Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 876 859
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 16 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 17
UK median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £226 £288 £250
90th Percentile £475 £438 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -17.33% +11.11% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
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 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Citrix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 7 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 6 months to 19 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 +19 13 £425 +21.43% 2
UK excluding London +18 12 £310 -17.33% 2
South East +9 6 £325 -7.14%
London -24 4 £438 -
Wales - 3 £295 -
East of England -13 2 £170 -60.00%
South West +7 1 £475 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) XenApp
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) AppSense
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 4 (25.00%) Publishing
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (25.00%) EdgeSight
9 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 4 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
10 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (18.75%) Service Management
10 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 3 (18.75%) CCA
10 3 (18.75%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) WAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) POP3
3 2 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Discovery
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCA
3 3 (18.75%) CCAA
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) HNC
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) XenApp
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
6 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (12.50%) Xen
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) EdgeSight
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) AppSense
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint