The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 149 147 184
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -4.23% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2871 3173 4972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.22% 95.40% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2525 3747
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Citrix Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Engineer in the City of London

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the City of London

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Engineer in the City of London

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the City of London

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Citrix Engineer 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 across the City of London region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) CCA
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (14.29%) Statistics
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco