Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 738 703
Rank change year-on-year +66 -35 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 191 100 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 64 118
England median daily rate £370 £330 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +3.77% -13.47%
10th Percentile £235 £175 £213
90th Percentile £475 £531 £475
UK median daily rate £371 £328 £321
% change year-on-year +13.36% +2.02% -12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £27.50
10th Percentile £17.00 - £24.40
90th Percentile £33.60 - £38.18
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £27.50

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 89,014 85,687 93,164
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.88% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,186 56,557 61,513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,851 2,541 2,879
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.94 £18.94
% change year-on-year -7.60% +0.03% +6.02%

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 25 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 September 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 +27 94 £419 +26.89% 7
North of England +15 41 £338 -3.57% 7
South East -19 24 £338 -10.00% 2
North East +12 21 £333 +23.15%
North West -9 17 £375 +7.14% 5
Midlands -5 15 £330 +22.22% 5
West Midlands - 12 £330 - 3
South West -12 11 £325 +1.56%
East of England -7 6 £300 +103.39%
East Midlands +4 3 £373 +37.96% 2
Yorkshire -25 3 £320 -1.54% 2
Citrix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Citrix
2 127 (66.49%) XenApp
3 118 (61.78%) Windows
4 112 (58.64%) XenDesktop
5 92 (48.17%) VMware
6 72 (37.70%) Active Directory
7 71 (37.17%) NetScaler
8 70 (36.65%) Windows Server
9 56 (29.32%) Microsoft
10 55 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (27.75%) Finance
12 45 (23.56%) DNS
13 42 (21.99%) Microsoft App-V
14 39 (20.42%) DHCP
15 36 (18.85%) Ivanti
15 36 (18.85%) Office 365
16 35 (18.32%) Hyper-V
17 34 (17.80%) SCCM
18 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (17.28%) Windows 10
19 32 (16.75%) HP
19 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
20 29 (15.18%) XenServer
21 27 (14.14%) vSphere
21 27 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 25 (13.09%) ITIL
23 24 (12.57%) Migration
23 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
24 23 (12.04%) SC Cleared

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 22 (11.52%) IIS
2 18 (9.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.19%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.52%) Apache
8 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.52%) Confluence
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (18.85%) Office 365
2 24 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.57%) IaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.17%) NetScaler
2 45 (23.56%) DNS
3 39 (20.42%) DHCP
4 15 (7.85%) SAN
4 15 (7.85%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.76%) Telnet
6 10 (5.24%) Firewall
7 9 (4.71%) VPN
8 6 (3.14%) MPLS
9 4 (2.09%) NAS
9 4 (2.09%) Skype
10 3 (1.57%) Wireless
11 2 (1.05%) LAN
11 2 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.05%) VSAN
11 2 (1.05%) WAN
12 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.52%) PBX
12 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.09%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (27.75%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Back Office
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.62%) Web Services
2 2 (1.05%) JSON
2 2 (1.05%) LDAP
2 2 (1.05%) Swagger
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.52%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.52%) WSH
3 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.28%) Data Centre
1 12 (6.28%) Fat Client
1 12 (6.28%) Thin Client
2 10 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.71%) Clustering
4 7 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.57%) Replication
7 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) FMCG
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) RIA
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (61.78%) Windows
2 70 (36.65%) Windows Server
3 33 (17.28%) Windows 10
3 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.99%) Windows 7
5 16 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.24%) Linux
6 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.05%) Unix
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) VMS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (13.09%) ITIL
3 24 (12.57%) Migration
4 17 (8.90%) Application Packaging
5 14 (7.33%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (6.28%) Application Virtualisation
6 12 (6.28%) Business Continuity
7 11 (5.76%) Change Management
8 10 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.19%) Analytics
9 8 (4.19%) Patch Management
9 8 (4.19%) Project Management
10 7 (3.66%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.14%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.14%) Functional Testing
12 5 (2.62%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (2.09%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (2.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.85%) SQL
3 3 (1.57%) VBScript
4 1 (0.52%) C
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.38%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.76%) Degree
6 10 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (3.14%) CCA
8 4 (2.09%) MCSE
9 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.05%) MCITP
11 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (66.49%) XenApp
2 112 (58.64%) XenDesktop
3 72 (37.70%) Active Directory
4 55 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (21.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 35 (18.32%) Hyper-V
7 29 (15.18%) XenServer
8 27 (14.14%) vSphere
9 23 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (6.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.05%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.52%) Firmware
13 1 (0.52%) NFS
13 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (17.80%) SCCM
2 9 (4.71%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (4.19%) Netcool
3 8 (4.19%) WSUS
4 6 (3.14%) SCOM
5 5 (2.62%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.62%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.09%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.09%) EdgeSight
6 4 (2.09%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.09%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.57%) Nagios
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 191 (100.00%) Citrix
2 92 (48.17%) VMware
3 56 (29.32%) Microsoft
4 36 (18.85%) Ivanti
5 32 (16.75%) HP
6 18 (9.42%) Dell
7 16 (8.38%) Wyse
8 12 (6.28%) SAP
9 8 (4.19%) Splunk
10 7 (3.66%) NetApp
10 7 (3.66%) Sun
11 6 (3.14%) Cisco
12 5 (2.62%) Symantec
13 4 (2.09%) Veritas
14 2 (1.05%) EMC
14 2 (1.05%) Veeam
15 1 (0.52%) 3PAR
15 1 (0.52%) F5
15 1 (0.52%) SonicWALL
15 1 (0.52%) Trend Micro