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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Engineer
Rank 509 507 457
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 68 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 41
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£375 £368 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £35.75

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -16 59 £363 -1.15% 17
London +3 28 £350 -6.66% 8
East of England +7 8 £503 - 1
City of London +7 5 £325 -11.56% 4
North West -3 4 £400 -
Manchester -3 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £325 -
South East -33 3 £290 +16.00% 4
Essex - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £284 - 2
Huntingdon - 2 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Iver - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Faversham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Citrix
2 71 (59.66%) XenApp
3 68 (57.14%) Windows
4 65 (54.62%) VMware
5 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
6 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
6 40 (33.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (31.09%) XenDesktop
8 36 (30.25%) NetScaler
9 35 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
10 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (20.17%) SCCM
12 22 (18.49%) CCA
13 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (17.65%) vSphere
14 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.29%) Terminal Services
15 17 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 17 (14.29%) Migration
16 16 (13.45%) CCEE
17 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
17 15 (12.61%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (12.61%) DHCP
17 15 (12.61%) DNS
18 14 (11.76%) CCEA
18 14 (11.76%) Firewall
18 14 (11.76%) Change Control
19 13 (10.92%) SAN
20 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) Lync
3 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.25%) NetScaler
2 15 (12.61%) DHCP
2 15 (12.61%) DNS
3 14 (11.76%) Firewall
4 13 (10.92%) SAN
5 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.72%) IPsec
7 5 (4.20%) Network Security
8 3 (2.52%) Internet
9 2 (1.68%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.68%) SNMP
10 1 (0.84%) LDAP
10 1 (0.84%) LAN
10 1 (0.84%) VPN
10 1 (0.84%) NAS
10 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
1 3 (2.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.68%) PDA
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.84%) Handset
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.84%) Life Science
5 1 (0.84%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 68 (57.14%) Windows
2 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) Migration
2 14 (11.76%) Change Control
3 7 (5.88%) Change Management
3 7 (5.88%) ITIL
4 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (5.04%) Performance Testing
4 6 (5.04%) Load Testing
4 6 (5.04%) Test Strategy
5 5 (4.20%) Performance Management
5 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (3.36%) Build Automation
7 3 (2.52%) Validation
7 3 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.52%) Service Management
8 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.68%) Project Management
8 2 (1.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.40%) SQL
3 7 (5.88%) VBScript
4 6 (5.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (18.49%) CCA
3 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
4 16 (13.45%) CCEE
5 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (11.76%) CCEA
7 12 (10.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (9.24%) CCAA
9 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
9 10 (8.40%) MCSE
10 9 (7.56%) MCITP
10 9 (7.56%) VCP5
11 6 (5.04%) MCSA
12 5 (4.20%) Degree
13 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
14 3 (2.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.52%) MCP
14 3 (2.52%) CCIA
15 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (1.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (59.66%) XenApp
2 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
3 40 (33.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (31.09%) XenDesktop
5 21 (17.65%) vSphere
6 17 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 17 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 15 (12.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.72%) XenServer
9 7 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (3.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.68%) Xen
12 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) SCCM
2 9 (7.56%) EdgeSight
3 6 (5.04%) SCOM
4 3 (2.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.84%) OpenView
5 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) Citrix
2 65 (54.62%) VMware
3 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.08%) AppSense
5 10 (8.40%) Altiris
6 9 (7.56%) NetApp
7 7 (5.88%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) Cisco
9 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.36%) Mercator
11 3 (2.52%) Veritas
11 3 (2.52%) Sophos
12 2 (1.68%) BMC
12 2 (1.68%) EMC
12 2 (1.68%) Symantec
12 2 (1.68%) Remedy
13 1 (0.84%) Veeam
13 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.84%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.84%) Dell
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