Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 180 125
Rank change year-on-year +21 -55 -41
Contract jobs citing Citrix 814 623 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.76% 1.48% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.49% 3.53% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 434 679
London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £136 £141 £163
90th Percentile £525 £563 £538
England median daily rate £325 £350 £341
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.71% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 37
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.11% +68.21% -34.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.20 £59.20 £20.00
England median hourly rate £18.10 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.13% -3.03% -5.71%

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 18,135 17,632 18,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.32% 41.77% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,301 11,869 12,882
London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 241 226
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +11.05% -6.12%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £35.86
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +7 219 £375 - 40
South London -17 41 £475 +5.56% 6
West London -24 23 £324 +75.00% 19
East London -7 12 £175 -73.08% 7
North London +5 3 £338 -25.00% 7
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 541 (66.46%) Windows
2 428 (52.58%) Active Directory
3 325 (39.93%) Microsoft
4 281 (34.52%) VMware
5 246 (30.22%) Office 365
6 221 (27.15%) Windows 10
7 216 (26.54%) Finance
8 186 (22.85%) XenApp
9 185 (22.73%) SCCM
10 181 (22.24%) Windows Server
11 174 (21.38%) Windows 7
12 163 (20.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 146 (17.94%) Microsoft Office
14 140 (17.20%) XenDesktop
15 136 (16.71%) Cisco
16 131 (16.09%) Firewall
17 128 (15.72%) ITIL
18 125 (15.36%) Migration
19 117 (14.37%) DNS
20 116 (14.25%) PowerShell
21 111 (13.64%) DHCP
22 107 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 106 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
23 106 (13.02%) MS Exchange
24 103 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
25 98 (12.04%) VPN
25 98 (12.04%) Microsoft App-V
26 91 (11.18%) Data Centre
27 89 (10.93%) Ivanti
27 89 (10.93%) Problem-Solving

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
1 106 (13.02%) MS Exchange
2 54 (6.63%) Skype for Business
3 42 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 37 (4.55%) IIS
6 20 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.74%) Confluence
9 5 (0.61%) Apache
9 5 (0.61%) JBoss
9 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.49%) CMS
10 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.37%) Liferay
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.12%) Drupal
13 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 146 (17.94%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 11 (1.35%) Elite 3E
2 8 (0.98%) Carpe Diem
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.61%) Eikon
4 4 (0.49%) RMDS
5 3 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.25%) Relativity
6 2 (0.25%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 246 (30.22%) Office 365
2 103 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.33%) IaaS
5 14 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.86%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.74%) PaaS
8 5 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.25%) G Suite
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) GoToWebinar
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) SaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 131 (16.09%) Firewall
2 117 (14.37%) DNS
3 111 (13.64%) DHCP
4 98 (12.04%) VPN
5 75 (9.21%) NetScaler
6 70 (8.60%) WAN
7 60 (7.37%) LAN
8 56 (6.88%) Skype
9 54 (6.63%) SAN
10 48 (5.90%) TCP/IP
11 42 (5.16%) MPLS
12 41 (5.04%) Internet
13 34 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
14 31 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (3.81%) NAS
14 31 (3.81%) VoIP
15 30 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (3.44%) Wireless
17 24 (2.95%) Network Security
18 22 (2.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.23%) MySQL
3 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 8 (0.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.61%) DB2
6 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.49%) Big Data
7 4 (0.49%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.37%) Power BI
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 23 (2.83%) MSI
2 17 (2.09%) AdminStudio
3 15 (1.84%) JIRA
4 6 (0.74%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.49%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.37%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.37%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.25%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.25%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.12%) AppScan
8 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.12%) Hudson
8 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) TestDirector
General
1 216 (26.54%) Finance
2 70 (8.60%) Banking
3 44 (5.41%) Law
4 38 (4.67%) Legal
5 19 (2.33%) Retail
6 15 (1.84%) Front Office
6 15 (1.84%) Publishing
7 11 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.74%) Local Government
10 6 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.61%) Advertising
11 5 (0.61%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 210 (25.80%) Analyst
2 88 (10.81%) Desktop Support
3 85 (10.44%) Support Analyst
4 84 (10.32%) Service Analyst
5 76 (9.34%) Service Desk Analyst
6 71 (8.72%) Support Engineer
7 69 (8.48%) Citrix Engineer
8 67 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 54 (6.63%) Architect
10 53 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (5.77%) Project Manager
12 45 (5.53%) IT Support
13 38 (4.67%) Consultant
14 34 (4.18%) Citrix Support
14 34 (4.18%) Network Engineer
15 32 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 30 (3.69%) Service Desk Support
17 29 (3.56%) Windows Engineer
18 28 (3.44%) IT Analyst
19 27 (3.32%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.09%) .NET
2 13 (1.60%) JSON
3 11 (1.35%) Swagger
4 10 (1.23%) Middleware
5 9 (1.11%) LDAP
6 8 (0.98%) X-Windows
7 7 (0.86%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.74%) Web Services
9 5 (0.61%) WinForms
9 5 (0.61%) WPF
10 4 (0.49%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.49%) Node.js
10 4 (0.49%) XML
10 4 (0.49%) XMPP
11 3 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.37%) HTML
11 3 (0.37%) SAML
12 2 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.25%) LAMP
12 2 (0.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.18%) Data Centre
2 61 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.88%) Blackberry
4 30 (3.69%) iPhone
5 26 (3.19%) Fat Client
5 26 (3.19%) PKI
5 26 (3.19%) Thin Client
6 21 (2.58%) Clustering
6 21 (2.58%) User Experience
7 20 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.97%) Replication
9 15 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.60%) iPad
11 11 (1.35%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
11 11 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
12 6 (0.74%) Equities
12 6 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 541 (66.46%) Windows
2 221 (27.15%) Windows 10
3 181 (22.24%) Windows Server
4 174 (21.38%) Windows 7
5 107 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (4.18%) Android
8 33 (4.05%) Linux
9 29 (3.56%) Apple iOS
10 25 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.83%) Mac OS
12 18 (2.21%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.09%) Unix
14 16 (1.97%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.49%) AIX
19 2 (0.25%) Solaris
20 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (15.72%) ITIL
2 125 (15.36%) Migration
3 89 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (9.83%) Project Management
5 55 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (5.16%) Service Delivery
6 42 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (4.91%) PRINCE2
8 38 (4.67%) Load Balancing
9 37 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
9 37 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 35 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (3.93%) Change Management
12 28 (3.44%) Application Packaging
12 28 (3.44%) Investment Management
12 28 (3.44%) SDLC
12 28 (3.44%) Service Management
13 26 (3.19%) Change Control
14 25 (3.07%) Waterfall
15 23 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.25%) PowerShell
2 70 (8.60%) SQL
3 42 (5.16%) VBScript
4 20 (2.46%) VB
5 19 (2.33%) C#
6 14 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.47%) Perl
9 11 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.23%) C
10 10 (1.23%) Java
10 10 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.11%) Python
12 8 (0.98%) PHP
13 7 (0.86%) VBA
14 6 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.49%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.37%) Ruby
17 2 (0.25%) XPath
18 1 (0.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 52 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (3.69%) Degree
6 26 (3.19%) MCSE
7 25 (3.07%) CCNP
8 22 (2.70%) MCSA
9 16 (1.97%) MCP
10 12 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (1.23%) MCITP
13 9 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.98%) MCTS
15 7 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.74%) CCNA
16 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.74%) MCDST
17 5 (0.61%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.55%) SLA
2 12 (1.47%) QA
3 10 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 428 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 186 (22.85%) XenApp
3 163 (20.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 140 (17.20%) XenDesktop
5 98 (12.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 67 (8.23%) vSphere
7 54 (6.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 40 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (3.44%) XenServer
10 23 (2.83%) Hyper-V
11 20 (2.46%) VMware NSX
12 17 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (1.72%) BitLocker
13 14 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.98%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.74%) ProxySG
17 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
18 3 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 185 (22.73%) SCCM
2 22 (2.70%) WSUS
3 17 (2.09%) SCOM
4 11 (1.35%) vCenter Server
5 10 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (1.11%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (1.11%) XenMobile
7 8 (0.98%) vRealize
8 7 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.86%) HP ALM
8 7 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.74%) Netcool
9 6 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.74%) WMI
10 5 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.61%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 325 (39.93%) Microsoft
2 281 (34.52%) VMware
3 136 (16.71%) Cisco
4 89 (10.93%) Ivanti
5 76 (9.34%) HP
6 59 (7.25%) Apple
7 38 (4.67%) Dell
8 36 (4.42%) CheckPoint
8 36 (4.42%) Wyse
9 32 (3.93%) Juniper
9 32 (3.93%) NetApp
10 30 (3.69%) McAfee
11 27 (3.32%) Oracle
12 26 (3.19%) F5
12 26 (3.19%) Palo Alto
12 26 (3.19%) ServiceNow
13 25 (3.07%) Bloomberg
14 21 (2.58%) Reuters
15 18 (2.21%) iManage
16 17 (2.09%) Mitel