Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Citrix Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Senior Citrix Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 882 888
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Citrix Engineer 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £268 £308 £206
90th Percentile £580 £510 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 - £388
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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Senior Citrix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Citrix Engineer in the UK

Senior Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Citrix Engineer in the UK

Senior Citrix Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Citrix Engineer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Citrix Engineer in the UK

Senior Citrix Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Citrix Engineer in the UK

Senior Citrix Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Citrix Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +4 14 £350 -14.11% 3
UK excluding London - 10 £320 - 2
London -7 5 £550 +34.97% 1
North of England - 4 £350 - 1
North West - 3 £350 - 1
South East - 2 £360 -
East Midlands - 2 £289 - 1
Midlands - 2 £289 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £280 -
East of England - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Citrix 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 Senior Citrix Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) XenApp
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (26.67%) AppSense
9 4 (26.67%) SCCM
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (20.00%) LAN
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) WAN
11 2 (13.33%) DHCP
11 2 (13.33%) DNS
11 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 2 (13.33%) Cisco
11 2 (13.33%) SQL
11 2 (13.33%) MCSE

Senior Citrix 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) POP3
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) AutoIt
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) SFIA
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCAA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) XenApp
2 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) SRDF
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Xen
6 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) AppSense
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) IronPort
6 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (6.67%) Polycom