The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Citrix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Engineer
Rank 569 554 515
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 58 83 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 86
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £478 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +15.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £31.56 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.71 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Citrix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Citrix Engineer in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 55 £375 +7.14% 12
London -21 27 £425 +15.64% 6
South East +18 16 £350 +19.14% 1
Oxfordshire +4 6 £350 -
Hampshire +22 5 £331 +10.41%
Berkshire +11 3 £420 -6.66% 1
North West +7 3 £391 +34.91% 1
East of England +5 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Birmingham -8 3 - -
West Midlands -17 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £400 -
Surrey +19 2 £400 +78.77%
Edinburgh +18 2 - -
Southampton +8 2 £388 +29.16%
Scotland +6 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 2 £375 -
Bedford - 2 £375 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +13 1 £433 +49.13%
City of London -1 1 - - 3
East Midlands -9 1 - -
Woking -15 1 - -
Northamptonshire -17 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £315 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £230 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £230 -

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Citrix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 156 (100.00%) Citrix
2 110 (70.51%) Windows
3 91 (58.33%) XenApp
4 81 (51.92%) Active Directory
5 71 (45.51%) Windows Server
6 70 (44.87%) VMware
7 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
8 52 (33.33%) XenDesktop
9 47 (30.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (25.64%) NetScaler
12 38 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (23.08%) SCCM
14 35 (22.44%) DNS
15 33 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
16 29 (18.59%) ITIL
17 28 (17.95%) MS Exchange
18 27 (17.31%) PowerShell
18 27 (17.31%) Security Cleared
19 25 (16.03%) DHCP
20 24 (15.38%) Cisco
20 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (15.38%) Firewall
21 23 (14.74%) Windows 7
21 23 (14.74%) SC Cleared
22 22 (14.10%) Finance
23 18 (11.54%) XenServer
23 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
23 18 (11.54%) vSphere
23 18 (11.54%) HP

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.92%) IIS
7 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.64%) nginx
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 13 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Office 365
2 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.28%) G Suite
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.64%) NetScaler
2 35 (22.44%) DNS
3 25 (16.03%) DHCP
4 24 (15.38%) Firewall
5 15 (9.62%) SAN
5 15 (9.62%) VLAN
6 8 (5.13%) LAN
7 7 (4.49%) Network Security
7 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.85%) Internet
8 6 (3.85%) NAS
8 6 (3.85%) SSL
8 6 (3.85%) WAN
9 5 (3.21%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.21%) VPN
10 4 (2.56%) OSPF
10 4 (2.56%) Skype
10 4 (2.56%) Wireless
11 3 (1.92%) IPsec
11 3 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 22 (14.10%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Legal
4 4 (2.56%) Publishing
4 4 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.56%) .NET
2 4 (2.56%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) REST
4 1 (0.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.21%) PDA
4 5 (3.21%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.56%) BYOD
5 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 110 (70.51%) Windows
2 71 (45.51%) Windows Server
3 47 (30.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (14.74%) Windows 7
7 16 (10.26%) Linux
8 14 (8.97%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.92%) Android
10 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.28%) Unix
11 2 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.64%) Solaris
12 1 (0.64%) VMS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.59%) ITIL
2 9 (5.77%) Problem Management
3 8 (5.13%) Migration
4 7 (4.49%) Patch Management
5 6 (3.85%) Application Packaging
5 6 (3.85%) Email Filtering
5 6 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 6 (3.85%) Web Filtering
6 5 (3.21%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (3.21%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (3.21%) Service Management
6 5 (3.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.56%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.56%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.13%) SQL
2 8 (5.13%) VBScript
3 3 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.28%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.21%) Degree
5 5 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.56%) MCSE
7 3 (1.92%) CCA
7 3 (1.92%) CCNA
8 2 (1.28%) CCEA
8 2 (1.28%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.64%) CCAA
9 1 (0.64%) HNC
9 1 (0.64%) MCSA
9 1 (0.64%) MCTS
9 1 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 91 (58.33%) XenApp
2 81 (51.92%) Active Directory
3 52 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 38 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 18 (11.54%) vSphere
6 18 (11.54%) XenServer
7 11 (7.05%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.85%) VMware Server
9 5 (3.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.56%) Xen
11 3 (1.92%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.28%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.64%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.64%) Squid
13 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (23.08%) SCCM
2 10 (6.41%) SCOM
3 8 (5.13%) EdgeSight
4 5 (3.21%) AppDNA
4 5 (3.21%) WSUS
5 4 (2.56%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.56%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.92%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.28%) Nagios
7 2 (1.28%) Opsview
7 2 (1.28%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.64%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.64%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 156 (100.00%) Citrix
2 70 (44.87%) VMware
3 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.38%) Cisco
5 18 (11.54%) HP
6 17 (10.90%) AppSense
7 13 (8.33%) Dell
8 8 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.49%) NetApp
9 7 (4.49%) Symantec
10 6 (3.85%) EMC
10 6 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (3.85%) Veeam
11 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.56%) Apple
12 4 (2.56%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.56%) SAP
12 4 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.92%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.92%) Juniper
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