The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Engineer
Rank 519 529 476
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 76 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 51
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £35.00

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
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

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

Citrix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Citrix Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Citrix Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Citrix Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England -12 69 £350 - 12
London +7 27 £363 - 5
North West 0 9 £333 - 1
East of England -9 9 £426 - 1
Manchester - 8 £333 -
City of London +9 7 £350 +12.90% 1
South East -26 6 £310 +24.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £325 - 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Berkshire +2 3 £450 +80.00%
West Midlands -13 3 £250 -9.09%
Huntingdon - 3 - -
Worcestershire -5 2 - -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Essex - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £284 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £310 -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Wakefield - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Citrix
2 88 (62.41%) XenApp
3 83 (58.87%) Windows
4 70 (49.65%) VMware
5 54 (38.30%) Active Directory
6 51 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 45 (31.91%) Citrix Certification
8 43 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (30.50%) XenDesktop
9 41 (29.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (28.37%) NetScaler
11 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (21.28%) CCA
13 29 (20.57%) SCCM
14 26 (18.44%) Security Cleared
15 22 (15.60%) VMware ESX
16 20 (14.18%) DNS
16 20 (14.18%) DHCP
17 19 (13.48%) Terminal Services
18 18 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
18 18 (12.77%) Firewall
19 17 (12.06%) Migration
20 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
20 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
20 16 (11.35%) vSphere
20 16 (11.35%) CCEE
21 15 (10.64%) Change Control
21 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (10.64%) CCEA
22 14 (9.93%) SAN

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.26%) Lync
4 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
1 13 (9.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.37%) NetScaler
2 20 (14.18%) DNS
2 20 (14.18%) DHCP
3 18 (12.77%) Firewall
4 14 (9.93%) SAN
5 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.38%) IPsec
7 5 (3.55%) Network Security
8 4 (2.84%) VLAN
9 3 (2.13%) NAS
9 3 (2.13%) LAN
10 2 (1.42%) Internet
10 2 (1.42%) WAN
10 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.42%) SNMP
10 2 (1.42%) VPN
11 1 (0.71%) LDAP
11 1 (0.71%) DSL
11 1 (0.71%) MPLS
11 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MSI
2 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (9.93%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) Web Services
2 2 (1.42%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.13%) PDA
5 1 (0.71%) iPad
5 1 (0.71%) PKI
5 1 (0.71%) Life Science
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (58.87%) Windows
2 41 (29.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.06%) Migration
2 15 (10.64%) Change Control
3 8 (5.67%) Change Management
3 8 (5.67%) ITIL
3 8 (5.67%) Performance Management
3 8 (5.67%) Build Automation
4 7 (4.96%) Unit Testing
4 7 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (4.96%) Performance Testing
4 7 (4.96%) Test Strategy
5 6 (4.26%) Load Testing
6 5 (3.55%) Validation
7 4 (2.84%) Service Management
7 4 (2.84%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.42%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.42%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.42%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.51%) SQL
3 9 (6.38%) VBScript
4 6 (4.26%) VB
5 2 (1.42%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (21.28%) CCA
3 26 (18.44%) Security Cleared
4 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
4 16 (11.35%) CCEE
5 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (10.64%) CCEA
6 10 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (7.09%) CCAA
7 9 (6.38%) MCSE
8 8 (5.67%) MCITP
8 8 (5.67%) VCP5
9 5 (3.55%) MCSA
10 4 (2.84%) MCP
10 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.13%) CCIA
11 3 (2.13%) Degree
11 3 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.42%) MCTS
13 1 (0.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (62.41%) XenApp
2 54 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 43 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (30.50%) XenDesktop
4 22 (15.60%) VMware ESX
5 19 (13.48%) Terminal Services
6 18 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (11.35%) vSphere
8 14 (9.93%) XenServer
9 10 (7.09%) Hyper-V
10 8 (5.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.13%) Xen
12 1 (0.71%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.71%) NLBS
12 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) SCCM
2 7 (4.96%) EdgeSight
3 6 (4.26%) SCOM
4 3 (2.13%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.42%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.71%) OpenView
6 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) Citrix
2 70 (49.65%) VMware
3 51 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.80%) AppSense
5 9 (6.38%) Altiris
6 8 (5.67%) NetApp
7 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.96%) HP
8 5 (3.55%) Cisco
8 5 (3.55%) Wyse
9 3 (2.13%) Sophos
9 3 (2.13%) Mercator
9 3 (2.13%) Veritas
9 3 (2.13%) Dell
10 2 (1.42%) Remedy
10 2 (1.42%) Symantec
10 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.42%) SAP
11 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.71%) Veeam
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