The median contractor rate for a Citrix Specialist was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Specialist
UK
Rank 582 614 609
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Specialist 11 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.056% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.059% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.77% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -3.42% -6.66%  
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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Specialist in the UK

Citrix Specialist
Top 14 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 25 March 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 +5 4 £350 -17.64% 1
County Antrim - 4 £326 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £326 - 1
Belfast - 4 £326 - 1
Scotland +25 3 £425 +21.42%
Edinburgh +21 3 £425 +21.42%
London +30 1 - -
North West +22 1 £350 - 1
South East +4 1 £350 -3.44%
South West +2 1 £350 +12.00%
Surrey -3 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Woking - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (81.48%) XenApp
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) XenDesktop
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
7 10 (37.04%) AppSense
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (29.63%) Fat Client
9 8 (29.63%) SCCM
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) HP
9 8 (29.63%) Thin Client
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) Wyse
10 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
10 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
11 5 (18.52%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (14.81%) ThinPrint
12 4 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (14.81%) SCOM
12 4 (14.81%) PowerShell

Citrix Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Fat Client
1 8 (29.63%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Application Discovery
1 3 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
1 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Design
3 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
3 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) XenApp
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) XenDesktop
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (18.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 3 (11.11%) vSphere
9 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) AppDNA
3 2 (7.41%) EdgeSight
3 2 (7.41%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) AppSense
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) Wyse
6 4 (14.81%) ThinPrint
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