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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Specialist
Rank 580 559 543
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 15 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.036% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.038% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 35
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£340 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £336 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £516 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +14.07%
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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 20 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 22 August 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 -27 13 £343 -11.03% 4
London +18 6 £464 +22.78% 2
South East -3 4 £335 -12.98%
Surrey +4 3 £335 -
Scotland -14 2 £329 -26.94%
Epsom - 2 £328 -
City of London +31 1 - - 1
West Midlands -21 1 £315 -
East of England - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) XenApp
4 18 (46.15%) NetScaler
5 17 (43.59%) VMware
6 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.77%) XenDesktop
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
8 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
8 11 (28.21%) AppSense
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.51%) XenServer
11 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
12 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (15.38%) HP
13 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
13 5 (12.82%) SQL
13 5 (12.82%) CCA
13 5 (12.82%) MetaFrame
13 5 (12.82%) Finance
14 4 (10.26%) Wyse
14 4 (10.26%) Migration
14 4 (10.26%) MSI
14 4 (10.26%) Application Packaging

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (5.13%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
4 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Analytics
4 1 (2.56%) Validation
4 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.82%) CCA
4 4 (10.26%) CCEA
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) CCAA
7 1 (2.56%) CCIA
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) XenApp
2 12 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (20.51%) XenServer
6 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
7 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (12.82%) MetaFrame
9 3 (7.69%) vSphere
9 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
10 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) Wyse
7 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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