The median contractor rate for a Citrix Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Engineer
UK
Rank 543 560 531
Rank change year-on-year +17 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Engineer 53 82 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 65
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £325 £340
% change year-on-year -4.23% -4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00%  

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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Engineer in the UK

Citrix Engineer
Top 29 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 24 March 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 +6 52 £363 -3.33% 8
London +13 30 £388 -13.88% 3
South East +21 11 £308 +2.50%
Hampshire +7 7 £304 +1.25%
City of London 0 6 £475 +11.76% 1
East of England -2 5 £300 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £350 -
Derbyshire - 4 £350 -
Southampton +7 2 £308 +2.50%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £425 -
Derby - 2 £333 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Ipswich - 2 £198 -
Essex - 2 £300 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £198 -
Berkshire +25 1 - -
Scotland +20 1 £395 -
Edinburgh +19 1 £395 -
Surrey +12 1 - -
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £450 - 1
Birmingham -3 1 - -
South West -3 1 - -
Milton Keynes -4 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Citrix
2 75 (65.79%) Windows
3 66 (57.89%) XenApp
4 52 (45.61%) Active Directory
5 48 (42.11%) VMware
6 42 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 36 (31.58%) XenDesktop
8 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
9 28 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (21.93%) PowerShell
10 25 (21.93%) NetScaler
10 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (15.79%) SCCM
14 17 (14.91%) ITIL
15 16 (14.04%) DNS
15 16 (14.04%) Windows 10
16 15 (13.16%) Migration
16 15 (13.16%) Firewall
17 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
17 14 (12.28%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (12.28%) Windows 7
18 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
19 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
19 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
19 12 (10.53%) HP
19 12 (10.53%) Linux
19 12 (10.53%) Cisco

Citrix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) Office 365
3 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) G Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) NetScaler
2 16 (14.04%) DNS
3 15 (13.16%) Firewall
4 9 (7.89%) DHCP
5 7 (6.14%) Network Security
6 5 (4.39%) SSL
7 4 (3.51%) LAN
7 4 (3.51%) SAN
7 4 (3.51%) Skype
7 4 (3.51%) Wireless
8 3 (2.63%) VLAN
8 3 (2.63%) WAN
9 2 (1.75%) Internet
9 2 (1.75%) VPN
10 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.88%) NAS
10 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Publishing
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) Regular Expression
2 4 (3.51%) Web Services
3 3 (2.63%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) REST
5 1 (0.88%) XMPP
5 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) BYOD
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.79%) Windows
2 42 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 28 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.04%) Windows 10
6 14 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.53%) Linux
8 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.26%) Unix
10 3 (2.63%) Android
10 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.75%) Solaris
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.91%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Migration
3 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
4 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.39%) Email Filtering
5 5 (4.39%) High Availability
5 5 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.39%) Web Filtering
6 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.51%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (3.51%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.51%) Service Management
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (2.63%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.63%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.14%) VBScript
3 4 (3.51%) SQL
4 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) CCA
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.51%) Degree
6 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) MCITP
6 4 (3.51%) MCP
6 4 (3.51%) MCSE
7 3 (2.63%) CCEA
7 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.75%) MCTS
9 1 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.88%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (57.89%) XenApp
2 52 (45.61%) Active Directory
3 36 (31.58%) XenDesktop
4 23 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 11 (9.65%) vSphere
8 8 (7.02%) XenServer
9 4 (3.51%) BitLocker
9 4 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (3.51%) Xen
10 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.88%) Squid
11 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) SCCM
2 8 (7.02%) AppDNA
3 7 (6.14%) SCOM
4 5 (4.39%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.39%) EdgeSight
5 4 (3.51%) WSUS
5 4 (3.51%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.75%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) Citrix
2 48 (42.11%) VMware
3 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.53%) Cisco
4 12 (10.53%) HP
5 9 (7.89%) AppSense
5 9 (7.89%) Dell
6 8 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (5.26%) NetApp
8 5 (4.39%) F5
9 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.63%) Apple
10 3 (2.63%) Google
10 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.63%) Symantec
11 2 (1.75%) Remedy
11 2 (1.75%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.88%) Sophos