Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 838 848
Rank change year-on-year -37 +10 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 21 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.022% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 22
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £268 £252 £290
90th Percentile £438 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.55% -3.43% -
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 97,948 90,334 104,628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.94% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,174 58,551 68,091
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,157 2,911 3,108
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
UK excluding London -28 14 £350 +3.55% 2
England -41 14 £375 +2.74% 2
Scotland -28 7 £313 -0.79%
London -39 7 £425 -
South East -3 4 £375 +7.14% 1
South West 0 2 £373 -9.70%
North of England -10 1 £275 -27.63% 1
North East - 1 £275 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (90.48%) XenDesktop
2 19 (90.48%) XenApp
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) Ivanti
8 8 (38.10%) SCCM
9 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
9 7 (33.33%) XenMobile
10 6 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) XenServer
10 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (23.81%) SCOM
11 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
11 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
11 5 (23.81%) SCOrch
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (19.05%) Application Virtualisation
12 4 (19.05%) Compliance Audit
12 4 (19.05%) PowerCLI
12 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
12 4 (19.05%) Skype
12 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery

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 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 4 (19.05%) Skype
3 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (14.29%) VSAN
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
1 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
2 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
1 4 (19.05%) Compliance Audit
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) XenApp
1 19 (90.48%) XenDesktop
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (28.57%) XenServer
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) VMware NSX
7 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) XenMobile
3 5 (23.81%) SCOM
3 5 (23.81%) SCOrch
4 4 (19.05%) PowerCLI
5 3 (14.29%) SafeCom
5 3 (14.29%) vRealize
6 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
6 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Ivanti
5 3 (14.29%) ThinPrint
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse