The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Citrix Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Specialist
Rank 619 616 588
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 27 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.040% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.042% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 18
Median daily rate £334 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median 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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Citrix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 June 2016.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +1 24 £330 -5.71%
North West - 13 £331 -
Manchester - 11 £331 -
West Midlands -27 6 £325 -3.70%
Solihull - 5 - -
Glasgow +4 2 - -
South East -13 2 £420 +7.55%
Scotland -16 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
East of England +11 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £420 +5.00%
Milton Keynes +4 1 £420 +5.00%
South West +3 1 £288 -0.86%
Bristol +2 1 £288 -0.86%
Surrey -6 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £330 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £330 -
North East - 1 £330 -
Essex - 1 £425 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Citrix Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Citrix
2 46 (80.70%) VMware
3 45 (78.95%) Windows
4 36 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 25 (43.86%) XenApp
7 24 (42.11%) Data Centre
8 23 (40.35%) NetScaler
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server
9 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (35.09%) Application Packaging
10 20 (35.09%) AppSense
11 18 (31.58%) Cisco
11 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 17 (29.82%) SQL
12 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (29.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (28.07%) HP
14 15 (26.32%) IBM
14 15 (26.32%) DB2
14 15 (26.32%) Linux
14 15 (26.32%) Tivoli
14 15 (26.32%) Change Management
14 15 (26.32%) Incident Management
14 15 (26.32%) AS400
14 15 (26.32%) iSeries
15 13 (22.81%) Finance
16 12 (21.05%) Wyse
16 12 (21.05%) Thin Client
16 12 (21.05%) Fat Client

Citrix Specialist 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 5 (8.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) NetScaler
2 3 (5.26%) PCoIP
2 3 (5.26%) Skype
2 3 (5.26%) Softphone
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 15 (26.32%) AS400
2 15 (26.32%) iSeries
3 12 (21.05%) Fat Client
3 12 (21.05%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Derivative
4 3 (5.26%) Equities
4 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.26%) Life Science
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (40.35%) Windows Server
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (26.32%) Linux
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Application Packaging
2 15 (26.32%) Change Management
2 15 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.53%) IT Governance
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.77%) Network Design
5 3 (5.26%) Analytics
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.75%) CRM
7 1 (1.75%) ERP
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.75%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) CCA
2 6 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) CCAA
5 1 (1.75%) CCEE
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 25 (43.86%) XenApp
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (12.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.51%) XenServer
8 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.77%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Citrix
2 46 (80.70%) VMware
3 20 (35.09%) AppSense
4 18 (31.58%) Cisco
5 16 (28.07%) HP
6 15 (26.32%) IBM
7 12 (21.05%) Wyse
8 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.26%) Avaya
10 2 (3.51%) CommVault
11 1 (1.75%) Altiris
11 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds