The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Engineer
Rank 509 493 470
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 80 70 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 63
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£325 £315 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -5 70 £325 +3.17% 13
London +11 50 £350 +11.11% 9
City of London +30 14 £345 +9.52% 4
South East -4 9 £250 -29.07% 1
Scotland -16 9 £325 +18.18%
West Midlands -8 5 - - 1
East Sussex - 4 £238 -
East of England -29 3 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Essex -1 1 £225 -35.71%
Manchester -8 1 £250 -37.50% 1
Hampshire -10 1 - -
North West -12 1 £250 -6.54% 1
Reading - 1 £325 - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Citrix
2 112 (67.07%) Windows
3 110 (65.87%) XenApp
4 74 (44.31%) Microsoft
5 71 (42.51%) VMware
6 61 (36.53%) Active Directory
7 58 (34.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (30.54%) XenDesktop
8 51 (30.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (27.54%) NetScaler
10 39 (23.35%) XenServer
10 39 (23.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (19.76%) SCCM
12 33 (19.76%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (17.37%) AppSense
14 24 (14.37%) Finance
14 24 (14.37%) Banking
15 21 (12.57%) Security Cleared
16 20 (11.98%) SC Cleared
17 19 (11.38%) PowerShell
18 18 (10.78%) CCA
19 17 (10.18%) CCEA
19 17 (10.18%) Windows 7
20 16 (9.58%) VMware ESX
21 15 (8.98%) CCEE
22 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 14 (8.38%) SCOM
22 14 (8.38%) SAN
22 14 (8.38%) TCP/IP

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Office
2 5 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.54%) NetScaler
2 14 (8.38%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.38%) SAN
3 11 (6.59%) DNS
4 10 (5.99%) DHCP
4 10 (5.99%) VLAN
5 8 (4.79%) Firewall
6 5 (2.99%) IPsec
6 5 (2.99%) NAS
6 5 (2.99%) LAN
6 5 (2.99%) WAN
7 3 (1.80%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.80%) MPLS
7 3 (1.80%) DSL
8 2 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) DMZ
9 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MSI
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
1 24 (14.37%) Banking
2 4 (2.40%) Law
2 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.99%) Thin Client
2 5 (2.99%) PKI
2 5 (2.99%) PDA
2 5 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.60%) iPad
4 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.60%) CMDB
4 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.07%) Windows
2 58 (34.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (30.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (10.18%) Windows 7
5 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.19%) Windows 2000
6 7 (4.19%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.99%) UNIX
7 5 (2.99%) Linux
8 3 (1.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) SUSE
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (6.59%) Build Automation
3 9 (5.39%) Load Balancing
4 7 (4.19%) ITIL
4 7 (4.19%) DNA
5 6 (3.59%) Migration
5 6 (3.59%) Performance Management
6 5 (2.99%) Integration Testing
6 5 (2.99%) Validation
7 4 (2.40%) Unit Testing
7 4 (2.40%) Project Management
8 3 (1.80%) Service Management
8 3 (1.80%) Change Management
8 3 (1.80%) ITSM
8 3 (1.80%) BCP
8 3 (1.80%) Business Continuity
8 3 (1.80%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.80%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (1.20%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.38%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.59%) SQL
3 9 (5.39%) VBScript
4 4 (2.40%) C
5 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (19.76%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (12.57%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.98%) SC Cleared
4 18 (10.78%) CCA
5 17 (10.18%) CCEA
6 15 (8.98%) CCEE
7 6 (3.59%) MCP
8 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.80%) MCITP
9 3 (1.80%) MCSE
10 1 (0.60%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (65.87%) XenApp
2 61 (36.53%) Active Directory
3 51 (30.54%) XenDesktop
4 39 (23.35%) XenServer
4 39 (23.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (9.58%) VMware ESX
7 9 (5.39%) Xen
8 8 (4.79%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
9 6 (3.59%) vSphere
10 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.80%) NLBS
12 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 33 (19.76%) SCCM
2 14 (8.38%) SCOM
3 7 (4.19%) AppDNA
4 3 (1.80%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.80%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 167 (100.00%) Citrix
2 74 (44.31%) Microsoft
3 71 (42.51%) VMware
4 29 (17.37%) AppSense
5 11 (6.59%) Altiris
6 8 (4.79%) EMC
6 8 (4.79%) Cisco
6 8 (4.79%) Wyse
7 7 (4.19%) Business Objects
7 7 (4.19%) SAP
8 5 (2.99%) Dell
9 4 (2.40%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.80%) Symantec
10 3 (1.80%) BMC
11 2 (1.20%) Remedy
11 2 (1.20%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.60%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.60%) IronPort
12 1 (0.60%) F5
12 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
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