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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Specialist
Rank 600 564 551
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 13 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.038% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.041% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £334 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £517 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £418 £370
% change year-on-year
-24.55% +12.83%
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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 -33 12 £335 -7.58% 3
London -1 6 £464 +27.86% 2
South East -5 4 £335 -12.98%
Surrey +2 2 £343 -
City of London +24 1 - - 1
West Midlands -16 1 £315 -
Scotland -22 1 £313 -30.55%
East of England - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £335 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
North West - - - -

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) XenApp
4 13 (38.24%) VMware
4 13 (38.24%) NetScaler
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
7 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (26.47%) AppSense
8 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (20.59%) Finance
9 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.65%) XenServer
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (17.65%) HP
10 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 5 (14.71%) CCA
11 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
12 4 (11.76%) CCEA
12 4 (11.76%) MSI
12 4 (11.76%) Wyse
12 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
12 4 (11.76%) SCCM
12 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MSI
2 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Migration
1 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
2 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
2 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
3 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
3 1 (2.94%) Analytics
3 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) CCA
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (11.76%) CCEA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) XenApp
2 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
3 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
5 6 (17.65%) XenServer
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
7 3 (8.82%) MetaFrame
8 2 (5.88%) vSphere
9 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) AppSense
5 6 (17.65%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Wyse
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
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