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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Engineer
Rank 529 501 478
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 71 74 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 69
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£320 £293 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 28 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 27 August 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 -23 62 £315 +7.69% 8
London 0 35 £315 +0.39% 6
South East -1 13 £323 -17.30%
City of London +23 11 £400 +28.51% 2
Scotland -13 9 £325 +18.18%
West Midlands +1 6 £240 -4.00%
Worcester - 5 £240 -
Worcestershire - 5 £240 -
East of England -23 4 £350 -
East Sussex - 4 £238 -
Berkshire +12 3 £350 -18.60%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £363 -
Essex -7 1 £225 -35.71%
Manchester -13 1 £250 -37.50% 2
North West -20 1 £250 -3.84% 2
Watford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leominster - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Citrix
2 107 (69.03%) Windows
3 100 (64.52%) XenApp
4 72 (46.45%) Microsoft
5 71 (45.81%) VMware
6 65 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 61 (39.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (34.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (28.39%) NetScaler
10 43 (27.74%) XenDesktop
10 43 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (24.52%) SCCM
12 34 (21.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 33 (21.29%) Citrix Certification
14 31 (20.00%) XenServer
15 25 (16.13%) AppSense
16 24 (15.48%) Security Cleared
17 23 (14.84%) Banking
18 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
19 19 (12.26%) Finance
20 18 (11.61%) CCEA
21 17 (10.97%) CCA
22 16 (10.32%) PowerShell
22 16 (10.32%) VMware ESX
23 15 (9.68%) DNS
23 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
23 15 (9.68%) Windows 7
23 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
24 14 (9.03%) Build Automation
24 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Lync
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) CloudStack
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Office
2 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.39%) NetScaler
2 15 (9.68%) DNS
3 14 (9.03%) DHCP
4 13 (8.39%) SAN
5 12 (7.74%) Firewall
6 11 (7.10%) VLAN
6 11 (7.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.52%) IPsec
8 6 (3.87%) NAS
9 4 (2.58%) LAN
9 4 (2.58%) WAN
10 3 (1.94%) VPN
10 3 (1.94%) MPLS
10 3 (1.94%) DSL
10 3 (1.94%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.94%) Network Security
11 1 (0.65%) LDAP
11 1 (0.65%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MSI
General
1 23 (14.84%) Banking
2 19 (12.26%) Finance
3 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.94%) Law
5 2 (1.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.52%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.87%) PDA
3 5 (3.23%) PKI
4 3 (1.94%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.65%) CMDB
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 107 (69.03%) Windows
2 61 (39.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (34.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) Windows 8
5 7 (4.52%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.94%) Linux
7 1 (0.65%) UNIX
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.03%) Build Automation
2 10 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (5.16%) Migration
3 8 (5.16%) Performance Management
4 7 (4.52%) Unit Testing
4 7 (4.52%) Validation
4 7 (4.52%) ITIL
4 7 (4.52%) DNA
5 6 (3.87%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (3.23%) Change Management
7 3 (1.94%) ITSM
7 3 (1.94%) BCP
7 3 (1.94%) Service Management
7 3 (1.94%) Problem Management
7 3 (1.94%) Business Continuity
7 3 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (1.94%) Change Control
7 3 (1.94%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (1.94%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.32%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.39%) SQL
3 11 (7.10%) VBScript
4 3 (1.94%) VB
4 3 (1.94%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (21.29%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (15.48%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
4 18 (11.61%) CCEA
5 17 (10.97%) CCA
6 13 (8.39%) CCEE
7 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.23%) MCP
8 4 (2.58%) MCSE
9 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (64.52%) XenApp
2 65 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 43 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (27.74%) XenDesktop
4 34 (21.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (20.00%) XenServer
6 16 (10.32%) VMware ESX
7 13 (8.39%) Terminal Services
8 9 (5.81%) vSphere
9 7 (4.52%) Hyper-V
10 6 (3.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.58%) Xen
13 3 (1.94%) NLBS
14 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.65%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 38 (24.52%) SCCM
2 11 (7.10%) SCOM
3 7 (4.52%) AppDNA
4 2 (1.29%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) Citrix
2 72 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 71 (45.81%) VMware
4 25 (16.13%) AppSense
5 10 (6.45%) Altiris
6 8 (5.16%) Cisco
7 7 (4.52%) Business Objects
7 7 (4.52%) SAP
7 7 (4.52%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.52%) Wyse
8 6 (3.87%) Dell
9 4 (2.58%) Symantec
9 4 (2.58%) NetApp
10 2 (1.29%) Remedy
10 2 (1.29%) EMC
10 2 (1.29%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.65%) HP
11 1 (0.65%) IBM
11 1 (0.65%) Apple
11 1 (0.65%) LANDesk
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