The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Citrix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Engineer
Rank 516 534 491
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 128 89 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 67
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +88.23%

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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Citrix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Citrix Engineer in the job title.

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016.

Citrix Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 106 £325 -7.14% 14
London +1 48 £365 -2.66% 5
Scotland - 20 £330 - 1
North East - 17 £299 -
Tyne and Wear - 17 £299 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £299 -
Erskine - 13 £326 -
Renfrewshire - 13 £326 -
South East -12 12 £295 +18.00% 2
City of London +38 7 £425 +21.42%
East of England +12 6 £425 - 1
West Midlands -14 6 £475 +46.15%
North West -16 6 £325 +15.55% 4
Edinburgh - 5 £350 -
Yorkshire +8 4 £345 +6.15% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £300 -7.69% 1
West Yorkshire +1 4 £345 +6.15% 1
Reading -7 4 £235 -
Manchester -9 4 £335 - 1
Berkshire -11 4 £235 -54.25%
Leeds - 4 £345 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 3 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £325 -
South West -6 3 - -
Surrey -7 3 £438 +75.00%
Birmingham - 3 £500 -
Bedfordshire +2 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £313 +78.85% 1
Essex -2 2 £425 -
Kent -8 2 £295 -34.44%

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Citrix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 199 (100.00%) Citrix
2 126 (63.32%) XenApp
3 121 (60.80%) Windows
4 114 (57.29%) VMware
5 84 (42.21%) Microsoft
6 83 (41.71%) Windows Server
7 81 (40.70%) NetScaler
8 79 (39.70%) XenDesktop
9 78 (39.20%) Active Directory
10 75 (37.69%) PowerShell
11 68 (34.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (33.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 55 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (25.13%) AppSense
15 47 (23.62%) Finance
16 38 (19.10%) HP
17 37 (18.59%) SCCM
18 36 (18.09%) ITIL
19 35 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (16.08%) vSphere
21 31 (15.58%) Microsoft App-V
22 30 (15.08%) XenServer
23 28 (14.07%) Security Cleared
23 28 (14.07%) DNS
24 27 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
25 26 (13.07%) SC Cleared
26 25 (12.56%) Cisco
27 24 (12.06%) SQL Server
27 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
28 23 (11.56%) Project Management

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.53%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.02%) IIS
2 6 (3.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.01%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.51%) Apache
5 3 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.51%) nginx
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.01%) MS Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Office 365
2 3 (1.51%) PaaS
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (40.70%) NetScaler
2 28 (14.07%) DNS
3 21 (10.55%) SAN
4 16 (8.04%) Firewall
5 15 (7.54%) DHCP
6 10 (5.03%) Network Security
7 7 (3.52%) LAN
8 6 (3.02%) Internet
8 6 (3.02%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.02%) VPN
8 6 (3.02%) WAN
9 4 (2.01%) Extranet
9 4 (2.01%) SSL
9 4 (2.01%) VLAN
10 3 (1.51%) IPsec
10 3 (1.51%) MPLS
10 3 (1.51%) VoIP
11 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.51%) MySQL
2 3 (1.51%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 47 (23.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.54%) Financial Institution
3 14 (7.04%) Banking
4 8 (4.02%) Legal
5 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.01%) Retail
7 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) HTML
2 11 (5.53%) .NET
3 4 (2.01%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.51%) HTML5
4 3 (1.51%) LAMP
4 3 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.51%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.52%) Clustering
4 4 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.01%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.01%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.51%) NHS
5 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.50%) DataPower
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.50%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 121 (60.80%) Windows
2 83 (41.71%) Windows Server
3 68 (34.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (33.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.53%) Linux
6 13 (6.53%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.02%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.01%) Solaris
8 4 (2.01%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.51%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.09%) ITIL
2 23 (11.56%) Project Management
3 22 (11.06%) Migration
4 19 (9.55%) Analytics
5 17 (8.54%) Change Management
6 15 (7.54%) Application Packaging
7 13 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.53%) Open Source
7 13 (6.53%) Server Building
8 12 (6.03%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.53%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.52%) Business Continuity
10 9 (4.52%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.02%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 6 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.02%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (2.51%) Application Virtualisation
13 5 (2.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.69%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.55%) SQL
3 14 (7.04%) C#
4 12 (6.03%) VBScript
5 8 (4.02%) VB
6 5 (2.51%) Java
6 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.01%) Python
8 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.07%) Security Cleared
3 26 (13.07%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.06%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (9.05%) CCA
5 18 (9.05%) Degree
6 10 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.03%) MCSE
7 8 (4.02%) CCNP
7 8 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.52%) CCNA
9 4 (2.01%) CCEE
9 4 (2.01%) MCP
10 3 (1.51%) CCEA
10 3 (1.51%) CCIE
10 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.01%) MCDST
11 2 (1.01%) MCSA
12 1 (0.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (63.32%) XenApp
2 79 (39.70%) XenDesktop
3 78 (39.20%) Active Directory
4 55 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (16.08%) vSphere
6 31 (15.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (15.08%) XenServer
8 22 (11.06%) Hyper-V
9 12 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.02%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (2.51%) Terminal Services
13 4 (2.01%) UAG
14 2 (1.01%) MetaFrame
14 2 (1.01%) Xen
15 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (18.59%) SCCM
2 21 (10.55%) SCOM
3 18 (9.05%) EdgeSight
4 15 (7.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 9 (4.52%) HP SIM
6 6 (3.02%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.02%) XenMobile
7 4 (2.01%) AppDNA
7 4 (2.01%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (2.01%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (1.51%) SafeCom
9 2 (1.01%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.50%) Ansible
10 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 199 (100.00%) Citrix
2 114 (57.29%) VMware
3 84 (42.21%) Microsoft
4 50 (25.13%) AppSense
5 38 (19.10%) HP
6 25 (12.56%) Cisco
7 9 (4.52%) CA
8 8 (4.02%) IBM
9 7 (3.52%) SAP
10 6 (3.02%) Mitel
10 6 (3.02%) Symantec
11 5 (2.51%) Apple
11 5 (2.51%) Wyse
12 4 (2.01%) Juniper
12 4 (2.01%) NetApp
12 4 (2.01%) ThinPrint
12 4 (2.01%) Veeam
13 3 (1.51%) Altiris
13 3 (1.51%) Dell
13 3 (1.51%) Huawei
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