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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 56 48 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs citing Citrix 2 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 1.63% 5.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 2.76% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£518 £348 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.92% +29.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £325 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £461 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £309
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +10.00%
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England

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
285 290 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.72% 59.18% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 172 63
Average daily rate £365 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £198 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +25.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Citrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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 +3 1 £750 +130.76% 3
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (54.84%) HP
3 17 (54.84%) IIS
4 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 15 (48.39%) Clustering
5 14 (45.16%) Firewall
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (35.48%) MCSE
8 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) Veritas
8 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (32.26%) NetBackup
8 10 (32.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) Change Control
9 8 (25.81%) Apache
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
10 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) Lotus
10 7 (22.58%) Terminal Services
10 7 (22.58%) Middleware

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (54.84%) IIS
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Wintel Support
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 7 (22.58%) Time Management
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (35.48%) MCSE
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Terminal Services
3 6 (19.35%) vSphere
4 5 (16.13%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) NetBackup
2 6 (19.35%) OpenView
3 5 (16.13%) HP SIM
4 3 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Veritas
5 7 (22.58%) Lotus
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense