The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 20 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Citrix 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 6.06% 12.96% 14.49%
As % of the Vendors category 11.43% 22.58% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £480 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Vendors Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 53.03% 57.41% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 15
Average daily rate £350 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £38.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Durham region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Citrix
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
3 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (68.42%) Veritas
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (63.16%) IIS
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Clustering
4 12 (63.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (57.89%) HP
6 10 (52.63%) Time Management
6 10 (52.63%) Change Control
7 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) VMware
9 6 (31.58%) vSphere
10 4 (21.05%) XenApp
11 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
13 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Clustering
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (52.63%) Time Management
2 10 (52.63%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) MCSE
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Veritas
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) VMware