The first table below looks at the demand for the Citrix Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Support Engineer
Rank 594 547 591
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support Engineer 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £175 £315 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +142.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £225 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

Citrix Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Citrix Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer within the UK.

Citrix Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Citrix Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer within the UK.

Citrix Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 9 £175 -44.44% 2
South East - 5 £175 -
London -37 2 £309 -23.76% 1
Essex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Citrix Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) XenApp
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (47.62%) SCOM
7 10 (47.62%) vSphere
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (38.10%) Symantec
9 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (33.33%) Lumension
10 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
10 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (33.33%) AppSense
10 7 (33.33%) NetApp
10 7 (33.33%) Service Management
10 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 7 (33.33%) Perl
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (33.33%) XML
10 7 (33.33%) ITIL
11 5 (23.81%) XenServer
12 4 (19.05%) Xen
12 4 (19.05%) Project Management
12 4 (19.05%) SCCM
13 3 (14.29%) MPLS

Citrix Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Citrix Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
2 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
1 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCA
1 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 13 (61.90%) XenApp
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) vSphere
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (23.81%) XenServer
7 4 (19.05%) Xen
8 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCOM
2 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (19.05%) SCCM
4 3 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Symantec
5 7 (33.33%) Lumension
5 7 (33.33%) AppSense
5 7 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Mercator
6 3 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Altiris