Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 680 739 717
Rank change year-on-year +59 -22 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 186 122 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 89
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £299 £183 £220
90th Percentile £475 £528 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £27.50
10th Percentile £15.50 - £25.75
90th Percentile £126.80 - £34.35
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 90,278 89,592 90,420
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.88% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,552 59,979 59,531
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,723 2,605 2,989
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.83 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £46.79
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +62 100 £420 +12.00% 8
South East -6 30 £375 +2.74% 2
North of England -23 19 £325 -7.14% 3
South West -9 18 £400 +14.29% 1
North West -12 12 £325 -13.33% 2
Midlands -16 12 £365 +24.26%
West Midlands -10 11 £365 +16.80%
East of England -4 7 £300 +71.43% 1
Yorkshire -17 6 £348 -0.71% 1
East Midlands +3 1 - -
North East -10 1 - -
Citrix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Citrix
2 109 (58.60%) XenDesktop
3 106 (56.99%) Windows
4 103 (55.38%) XenApp
5 94 (50.54%) VMware
6 63 (33.87%) Active Directory
7 61 (32.80%) Windows Server
8 60 (32.26%) NetScaler
9 52 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (26.34%) PowerShell
11 46 (24.73%) Windows 10
12 42 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 42 (22.58%) Finance
13 38 (20.43%) SCCM
14 36 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 33 (17.74%) Microsoft App-V
16 31 (16.67%) Office 365
17 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (13.44%) Migration
18 25 (13.44%) Citrix Certification
19 24 (12.90%) DNS
20 22 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (10.75%) Windows 7
21 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
21 20 (10.75%) Ivanti
22 18 (9.68%) SC Cleared
22 18 (9.68%) Hyper-V
22 18 (9.68%) Sun
22 18 (9.68%) DHCP
23 16 (8.60%) SQL Server

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 12 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.67%) Office 365
2 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) G Suite
5 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (32.26%) NetScaler
2 24 (12.90%) DNS
3 18 (9.68%) DHCP
4 13 (6.99%) Firewall
5 12 (6.45%) VPN
6 10 (5.38%) SAN
7 7 (3.76%) MPLS
8 3 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.61%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.61%) LAN
8 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.61%) VPLS
9 2 (1.08%) NAS
9 2 (1.08%) Skype
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.54%) Network Security
10 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.54%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.54%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 42 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.30%) Web Services
2 3 (1.61%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.54%) JSON
3 1 (0.54%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (0.54%) Node.js
3 1 (0.54%) Swagger
3 1 (0.54%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 6 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.54%) Fintech
6 1 (0.54%) FMCG
6 1 (0.54%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.54%) PKI
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (56.99%) Windows
2 61 (32.80%) Windows Server
3 46 (24.73%) Windows 10
4 22 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (10.75%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.91%) Linux
8 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.69%) Unix
10 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.54%) Android
11 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (13.44%) Migration
3 14 (7.53%) ITIL
4 12 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 11 (5.91%) Application Virtualisation
5 11 (5.91%) Change Management
6 10 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (5.38%) Test Scripting
7 9 (4.84%) Patch Management
7 9 (4.84%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (3.23%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.69%) Application Packaging
9 5 (2.69%) Functional Testing
9 5 (2.69%) Security Patching
10 4 (2.15%) Change Control
10 4 (2.15%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.15%) Re-Platforming
11 3 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (1.61%) Performance Management
11 3 (1.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.34%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.38%) SQL
3 4 (2.15%) VBScript
4 1 (0.54%) C
4 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (13.44%) Citrix Certification
2 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.45%) CCA
5 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.76%) MCSE
7 5 (2.69%) MCSA
8 4 (2.15%) Degree
8 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.61%) MCITP
10 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.54%) CCAA
11 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.54%) HNC
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (58.60%) XenDesktop
2 103 (55.38%) XenApp
3 63 (33.87%) Active Directory
4 52 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (17.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 16 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (8.06%) vSphere
8 15 (8.06%) XenServer
9 13 (6.99%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.61%) Firmware
12 2 (1.08%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.08%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.54%) Docker
13 1 (0.54%) NFS
13 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (20.43%) SCCM
2 8 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.23%) XenMobile
4 5 (2.69%) Netcool
5 3 (1.61%) SCOM
5 3 (1.61%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.08%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) Nagios
6 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) Citrix
2 94 (50.54%) VMware
3 36 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.75%) Ivanti
5 18 (9.68%) Sun
6 14 (7.53%) Wyse
7 13 (6.99%) Dell
7 13 (6.99%) HP
8 10 (5.38%) Cisco
9 8 (4.30%) McAfee
10 6 (3.23%) NetApp
11 5 (2.69%) Splunk
12 4 (2.15%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.61%) NVIDIA
13 3 (1.61%) Veritas
14 2 (1.08%) CommVault
14 2 (1.08%) Google
15 1 (0.54%) Apple
15 1 (0.54%) Lotus
15 1 (0.54%) Symantec