The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 57 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.87% 3.42% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 6.25% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£260 £385 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.46% +14.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £293 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £326
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
381 208 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 47.57% 54.74% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 97 95
Average daily rate £350 £307 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £14.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.20 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.11 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 -18 7 £263 -29.05% 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (54.29%) IIS
4 19 (54.29%) HP
5 18 (51.43%) Firewall
6 17 (48.57%) Clustering
7 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (40.00%) MCSE
9 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
9 13 (37.14%) Veritas
9 13 (37.14%) NetBackup
9 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
10 12 (34.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
12 10 (28.57%) Time Management
12 10 (28.57%) Change Control
13 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
14 8 (22.86%) SQL
14 8 (22.86%) Oracle
14 8 (22.86%) Middleware
14 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (20.00%) vSphere
15 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (54.29%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Wintel Support
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.86%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Professional Services Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) CMDB
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (28.57%) Time Management
2 10 (28.57%) Change Control
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.86%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (40.00%) MCSE
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
4 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.86%) KVM
6 1 (2.86%) RHEV
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.14%) OpenView
3 5 (14.29%) HP SIM
4 3 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) HP
3 16 (45.71%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) Veritas
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle
6 7 (20.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Draytek
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco