The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 45 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.30% 2.98% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 6.85% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £298 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
260 146 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 48.33% 43.45% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 62 120
Average daily rate £331 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 4 £315 -10.00% 3
Durham -1 3 £290 +5.45%
Northumberland - - - -
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (61.54%) VMware
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (46.15%) XenApp
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
1 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) HPUX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) KVM
3 4 (30.77%) RHEV
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp