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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
England / North East
Rank 59 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing Citrix 30 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.07% 0.45% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 5.84% 1.08% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Median daily rate £220 £495 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +88.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £371 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £619 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%

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
514 371 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 52.56% 41.50% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 213 222
Median daily rate £350 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.19 £10.11 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.90 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Citrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 17 £275 -19.11% 4
Durham - 4 £165 -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 55 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 52 (68.42%) VMware
3 49 (64.47%) Windows
4 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
5 41 (53.95%) XenApp
6 40 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 40 (52.63%) DHCP
7 38 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (48.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 37 (48.68%) AppSense
9 34 (44.74%) Windows Server
10 32 (42.11%) DNS
11 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (38.16%) SC Cleared
14 24 (31.58%) SCCM
15 22 (28.95%) Software Delivery
16 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
17 18 (23.68%) XenServer
17 18 (23.68%) XenDesktop
18 16 (21.05%) ITIL
18 16 (21.05%) ThinPrint
19 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
19 15 (19.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 13 (17.11%) Clustering
20 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
20 13 (17.11%) HP
21 11 (14.47%) Fat Client
21 11 (14.47%) Thin Client
21 11 (14.47%) Linux

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (10.53%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Yammer
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) DHCP
2 32 (42.11%) DNS
3 9 (11.84%) 3G
3 9 (11.84%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (9.21%) SMS
5 3 (3.95%) Firewall
5 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.63%) PBX
6 2 (2.63%) Skype
6 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Project Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.11%) Clustering
3 11 (14.47%) Fat Client
3 11 (14.47%) Thin Client
4 8 (10.53%) Tandem
5 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.47%) Linux
7 10 (13.16%) Unix
7 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
8 9 (11.84%) Windows 8
9 6 (7.89%) Solaris
9 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.26%) AIX
10 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.95%) HPUX
12 1 (1.32%) Android
12 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Software Delivery
2 16 (21.05%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Application Packaging
5 6 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.58%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.26%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
9 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.63%) Change Control
9 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.63%) Validation
10 1 (1.32%) Network Management
10 1 (1.32%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (1.32%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.26%) VB
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (38.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.58%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.32%) MCITP
8 1 (1.32%) MCSA
8 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 41 (53.95%) XenApp
3 38 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (48.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (23.68%) XenDesktop
5 18 (23.68%) XenServer
6 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) SCCM
2 15 (19.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (13.16%) XenMobile
4 7 (9.21%) SafeCom
5 6 (7.89%) EdgeSight
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.32%) Netcool
8 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.32%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) VMware
2 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
3 37 (48.68%) AppSense
4 16 (21.05%) ThinPrint
5 13 (17.11%) HP
6 8 (10.53%) SAP
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.95%) Veritas
9 2 (2.63%) Apple
9 2 (2.63%) Autodesk
9 2 (2.63%) Mitel
10 1 (1.32%) Intel Security