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 22 May 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
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 609 592
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Contract jobs citing Citrix Certification 16 36 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.31% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 36
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £292 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £250
% change year-on-year -8.82% +70.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8757 11540 10977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.57% 21.56% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5325 7182 6256
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 411 562
Median hourly rate £31.85 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.00% +55.55%  

Citrix Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Citrix Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 22 May 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 15 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 22 May 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
England +35 16 £375 -11.76% 13
London +11 8 £375 -11.76% 3
East of England +13 6 £500 - 2
Hertfordshire +5 3 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
South East +18 2 £243 -28.14% 2
High Wycombe +4 1 £160 -
Surrey +3 1 £325 -31.57%
City of London -10 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £160 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Welwyn - 1 £550 -
Reigate - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (97.62%) Citrix
2 33 (78.57%) Windows
3 27 (64.29%) VMware
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (45.24%) XenApp
8 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 17 (40.48%) CCA
9 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
10 16 (38.10%) MCSE
11 15 (35.71%) ITIL
12 13 (30.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 12 (28.57%) XenDesktop
14 11 (26.19%) Firewall
14 11 (26.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (23.81%) DNS
15 10 (23.81%) Cisco
15 10 (23.81%) SAN
15 10 (23.81%) Service Management
15 10 (23.81%) NetScaler
16 9 (21.43%) Skype for Business
16 9 (21.43%) Skype
16 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (21.43%) WAN
16 9 (21.43%) HP
16 9 (21.43%) LAN
16 9 (21.43%) Back Office

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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 10 (23.81%) SAN
3 9 (21.43%) LAN
3 9 (21.43%) Skype
3 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) NAS
4 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) VoIP
7 1 (2.38%) VSAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (21.43%) Back Office
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) COM
1 1 (2.38%) SAML
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Service Management
3 8 (19.05%) Change Management
3 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.76%) Service Design
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.38%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (2.38%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCA
3 16 (38.10%) MCSE
4 13 (30.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.14%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) CCNP
7 2 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.76%) Degree
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (4.76%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.38%) CCAA
8 1 (2.38%) CCENT
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) XenApp
3 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 12 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 11 (26.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (16.67%) vSphere
7 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 7 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 6 (14.29%) vMotion
2 6 (14.29%) WMI
2 6 (14.29%) XenMobile
3 3 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) MobiControl
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) SCSM
5 1 (2.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Citrix
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco
5 9 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) Intel
6 6 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) F5
8 2 (4.76%) AppSense
8 2 (4.76%) CommVault
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Autodesk
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas
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