Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Citrix Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 704 688
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 -77
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 113 160 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 100 123
England median daily rate £350 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.56% +13.08%
10th Percentile £178 £220 £263
90th Percentile £513 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.43% +45.83%
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -21.43% +45.83%

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 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -26 56 £330 -12.00% 5
North of England +56 24 £350 +11.82% 3
South East 0 18 £365 +12.31%
North West +28 11 £350 -19.08% 2
Yorkshire +37 10 £350 +16.67%
East of England -20 6 £148 -63.13%
Midlands +17 5 £289 +20.31% 2
South West -1 4 £350 +3.70%
North East +50 3 £273 -12.94% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £288 +4.55% 1
West Midlands +17 2 £300 +25.00% 1
Citrix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Citrix
2 73 (64.60%) Windows
3 66 (58.41%) XenApp
4 48 (42.48%) VMware
5 45 (39.82%) Active Directory
6 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
6 41 (36.28%) Windows Server
7 36 (31.86%) XenDesktop
8 32 (28.32%) NetScaler
9 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (24.78%) SCCM
10 28 (24.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (20.35%) Finance
12 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
14 16 (14.16%) Office 365
15 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (13.27%) AppSense
16 14 (12.39%) Banking
16 14 (12.39%) XenServer
17 13 (11.50%) HP
17 13 (11.50%) Citrix Certification
18 12 (10.62%) Migration
18 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
19 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (9.73%) SAN
19 11 (9.73%) ITIL
20 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
20 10 (8.85%) Cisco
21 9 (7.96%) Linux

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 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.54%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Office 365
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
4 3 (2.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) NetScaler
2 11 (9.73%) SAN
3 6 (5.31%) DNS
3 6 (5.31%) LAN
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
4 5 (4.42%) DHCP
5 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.54%) VLAN
6 3 (2.65%) Internet
6 3 (2.65%) VPN
7 2 (1.77%) Firewall
7 2 (1.77%) NAS
7 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.77%) SMS
7 2 (1.77%) SSL
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) Skype
8 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) AutoIt
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
1 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
1 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Fat Client
1 7 (6.19%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.54%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) BYOD
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.60%) Windows
2 41 (36.28%) Windows Server
3 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.96%) Linux
6 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.54%) Android
9 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Debian
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.62%) Migration
2 11 (9.73%) ITIL
3 6 (5.31%) Application Packaging
3 6 (5.31%) Project Management
4 4 (3.54%) Change Management
4 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
4 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (3.54%) Server Building
5 3 (2.65%) Analytics
5 3 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.77%) Data Protection
6 2 (1.77%) ITSM
6 2 (1.77%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.77%) Network Design
6 2 (1.77%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (7.96%) CCEA
3 7 (6.19%) CCA
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.65%) CCAA
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.65%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) CCNA
6 2 (1.77%) CCNP
6 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.77%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) CCDP
7 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) Degree
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (58.41%) XenApp
2 45 (39.82%) Active Directory
3 36 (31.86%) XenDesktop
4 28 (24.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (12.39%) XenServer
7 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.42%) vSphere
9 3 (2.65%) NFS
10 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.77%) Xen
11 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.88%) SRDF
11 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (24.78%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) EdgeSight
3 4 (3.54%) SCOM
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.77%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.77%) Nagios
5 2 (1.77%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) Citrix
2 48 (42.48%) VMware
3 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.27%) AppSense
5 13 (11.50%) HP
6 10 (8.85%) Cisco
7 7 (6.19%) Dell
8 4 (3.54%) NetApp
9 3 (2.65%) Veeam
10 2 (1.77%) Apple
10 2 (1.77%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.77%) EMC
10 2 (1.77%) IBM
10 2 (1.77%) Juniper
10 2 (1.77%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.77%) Remedy
10 2 (1.77%) Reuters
10 2 (1.77%) Veritas
10 2 (1.77%) Wyse