Period
to 11 August 2020

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 6 months to 11 August 2020 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
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 769 821
Rank change year-on-year +248 +52 -25
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 21 68 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.075% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 49
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -6.21%
10th Percentile £275 £303 £255
90th Percentile £463 £574 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +17.24% +11.54% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £33.40 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.05% +58.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.40 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +59.05% -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,659 17,368 19,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.90% 19.11% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,175 10,543 11,465
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £240
90th Percentile £638 £644 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 843 942
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +54.35% -22.91%
10th Percentile £17.00 £13.65 £12.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +53.19% -24.19%

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix Certification.

Daily rate trend for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix Certification over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix Certification.

Hourly rate trend for Citrix Certification in the UK

Citrix Certification
Top 13 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 6 months to 11 August 2020. 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
England +227 19 £395 +1.94% 4
UK excluding London +213 12 £425 +17.24% 3
London +195 8 £275 -47.62% 1
North of England +123 4 £425 +46.55% 1
South East +142 3 £400 +7.02%
North West +78 2 £425 +46.55% 1
Yorkshire +72 2 - -
Work from Home - 2 £408 -
East of England - 2 - -
Midlands +87 1 - - 2
West Midlands +69 1 - - 2
Wales +38 1 £450 +28.57%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Certification 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 with a requirement for Citrix Certification.

1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) VMware
3 17 (80.95%) XenApp
3 17 (80.95%) NetScaler
4 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
5 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (47.62%) CCA
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (47.62%) Office 365
8 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
8 9 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
11 6 (28.57%) vSphere
11 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
12 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
12 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
12 5 (23.81%) Firewall
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP

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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Azure
3 2 (9.52%) AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) NetScaler
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Product Roadmap
6 1 (4.76%) Project Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CCA
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) MCITP
6 1 (4.76%) SANS
6 1 (4.76%) VCAP
6 1 (4.76%) VCP6
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) XenApp
2 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
9 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
9 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) ThinApp
2 2 (9.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) Nessus
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.76%) WMI
3 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Ivanti
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (4.76%) NVIDIA
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec