Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 194 207
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 12 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £153 £320 £261
90th Percentile £369 £416 £449
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 5,648 5,395 6,111
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.33% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,551 3,413 3,945
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £233 £250 £233
90th Percentile £575 £588 £556
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 259 216
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +7.59% -9.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.53 £48.75 £49.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 16 December 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 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
Merseyside -8 4 £340 -9.33%
Lancashire -18 3 £165 -40.00%
Cheshire +2 2 - -
Manchester -16 2 £331 -11.67% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Citrix Engineer
England

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

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 North West region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (16.67%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
6 2 (16.67%) Google
6 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 2 (16.67%) Nagios
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (8.33%) Clustering
7 1 (8.33%) Blackberry

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam