Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 804 829
Rank change year-on-year -52 +25 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 21 24 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.026% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.027% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 26
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £315 £294
90th Percentile £475 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.43% - -
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 96,001 87,918 101,505
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 94.87% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,167 57,151 65,412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £251
90th Percentile £632 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,952 3,021 3,351
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -3.85% +15.73%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.54 £48.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 April 2018.

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 8 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 April 2018. 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 -44 17 £370 +5.71% 3
London -22 12 £450 -10.00%
UK excluding London -36 9 £275 -21.43% 3
Scotland -35 4 £275 -35.29%
South East -29 3 £369 +5.36%
North of England 0 2 £275 -27.63% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £275 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, Citrix Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Citrix Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (95.24%) XenApp
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
5 12 (57.14%) Ivanti
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (47.62%) XenDesktop
7 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (28.57%) DFS Replication
11 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
11 5 (23.81%) XenServer
11 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (23.81%) VSAN
12 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (19.05%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (19.05%) PowerCLI
12 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
12 4 (19.05%) High Availability
12 4 (19.05%) Office 365
12 4 (19.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 4 (19.05%) Server Building
12 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
12 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Operations

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 5 (23.81%) VSAN
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
4 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
2 4 (19.05%) Server Building
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) CCAA
3 1 (4.76%) CCEA
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) XenApp
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) XenDesktop
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) DFS Replication
5 5 (23.81%) XenServer
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (14.29%) VMware NSX
7 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Xen
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) PowerCLI
1 4 (19.05%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) SafeCom
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) vRealize
3 2 (9.52%) EdgeSight
3 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
3 2 (9.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) Ivanti
4 4 (19.05%) CommVault
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) Sun
5 3 (14.29%) ThinPrint
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Altiris