The median contractor rate for a Citrix Architect was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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 Architect
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 630 625
Rank change year-on-year +56 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Architect 13 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.041% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.044% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
Median daily rate £485 £434 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.75% -15.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £429 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £543 £434 £490
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Citrix Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Citrix Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Architect in the UK

Citrix Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Architect in the UK

Citrix Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Architect in the UK

Citrix Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Architect in the UK

Citrix Architect
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 13 £485 +11.75% 6
London +4 6 £435 -3.33%
East of England - 3 £443 - 1
South West - 3 £600 -
City of London - 3 £435 -
Swindon - 3 £600 -
Wiltshire - 3 £600 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £485 - 1
South East +34 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -12 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £485 -
Luton - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -

Citrix Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Citrix Architect 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 featuring Citrix Architect in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) XenApp
5 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Office 365
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.00%) AppSense
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
8 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (14.29%) SCCM
10 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure

Citrix Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) BYOD
2 3 (10.71%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
1 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) High Availability
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Application Discovery
4 1 (3.57%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Escalation Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Personalization
4 1 (3.57%) Service Design
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) CCA
6 1 (3.57%) CCEA
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) VCP4
6 1 (3.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GPG13
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) XenApp
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.14%) AppDNA
3 2 (7.14%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) AppSense
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.57%) ThinPrint
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas