The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Architect
Rank 612 585 532
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Architect 1 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.014% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
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£525 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Citrix Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Citrix Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Architect within the UK.

Citrix Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Architect within the UK.

Citrix Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Architect
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
London -14 1 £525 -
England -37 1 £525 +23.52%
City of London - 1 £525 -

Citrix Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
3 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (83.33%) NetScaler
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) DFS Replication
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) EdgeSight
8 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
8 3 (25.00%) NAS
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (16.67%) SCCM
9 2 (16.67%) SCOM
9 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
9 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
9 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

Citrix Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITSM
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) DFS Replication
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
1 3 (25.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Nimsoft
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco