The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Specialist
Rank 151 194 206
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.036% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.038% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £450 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +19.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Citrix Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3314 5255 5909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.58% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3991 4312
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £33.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Citrix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Citrix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Citrix Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Specialist across the City of London region.

Citrix Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Citrix Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Specialist across the City of London region.

Citrix Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Citrix Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Citrix Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) CCA
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (60.00%) Equities
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
3 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) AppSense
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (20.00%) HP SIM

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Citrix Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Citrix Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Derivative
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCA
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec