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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Specialist
UK
Rank 596 595 592
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 12 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.063% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.067% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
Median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 13 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +5 5 £350 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh - 4 £425 -
Scotland - 4 £425 -
South East +9 3 £325 +8.33%
Northern Ireland - 3 £326 -
Belfast - 3 £326 -
County Antrim - 3 £326 -
Surrey +3 2 £325 -
Woking - 2 £325 -
London +15 1 - -
South West +15 1 £350 +27.27%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (84.00%) XenApp
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (48.00%) XenDesktop
7 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (36.00%) AppSense
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (32.00%) DHCP
10 8 (32.00%) DNS
10 8 (32.00%) SCCM
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
11 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (28.00%) HP
11 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
11 7 (28.00%) Wyse
11 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
12 5 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
12 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
13 4 (16.00%) SCOM
13 4 (16.00%) Internet

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 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) BYOD
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Application Discovery
1 3 (12.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Design
3 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) XenApp
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (48.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (12.00%) vSphere
8 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) AppDNA
3 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (8.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) AppSense
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) Wyse
5 3 (12.00%) ThinPrint