The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Engineer
Rank 130 130 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 9 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.035% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.039% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£333 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £35.00
Citrix Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2967 2586 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.90% 90.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1734 1302 1382
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 190 203
Average hourly rate £16.38 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Citrix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Citrix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Citrix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Citrix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Manchester - 8 £333 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Citrix Engineer
England

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Citrix Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) CCA
6 1 (10.00%) CCEA
6 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Wyse
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) Life Science
6 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Citrix Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) CCEE
2 1 (10.00%) CCIA
2 1 (10.00%) CCEA
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Wyse
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) HP