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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Engineer
Rank 535 492 462
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 52 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £243 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 28 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 3 March 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 -33 43 £388 +3.33% 12
London +4 29 £425 +11.11% 6
East of England +5 4 £503 +43.57% 1
Hertfordshire +11 3 £503 -
City of London +5 3 £340 -9.33% 2
North West -18 3 £338 +35.00% 1
South East -34 2 £310 +77.14% 2
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -3 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Iver - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Citrix
2 76 (64.96%) XenApp
3 66 (56.41%) Windows
4 65 (55.56%) VMware
5 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
5 43 (36.75%) Active Directory
6 41 (35.04%) XenDesktop
7 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (31.62%) NetScaler
8 35 (29.91%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
10 25 (21.37%) CCA
11 22 (18.80%) vSphere
12 19 (16.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (14.53%) SCCM
14 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (13.68%) CCEE
15 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (12.82%) Finance
16 14 (11.97%) Windows 7
16 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
17 13 (11.11%) Change Control
17 13 (11.11%) VMware ESX
17 13 (11.11%) AppSense
17 13 (11.11%) SAN
18 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
18 12 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Citrix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (8.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.13%) Lync
2 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.62%) NetScaler
2 13 (11.11%) SAN
3 11 (9.40%) DNS
3 11 (9.40%) DHCP
4 10 (8.55%) Firewall
5 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.27%) IPsec
7 3 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (1.71%) Network Security
8 2 (1.71%) NAS
8 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.71%) SNMP
9 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MSI
2 1 (0.85%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Banking
2 7 (5.98%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.71%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.42%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.85%) PDA
4 1 (0.85%) Life Science
4 1 (0.85%) Celerra
4 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.85%) Handset
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.97%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.11%) Change Control
2 12 (10.26%) Migration
3 9 (7.69%) ITIL
4 6 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.27%) Test Strategy
5 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (4.27%) Performance Testing
6 4 (3.42%) Project Management
6 4 (3.42%) Change Management
7 3 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.56%) Service Management
7 3 (2.56%) Load Testing
8 2 (1.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.71%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (1.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.71%) ITSM
8 2 (1.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.98%) SQL
2 7 (5.98%) VBScript
3 3 (2.56%) VB
4 2 (1.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (21.37%) CCA
2 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.68%) CCEE
3 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
5 12 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (9.40%) CCEA
6 11 (9.40%) MCSE
6 11 (9.40%) CCAA
7 9 (7.69%) VCP5
7 9 (7.69%) MCSA
7 9 (7.69%) MCITP
8 5 (4.27%) Degree
8 5 (4.27%) MCTS
9 3 (2.56%) CCIA
9 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.56%) MCDST
9 3 (2.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 76 (64.96%) XenApp
2 43 (36.75%) Active Directory
3 41 (35.04%) XenDesktop
4 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (18.80%) vSphere
6 19 (16.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 11 (9.40%) Terminal Services
8 11 (9.40%) XenServer
9 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
10 4 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.85%) Xen
12 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) SCCM
2 10 (8.55%) EdgeSight
3 8 (6.84%) SCOM
4 5 (4.27%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.71%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Citrix
2 65 (55.56%) VMware
3 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.11%) AppSense
5 10 (8.55%) Altiris
6 9 (7.69%) HP
7 5 (4.27%) IBM
7 5 (4.27%) NetApp
7 5 (4.27%) Veritas
7 5 (4.27%) Mercator
8 4 (3.42%) Cisco
9 3 (2.56%) Veeam
9 3 (2.56%) Sophos
10 2 (1.71%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.71%) Remedy
10 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.71%) BMC
10 2 (1.71%) CA
10 2 (1.71%) Dell
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Lowestoft
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago