Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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.

Citrix Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 709 696
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 152 97 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 64 126
England median daily rate £350 £356 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +5.17% -8.75%
10th Percentile £181 £229 £223
90th Percentile £451 £522 £500
UK median daily rate £351 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +0.36% +5.26% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
England median hourly rate - £31.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.78% -43.75%
UK median hourly rate - £31.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year - -2.36% -20.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86,755 80,123 93,513
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,310 52,161 61,537
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,792 2,616 2,831
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Citrix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Engineer in England

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Engineer in England

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Engineer in England

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in England

Citrix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -53 64 £375 -2.60% 19
North of England +15 43 £335 - 9
North East +28 27 £333 - 2
South East -21 22 £350 -11.11% 2
North West -4 15 £375 - 2
Midlands -11 12 £330 -0.75% 3
South West +11 10 £325 +6.56% 3
West Midlands -13 7 £330 -
East Midlands 0 5 £380 +14.29% 3
East of England -3 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -17 1 £320 - 5
Citrix Engineer
UK

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Citrix Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 152 (100.00%) Citrix
2 108 (71.05%) XenApp
3 100 (65.79%) Windows
4 87 (57.24%) XenDesktop
5 78 (51.32%) VMware
6 76 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 70 (46.05%) Windows Server
8 63 (41.45%) NetScaler
9 54 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (35.53%) Microsoft
10 50 (32.89%) Ivanti
11 45 (29.61%) DNS
12 44 (28.95%) Finance
12 44 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 43 (28.29%) Hyper-V
14 42 (27.63%) DHCP
15 37 (24.34%) ITIL
16 32 (21.05%) HP
16 32 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 32 (21.05%) XenServer
16 32 (21.05%) SCCM
17 30 (19.74%) IIS
18 28 (18.42%) vSphere
19 27 (17.76%) Office 365
20 26 (17.11%) Security Cleared
21 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
22 22 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
22 22 (14.47%) PowerShell
22 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
23 21 (13.82%) SAN

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (19.74%) IIS
2 18 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.29%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) Apache
8 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.76%) Office 365
2 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.63%) PaaS
4 4 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (41.45%) NetScaler
2 45 (29.61%) DNS
3 42 (27.63%) DHCP
4 21 (13.82%) SAN
5 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.55%) Telnet
7 10 (6.58%) Firewall
8 6 (3.95%) NAS
9 5 (3.29%) VPN
10 4 (2.63%) LAN
10 4 (2.63%) WAN
11 3 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.97%) Wireless
12 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.32%) MPLS
12 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.32%) Skype
12 2 (1.32%) VSAN
13 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.66%) WinDbg
General
1 44 (28.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Back Office
3 2 (1.32%) Local Government
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
1 2 (1.32%) JSON
1 2 (1.32%) LDAP
1 2 (1.32%) Swagger
1 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.66%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.66%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) Clustering
4 8 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 8 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.97%) Replication
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) RIA
7 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (65.79%) Windows
2 70 (46.05%) Windows Server
3 44 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (11.84%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.87%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.92%) Linux
9 1 (0.66%) AIX
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Unix
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.34%) ITIL
2 20 (13.16%) Project Management
3 19 (12.50%) Migration
4 18 (11.84%) Business Continuity
5 15 (9.87%) Application Packaging
5 15 (9.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (9.21%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.26%) Analytics
9 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.95%) Application Virtualisation
10 6 (3.95%) Change Management
10 6 (3.95%) High Availability
10 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.29%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.29%) Network Design
11 5 (3.29%) Patch Management
11 5 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.47%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.87%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.87%) Degree
4 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (5.92%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.63%) CCDP
7 4 (2.63%) CCIE
7 4 (2.63%) CCNP
7 4 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.63%) CISM
7 4 (2.63%) CISSP
7 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.97%) MCSE
9 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (71.05%) XenApp
2 87 (57.24%) XenDesktop
3 76 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 54 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (28.29%) Hyper-V
6 32 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 32 (21.05%) XenServer
7 28 (18.42%) vSphere
8 22 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.32%) NFS
12 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (21.05%) SCCM
2 15 (9.87%) WSUS
3 7 (4.61%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (4.61%) SCOM
4 5 (3.29%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.29%) XenMobile
5 4 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.63%) Netcool
6 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.32%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.32%) vMotion
8 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.66%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) Citrix
2 78 (51.32%) VMware
3 54 (35.53%) Microsoft
4 50 (32.89%) Ivanti
5 32 (21.05%) HP
6 18 (11.84%) SAP
7 8 (5.26%) Dell
8 7 (4.61%) Cisco
9 5 (3.29%) Symantec
9 5 (3.29%) Wyse
10 4 (2.63%) EMC
10 4 (2.63%) NetApp
10 4 (2.63%) Splunk
11 3 (1.97%) Avaya
12 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.32%) Veeam
12 2 (1.32%) Veritas
13 1 (0.66%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.66%) F5
13 1 (0.66%) SonicWALL