Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 171 176
Rank change year-on-year -62 +5 -22
Contract jobs citing Citrix 252 319 654
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.54% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 3.96% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 254 454
10th Percentile £200 £151 £153
25th Percentile £347 £239 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £374 £375
Median % change year-on-year +12.37% -0.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £520 £488 £488
90th Percentile £585 £575 £575
England median daily rate £400 £350 £381
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.20% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
10th Percentile £12.38 £14.18 £16.00
25th Percentile £12.69 £16.08 £17.46
Median hourly rate £13.88 £18.70 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year -25.80% -8.00% +7.82%
75th Percentile £20.56 £21.00 £22.99
90th Percentile £48.25 £21.18 £24.54
England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +11.43% +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 9,107 8,057 16,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.15% 38.80% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,074 5,461 10,816
10th Percentile £328 £263 £300
25th Percentile £413 £394 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 236
10th Percentile £13.89 £12.50 £12.76
25th Percentile £19.56 £17.63 £16.44
Median hourly rate £27.08 £24.00 £20.70
Median % change year-on-year +12.81% +15.96% -3.73%
75th Percentile £51.31 £34.07 £33.88
90th Percentile £66.95 £48.00 £47.09
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £18.19
% change year-on-year +13.51% +1.70% +3.94%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -4 63 £400 +3.23% 23
East London +13 4 £523 +83.33% 6
South London +28 3 £600 +242.86% 5
North London +6 2 £155 -8.82%
West London +14 1 - - 6
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 178 (70.63%) Windows
2 118 (46.83%) Microsoft
3 113 (44.84%) VMware
4 108 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 104 (41.27%) Microsoft 365
6 88 (34.92%) Azure
7 79 (31.35%) Firewall
8 78 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (29.76%) Windows Server
10 68 (26.98%) Finance
11 59 (23.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 56 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 54 (21.43%) Windows 10
14 53 (21.03%) Cisco
15 46 (18.25%) SCCM
16 44 (17.46%) XenApp
16 44 (17.46%) Linux
17 39 (15.48%) DNS
17 39 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (15.08%) Social Skills
19 37 (14.68%) Banking
19 37 (14.68%) Migration
20 36 (14.29%) MS Exchange
21 34 (13.49%) vSphere
22 33 (13.10%) XenDesktop
22 33 (13.10%) ITIL
22 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2016
23 32 (12.70%) Data Centre
24 30 (11.90%) WAN
25 28 (11.11%) LAN

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 36 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.38%) IIS
8 4 (1.59%) Apache
9 2 (0.79%) CMS
9 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) Drupal
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.79%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.79%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Eikon
1 5 (1.98%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 2 (0.79%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 104 (41.27%) Microsoft 365
2 88 (34.92%) Azure
3 28 (11.11%) AWS
4 16 (6.35%) Mimecast
5 15 (5.95%) IaaS
6 10 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.17%) OneDrive
8 7 (2.78%) PaaS
9 4 (1.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.59%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.59%) SaaS
10 3 (1.19%) GCP
11 2 (0.79%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.79%) Smartsheet
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (0.40%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 79 (31.35%) Firewall
2 39 (15.48%) DNS
3 30 (11.90%) WAN
4 28 (11.11%) LAN
5 26 (10.32%) DHCP
6 24 (9.52%) NetScaler
7 23 (9.13%) VPN
8 17 (6.75%) MPLS
9 16 (6.35%) TCP/IP
10 14 (5.56%) Wireless
11 13 (5.16%) Multicast
12 12 (4.76%) SAN
13 11 (4.37%) Wireshark
14 10 (3.97%) Skype
14 10 (3.97%) tcpdump
15 9 (3.57%) Internet
15 9 (3.57%) VLAN
15 9 (3.57%) WebEx
16 8 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) DB2
3 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.59%) MySQL
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.19%) Power BI
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.40%) OLAP
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) MSI
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.40%) AppScan
3 1 (0.40%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.40%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 68 (26.98%) Finance
2 38 (15.08%) Social Skills
3 37 (14.68%) Banking
4 18 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.35%) Public Sector
6 12 (4.76%) Legal
7 10 (3.97%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.78%) Front Office
9 7 (2.78%) Law
10 5 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.59%) Publishing
12 3 (1.19%) Prime Brokerage
12 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.79%) Billing
