Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Citrix Systems Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Citrix Systems Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 876 882
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Citrix Systems Engineer 8 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.015% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.10% +5.93%
10th Percentile £285 £297 £206
90th Percentile £395 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £425 £464
% change year-on-year -29.71% -8.41% +37.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Citrix Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Citrix Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix Systems Engineer in the UK

Citrix Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix Systems Engineer in the UK

Citrix Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix Systems Engineer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix Systems Engineer in the UK

Citrix Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix Systems Engineer in the UK

Citrix Systems Engineer
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 Systems Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +9 6 £363 +7.41% 2
UK excluding London +33 5 £299 -29.71% 2
London -18 3 £375 +25.00%
Midlands - 2 £288 - 1
Wales - 2 £310 -
South West -9 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £288 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

Citrix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Citrix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) CCAA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) PaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) XenServer
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Citrix Systems Engineer 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) POP3
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCAA
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat