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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Architect
Rank 619 619 611
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Architect 21 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.030% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Average daily rate £513 £475 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £453 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £509 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £613 £460
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +33.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Citrix Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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 29 April 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
England -17 21 £513 +7.89% 1
London -14 12 £525 +10.52% 1
South East - 9 £450 -
Surrey - 5 £442 -
Guildford - 4 £450 -
Berkshire - 3 £565 -
Hayes - 2 £565 -
Hounslow - 2 £565 -
Reading - 2 £565 -
Gosport - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £434 -
West Sussex - 1 £434 -
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
East of England - 1 £625 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £625 -

Citrix Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (56.76%) XenApp
3 18 (48.65%) XenDesktop
3 18 (48.65%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) VMware
5 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
8 8 (21.62%) SOA
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (18.92%) SCCM
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.22%) Service Management
10 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
11 5 (13.51%) XenMobile
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Unix
11 5 (13.51%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management

Citrix Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
2 6 (16.22%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (10.81%) CTI
3 4 (10.81%) H.323
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) VoIP
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) SNMP
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Games
5 2 (5.41%) Publishing
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
2 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Network Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Conflict Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Presales
6 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) XenApp
2 18 (48.65%) XenDesktop
3 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
7 4 (10.81%) Terminal Server
7 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.81%) XenServer
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) XenMobile
3 4 (10.81%) SCVMM
4 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) AppSense
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Avaya
5 4 (10.81%) Genesys
6 3 (8.11%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
7 1 (2.70%) Capita
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Polycom
7 1 (2.70%) Wyse