The median contractor rate for a Citrix Support Engineer was £279 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Support Engineer
UK
Rank 593 616 607
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Support Engineer 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.024% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £279 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £304 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £320
% change year-on-year +4.34% -10.15%  
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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
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 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £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 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Citrix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Citrix Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Support Engineer in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Support Engineer in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Support Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Support Engineer in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Support Engineer in the UK

Citrix Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +29 6 £279 -7.08% 3
London +19 3 £258 -16.93%
East of England -5 3 £300 - 2
Essex - 2 £300 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £175 -
City of London - 1 £325 -
Ipswich - 1 £175 -

Citrix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Citrix Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) XenApp
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) SCCM
7 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (10.00%) vSphere
8 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (10.00%) Office 365
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) IIS
9 1 (5.00%) MS Office
9 1 (5.00%) MCSE
9 1 (5.00%) SharePoint

Citrix Support Engineer 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (5.00%) DNA
2 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.00%) SEO
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCA
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam