Period
to 16 April 2021

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 641 670 852
Rank change year-on-year +29 +182 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Consultant 10 16 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
10th Percentile £371 £375 £338
25th Percentile £406 £406 £373
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.03%
75th Percentile £513 £472 £441
90th Percentile £538 £488 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 49,278 54,947 91,080
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.80% 93.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33,836 36,437 61,463
10th Percentile £278 £225 £273
25th Percentile £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £460 £465
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% -1.08% +3.33%
75th Percentile £575 £569 £569
90th Percentile £663 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,685 2,121 2,667
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.61 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.80 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.68% +4.44% +2.86%
75th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £57.80 £52.12 £49.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

Citrix Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Consultant in the UK

Citrix Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Citrix Consultant.

Daily rate trend for Citrix Consultant in the UK

Citrix Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Citrix Consultant over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Citrix Consultant in the UK

Citrix Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Citrix Consultant.

Hourly rate trend for Citrix Consultant in the UK

Citrix Consultant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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 +67 4 £425 - 2
Work from Home -246 4 £475 +8.57%
UK excluding London +84 3 £450 +5.88% 1
London +25 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £439 -
South East +66 1 £450 +5.88%

Citrix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, Citrix Consultant 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 featuring Citrix Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Azure
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Runbook
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Citrix Consultant 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 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Runbook
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto