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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Specialist
Rank 616 607 577
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 35 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.031% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.033% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 16
Median daily rate £344 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -20.00%
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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 19 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 May 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 +8 32 £338 +3.84% 2
North West - 18 £338 -
Manchester - 16 £338 -
South East 0 8 £423 +69.00% 2
Surrey -6 6 - -
Redhill - 6 - -
Scotland -3 3 £350 -
West Midlands -5 3 £325 -7.14%
Glasgow +7 2 - -
South West +1 2 £319 +9.91%
Solihull - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £423 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £423 - 2
Bristol -2 1 £288 -0.86%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £330 -
North East - 1 £330 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 68 (100.00%) Citrix
2 59 (86.76%) Windows
2 59 (86.76%) VMware
3 48 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
5 32 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 31 (45.59%) Data Centre
7 29 (42.65%) XenApp
8 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (38.24%) NetScaler
9 26 (38.24%) HP
9 26 (38.24%) Cisco
10 25 (36.76%) AppSense
10 25 (36.76%) Application Packaging
11 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
12 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (32.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (30.88%) SQL
14 20 (29.41%) Linux
15 19 (27.94%) DB2
15 19 (27.94%) IBM
15 19 (27.94%) Tivoli
15 19 (27.94%) Change Management
15 19 (27.94%) AS400
15 19 (27.94%) iSeries
15 19 (27.94%) Incident Management
16 17 (25.00%) Fat Client
16 17 (25.00%) Finance
16 17 (25.00%) Thin Client
17 16 (23.53%) Wyse

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 (7.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.41%) PCoIP
2 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) Skype
2 3 (4.41%) Softphone
2 3 (4.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 31 (45.59%) Data Centre
2 19 (27.94%) AS400
2 19 (27.94%) iSeries
3 17 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 17 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.88%) Life Science
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Derivative
5 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.41%) Equities
5 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (86.76%) Windows
2 48 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Application Packaging
2 19 (27.94%) Change Management
2 19 (27.94%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.24%) IT Governance
3 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (4.41%) Analytics
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.94%) Network Design
7 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.47%) CRM
8 1 (1.47%) ERP
8 1 (1.47%) Process Management
8 1 (1.47%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.82%) CCA
2 6 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (7.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CCAA
5 2 (2.94%) CCEE
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.65%) XenApp
3 22 (32.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (19.12%) XenDesktop
5 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (13.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.88%) vSphere
7 4 (5.88%) XenServer
8 2 (2.94%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.41%) AppDNA
4 2 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Citrix
2 59 (86.76%) VMware
3 26 (38.24%) Cisco
3 26 (38.24%) HP
4 25 (36.76%) AppSense
5 19 (27.94%) IBM
6 16 (23.53%) Wyse
7 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.41%) Altiris
8 3 (4.41%) Avaya
8 3 (4.41%) Dell
8 3 (4.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.94%) CommVault
10 1 (1.47%) Brocade
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.47%) Symantec