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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Specialist
Rank 627 631 580
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 16 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.028% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 17
Median daily rate £330 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.87% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £424 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £370 £369
% change year-on-year
-10.87% +0.40%
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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 July 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 12 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 July 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 -13 15 £328 -11.54%
North West - 7 £325 -
West Midlands -21 6 £325 +8.33%
Manchester - 5 £325 -
Solihull - 5 - -
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
East of England +17 1 £425 -
North East -43 1 £330 +31.73%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £330 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £330 -
Essex - 1 £425 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 50 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (80.00%) VMware
3 38 (76.00%) Windows
4 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 23 (46.00%) XenApp
7 22 (44.00%) NetScaler
7 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
9 20 (40.00%) Application Packaging
9 20 (40.00%) AppSense
10 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
11 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
12 17 (34.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (32.00%) HP
13 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (26.00%) Cisco
14 13 (26.00%) Finance
15 12 (24.00%) Fat Client
15 12 (24.00%) Wyse
15 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 12 (24.00%) Thin Client
16 10 (20.00%) Tivoli
16 10 (20.00%) Change Management
16 10 (20.00%) DB2
16 10 (20.00%) Linux
16 10 (20.00%) IBM
16 10 (20.00%) AS400
16 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
16 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.00%) PCoIP
2 3 (6.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.00%) Softphone
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (24.00%) Thin Client
3 10 (20.00%) AS400
3 10 (20.00%) iSeries
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Equities
4 3 (6.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 10 (20.00%) Change Management
2 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (12.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) ERP
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) CCA
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) XenApp
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (18.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
8 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (80.00%) VMware
3 20 (40.00%) AppSense
4 16 (32.00%) HP
5 13 (26.00%) Cisco
6 12 (24.00%) Wyse
7 10 (20.00%) IBM
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.00%) Avaya
10 2 (4.00%) CommVault
11 1 (2.00%) Altiris
11 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds