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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Engineer
Rank 557 542 511
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 74 70 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 48
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£390 £320 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Citrix Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Top 29 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 31 August 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 -19 72 £390 +23.80% 10
London +16 47 £401 +27.14% 2
East of England +9 7 £356 +1.78% 2
South East -36 7 £306 -5.03%
City of London -7 6 £399 -0.31% 1
North West -25 6 £300 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £338 -
Croydon - 4 £463 -
Buckinghamshire -13 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £300 -
Liverpool - 3 £300 -
Berkshire -3 2 - -
Essex -4 2 £375 +66.66%
Hampshire -11 2 £306 -5.76%
North East - 2 £251 -
Cheshire - 2 £295 -
Chessington - 2 - -
South West -5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -8 1 £390 +62.50% 2
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £390 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £300 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 99 (83.19%) XenApp
3 77 (64.71%) Windows
4 64 (53.78%) VMware
5 50 (42.02%) XenDesktop
6 47 (39.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
8 42 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 40 (33.61%) NetScaler
10 39 (32.77%) Citrix Certification
10 39 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (28.57%) AppSense
12 30 (25.21%) vSphere
13 29 (24.37%) Finance
14 26 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (21.01%) CCA
16 24 (20.17%) ITIL
17 22 (18.49%) XenServer
18 20 (16.81%) CCEE
19 19 (15.97%) Windows 7
20 18 (15.13%) SCCM
21 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
22 15 (12.61%) CCEA
22 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
22 15 (12.61%) Migration
23 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
23 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
24 13 (10.92%) DNS
25 12 (10.08%) DHCP
25 12 (10.08%) MS Excel

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.68%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.61%) NetScaler
2 13 (10.92%) DNS
3 12 (10.08%) DHCP
4 11 (9.24%) SAN
4 11 (9.24%) VLAN
5 5 (4.20%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.36%) Firewall
7 3 (2.52%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.52%) Internet
7 3 (2.52%) LAN
7 3 (2.52%) WAN
7 3 (2.52%) SNMP
8 2 (1.68%) MPLS
8 2 (1.68%) DSL
9 1 (0.84%) NAS
9 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.84%) VPN
9 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Law
4 2 (1.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) PKI
3 8 (6.72%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.72%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Clustering
6 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.36%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.68%) PDA
8 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.84%) Celerra
9 1 (0.84%) Handset
9 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 77 (64.71%) Windows
2 39 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.97%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.52%) Linux
8 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.84%) UNIX
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.84%) CentOS
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) ITIL
2 15 (12.61%) Migration
3 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
4 4 (3.36%) Performance Management
4 4 (3.36%) ITIL V3
4 4 (3.36%) Service Management
4 4 (3.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (3.36%) Change Management
5 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.52%) Project Management
5 3 (2.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.68%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.68%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (1.68%) Network Management
6 2 (1.68%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (1.68%) Change Control
6 2 (1.68%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.20%) SQL
3 2 (1.68%) VBScript
3 2 (1.68%) VB
4 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (21.01%) CCA
3 20 (16.81%) CCEE
4 15 (12.61%) CCEA
5 11 (9.24%) MCP
6 10 (8.40%) CCAA
6 10 (8.40%) CCIA
7 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.36%) VCAP
8 4 (3.36%) VCP5
9 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) CCIE
10 2 (1.68%) CCNP
10 2 (1.68%) CCNA
10 2 (1.68%) MCSA
11 1 (0.84%) MCSE
11 1 (0.84%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (83.19%) XenApp
2 50 (42.02%) XenDesktop
3 47 (39.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
5 30 (25.21%) vSphere
6 26 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (18.49%) XenServer
8 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
9 7 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (5.04%) VMware ESX
11 5 (4.20%) Xen
11 5 (4.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.68%) NLBS
12 2 (1.68%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.84%) Squid
13 1 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (15.13%) SCCM
2 12 (10.08%) XenMobile
3 5 (4.20%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.68%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) Ionix
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) Citrix
2 64 (53.78%) VMware
3 42 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 34 (28.57%) AppSense
5 9 (7.56%) Remedy
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco
6 6 (5.04%) Wyse
6 6 (5.04%) HP
7 5 (4.20%) Altiris
8 3 (2.52%) F5
8 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.68%) Symantec
9 2 (1.68%) Sophos
9 2 (1.68%) Dell
9 2 (1.68%) BMC
9 2 (1.68%) Veeam
9 2 (1.68%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.84%) NetApp
10 1 (0.84%) Veritas
10 1 (0.84%) Apple
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