The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 616 624
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 11 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.052% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.055% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 17
Median daily rate £345 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £334 £350
% change year-on-year +3.37% -4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Citrix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Specialist in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Specialist in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Specialist in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Specialist in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +33 8 £390 +18.18% 3
North West +10 3 £390 +17.73% 1
Wales - 3 £295 -
Cardiff - 3 £295 -
South Wales - 3 £295 -
South East +30 2 - -
London - 2 £383 - 1
Cheshire +24 1 £400 +3.22%
East of England -4 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £380 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £380 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Citrix Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (59.09%) NetScaler
3 12 (54.55%) XenApp
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (27.27%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) Service Management
10 4 (18.18%) CCA
10 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
10 4 (18.18%) AppSense
10 4 (18.18%) Wyse
10 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
10 4 (18.18%) ThinPrint
10 4 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
11 3 (13.64%) CCAA
11 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
11 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (13.64%) Finance

Citrix Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) POP3
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) ATM
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) VSAN
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
2 2 (9.09%) ITSM
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Service Design
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCA
3 3 (13.64%) CCAA
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VCP6
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) XenApp
2 11 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
8 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) AppSense
5 4 (18.18%) ThinPrint
5 4 (18.18%) Wyse
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
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Rate: £425 per day
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