Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 812 783
Rank change year-on-year +17 -29 -28
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 89 87 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 79
UK median daily rate £339 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.00% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £257 £188 £173
90th Percentile £486 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +3.33% +20.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 19244 21771 22307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 20.65% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11791 13581 13444
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £243 £245
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 863 1078
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +31.58%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 11 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 22 November 2017. 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 +14 81 £350 +16.67% 14
UK excluding London +25 55 £310 +3.33% 9
London -19 33 £381 -10.29% 5
East of England -16 29 £350 +16.67%
Wales - 8 £295 -
North of England +66 6 £350 - 3
Midlands +26 6 £310 -38.00% 2
Yorkshire +24 6 £350 +16.67% 1
South East +7 6 £300 -15.49% 5
West Midlands +28 4 £250 -50.98% 2
East Midlands -3 2 £320 -36.00%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 80 (89.89%) Citrix
2 54 (60.67%) Windows
3 52 (58.43%) XenApp
4 50 (56.18%) CCA
5 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
6 44 (49.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (43.82%) VMware
8 37 (41.57%) MCSE
9 35 (39.33%) Active Directory
10 32 (35.96%) NetScaler
11 26 (29.21%) Windows Server
12 25 (28.09%) XenDesktop
13 24 (26.97%) ITIL
14 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (21.35%) CCNA
16 19 (21.35%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (21.35%) Office 365
17 17 (19.10%) Finance
18 16 (17.98%) LAN
18 16 (17.98%) WAN
18 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
19 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
20 14 (15.73%) MCP
20 14 (15.73%) CCEA
20 14 (15.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.48%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Office 365
2 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.25%) Yammer
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.96%) NetScaler
2 16 (17.98%) LAN
2 16 (17.98%) WAN
3 11 (12.36%) Skype
3 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.24%) DNS
4 10 (11.24%) SAN
5 9 (10.11%) DHCP
5 9 (10.11%) Firewall
6 7 (7.87%) SMTP
7 6 (6.74%) POP3
8 5 (5.62%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.49%) WLAN
10 3 (3.37%) Internet
10 3 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.25%) VPN
12 1 (1.12%) IPv4
12 1 (1.12%) SMS
12 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.12%) HDInsight
2 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) Power BI
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Legal
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Architect
2 18 (20.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (12.36%) Citrix Support
5 11 (12.36%) Support Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Citrix Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Windows Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Senior Architect
10 6 (6.74%) Wintel Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) NHS
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.62%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.49%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) CESG
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) Life Science
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.67%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.61%) Windows 10
6 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.87%) Linux
8 3 (3.37%) Solaris
8 3 (3.37%) Unix
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.25%) Android
9 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Migration
3 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity
4 8 (8.99%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.99%) TOGAF
5 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.74%) High Availability
6 6 (6.74%) ITSM
6 6 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.74%) Service Design
6 6 (6.74%) Service Management
7 5 (5.62%) Analytics
7 5 (5.62%) Information Governance
7 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.49%) CMMI
8 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.11%) VBScript
3 8 (8.99%) SQL
4 7 (7.87%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (56.18%) CCA
2 44 (49.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (41.57%) MCSE
4 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (21.35%) CCNA
6 14 (15.73%) CCEA
6 14 (15.73%) MCP
6 14 (15.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (14.61%) CCAA
7 13 (14.61%) MCSA
8 10 (11.24%) Degree
9 6 (6.74%) ISEB
9 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (5.62%) MCITP
11 4 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (4.49%) CCNP
11 4 (4.49%) VCAP
12 3 (3.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (3.37%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
2 7 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (58.43%) XenApp
2 35 (39.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (28.09%) XenDesktop
4 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (21.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (12.36%) XenServer
7 10 (11.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
9 7 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.37%) VMware NSX
10 3 (3.37%) vSphere
11 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCCM
2 8 (8.99%) EdgeSight
3 5 (5.62%) AppDNA
3 5 (5.62%) SCOM
4 4 (4.49%) WSUS
5 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (89.89%) Citrix
2 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
3 39 (43.82%) VMware
4 13 (14.61%) Cisco
5 11 (12.36%) AppSense
6 3 (3.37%) Apple
6 3 (3.37%) HP
6 3 (3.37%) NetApp
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle
7 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.25%) CommVault
7 2 (2.25%) F5
7 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.12%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.12%) Canon
8 1 (1.12%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.12%) Splunk
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas