Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 166 187
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21 -66
Contract jobs citing Citrix 672 819 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.63% 1.76% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 4.02% 4.49% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 566 431
London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £163 £138 £140
90th Percentile £575 £531 £563
England median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 27
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -14.93% +71.81%
10th Percentile £15.83 £12.00 £12.63
90th Percentile £27.00 £23.20 £68.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% +13.13% -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 16,707 18,222 17,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.63% 39.19% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,157 12,345 11,756
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 328 240
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +11.69% +7.63%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.85 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.12 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 20 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -14 173 £425 +13.33% 38
South London +9 28 £325 -31.58% 12
West London +19 23 £220 -41.33% 13
East London +5 9 £256 +46.43% 12
North London -1 4 £190 -43.70% 2
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 512 (76.19%) Windows
2 360 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 283 (42.11%) VMware
4 258 (38.39%) Microsoft
5 238 (35.42%) Office 365
6 218 (32.44%) Finance
7 216 (32.14%) Windows 10
8 198 (29.46%) SCCM
9 177 (26.34%) XenApp
10 172 (25.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 159 (23.66%) XenDesktop
12 152 (22.62%) Windows Server
13 139 (20.68%) PowerShell
14 130 (19.35%) Migration
14 130 (19.35%) ITIL
15 129 (19.20%) Windows 7
16 125 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 125 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
17 121 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
18 114 (16.96%) Banking
19 107 (15.92%) MS Exchange
20 98 (14.58%) Cisco
21 89 (13.24%) DNS
22 75 (11.16%) Firewall
23 73 (10.86%) SQL
24 66 (9.82%) Skype for Business
25 65 (9.67%) Hyper-V
26 64 (9.52%) DHCP
27 63 (9.38%) SQL Server
28 61 (9.08%) IIS

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
1 107 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 66 (9.82%) Skype for Business
3 61 (9.08%) IIS
4 34 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 32 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.74%) Apache
8 5 (0.74%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.60%) CMS
9 4 (0.60%) Confluence
9 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.30%) SAS
12 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.15%) JBoss
12 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.30%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.60%) Eikon
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.15%) Relativity
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (35.42%) Office 365
2 121 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.57%) IaaS
5 21 (3.13%) PaaS
6 13 (1.93%) GitHub
7 8 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.60%) SaaS
10 4 (0.60%) Slack
11 3 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.45%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.30%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.24%) DNS
2 75 (11.16%) Firewall
3 64 (9.52%) DHCP
4 61 (9.08%) NetScaler
5 58 (8.63%) WAN
6 54 (8.04%) VPN
7 53 (7.89%) LAN
8 52 (7.74%) Skype
9 39 (5.80%) TCP/IP
10 36 (5.36%) VoIP
11 26 (3.87%) SAN
12 24 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (3.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (3.27%) VLAN
14 20 (2.98%) Internet
14 20 (2.98%) Wireless
15 17 (2.53%) IP Telephony
15 17 (2.53%) MPLS
16 16 (2.38%) iSCSI
17 14 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.93%) Big Data
5 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (0.89%) MySQL
5 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.60%) DB2
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.30%) Power BI
9 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 41 (6.10%) MSI
2 18 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (1.93%) WiX
4 12 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.49%) JIRA
6 9 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.74%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.60%) AdminStudio
9 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.45%) Hudson
10 3 (0.45%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.15%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 218 (32.44%) Finance
2 114 (16.96%) Banking
3 21 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 20 (2.98%) Law
5 15 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.08%) Publishing
7 13 (1.93%) German Language
7 13 (1.93%) Russian Language
8 12 (1.79%) Legal
9 10 (1.49%) Retail
10 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Marketing
11 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (18.15%) Analyst
2 92 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (8.48%) Support Analyst
4 53 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 52 (7.74%) Architect
6 50 (7.44%) Support Engineer
7 49 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
8 47 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 47 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 45 (6.70%) Desktop Support
10 44 (6.55%) Consultant
11 43 (6.40%) Desktop Engineer
12 33 (4.91%) Citrix Engineer
12 33 (4.91%) Project Manager
13 30 (4.46%) Administrator
14 28 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
15 27 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 23 (3.42%) Desktop Analyst
16 23 (3.42%) Developer
17 22 (3.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.10%) .NET
2 19 (2.83%) WinForms
2 19 (2.83%) WPF
3 17 (2.53%) Software Packaging
4 10 (1.49%) RESTful
5 6 (0.89%) Swagger
6 5 (0.74%) Middleware
7 4 (0.60%) Ajax
7 4 (0.60%) Jinja
7 4 (0.60%) YAML
8 2 (0.30%) CSS
8 2 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.30%) Flash
8 2 (0.30%) HTML
8 2 (0.30%) Web Services
8 2 (0.30%) XML
9 1 (0.15%) LAMP
9 1 (0.15%) LDAP
9 1 (0.15%) SAML
9 1 (0.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.32%) Clustering
5 24 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 19 (2.83%) Fat Client
6 19 (2.83%) Thin Client
6 19 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.93%) iPhone
8 13 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.79%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.49%) Handset
11 9 (1.34%) Replication
12 8 (1.19%) iPad
12 8 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Blog
13 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.89%) User Experience
14 5 (0.74%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 512 (76.19%) Windows
2 216 (32.14%) Windows 10
3 152 (22.62%) Windows Server
4 129 (19.20%) Windows 7
5 53 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (5.95%) Linux
7 32 (4.76%) Android
8 19 (2.83%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 10 (1.49%) Unix
12 7 (1.04%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.89%) Solaris
13 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.60%) AIX
15 4 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (19.35%) ITIL
1 130 (19.35%) Migration
2 125 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (5.95%) Project Management
4 39 (5.80%) Application Packaging
4 39 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (5.36%) DevOps
6 31 (4.61%) Service Delivery
7 30 (4.46%) Service Management
8 29 (4.32%) Information Security
9 28 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
10 26 (3.87%) ITSM
11 25 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 24 (3.57%) Data Protection
12 24 (3.57%) PRINCE2
13 23 (3.42%) ITIL V3
13 23 (3.42%) Load Balancing
13 23 (3.42%) Release Management
14 22 (3.27%) Change Management
14 22 (3.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.68%) PowerShell
2 73 (10.86%) SQL
3 48 (7.14%) VB
4 27 (4.02%) C#
5 24 (3.57%) Python
6 23 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.98%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.83%) VB.NET
8 19 (2.83%) VBA
9 17 (2.53%) VBScript
10 11 (1.64%) Perl
11 7 (1.04%) Java
12 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.30%) C
13 2 (0.30%) Ruby
14 1 (0.15%) Korn
14 1 (0.15%) PHP
14 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.83%) CCNP
4 19 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.68%) Degree
5 18 (2.68%) MCSE
6 17 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (1.79%) MCSA
8 11 (1.64%) CCNA
9 10 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (1.49%) MCP
9 10 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.34%) CCA
11 7 (1.04%) CCIE
11 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.60%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.02%) QA
2 16 (2.38%) SLA
3 8 (1.19%) NIST
4 3 (0.45%) GDPR
4 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.45%) PMO
4 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ITGC
System Software
1 360 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 177 (26.34%) XenApp
3 172 (25.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 159 (23.66%) XenDesktop
5 65 (9.67%) Hyper-V
6 59 (8.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 47 (6.99%) Virtual Desktop
8 40 (5.95%) vSphere
9 36 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (4.46%) VMware Workstation
11 26 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (3.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 15 (2.23%) BitLocker
14 9 (1.34%) VMware NSX
15 8 (1.19%) Docker
16 7 (1.04%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.74%) KVM
17 5 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 4 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 198 (29.46%) SCCM
2 30 (4.46%) Ansible
3 26 (3.87%) SCOM
4 20 (2.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 18 (2.68%) Puppet
6 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (2.08%) vCenter Server
8 13 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.79%) AirWatch
10 11 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (1.49%) SCOrch
11 10 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (1.34%) QRadar
13 6 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.89%) vRealize
13 6 (0.89%) WSUS
14 4 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (0.60%) Perfmon
14 4 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 283 (42.11%) VMware
2 258 (38.39%) Microsoft
3 98 (14.58%) Cisco
4 42 (6.25%) HP
4 42 (6.25%) Ivanti
5 37 (5.51%) Symantec
6 34 (5.06%) Oracle
7 25 (3.72%) EMC
8 24 (3.57%) Apple
8 24 (3.57%) Dell
9 21 (3.13%) Bloomberg
10 20 (2.98%) CheckPoint
10 20 (2.98%) Reuters
11 19 (2.83%) F5
12 18 (2.68%) Red Hat
12 18 (2.68%) ServiceNow
12 18 (2.68%) Sophos
13 17 (2.53%) Palo Alto
14 15 (2.23%) McAfee
15 14 (2.08%) NetApp