The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Specialist
Rank 404 406 397
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.042% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.045% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate £444 £500 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £355 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £308
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Citrix Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Citrix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Citrix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Citrix Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Citrix Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Citrix Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Citrix Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Citrix Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 1 £463 -11.90% 1
Citrix Specialist
England

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (75.00%) XenApp
2 12 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 11 (68.75%) NetScaler
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) SCCM
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
9 5 (31.25%) CCEE
9 5 (31.25%) CCAA
10 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (25.00%) CCA
10 4 (25.00%) MCSE
10 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (25.00%) XenServer
10 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
10 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame
10 4 (25.00%) Banking
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (18.75%) Law
11 3 (18.75%) SCOM

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Law
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
1 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCAA
1 5 (31.25%) CCEE
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCA
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCEA
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) XenApp
1 12 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) XenServer
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Altiris
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Wyse