Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 152 110
Rank change year-on-year +1 -42 -32
Contract jobs citing Citrix 827 730 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.75% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 4.05% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 459 610
London median daily rate £350 £365 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +2.65% +1.59%
10th Percentile £145 £157 £133
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 54
London median hourly rate £20.91 £16.29 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.36% +5.10% -6.06%
10th Percentile £15.50 £11.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £33.75 £37.68
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 18,621 18,027 18,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.38% 43.09% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,729 11,959 11,916
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 291 331
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £55.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.76
% change year-on-year - -1.46% +7.64%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +6 196 £375 -3.23% 59
South London -14 48 £375 +7.14% 2
West London -31 25 £375 -0.33% 31
East London -23 16 £275 -21.43% 15
North London +2 9 £155 -52.34% 1
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 588 (71.10%) Windows
2 375 (45.34%) Active Directory
3 312 (37.73%) Microsoft
4 299 (36.15%) VMware
5 237 (28.66%) Finance
6 223 (26.96%) XenApp
7 213 (25.76%) Windows Server
8 212 (25.63%) Windows 7
8 212 (25.63%) Office 365
9 173 (20.92%) SCCM
10 169 (20.44%) Windows 10
11 167 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 157 (18.98%) Microsoft Office
13 150 (18.14%) Cisco
14 140 (16.93%) ITIL
15 128 (15.48%) MS Exchange
16 123 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
17 121 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
18 120 (14.51%) Banking
19 106 (12.82%) DNS
20 105 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 102 (12.33%) PowerShell
21 102 (12.33%) Firewall
22 100 (12.09%) Blackberry
23 99 (11.97%) XenDesktop
24 95 (11.49%) VPN
25 94 (11.37%) DHCP
26 92 (11.12%) Microsoft Certification
27 88 (10.64%) HP
28 86 (10.40%) 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
1 128 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 31 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (3.75%) IBM Notes
3 31 (3.75%) IIS
4 21 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.57%) Apache
6 11 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.73%) Confluence
10 5 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.60%) Drupal
11 4 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.48%) WordPress
12 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 157 (18.98%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (2.30%) Eikon
2 13 (1.57%) RMDS
3 10 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 212 (25.63%) Office 365
2 105 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (3.26%) IaaS
5 23 (2.78%) PaaS
6 9 (1.09%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.60%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.48%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.48%) SaaS
12 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 106 (12.82%) DNS
2 102 (12.33%) Firewall
3 95 (11.49%) VPN
4 94 (11.37%) DHCP
5 84 (10.16%) LAN
6 78 (9.43%) TCP/IP
7 76 (9.19%) WAN
8 70 (8.46%) NetScaler
9 67 (8.10%) SAN
10 48 (5.80%) Internet
11 37 (4.47%) Wireless
12 35 (4.23%) Skype
13 32 (3.87%) MPLS
14 28 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
15 24 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (2.90%) SSL
16 22 (2.66%) BGP
16 22 (2.66%) Ethernet
16 22 (2.66%) Network Security
16 22 (2.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.48%) Big Data
6 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.36%) MySQL
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.12%) GIS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (2.66%) JIRA
2 15 (1.81%) Zephyr
3 13 (1.57%) MSI
4 8 (0.97%) GitLab
4 8 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.85%) InstallShield
6 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.73%) Jasmine
6 6 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.36%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.24%) TestRail
10 1 (0.12%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.12%) Maven
10 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.12%) Toad
10 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 237 (28.66%) Finance
2 120 (14.51%) Banking
3 57 (6.89%) Legal
4 29 (3.51%) Law
5 25 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.54%) Advertising
7 15 (1.81%) Front Office
7 15 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.69%) Publishing
9 12 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.33%) French Language
11 9 (1.09%) Back Office
12 8 (0.97%) Retail
12 8 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.48%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 171 (20.68%) Analyst
2 90 (10.88%) Desktop Support
3 79 (9.55%) Service Analyst
3 79 (9.55%) Support Engineer
4 72 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (8.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 60 (7.26%) Architect
7 57 (6.89%) Citrix Engineer
8 54 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 49 (5.93%) Support Analyst
10 45 (5.44%) Project Manager
10 45 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
11 44 (5.32%) Network Engineer
12 39 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
13 37 (4.47%) Infrastructure Manager
14 33 (3.99%) IT Analyst
15 28 (3.39%) Citrix Support
16 27 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 27 (3.26%) IT Support
17 26 (3.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.78%) .NET
2 10 (1.21%) Web Services
3 8 (0.97%) .NET Framework
4 6 (0.73%) Gherkin
4 6 (0.73%) LDAP
4 6 (0.73%) Middleware
4 6 (0.73%) MSMQ
4 6 (0.73%) XML
5 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.60%) REST
5 5 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.48%) J2EE
6 4 (0.48%) SonicMQ
6 4 (0.48%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.36%) HTML
7 3 (0.36%) Java EE
7 3 (0.36%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.36%) WCF
8 2 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (12.09%) Blackberry
2 86 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 35 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.99%) Clustering
5 28 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.14%) Fat Client
6 26 (3.14%) Thin Client
7 25 (3.02%) BYOD
8 22 (2.66%) PKI
9 21 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (2.42%) iPhone
11 18 (2.18%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.45%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.45%) Smartphone
13 10 (1.21%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.21%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
16 7 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 7 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 588 (71.10%) Windows
2 213 (25.76%) Windows Server
3 212 (25.63%) Windows 7
4 169 (20.44%) Windows 10
5 123 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 121 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (8.46%) Linux
8 55 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (6.05%) Apple iOS
10 44 (5.32%) Unix
11 33 (3.99%) Android
12 25 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.30%) Mac OS
14 17 (2.06%) Solaris
15 16 (1.93%) Windows XP
16 13 (1.57%) Windows 8
16 13 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (1.09%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.48%) CentOS
19 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (16.93%) ITIL
2 85 (10.28%) Migration
3 60 (7.26%) Change Management
4 59 (7.13%) Project Management
5 46 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 45 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (4.59%) Incident Management
8 33 (3.99%) High Availability
8 33 (3.99%) Problem Management
9 32 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 29 (3.51%) Service Management
11 28 (3.39%) Application Packaging
12 27 (3.26%) Change Control
13 26 (3.14%) DevOps
13 26 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (3.02%) Open Source
15 24 (2.90%) Server Building
15 24 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (2.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.33%) PowerShell
2 73 (8.83%) SQL
3 35 (4.23%) Java
4 32 (3.87%) VBScript
5 27 (3.26%) VB
6 19 (2.30%) C#
7 16 (1.93%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.81%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.21%) Perl
10 10 (1.21%) VBA
11 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.73%) C
12 6 (0.73%) Python
12 6 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (11.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (8.95%) MCSE
3 46 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 42 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (3.99%) Degree
6 31 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
6 31 (3.75%) MCP
7 29 (3.51%) MCDST
7 29 (3.51%) MCSA
8 25 (3.02%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.90%) CCNP
10 19 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (2.06%) CCNA
13 16 (1.93%) CCA
13 16 (1.93%) DV Cleared
13 16 (1.93%) MCSM
14 15 (1.81%) ACHDS
14 15 (1.81%) CISSP
14 15 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.68%) SLA
2 17 (2.06%) QA
3 6 (0.73%) PMO
4 4 (0.48%) GDPR
4 4 (0.48%) MiFID
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 375 (45.34%) Active Directory
2 223 (26.96%) XenApp
3 167 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (11.97%) XenDesktop
5 86 (10.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 52 (6.29%) Hyper-V
7 40 (4.84%) vSphere
8 31 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (3.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 25 (3.02%) XenServer
11 22 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (1.81%) DFS Replication
13 14 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (1.33%) ProxySG
15 10 (1.21%) Terminal Services
16 9 (1.09%) Docker
16 9 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.97%) BitLocker
18 6 (0.73%) VMware NSX
19 5 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 173 (20.92%) SCCM
2 27 (3.26%) SCOM
3 12 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (1.45%) XenMobile
4 11 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 11 (1.33%) Netcool
4 11 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (1.33%) WSUS
5 10 (1.21%) AirWatch
5 10 (1.21%) PowerCLI
6 9 (1.09%) DameWare
7 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.73%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.60%) AppDNA
9 5 (0.60%) Nagios
9 5 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 312 (37.73%) Microsoft
2 299 (36.15%) VMware
3 150 (18.14%) Cisco
4 88 (10.64%) HP
5 72 (8.71%) Bloomberg
6 61 (7.38%) Reuters
7 60 (7.26%) Oracle
8 58 (7.01%) Dell
9 56 (6.77%) CheckPoint
10 55 (6.65%) Ivanti
11 50 (6.05%) Apple
12 37 (4.47%) NetApp
13 35 (4.23%) EMC
14 31 (3.75%) Lotus
15 30 (3.63%) IBM
16 28 (3.39%) Juniper
17 27 (3.26%) SolarWinds
18 26 (3.14%) Altiris
18 26 (3.14%) Palo Alto
19 22 (2.66%) F5