13 2 (0.79%) International Banking
13 2 (0.79%) Local Government
13 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (13.49%) Analyst
3 33 (13.10%) Architect
4 29 (11.51%) Citrix Engineer
5 19 (7.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (7.54%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (5.95%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 14 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 14 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (5.16%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.16%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.37%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.97%) Administrator
11 10 (3.97%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.57%) Citrix Architect
12 9 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (2.38%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.98%) .NET
4 5 (1.98%) HTML
5 2 (0.79%) CSS
5 2 (0.79%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) LAMP
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) SAML
6 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.76%) Equities
3 8 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.78%) Clustering
4 7 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.38%) Derivative
5 6 (2.38%) Replication
6 5 (1.98%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.19%) BYOD
8 3 (1.19%) VLE
9 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (70.63%) Windows
2 75 (29.76%) Windows Server
3 54 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 44 (17.46%) Linux
5 39 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (8.73%) Windows 7
9 19 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2019
11 15 (5.95%) Unix
12 10 (3.97%) Apple iOS
13 9 (3.57%) Android
14 8 (3.17%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.79%) AIX
17 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.40%) Solaris
17 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (14.68%) Migration
3 33 (13.10%) ITIL
4 21 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
4 21 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 18 (7.14%) Project Delivery
6 17 (6.75%) Load Balancing
7 16 (6.35%) Change Management
8 15 (5.95%) High Availability
9 14 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 14 (5.56%) DevOps
10 13 (5.16%) Capacity Management
10 13 (5.16%) Time Management
11 12 (4.76%) Email Migration
11 12 (4.76%) Project Management
11 12 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.37%) Open Source
13 10 (3.97%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.92%) SQL
3 11 (4.37%) C#
4 10 (3.97%) VB
5 8 (3.17%) Java
6 7 (2.78%) PHP
6 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.38%) Perl
7 6 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.98%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.59%) VBScript
10 3 (1.19%) C
10 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.19%) VBA
11 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.37%) MCSE
3 10 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.97%) Degree
3 10 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.57%) RHCA
4 9 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
5 8 (3.17%) CCNA
5 8 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.98%) CISSP
6 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.59%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.19%) CCA
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.19%) MCITP
8 3 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.79%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SEPA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) FISMA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) NIST
System Software
1 108 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 78 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (17.46%) XenApp
4 34 (13.49%) vSphere
5 33 (13.10%) XenDesktop
6 26 (10.32%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (7.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (6.75%) Hyper-V
9 14 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.98%) NFS
12 3 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.79%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (18.25%) SCCM
2 20 (7.94%) Ansible
3 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (5.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 11 (4.37%) Puppet
5 11 (4.37%) SCOM
6 7 (2.78%) PowerCLI
7 6 (2.38%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.98%) Terraform
9 3 (1.19%) PaperCut
9 3 (1.19%) SafeCom
9 3 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.79%) WMI
10 2 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (46.83%) Microsoft
2 113 (44.84%) VMware
3 53 (21.03%) Cisco
4 27 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 18 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 17 (6.75%) Dell
7 15 (5.95%) IBM
8 13 (5.16%) EMC
8 13 (5.16%) HP
8 13 (5.16%) Oracle
9 12 (4.76%) F5
10 11 (4.37%) Juniper
11 10 (3.97%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.97%) Ivanti
11 10 (3.97%) Splunk
12 9 (3.57%) Apple
12 9 (3.57%) Bloomberg
12 9 (3.57%) Palo Alto
12 9 (3.57%) Wyse
13 8 (3.17%) Fortinet