Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 863 870
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Architect 31 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.028% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 20
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £388 £408 £406
90th Percentile £600 £513 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Citrix Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 12 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 6 months to 23 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
England +22 31 £475 -
UK excluding London +37 20 £488 +2.63%
London -14 11 £445 -1.06%
South West 0 6 £488 +8.33%
North of England +63 4 - -
Midlands +26 4 £500 -
South East 0 4 £419 -13.66%
West Midlands +32 2 £590 -
North West +22 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
East of England - 2 £400 -

Citrix Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 16 (51.61%) XenDesktop
4 15 (48.39%) NetScaler
5 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
5 12 (38.71%) XenApp
5 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
7 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) XenServer
8 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco
9 7 (22.58%) AppSense
9 7 (22.58%) Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.13%) NetApp
11 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Project Management
12 4 (12.90%) Data Management
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (12.90%) Terminal Server
12 4 (12.90%) SMTP
12 4 (12.90%) DHCP

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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) SMTP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.90%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Data Management
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.23%) Service Design
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCA
3 1 (3.23%) CCEA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) VCP4
3 1 (3.23%) VCP5
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) XenDesktop
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
2 12 (38.71%) XenApp
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (25.81%) XenServer
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (12.90%) Terminal Server
7 4 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) EdgeSight
1 4 (12.90%) SCVMM
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) AppSense
6 5 (16.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Altiris
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) ThinPrint
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) Wyse