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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Engineer
Rank 552 509 502
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 45 84 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.17% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 26
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-34.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.42 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50

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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Citrix Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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
England -44 44 £363 +11.53% 15
London -5 27 £393 +20.76% 7
City of London +6 10 £365 +12.30% 4
South East -18 6 £250 -39.39% 3
East Midlands 0 5 £325 - 1
North West -8 4 £281 - 2
Surrey +15 3 £250 -39.39%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Berkshire +9 2 - - 2
Cheshire -5 2 £313 -
West Midlands -7 2 £238 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £250 -
Nottingham - 2 £325 -
South West +11 1 - -
Worcester +8 1 - -
Cardiff +7 1 £350 +12.00%
South Wales +4 1 £350 +12.00%
Worcestershire +3 1 - -
Wales -4 1 £350 +12.00%
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £238 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Leatherhead - 1 £140 -
Liverpool - 1 £250 - 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Citrix
2 74 (74.00%) XenApp
3 61 (61.00%) Windows
3 61 (61.00%) VMware
4 42 (42.00%) XenDesktop
5 38 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (33.00%) Active Directory
7 29 (29.00%) Citrix Certification
8 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 27 (27.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (26.00%) vSphere
11 25 (25.00%) NetScaler
12 24 (24.00%) CCA
13 20 (20.00%) Finance
14 18 (18.00%) Windows 7
14 18 (18.00%) XenServer
14 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (16.00%) ITIL
16 15 (15.00%) AppSense
16 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
17 14 (14.00%) Migration
18 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
19 12 (12.00%) SCCM
19 12 (12.00%) SAN
20 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
21 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
21 10 (10.00%) CCAA
22 9 (9.00%) CCEE
22 9 (9.00%) EdgeSight

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) Lync
4 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 12 (12.00%) SAN
3 6 (6.00%) Firewall
3 6 (6.00%) DNS
4 5 (5.00%) DHCP
5 4 (4.00%) IPsec
6 3 (3.00%) VLAN
6 3 (3.00%) NAS
7 2 (2.00%) Internet
7 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.00%) VPN
8 1 (1.00%) Intranet
8 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Military
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) Flash
2 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.00%) PDA
4 2 (2.00%) Celerra
4 2 (2.00%) BYOD
4 2 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.00%) Handset
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.00%) Windows
2 26 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.00%) UNIX
6 1 (1.00%) Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) ITIL
2 14 (14.00%) Migration
3 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (5.00%) Project Management
4 5 (5.00%) Change Management
5 4 (4.00%) Change Control
5 4 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.00%) Server Building
5 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.00%) ITSM
7 2 (2.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.00%) SQL
3 4 (4.00%) VBScript
4 3 (3.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (24.00%) CCA
3 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.00%) CCAA
5 9 (9.00%) CCEE
5 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.00%) MCSE
7 6 (6.00%) CCIA
7 6 (6.00%) CCEA
7 6 (6.00%) MCSA
8 5 (5.00%) MCTS
8 5 (5.00%) VCP5
9 4 (4.00%) MCITP
9 4 (4.00%) MCP
10 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.00%) MCDST
10 3 (3.00%) Degree
11 2 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (74.00%) XenApp
2 42 (42.00%) XenDesktop
3 38 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (33.00%) Active Directory
5 27 (27.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (26.00%) vSphere
7 18 (18.00%) XenServer
8 8 (8.00%) VMware ESX
9 6 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.00%) Squid
11 1 (1.00%) Xen
11 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 9 (9.00%) EdgeSight
3 5 (5.00%) SCOM
4 4 (4.00%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.00%) OpenView
6 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Citrix
2 61 (61.00%) VMware
3 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.00%) AppSense
5 9 (9.00%) HP
6 8 (8.00%) Cisco
7 5 (5.00%) IBM
8 4 (4.00%) Altiris
8 4 (4.00%) Remedy
8 4 (4.00%) Dell
9 3 (3.00%) EMC
9 3 (3.00%) BMC
9 3 (3.00%) Veeam
9 3 (3.00%) F5
10 2 (2.00%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.00%) Mercator
10 2 (2.00%) CA
10 2 (2.00%) NetApp
10 2 (2.00%) Veritas
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