Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 175 145
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30 -57
Contract jobs citing Citrix 862 708 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.87% 1.57% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.69% 3.85% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 438 522
London median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £159
90th Percentile £538 £531 £525
England median daily rate £365 £339 £326
% change year-on-year +7.63% +3.91% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 45
London median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +62.63% -18.01%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £28.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 18,374 18,392 18,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.79% 40.81% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,436 12,473 12,614
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 257 276
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.71 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 October 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 October 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 October 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 +15 224 £375 +4.75% 45
West London +9 38 £375 +3.45% 21
South London -16 29 £400 +18.52% 5
East London -20 13 £175 -36.36% 17
North London -4 7 £250 -42.86%
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 574 (66.59%) Windows
2 384 (44.55%) Active Directory
3 322 (37.35%) VMware
4 319 (37.01%) Microsoft
5 280 (32.48%) Finance
6 224 (25.99%) Office 365
7 220 (25.52%) Windows 10
8 214 (24.83%) XenApp
9 202 (23.43%) Windows Server
10 199 (23.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 199 (23.09%) SCCM
11 192 (22.27%) Windows 7
12 186 (21.58%) XenDesktop
13 150 (17.40%) ITIL
14 148 (17.17%) Microsoft Office
15 137 (15.89%) PowerShell
16 134 (15.55%) Cisco
17 132 (15.31%) Migration
18 125 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 106 (12.30%) MS Exchange
20 101 (11.72%) Ivanti
21 98 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
21 98 (11.37%) Banking
21 98 (11.37%) DNS
21 98 (11.37%) Firewall
22 97 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
23 95 (11.02%) DHCP
24 94 (10.90%) Microsoft App-V
25 92 (10.67%) VPN
26 90 (10.44%) Data Centre

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 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 47 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (5.10%) IIS
3 44 (5.10%) Skype for Business
4 42 (4.87%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (0.93%) Apache
8 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.70%) Drupal
10 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.46%) CMS
11 4 (0.46%) Confluence
12 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.23%) JBoss
13 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 148 (17.17%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.23%) Eikon
2 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.23%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 224 (25.99%) Office 365
2 125 (14.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (2.78%) IaaS
6 14 (1.62%) PaaS
7 8 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.81%) G Suite
8 7 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.81%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.70%) SaaS
10 5 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.58%) Datadog
11 4 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.46%) GitHub
12 3 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (11.37%) DNS
1 98 (11.37%) Firewall
2 95 (11.02%) DHCP
3 92 (10.67%) VPN
4 77 (8.93%) NetScaler
5 61 (7.08%) WAN
6 54 (6.26%) LAN
7 53 (6.15%) Skype
8 48 (5.57%) Internet
8 48 (5.57%) SAN
9 47 (5.45%) TCP/IP
10 30 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
11 28 (3.25%) VoIP
12 26 (3.02%) VLAN
13 22 (2.55%) MPLS
14 20 (2.32%) BGP
14 20 (2.32%) VSAN
15 19 (2.20%) OSPF
16 18 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (2.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.70%) Big Data
9 6 (0.70%) DB2
9 6 (0.70%) MySQL
9 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.35%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.23%) GIS
13 2 (0.23%) MS Access
13 2 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (2.44%) MSI
2 20 (2.32%) AdminStudio
3 15 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.62%) JIRA
5 8 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.70%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.58%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.58%) Maven
7 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.58%) Travis CI
8 4 (0.46%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (0.35%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.23%) AutoIt
10 2 (0.23%) Hudson
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.12%) CF BOSH
11 1 (0.12%) Gradle
11 1 (0.12%) Selenium
General
1 280 (32.48%) Finance
2 98 (11.37%) Banking
3 62 (7.19%) Law
4 21 (2.44%) Legal
5 19 (2.20%) Retail
6 17 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.51%) Publishing
9 7 (0.81%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Front Office
10 6 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.58%) Back Office
11 5 (0.58%) French Language
11 5 (0.58%) Marketing
11 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Local Government
12 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 184 (21.35%) Analyst
2 110 (12.76%) Desktop Support
3 102 (11.83%) Citrix Engineer
4 94 (10.90%) Service Analyst
5 88 (10.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 80 (9.28%) Support Engineer
7 74 (8.58%) Architect
8 68 (7.89%) Support Analyst
9 65 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (5.45%) Project Manager
12 46 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
12 46 (5.34%) Windows Engineer
13 43 (4.99%) Citrix Support
13 43 (4.99%) VMware Engineer
14 40 (4.64%) Consultant
15 35 (4.06%) IT Support
16 34 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 34 (3.94%) Developer
17 31 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.76%) .NET
2 15 (1.74%) HTML
3 13 (1.51%) LDAP
4 12 (1.39%) Web Services
5 11 (1.28%) Middleware
5 11 (1.28%) SAML
6 9 (1.04%) CSS
7 8 (0.93%) JSON
7 8 (0.93%) Software Packaging
8 7 (0.81%) OAuth
8 7 (0.81%) WinForms
8 7 (0.81%) WPF
9 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.70%) LAMP
9 6 (0.70%) Node.js
9 6 (0.70%) Swagger
10 5 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.58%) JSP
10 5 (0.58%) XML
10 5 (0.58%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.44%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.42%) Blackberry
3 59 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.06%) User Experience
5 33 (3.83%) Fat Client
5 33 (3.83%) Thin Client
6 30 (3.48%) iPhone
7 19 (2.20%) Clustering
7 19 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (1.62%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.39%) iPad
10 12 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.28%) PKI
12 9 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.04%) Replication
12 9 (1.04%) Smartcard
12 9 (1.04%) Taxonomies
13 8 (0.93%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 574 (66.59%) Windows
2 220 (25.52%) Windows 10
3 202 (23.43%) Windows Server
4 192 (22.27%) Windows 7
5 98 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (6.73%) Android
7 58 (6.73%) Linux
8 40 (4.64%) Apple iOS
9 31 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (3.36%) Windows 8
11 24 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 24 (2.78%) Unix
12 23 (2.67%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.16%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.81%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.70%) CentOS
18 5 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (17.40%) ITIL
2 132 (15.31%) Migration
3 80 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 72 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (6.38%) Service Management
6 53 (6.15%) Project Management
7 46 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (5.34%) Service Delivery
8 42 (4.87%) Change Management
9 38 (4.41%) Application Virtualisation
10 36 (4.18%) SDLC
11 35 (4.06%) Change Control
12 33 (3.83%) Load Balancing
13 31 (3.60%) Incident Management
13 31 (3.60%) Patch Management
13 31 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (3.36%) Investment Management
15 28 (3.25%) DevOps
16 27 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 137 (15.89%) PowerShell
2 69 (8.00%) SQL
3 40 (4.64%) VBScript
4 33 (3.83%) C#
4 33 (3.83%) VB
5 23 (2.67%) Java
6 21 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 21 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 17 (1.97%) VBA
9 15 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.62%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.51%) Perl
11 13 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.39%) Python
13 10 (1.16%) C
14 2 (0.23%) Ruby
15 1 (0.12%) Groovy
15 1 (0.12%) Java 8
15 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (4.29%) MCSE
3 33 (3.83%) Degree
4 29 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (2.32%) MCSA
6 20 (2.32%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.97%) CCNP
8 14 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (1.62%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.51%) MCP
10 11 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.16%) VCAP
12 9 (1.04%) VCDX
13 8 (0.93%) CCA
14 7 (0.81%) CCNA
14 7 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.81%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.19%) SLA
2 41 (4.76%) QA
3 7 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.46%) GDPR
6 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 384 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 214 (24.83%) XenApp
3 199 (23.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 186 (21.58%) XenDesktop
5 94 (10.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 64 (7.42%) vSphere
7 54 (6.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 46 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (4.64%) Hyper-V
10 34 (3.94%) XenServer
11 27 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (1.51%) Terminal Services
15 12 (1.39%) VMware Server
16 10 (1.16%) Docker
17 8 (0.93%) BitLocker
18 7 (0.81%) VirtualBox
19 5 (0.58%) DFS Replication
19 5 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 199 (23.09%) SCCM
2 29 (3.36%) SCOM
3 23 (2.67%) Puppet
3 23 (2.67%) WSUS
4 21 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 19 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (2.09%) Backup Exec
7 17 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (1.62%) XenMobile
9 13 (1.51%) AirWatch
9 13 (1.51%) Ansible
9 13 (1.51%) Netcool
9 13 (1.51%) SCOrch
10 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (1.04%) Terraform
12 9 (1.04%) WMI
13 7 (0.81%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 322 (37.35%) VMware
2 319 (37.01%) Microsoft
3 134 (15.55%) Cisco
4 101 (11.72%) Ivanti
5 59 (6.84%) Apple
6 57 (6.61%) HP
7 48 (5.57%) Wyse
8 47 (5.45%) Dell
9 46 (5.34%) Oracle
10 36 (4.18%) McAfee
11 33 (3.83%) ServiceNow
11 33 (3.83%) Sony
12 31 (3.60%) NetApp
13 30 (3.48%) CheckPoint
14 24 (2.78%) Symantec
15 23 (2.67%) Splunk
16 22 (2.55%) Veeam
17 19 (2.20%) Avaya
18 18 (2.09%) Juniper
18 18 (2.09%) Mitel