (6.06%) Legal
4 26 (3.15%) Law
5 20 (2.42%) Publishing
6 16 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.94%) Retail
7 14 (1.70%) Front Office
8 11 (1.33%) Advertising
9 10 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.73%) Back Office
11 6 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) French Language
13 4 (0.48%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (27.39%) Analyst
2 95 (11.52%) Service Analyst
3 83 (10.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 76 (9.21%) Desktop Support
5 72 (8.73%) Support Analyst
6 66 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 60 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 51 (6.18%) Citrix Engineer
9 50 (6.06%) Architect
10 48 (5.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 45 (5.45%) Project Manager
12 37 (4.48%) IT Support
13 33 (4.00%) Network Engineer
14 32 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 32 (3.88%) IT Analyst
15 30 (3.64%) Business Analyst
15 30 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
16 29 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 29 (3.52%) Citrix Support
17 28 (3.39%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.18%) .NET
2 9 (1.09%) .NET Framework
3 8 (0.97%) LDAP
3 8 (0.97%) X-Windows
4 7 (0.85%) Web Services
5 6 (0.73%) Gherkin
6 5 (0.61%) JSON
6 5 (0.61%) REST
6 5 (0.61%) Swagger
6 5 (0.61%) XML
7 4 (0.48%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.48%) HTML
7 4 (0.48%) Middleware
7 4 (0.48%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.24%) Java EE
9 2 (0.24%) LAMP
9 2 (0.24%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 60 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 46 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.00%) Clustering
5 31 (3.76%) PKI
6 25 (3.03%) iPhone
7 24 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.82%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.82%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.58%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
12 10 (1.21%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (1.09%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.97%) BYOD
14 8 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.97%) iPad
14 8 (0.97%) Replication
15 7 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 547 (66.30%) Windows
2 223 (27.03%) Windows 10
3 183 (22.18%) Windows 7
4 176 (21.33%) Windows Server
5 123 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (4.97%) Linux
8 36 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.39%) Android
10 26 (3.15%) Unix
11 25 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 21 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.94%) Mac OS
14 15 (1.82%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.58%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (1.09%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.73%) Solaris
19 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
20 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (16.00%) ITIL
2 120 (14.55%) Migration
3 93 (11.27%) Project Management
4 72 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (6.55%) PRINCE2
6 50 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 42 (5.09%) Change Management
9 41 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (4.36%) Service Delivery
11 33 (4.00%) Service Management
12 32 (3.88%) Application Virtualisation
12 32 (3.88%) Change Control
12 32 (3.88%) Problem Management
13 31 (3.76%) Application Packaging
14 30 (3.64%) Business Analysis
14 30 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (3.52%) Waterfall
16 28 (3.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 74 (8.97%) SQL
3 41 (4.97%) VBScript
4 23 (2.79%) VB
5 22 (2.67%) C#
6 19 (2.30%) Java
7 18 (2.18%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.45%) Perl
10 11 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.85%) C
13 7 (0.85%) PHP
13 7 (0.85%) VBA
14 5 (0.61%) Python
15 4 (0.48%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.36%) Ruby
17 2 (0.24%) XPath
18 1 (0.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 68 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.36%) MCSE
5 34 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.52%) Degree
7 23 (2.79%) CCNP
8 21 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (2.42%) MCSA
10 19 (2.30%) MCP
11 13 (1.58%) CCNA
11 13 (1.58%) MCITP
12 11 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.21%) MCDST
14 9 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.85%) CCA
15 7 (0.85%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.73%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.76%) SLA
2 19 (2.30%) QA
3 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.73%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 415 (50.30%) Active Directory
2 214 (25.94%) XenApp
3 173 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 119 (14.42%) XenDesktop
5 87 (10.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 62 (7.52%) vSphere
7 44 (5.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 36 (4.36%) Hyper-V
9 29 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
11 19 (2.30%) VMware NSX
12 16 (1.94%) BitLocker
13 15 (1.82%) DFS Replication
14 11 (1.33%) ProxySG
15 10 (1.21%) Docker
16 7 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.85%) XenServer
17 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
18 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 183 (22.18%) SCCM
2 19 (2.30%) SCOM
3 15 (1.82%) WSUS
4 13 (1.58%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (0.97%) HP ALM
5 8 (0.97%) vRealize
6 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.73%) Nagios
7 6 (0.73%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.61%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.48%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.48%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 312 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 285 (34.55%) VMware
3 128 (15.52%) Cisco
4 93 (11.27%) HP
5 86 (10.42%) Ivanti
6 51 (6.18%) Dell
7 49 (5.94%) Bloomberg
8 48 (5.82%) Apple
9 43 (5.21%) Reuters
10 35 (4.24%) CheckPoint
11 29 (3.52%) IBM
12 26 (3.15%) NetApp
12 26 (3.15%) Oracle
13 25 (3.03%) Palo Alto
14 23 (2.79%) F5
15 22 (2.67%) Juniper
16 21 (2.55%) SolarWinds
17 20 (2.42%) Wyse
18 17 (2.06%) ServiceNow
19 14 (1.70%) iManage