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 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Specialist
Rank 578 566 539
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 18 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.043% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.047% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £495 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
50265 49246 43135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.49% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31360 30460 24749
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1957 2018 2111
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 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 18 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 3 June 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 -18 17 £350 -9.67% 1
South East -7 6 £350 -26.31%
London -6 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Milton Keynes +4 4 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands - 4 £350 -
Birmingham - 3 £350 -
Surrey +2 2 £250 -50.00%
City of London - 2 £300 -
Woking - 2 £250 -
Scotland -5 1 - -
East of England - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 35 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (82.86%) XenApp
3 22 (62.86%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) XenDesktop
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (40.00%) VMware
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
8 10 (28.57%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) XenMobile
9 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
9 9 (25.71%) NetScaler
10 8 (22.86%) Migration
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (20.00%) AppSense
11 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) XenServer
12 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (17.14%) User Experience
12 6 (17.14%) AirWatch
12 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (14.29%) HP
13 5 (14.29%) Asset Management

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) CCA
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCEE
5 1 (2.86%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) XenApp
2 16 (45.71%) XenDesktop
3 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (20.00%) XenServer
4 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.43%) MetaFrame
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.71%) vSphere
8 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) XenMobile
2 6 (17.14%) AirWatch
3 4 (11.43%) AppDNA
4 3 (8.57%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) AppSense
5 5 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco
8 1 (2.86%) IBM