Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 802 759
Rank change year-on-year +15 -43 -2
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 74 85 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 86
UK median daily rate £350 £313 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.07% +6.92%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £193
90th Percentile £478 £513 £488
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 18467 22397 22072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.58% 21.02% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11247 13904 13212
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £239 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.19% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 850 1073
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +17.39% +17.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £24.22
% change year-on-year +9.09% +13.55% +21.09%

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 18 October 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 10 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 18 October 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 +26 66 £375 +25.00% 19
UK excluding London +16 46 £310 +3.33% 11
East of England -12 30 £400 +45.45%
London +7 28 £381 -10.29% 10
Wales - 8 £295 - 1
South East +12 5 £300 +27.66% 2
West Midlands +30 2 - - 2
Midlands +24 2 - - 2
North of England +70 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 68 (91.89%) Citrix
2 50 (67.57%) Windows
3 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
4 40 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (51.35%) VMware
6 37 (50.00%) CCA
7 36 (48.65%) XenApp
8 33 (44.59%) MCSE
9 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
10 24 (32.43%) NetScaler
11 21 (28.38%) Office 365
11 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
12 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (25.68%) ITIL
14 17 (22.97%) LAN
14 17 (22.97%) WAN
14 17 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (22.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
15 15 (20.27%) Skype for Business
15 15 (20.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (20.27%) Finance
16 14 (18.92%) CCNA
16 14 (18.92%) Skype
16 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
16 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
16 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (17.57%) Cisco
17 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange

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 (20.27%) Skype for Business
2 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) Office 365
2 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) OneDrive
3 3 (4.05%) Yammer
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) NetScaler
2 17 (22.97%) LAN
2 17 (22.97%) WAN
3 14 (18.92%) Skype
4 12 (16.22%) DNS
4 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.16%) DHCP
6 7 (9.46%) Firewall
6 7 (9.46%) SAN
6 7 (9.46%) SMTP
7 6 (8.11%) POP3
8 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications
9 4 (5.41%) WLAN
10 3 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.70%) Internet
11 2 (2.70%) VPN
12 1 (1.35%) IPv4
12 1 (1.35%) VLAN
12 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.35%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) HDInsight
2 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) Power BI
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Local Government
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Architect
2 12 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (16.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Citrix Support
4 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Support
5 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Citrix Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Windows Support Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) NHS
3 4 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) CESG
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Life Science
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Android
7 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.70%) Unix
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Migration
3 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL V3
4 8 (10.81%) Service Design
5 7 (9.46%) Business Continuity
5 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (9.46%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) ITSM
7 5 (6.76%) Information Governance
7 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.41%) CMMI
8 4 (5.41%) High Availability
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.05%) Coaching
9 3 (4.05%) Programme Governance
9 3 (4.05%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) VBScript
3 7 (9.46%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (50.00%) CCA
3 33 (44.59%) MCSE
4 17 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (20.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (18.92%) CCNA
7 13 (17.57%) MCSA
8 12 (16.22%) MCP
9 10 (13.51%) Degree
10 9 (12.16%) CCAA
11 6 (8.11%) CCNP
11 6 (8.11%) ISEB
12 5 (6.76%) CCEA
12 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (6.76%) MCITP
13 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
13 4 (5.41%) VCAP
14 3 (4.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (4.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (48.65%) XenApp
2 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 20 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (22.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
5 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 9 (12.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (12.16%) XenServer
7 6 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.05%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.70%) vSphere
10 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) AppDNA
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
2 4 (5.41%) WSUS
3 2 (2.70%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) SCSM
4 1 (1.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 68 (91.89%) Citrix
2 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
3 38 (51.35%) VMware
4 13 (17.57%) Cisco
5 9 (12.16%) AppSense
6 4 (5.41%) F5
6 4 (5.41%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) Apple
7 3 (4.05%) CommVault
8 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle
8 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.35%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) Polycom
9 1 (1.35%) Symantec