The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 79 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Citrix 1476 1510 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.75% 2.79% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 6.22% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 877 888
Median daily rate £328 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 177 183
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £40.00 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23948 24289 23781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.81% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 14140 13473
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 1108 1060
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Citrix
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Citrix
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -15 1313 £335 -1.47% 266
London -32 447 £365 +4.28% 94
South East -18 222 £358 +2.14% 37
North East +43 154 £270 +38.46% 11
Tyne and Wear +39 151 £270 +38.58% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +34 148 £270 +42.10% 2
Scotland +47 142 £313 -0.71% 14
East of England -4 122 £375 +20.00% 22
North West -33 109 £341 -9.00% 24
West Midlands +5 93 £338 +3.84% 17
South West -15 83 £375 +42.85% 15
Renfrewshire +1 68 £319 -8.26%
Erskine -3 66 £319 -8.26%
City of London -20 63 £425 +21.34% 27
Essex +17 61 £400 +7.38% 8
Manchester -19 58 £325 +4.83% 14
Surrey +1 51 £363 +45.00% 2
Hampshire -10 47 £375 +10.29% 12
Colchester -3 45 £425 +1.19% 3
Yorkshire +5 44 £305 +1.66% 32
Berkshire -18 43 £258 -38.54% 8
East Midlands +9 41 £338 +3.84% 14
Buckinghamshire +20 35 £430 +43.33% 7
Cheshire -37 33 £425 -30.61% 5
West Yorkshire +15 32 £338 -0.73% 26
Birmingham +13 32 £400 +14.28% 7
Edinburgh +5 32 £325 +18.18% 4
Leeds +11 30 £338 -0.73% 19
Milton Keynes +12 29 £430 +34.37% 6
Wiltshire +15 26 £500 +8.69% 2

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Citrix.

1 1874 (71.31%) Windows
2 1485 (56.51%) Active Directory
3 1249 (47.53%) VMware
4 1141 (43.42%) Microsoft
5 917 (34.89%) Windows Server
6 714 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 670 (25.49%) XenApp
8 667 (25.38%) ITIL
9 654 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 559 (21.27%) Windows 7
11 512 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 489 (18.61%) Finance
13 462 (17.58%) SCCM
14 449 (17.09%) HP
15 435 (16.55%) DNS
16 434 (16.51%) MS Office
17 431 (16.40%) Cisco
18 430 (16.36%) MS Exchange
19 421 (16.02%) MS Excel
19 421 (16.02%) Security Cleared
20 416 (15.83%) SQL
21 395 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
22 385 (14.65%) XenDesktop
23 374 (14.23%) SQL Server
24 373 (14.19%) PowerShell
25 359 (13.66%) DHCP
25 359 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
26 338 (12.86%) Data Centre
27 323 (12.29%) SC Cleared
28 319 (12.14%) SAN

Citrix
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
1 430 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 190 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 177 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 150 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 118 (4.49%) IIS
6 88 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 68 (2.59%) IBM Notes
8 64 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 55 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 49 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 39 (1.48%) OpenStack
12 22 (0.84%) Apache
12 22 (0.84%) Confluence
12 22 (0.84%) IBM Domino
13 20 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.57%) Live Communications Server
14 15 (0.57%) Node.js
14 15 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 434 (16.51%) MS Office
2 421 (16.02%) MS Excel
3 21 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.46%) MS Project
5 9 (0.34%) ProjectWise
6 6 (0.23%) QuarkXPress
7 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.038%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 11 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.27%) RMDS
4 5 (0.19%) assyst
5 3 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.076%) Eikon
6 2 (0.076%) Maximo
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.038%) Magento
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.038%) Primavera
7 1 (0.038%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 240 (9.13%) Office 365
2 96 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (2.05%) IaaS
5 36 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (1.37%) PaaS
6 27 (1.03%) SaaS
7 18 (0.68%) GitHub
8 13 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.42%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.30%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.23%) Yammer
12 3 (0.11%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.076%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.038%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.038%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 435 (16.55%) DNS
2 359 (13.66%) DHCP
3 319 (12.14%) SAN
4 282 (10.73%) Firewall
5 265 (10.08%) NetScaler
6 232 (8.83%) WAN
7 231 (8.79%) LAN
8 153 (5.82%) VPN
9 146 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 138 (5.25%) Internet
11 86 (3.27%) Wireless
12 75 (2.85%) Network Security
13 58 (2.21%) VoIP
14 56 (2.13%) SSL
14 56 (2.13%) VLAN
15 45 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
16 40 (1.52%) MPLS
16 40 (1.52%) Skype
17 38 (1.45%) NAS
18 37 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 39 (1.48%) DB2
5 38 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 21 (0.80%) MySQL
9 20 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.61%) Big Data
13 15 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.53%) Relational Database
15 13 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (1.33%) HP UFT
2 32 (1.22%) MSI
3 30 (1.14%) WinRunner
4 29 (1.10%) TestDirector
5 27 (1.03%) JIRA
6 25 (0.95%) LoadRunner
7 23 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.65%) Maven
9 14 (0.53%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.34%) JMeter
11 7 (0.27%) Hudson
11 7 (0.27%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.27%) TestComplete
11 7 (0.27%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.23%) InstallShield
12 6 (0.23%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.15%) AdminStudio
13 4 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 489 (18.61%) Finance
2 132 (5.02%) Banking
3 116 (4.41%) Law
4 86 (3.27%) Legal
5 64 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.37%) Retail
7 34 (1.29%) Back Office
8 33 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.10%) Advertising
11 26 (0.99%) Local Government
12 25 (0.95%) Billing
13 21 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.80%) Publishing
14 14 (0.53%) Front Office
15 13 (0.49%) Marketing
16 10 (0.38%) French Language
17 8 (0.30%) Electronics
18 7 (0.27%) Military
19 6 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 550 (20.93%) Analyst
2 293 (11.15%) Architect
3 265 (10.08%) Support Engineer
4 247 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 211 (8.03%) Service Analyst
6 199 (7.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 199 (7.57%) Support Analyst
7 182 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 159 (6.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 153 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 148 (5.63%) Desktop Support
11 134 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
12 121 (4.60%) Project Manager
13 115 (4.38%) Citrix Support
13 115 (4.38%) Consultant
14 111 (4.22%) Windows Engineer
15 107 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
16 102 (3.88%) IT Analyst
17 90 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
17 90 (3.42%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (3.46%) .NET
2 61 (2.32%) Web Services
3 44 (1.67%) Middleware
4 36 (1.37%) XML
5 32 (1.22%) HTML
6 28 (1.07%) REST
7 23 (0.88%) WSDL
7 23 (0.88%) XSD
8 15 (0.57%) .NET Framework
8 15 (0.57%) AngularJS
8 15 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (0.46%) Regular Expression
10 11 (0.42%) CSS
11 8 (0.30%) Ajax
12 5 (0.19%) HTML5
12 5 (0.19%) LAMP
13 4 (0.15%) SOAP
13 4 (0.15%) WAP
13 4 (0.15%) X-Windows
14 3 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 338 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 216 (8.22%) Blackberry
3 156 (5.94%) Clustering
4 120 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (4.07%) Fat Client
5 107 (4.07%) Thin Client
6 99 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 78 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 46 (1.75%) Smartphone
9 44 (1.67%) Private Cloud
10 41 (1.56%) PKI
11 33 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 33 (1.26%) PDA
12 30 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.14%) iPhone
12 30 (1.14%) NHS
13 29 (1.10%) BYOD
13 29 (1.10%) iPad
13 29 (1.10%) iSeries
14 26 (0.99%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1874 (71.31%) Windows
2 917 (34.89%) Windows Server
3 714 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 559 (21.27%) Windows 7
5 512 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 395 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 295 (11.23%) Linux
8 185 (7.04%) Windows XP
9 156 (5.94%) Unix
10 150 (5.71%) Windows 8
11 119 (4.53%) Windows 10
12 99 (3.77%) AIX
13 63 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 54 (2.05%) Apple iOS
15 48 (1.83%) Solaris
16 43 (1.64%) Android
17 28 (1.07%) Windows Vista
18 26 (0.99%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
19 20 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (25.38%) ITIL
2 311 (11.83%) Migration
3 257 (9.78%) Project Management
4 202 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 188 (7.15%) Change Management
6 145 (5.52%) Service Delivery
7 112 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 106 (4.03%) Service Management
9 104 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (3.84%) Application Packaging
11 95 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 80 (3.04%) Problem Management
13 78 (2.97%) Document Management
14 77 (2.93%) PRINCE2
15 72 (2.74%) TOGAF
16 65 (2.47%) Server Building
17 59 (2.25%) Configuration Management
17 59 (2.25%) High Availability
17 59 (2.25%) Software Delivery
18 58 (2.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 416 (15.83%) SQL
2 373 (14.19%) PowerShell
3 115 (4.38%) VBScript
4 72 (2.74%) Java
5 49 (1.86%) VB
6 43 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 42 (1.60%) C#
8 41 (1.56%) Python
8 41 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 30 (1.14%) Perl
10 25 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 19 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.65%) PHP
13 15 (0.57%) C
14 10 (0.38%) R
15 7 (0.27%) Ruby
16 6 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.23%) VBA
17 5 (0.19%) COBOL
18 4 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 421 (16.02%) Security Cleared
2 359 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 323 (12.29%) SC Cleared
4 202 (7.69%) MCSE
5 140 (5.33%) Degree
6 128 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (3.77%) MCSA
8 94 (3.58%) CCNA
9 70 (2.66%) MCP
10 66 (2.51%) MCITP
11 64 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
12 58 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 55 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
14 52 (1.98%) DV Cleared
15 51 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
16 50 (1.90%) CCNP
17 49 (1.86%) MCDST
18 44 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 43 (1.64%) MCTS
20 36 (1.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.56%) SLA
2 48 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 43 (1.64%) QA
4 18 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.46%) HL7
6 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.34%) RMADS
8 7 (0.27%) COBIT
9 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.19%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.11%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1485 (56.51%) Active Directory
2 670 (25.49%) XenApp
3 654 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 385 (14.65%) XenDesktop
5 263 (10.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 250 (9.51%) Hyper-V
7 180 (6.85%) XenServer
8 165 (6.28%) vSphere
9 113 (4.30%) VMware ESX
10 76 (2.89%) Terminal Services
11 66 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
12 54 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 53 (2.02%) Xen
14 25 (0.95%) Terminal Server
15 21 (0.80%) BitLocker
16 17 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
16 17 (0.65%) Sendmail
17 15 (0.57%) VMware Server
18 14 (0.53%) MetaFrame
19 12 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 462 (17.58%) SCCM
2 140 (5.33%) SCOM
3 53 (2.02%) WSUS
3 53 (2.02%) XenMobile
4 52 (1.98%) EdgeSight
5 48 (1.83%) Backup Exec
6 41 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 41 (1.56%) Netcool
7 39 (1.48%) Tivoli
8 38 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 36 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
10 34 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
11 30 (1.14%) HP SIM
11 30 (1.14%) SafeCom
12 29 (1.10%) SCVMM
13 28 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (1.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 26 (0.99%) SCOrch
16 25 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 24 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1249 (47.53%) VMware
2 1141 (43.42%) Microsoft
3 449 (17.09%) HP
4 431 (16.40%) Cisco
5 235 (8.94%) Oracle
6 207 (7.88%) AppSense
7 143 (5.44%) NetApp
8 125 (4.76%) IBM
9 105 (4.00%) Symantec
10 98 (3.73%) EMC
11 97 (3.69%) Dell
12 78 (2.97%) Red Hat
13 71 (2.70%) CheckPoint
14 67 (2.55%) Lotus
15 64 (2.44%) Apple
16 63 (2.40%) Intel Security
17 57 (2.17%) Veritas
17 57 (2.17%) Wyse
18 54 (2.05%) SAP
18 54 (2.05%) ThinPrint
Telford, Shropshire
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Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £18 - 20 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £300 to £310 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: University Grade University Grade 7 (£31,656 - £37,768 p.a.)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
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Essex
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £27.5 - £30 per hour
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Lorien Resourcing
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London
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London
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London
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London
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London
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Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £400 - £480 per day
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