The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 596 601
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 9 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.051% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 17
Median daily rate £413 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £424 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £334 £350
% change year-on-year -7.11% -4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26673 31019 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1259 1391 1823
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.28 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Citrix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Citrix Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Specialist in England

Citrix Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Specialist in England

Citrix Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Specialist in England

Citrix Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Specialist in England

Citrix Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £425 -
South East +26 2 - -
East of England 0 2 £170 -60.00%
North West +11 1 £400 +20.75% 1
South West -2 1 £475 +65.21%
Citrix Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Citrix Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) SAML
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (13.33%) XenMobile

Citrix Specialist 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) ATM
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Service Design
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VCP6
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) XenMobile
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin