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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Specialist
Rank 607 590 559
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 13 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.042% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 9
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£370 £348 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £313 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £489 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -9.74%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 11 £370 +2.13% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £400 -
Milton Keynes -1 6 £400 -
South East -9 6 £400 -4.19%
West Midlands +4 2 £300 -4.76%
Scotland -10 2 - -
North East - 2 £251 -
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
City of London -9 1 £450 -
London -11 1 £450 +28.57%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Citrix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (75.86%) XenApp
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
11 7 (24.14%) XenServer
11 7 (24.14%) VMware
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (20.69%) Migration
12 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (20.69%) XenMobile
13 5 (17.24%) User Experience
13 5 (17.24%) AirWatch
13 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
13 5 (17.24%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
13 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
13 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (17.24%) Finance
14 4 (13.79%) vSphere
15 3 (10.34%) EdgeSight

Citrix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) CCA
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CCEE
6 1 (3.45%) CCIA
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) XenApp
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (24.14%) XenServer
5 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
7 4 (13.79%) vSphere
8 3 (10.34%) MetaFrame
9 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
10 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) XenMobile
2 5 (17.24%) AirWatch
3 3 (10.34%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) AppSense
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