Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 578 528 501
Rank change year-on-year -50 -27 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 57 64 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 71
London median daily rate £375 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +8.97% +6.12%
10th Percentile £185 £260 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £350 £369 £368
% change year-on-year -5.08% +0.34% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
London median hourly rate - £31.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.16% +91.11%
England median hourly rate - £29.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +19.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,386 39,404 42,009
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,575 28,077 29,634
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 557 648
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.82 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Engineer in London

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Engineer in London

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Engineer in London

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in London

Citrix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Central London -16 11 £258 -33.55% 1
South London -41 1 £178 -
Citrix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (64.91%) XenApp
3 32 (56.14%) Windows
4 26 (45.61%) VMware
4 26 (45.61%) XenDesktop
5 22 (38.60%) NetScaler
6 21 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.32%) Finance
8 15 (26.32%) Ivanti
9 14 (24.56%) Banking
9 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
10 13 (22.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.79%) Office 365
14 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.04%) XenServer
14 8 (14.04%) Dell
14 8 (14.04%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (14.04%) Migration
15 7 (12.28%) SAN
15 7 (12.28%) HP
16 6 (10.53%) CCEA
16 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
17 5 (8.77%) Clustering
17 5 (8.77%) Change Management
18 4 (7.02%) Server Building
18 4 (7.02%) NetApp

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Office 365
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) NetScaler
2 7 (12.28%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.51%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.75%) Skype
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) AutoIt
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Migration
2 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.77%) Change Management
4 4 (7.02%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.02%) High Availability
4 4 (7.02%) Server Building
5 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Network Design
6 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Break/Fix
7 1 (1.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (1.75%) Disruptive Innovation
7 1 (1.75%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (1.75%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (1.75%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (10.53%) CCEA
3 3 (5.26%) CCA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) XenApp
2 26 (45.61%) XenDesktop
3 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (22.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
6 8 (14.04%) XenServer
7 4 (7.02%) vSphere
8 3 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.51%) NFS
10 1 (1.75%) SRDF
10 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (3.51%) PowerCLI
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (45.61%) VMware
3 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) Ivanti
5 8 (14.04%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) IBM
7 4 (7.02%) NetApp
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) Veritas
10 1 (1.75%) Altiris
10 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.75%) Juniper
10 1 (1.75%) Lotus
10 1 (1.75%) Reuters
10 1 (1.75%) Sun