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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Engineer
Rank 562 491 508
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 51 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 55
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£325 £330 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 24 October 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 -64 46 £325 -1.51% 9
London -39 23 £308 -12.14% 4
South East -23 8 £365 +21.66%
City of London +6 6 £378 +20.80% 3
Manchester 0 5 £325 -
Scotland -1 5 £325 -
North West -12 5 £325 +25.00% 1
East of England -13 5 - - 1
Berkshire +11 4 £450 +60.00%
Hampshire -10 4 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Reading - 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £245 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £323 -
East Midlands +3 1 - - 2
Worcester - 1 £240 -
Worcestershire - 1 £240 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Citrix
2 89 (67.42%) XenApp
3 80 (60.61%) Windows
4 62 (46.97%) VMware
5 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
6 52 (39.39%) Active Directory
7 42 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (30.30%) XenDesktop
9 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (28.79%) NetScaler
11 37 (28.03%) Citrix Certification
12 33 (25.00%) SCCM
13 31 (23.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
15 19 (14.39%) CCA
15 19 (14.39%) Terminal Services
16 18 (13.64%) DNS
16 18 (13.64%) Banking
17 17 (12.88%) Finance
17 17 (12.88%) DHCP
17 17 (12.88%) CCEA
17 17 (12.88%) SAN
17 17 (12.88%) SC Cleared
18 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
19 15 (11.36%) XenServer
19 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
19 15 (11.36%) MS Exchange
19 15 (11.36%) MS Office
19 15 (11.36%) VMware ESX

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.52%) Lync
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) MS Office
2 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (28.79%) NetScaler
2 18 (13.64%) DNS
3 17 (12.88%) SAN
3 17 (12.88%) DHCP
4 13 (9.85%) Firewall
5 9 (6.82%) VLAN
6 6 (4.55%) IPsec
6 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.55%) NAS
7 4 (3.03%) LAN
7 4 (3.03%) WAN
7 4 (3.03%) Network Security
8 3 (2.27%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.27%) MPLS
8 3 (2.27%) DSL
8 3 (2.27%) VPN
9 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.52%) SNMP
9 2 (1.52%) Internet
10 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MSI
General
1 18 (13.64%) Banking
2 17 (12.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.27%) Law
3 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Legal
4 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.55%) PDA
3 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.27%) PKI
4 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Life Science
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (60.61%) Windows
2 42 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.52%) Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (7.58%) Performance Management
2 9 (6.82%) Build Automation
2 9 (6.82%) Migration
3 7 (5.30%) Change Control
3 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
4 6 (4.55%) Validation
4 6 (4.55%) ITIL
4 6 (4.55%) DNA
4 6 (4.55%) Change Management
5 5 (3.79%) Service Management
6 4 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.03%) Load Testing
6 4 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.27%) ITSM
7 3 (2.27%) BCP
7 3 (2.27%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.33%) SQL
3 10 (7.58%) VBScript
4 5 (3.79%) VB
5 3 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (28.03%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
3 19 (14.39%) CCA
4 17 (12.88%) CCEA
4 17 (12.88%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.85%) CCEE
6 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.27%) MCP
8 3 (2.27%) MCSE
8 3 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (1.52%) CCIA
10 1 (0.76%) VCP5
10 1 (0.76%) CCAA
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.76%) CCIE
10 1 (0.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
10 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (67.42%) XenApp
2 52 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 40 (30.30%) XenDesktop
4 38 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (23.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (14.39%) Terminal Services
7 15 (11.36%) VMware ESX
7 15 (11.36%) XenServer
8 9 (6.82%) vSphere
9 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
9 7 (5.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.03%) Xen
12 3 (2.27%) NLBS
13 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.76%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 33 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (4.55%) AppDNA
3 3 (2.27%) SCOM
4 2 (1.52%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 132 (100.00%) Citrix
2 62 (46.97%) VMware
3 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.09%) AppSense
5 10 (7.58%) Altiris
6 8 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.30%) Wyse
8 6 (4.55%) Dell
8 6 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 6 (4.55%) SAP
8 6 (4.55%) Cisco
8 6 (4.55%) NetApp
9 3 (2.27%) HP
10 2 (1.52%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.52%) Mercator
10 2 (1.52%) Symantec
11 1 (0.76%) Remedy
11 1 (0.76%) Sophos
11 1 (0.76%) Veritas
11 1 (0.76%) Apple
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