Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 222 229
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
North West median daily rate £350 £433 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.08% +49.14% +1.75%
10th Percentile £305 £301 £249
90th Percentile £400 £450 £320
England median daily rate £350 £325 £368
% change year-on-year +7.69% -11.56% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5392 6506 8112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.36% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 4186 4845
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 240 403
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.91 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Engineer in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Engineer in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the North West

Citrix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Merseyside +12 7 £375 -16.67%
Manchester - 2 £363 - 1
Cheshire +7 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
Citrix Engineer
England

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) XenApp
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) AppSense
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) Nagios
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) SSL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) LAN

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Runbook
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Contract Management
5 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) XenApp
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) AppDNA
3 2 (18.18%) EdgeSight
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) AppSense
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) IronPort
6 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (9.09%) Polycom