Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 725 694
Rank change year-on-year -33 -31 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 120 169 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 104 135
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £181 £220 £263
90th Percentile £513 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £314 £300
% change year-on-year +11.46% +4.67% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.43% +45.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 £32.03
% change year-on-year - -17.26% +18.62%

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 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +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% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
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 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 -29 113 £350 +7.69% 10
UK excluding London +8 64 £350 +11.46% 5
London -26 56 £330 -12.00% 5
North of England +56 24 £350 +11.82% 3
South East 0 18 £365 +12.31%
North West +28 11 £350 -19.08% 2
Yorkshire +37 10 £350 +16.67%
East of England -20 6 £148 -63.13%
Midlands +17 5 £289 +20.31% 2
Wales +11 4 £310 +106.67%
South West -1 4 £350 +3.70%
North East +50 3 £273 -12.94% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £288 +4.55% 1
Scotland -9 3 - -
West Midlands +17 2 £300 +25.00% 1

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Citrix
2 78 (65.00%) Windows
3 71 (59.17%) XenApp
4 53 (44.17%) VMware
5 47 (39.17%) Active Directory
6 43 (35.83%) Microsoft
7 41 (34.17%) Windows Server
8 38 (31.67%) NetScaler
8 38 (31.67%) XenDesktop
9 30 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (23.33%) SCCM
11 23 (19.17%) Finance
12 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
14 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (14.17%) XenServer
15 17 (14.17%) AppSense
15 17 (14.17%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (13.33%) Office 365
17 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
17 15 (12.50%) Banking
18 14 (11.67%) ITIL
19 13 (10.83%) HP
20 12 (10.00%) Migration
21 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
21 11 (9.17%) Cisco
21 11 (9.17%) SAN
22 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
22 10 (8.33%) LAN

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 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.33%) IIS
3 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Office 365
2 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.50%) IaaS
4 3 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.67%) NetScaler
2 11 (9.17%) SAN
3 10 (8.33%) LAN
3 10 (8.33%) WAN
4 7 (5.83%) DNS
5 5 (4.17%) DHCP
6 4 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.33%) VLAN
7 3 (2.50%) Firewall
7 3 (2.50%) Internet
7 3 (2.50%) POP3
7 3 (2.50%) SMS
7 3 (2.50%) SMTP
7 3 (2.50%) VPN
8 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.67%) NAS
8 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.67%) SSL
9 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) AutoIt
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) .NET
1 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.83%) Java EE
2 1 (0.83%) SOAP
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
1 7 (5.83%) Fat Client
1 7 (5.83%) Thin Client
2 6 (5.00%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) BYOD
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.83%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (65.00%) Windows
2 41 (34.17%) Windows Server
3 30 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.50%) Linux
6 7 (5.83%) Windows 10
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.33%) Android
9 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.83%) CentOS
10 1 (0.83%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.67%) ITIL
2 12 (10.00%) Migration
3 8 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 6 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (5.00%) Project Management
5 4 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.33%) Change Management
5 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (3.33%) ITSM
5 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.33%) Server Building
5 4 (3.33%) Service Management
6 3 (2.50%) Analytics
6 3 (2.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.67%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.67%) High Availability
7 2 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) C#
3 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (7.50%) CCA
2 9 (7.50%) CCEA
3 6 (5.00%) CCAA
4 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) Degree
6 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.50%) ISEB
6 3 (2.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.67%) CCNA
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.67%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (59.17%) XenApp
2 47 (39.17%) Active Directory
3 38 (31.67%) XenDesktop
4 30 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (14.17%) XenServer
7 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.17%) vSphere
9 3 (2.50%) NFS
9 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.67%) Xen
11 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.83%) SRDF
11 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (23.33%) SCCM
2 6 (5.00%) SCOM
3 5 (4.17%) EdgeSight
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (2.50%) WSUS
5 2 (1.67%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.67%) Nagios
5 2 (1.67%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) Citrix
2 53 (44.17%) VMware
3 43 (35.83%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.17%) AppSense
5 13 (10.83%) HP
6 11 (9.17%) Cisco
7 7 (5.83%) Dell
8 4 (3.33%) NetApp
9 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.50%) Veeam
10 2 (1.67%) Apple
10 2 (1.67%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.67%) EMC
10 2 (1.67%) F5
10 2 (1.67%) IBM
10 2 (1.67%) Juniper
10 2 (1.67%) Remedy
10 2 (1.67%) Reuters
10 2 (1.67%) Veritas
10 2 (1.67%) Wyse