Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 829 820
Rank change year-on-year -21 -9 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 18 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.025% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 18
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £356 £295 £296
90th Percentile £475 £438 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -1.79% - +11.11%
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 95,342 91,100 101,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,328 59,471 64,808
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 3,215 3,851
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.74%

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 January 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 6 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 January 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 -18 18 £365 +8.15% 2
London -24 11 £450 -
UK excluding London -5 7 £344 -1.79% 2
South East -20 6 £344 +1.85% 1
North of England +42 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) XenApp
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Ivanti
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 12 (66.67%) VMware
5 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) DFS Replication
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) Migration
9 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (27.78%) EdgeSight
10 4 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
10 4 (22.22%) Server Building
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (22.22%) High Availability
10 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
10 4 (22.22%) Office 365
10 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
10 4 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
10 4 (22.22%) Clustering

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 4 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) VSAN
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 4 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) E-Discovery
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) CCAA
2 1 (5.56%) CCEA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) DFS Replication
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (11.11%) Xen
7 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) EdgeSight
2 4 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
3 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 2 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) Ivanti
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) CommVault
5 4 (22.22%) Dell
5 4 (22.22%) EqualLogic
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (11.11%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) CA
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint