The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 525 541
Rank change year-on-year -40 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 50 120 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 80 65
Median daily rate £330 £317 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% -12.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £321 £300
% change year-on-year -0.31% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Engineer in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Engineer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Engineer in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -3 45 £340 +8.62% 12
London +1 28 £340 +13.33% 5
South East +19 8 £413 +43.47%
South West +16 5 £305 -
South Wales +3 4 £310 +106.66%
Wales 0 4 £310 +106.66%
Cardiff - 4 £310 -
Bristol - 4 £290 -
Hampshire - 4 £475 -
City of London +1 3 £231 -38.33% 3
Surrey +4 2 £369 -15.71%
North East +50 1 - -
Yorkshire +24 1 - - 1
North West +19 1 - - 3
Scotland +16 1 £320 -3.03%
Berkshire +13 1 £430 +82.97%
Edinburgh +11 1 £320 -8.57%
Gloucestershire +10 1 £320 -
Kent 0 1 £375 +27.11%
Liverpool -2 1 - -
Merseyside -4 1 - -
East Midlands -14 1 £290 -3.33% 1
Paddington - 1 £200 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £430 -
Reigate - 1 £325 -
Havant - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £475 -
Dorking - 1 £413 -

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Citrix Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Citrix
2 67 (65.05%) Windows
3 62 (60.19%) XenApp
4 48 (46.60%) VMware
5 37 (35.92%) Active Directory
6 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
7 32 (31.07%) XenDesktop
8 31 (30.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (27.18%) Microsoft
11 27 (26.21%) NetScaler
12 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
13 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (19.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
14 16 (15.53%) SCCM
14 16 (15.53%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (14.56%) Cisco
16 14 (13.59%) Finance
17 13 (12.62%) DNS
17 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
18 12 (11.65%) Data Centre
18 12 (11.65%) HP
18 12 (11.65%) Migration
19 11 (10.68%) AppSense
20 10 (9.71%) Banking
20 10 (9.71%) Dell
20 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (9.71%) Linux
20 10 (9.71%) ITIL

Citrix Engineer 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 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) NetScaler
2 13 (12.62%) DNS
3 9 (8.74%) Firewall
4 8 (7.77%) SAN
5 7 (6.80%) DHCP
5 7 (6.80%) Network Security
6 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.85%) LAN
7 5 (4.85%) SSL
7 5 (4.85%) WAN
8 4 (3.88%) Wireless
9 3 (2.91%) POP3
9 3 (2.91%) SMTP
10 2 (1.94%) Internet
11 1 (0.97%) ATM
11 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.97%) NAS
11 1 (0.97%) SMS
11 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MSI
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Electronics
4 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.97%) COM
3 1 (0.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.77%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) PKI
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) NHS
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (65.05%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.71%) Linux
5 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.91%) Unix
7 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.97%) Android
9 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
2 12 (11.65%) Migration
3 10 (9.71%) ITIL
4 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.83%) Application Packaging
5 6 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.83%) Change Management
6 5 (4.85%) Email Filtering
6 5 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (4.85%) Web Filtering
7 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.88%) High Availability
7 4 (3.88%) Server Building
8 3 (2.91%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.91%) ITSM
8 3 (2.91%) Open Source
8 3 (2.91%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.91%) Project Management
8 3 (2.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.91%) C#
2 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.97%) Python
3 1 (0.97%) SQL
3 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) CCA
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) Degree
5 5 (4.85%) MCSE
6 3 (2.91%) CCAA
6 3 (2.91%) ISEB
6 3 (2.91%) MCITP
6 3 (2.91%) MCP
6 3 (2.91%) MCTS
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.97%) CCEA
8 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (60.19%) XenApp
2 37 (35.92%) Active Directory
3 32 (31.07%) XenDesktop
4 31 (30.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (23.30%) Hyper-V
6 20 (19.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (9.71%) vSphere
8 7 (6.80%) XenServer
9 4 (3.88%) SRDF
10 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.91%) Xen
11 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.97%) vCloud
12 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) SCCM
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) AppDNA
3 4 (3.88%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) PowerCLI
3 4 (3.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.97%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.97%) SCSM
6 1 (0.97%) Simpana
6 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) Citrix
2 48 (46.60%) VMware
3 28 (27.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.56%) Cisco
5 12 (11.65%) HP
6 11 (10.68%) AppSense
7 10 (9.71%) Dell
8 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.83%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (4.85%) Apple
11 4 (3.88%) EMC
11 4 (3.88%) Veeam
11 4 (3.88%) Veritas
12 3 (2.91%) F5
12 3 (2.91%) IBM
12 3 (2.91%) SAP
13 2 (1.94%) MobileIron
13 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.97%) FireEye
14 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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