The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Citrix Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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.

Citrix Certification
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 616 559
Rank change year-on-year +39 -57  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 33 35 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.065% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.30% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 55
Median daily rate £310 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.84% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £534 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -17.33% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Citrix Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9020 11793 10440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.15% 21.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11465 16220 12522
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1038 1075
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% +16.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.92 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Citrix Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix Certification.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Certification over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Certification.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +38 25 £310 -17.33% 9
England +30 25 £375 -11.76% 12
East of England +6 14 £550 +46.66% 1
London +10 8 £388 -22.50% 3
Wales - 8 £295 -
South East +24 2 £243 +3.19% 1
North of England +54 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Citrix Certification.

1 53 (98.15%) Citrix
2 38 (70.37%) Windows
3 32 (59.26%) VMware
4 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 27 (50.00%) XenApp
6 25 (46.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (38.89%) CCA
7 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.33%) ITIL
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (31.48%) XenDesktop
9 17 (31.48%) NetScaler
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (29.63%) MCSE
11 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
11 14 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
12 12 (22.22%) Skype
12 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 12 (22.22%) Skype for Business
12 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 12 (22.22%) Service Management
12 12 (22.22%) LAN
12 12 (22.22%) WAN
12 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.52%) Cisco
13 10 (18.52%) DNS
13 10 (18.52%) Office 365
14 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Citrix Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.56%) OneDrive
4 3 (5.56%) Yammer
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) NetScaler
2 12 (22.22%) LAN
2 12 (22.22%) Skype
2 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) WAN
3 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) SAN
5 7 (12.96%) Firewall
5 7 (12.96%) SMTP
6 6 (11.11%) POP3
7 4 (7.41%) NAS
8 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 3 (5.56%) Internet
8 3 (5.56%) VPN
9 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.85%) VLAN
10 1 (1.85%) VSAN
10 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.67%) Legal
2 7 (12.96%) Back Office
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Citrix Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix Support
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) COM
1 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) NHS
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Service Management
3 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.11%) Change Management
4 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.26%) Information Governance
5 5 (9.26%) ITSM
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.41%) Service Design
6 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (5.56%) High Availability
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (38.89%) CCA
3 16 (29.63%) MCSE
4 14 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (14.81%) CCAA
5 8 (14.81%) Degree
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.11%) ISEB
7 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (7.41%) MCITP
8 4 (7.41%) MCSA
9 3 (5.56%) CCNA
9 3 (5.56%) CCNP
10 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.70%) CCEA
10 2 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.70%) VCAP
11 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) XenApp
2 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (31.48%) XenDesktop
5 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (11.11%) vSphere
6 6 (11.11%) XenServer
7 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.70%) Terminal Server
9 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.26%) vCenter Server
2 4 (7.41%) vMotion
2 4 (7.41%) WMI
2 4 (7.41%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) MobiControl
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.85%) SCSM
4 1 (1.85%) Simpana
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) Citrix
2 32 (59.26%) VMware
3 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) Cisco
5 8 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) AppSense
6 4 (7.41%) Intel
6 4 (7.41%) McAfee
7 3 (5.56%) EMC
7 3 (5.56%) F5
8 2 (3.70%) CommVault
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.85%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas