Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 205 220
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 17 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.092% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 9
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £186 £328 £261
90th Percentile £445 £373 £449
England median daily rate £365 £330 £321
% change year-on-year +10.61% +2.80% -13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 5,596 5,434 6,924
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.54% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,474 3,323 4,352
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £247 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 246 262
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +11.76% -7.91%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £49.38 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.39%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 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
Merseyside +30 12 £375 +7.14% 4
Manchester -20 2 £331 -5.36%
Lancashire - 2 £165 -
Cheshire -7 1 - -
Citrix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
3 12 (70.59%) XenApp
4 11 (64.71%) NetScaler
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (41.18%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (41.18%) Application Packaging
7 7 (41.18%) Clustering
8 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (29.41%) SCOM
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Veritas
10 3 (17.65%) Nagios
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (17.65%) Security Patching
11 2 (11.76%) Skype
11 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
11 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (11.76%) SAN

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Application Packaging
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
2 12 (70.59%) XenApp
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam