Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £339 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 201 199
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 10 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
South West median daily rate £339 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.86% -5.19% +92.86%
10th Percentile £294 £292 £209
90th Percentile £492 £365 £456
England median daily rate £373 £330 £315
% change year-on-year +12.88% +4.76% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,583 5,265 5,579
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.73% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,431 3,280 3,619
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 243 328
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.74 £11.72 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Engineer in the South West

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the South West

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Engineer in the South West

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the South West

Citrix Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -8 9 £353 +21.55% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £275 -
Citrix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region featuring Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) XenServer
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Ivanti