The table below looks at the statistics for the Citrix Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Specialist
Rank 625 595 567
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 8 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.029% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
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£275 £335 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £310 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £373 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £328 £385
% change year-on-year
-23.51% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Citrix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Citrix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK.

Citrix Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Citrix Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK.

Citrix Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 -10 7 £275 -17.91%
London +6 4 £425 -8.30%
City of London +9 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £251 -
West Midlands +10 1 £275 -12.69%
Scotland -12 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £275 -

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (78.57%) XenApp
3 20 (71.43%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (21.43%) XenServer
9 6 (21.43%) XenMobile
9 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
10 5 (17.86%) User Experience
10 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (17.86%) AirWatch
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.29%) CCA
11 4 (14.29%) MetaFrame
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) MCSE

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) CCA
5 3 (10.71%) CCEE
5 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CCAA
6 1 (3.57%) CCIA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) XenApp
2 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) XenServer
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (14.29%) MetaFrame
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (7.14%) vSphere
8 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) XenMobile
2 5 (17.86%) AirWatch
3 3 (10.71%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) AppSense