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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Engineer
Rank 541 515 517
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 53 85 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 26
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.63%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -26 52 £375 +12.35% 8
London +1 34 £413 +20.43% 2
City of London +12 8 £345 +6.15% 1
East Midlands +10 6 £313 -
Croydon +1 6 £438 -12.50%
North West -17 6 £300 +20.00%
Surrey +1 4 £250 -39.39%
South East -17 4 £250 +42.85% 3
Nottinghamshire - 4 £350 -
Cheshire -5 3 £375 -
Nottingham - 3 £350 -
Leicestershire +10 2 £300 -
Runcorn +3 2 £375 -
West Midlands -10 2 £238 -40.62%
Woking - 2 £250 -
East of England +9 1 £250 -35.06% 2
South West +4 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +2 1 £500 -
Scotland 0 1 £500 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -13 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £250 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £140 -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
Worcester - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Shropshire - 1 £238 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Citrix
2 82 (68.33%) XenApp
3 70 (58.33%) Windows
4 69 (57.50%) VMware
5 46 (38.33%) XenDesktop
6 42 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (34.17%) Active Directory
8 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
9 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (28.33%) NetScaler
10 33 (27.50%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (22.50%) CCA
12 25 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 25 (20.83%) vSphere
13 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 20 (16.67%) XenServer
14 20 (16.67%) Finance
15 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
17 17 (14.17%) Migration
18 15 (12.50%) AppSense
18 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
18 15 (12.50%) SCCM
19 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (11.67%) ITIL
20 13 (10.83%) VMware ESX
20 13 (10.83%) CCAA
20 13 (10.83%) PowerShell
21 12 (10.00%) CCEE
21 12 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.17%) Lync
4 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.33%) NetScaler
2 12 (10.00%) SAN
3 10 (8.33%) DHCP
3 10 (8.33%) DNS
3 10 (8.33%) Firewall
4 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.17%) IPsec
6 3 (2.50%) NAS
7 2 (1.67%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) VLAN
8 1 (0.83%) LAN
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) Middleware
1 2 (1.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.50%) PDA
3 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.67%) Celerra
4 2 (1.67%) Handset
4 2 (1.67%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (58.33%) Windows
2 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) UNIX
8 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Migration
2 14 (11.67%) ITIL
3 10 (8.33%) Change Control
4 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.17%) Test Strategy
6 5 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 5 (4.17%) Change Management
6 5 (4.17%) Project Management
6 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.67%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.67%) ITSM
8 2 (1.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.67%) Load Testing
8 2 (1.67%) Low Latency
9 1 (0.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.83%) SQL
3 6 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (1.67%) VB
4 2 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (27.50%) Citrix Certification
2 27 (22.50%) CCA
3 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (10.83%) CCAA
7 12 (10.00%) CCEE
7 12 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (9.17%) MCSE
9 8 (6.67%) CCEA
9 8 (6.67%) MCITP
9 8 (6.67%) VCP5
10 7 (5.83%) MCSA
11 6 (5.00%) CCIA
12 5 (4.17%) MCTS
12 5 (4.17%) Degree
13 3 (2.50%) MCDST
13 3 (2.50%) MCP
14 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (1.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 82 (68.33%) XenApp
2 46 (38.33%) XenDesktop
3 42 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (34.17%) Active Directory
5 25 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 25 (20.83%) vSphere
6 20 (16.67%) XenServer
7 13 (10.83%) VMware ESX
8 10 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
10 4 (3.33%) Terminal Services
10 4 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.67%) Xen
11 2 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.83%) vCloud
12 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) SCCM
2 10 (8.33%) EdgeSight
3 7 (5.83%) SCOM
4 4 (3.33%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.50%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.67%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) Citrix
2 69 (57.50%) VMware
3 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.50%) AppSense
5 10 (8.33%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) Altiris
6 7 (5.83%) Cisco
7 5 (4.17%) IBM
8 4 (3.33%) NetApp
8 4 (3.33%) Veritas
8 4 (3.33%) Dell
9 3 (2.50%) Veeam
9 3 (2.50%) EMC
9 3 (2.50%) BMC
9 3 (2.50%) Mercator
9 3 (2.50%) Remedy
9 3 (2.50%) Sophos
10 2 (1.67%) CA
10 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.67%) Nimsoft