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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix
Rank 17 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 190 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.86% 1.69% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 19.87% 4.38% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 9 6
Median daily rate £270 £255 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £296 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Citrix
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
956 320 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 59.68% 38.60% 48.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 178 175
Median daily rate £285 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £461 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 31 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 187 £270 +5.88% 5
Durham +6 2 - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 172 (86.00%) Windows
2 160 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 149 (74.50%) VMware
4 148 (74.00%) DHCP
5 139 (69.50%) Microsoft
6 133 (66.50%) XenApp
7 116 (58.00%) DNS
8 112 (56.00%) Security Cleared
9 106 (53.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 105 (52.50%) AppSense
11 104 (52.00%) Windows Server
12 97 (48.50%) SC Cleared
13 94 (47.00%) XenDesktop
14 90 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 88 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 87 (43.50%) ITIL
17 85 (42.50%) XenServer
18 75 (37.50%) Degree
19 74 (37.00%) Computer Science
20 73 (36.50%) SCCM
21 70 (35.00%) Software Delivery
21 70 (35.00%) HP
22 63 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 56 (28.00%) SQL
24 53 (26.50%) ThinPrint
25 52 (26.00%) BPSS Clearance
26 50 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
27 48 (24.00%) SQL Server
27 48 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
28 47 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 46 (23.00%) IIS
2 29 (14.50%) MS Exchange
3 28 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (14.00%) Skype for Business
4 16 (8.00%) IBM Notes
5 15 (7.50%) Apache
6 6 (3.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.50%) CICS
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (74.00%) DHCP
2 116 (58.00%) DNS
3 24 (12.00%) Firewall
4 22 (11.00%) SMS
5 21 (10.50%) 3G
5 21 (10.50%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (6.50%) NetScaler
7 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (2.00%) SAN
10 3 (1.50%) VoIP
10 3 (1.50%) VPN
11 2 (1.00%) MPLS
12 1 (0.50%) Internet
12 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) DB2
4 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (16.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.00%) Advertising
1 2 (1.00%) Finance
2 1 (0.50%) Banking
2 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (29.00%) Support Engineer
2 28 (14.00%) Desktop Support
3 27 (13.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 25 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 21 (10.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (9.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 15 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (6.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 12 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 12 (6.00%) Wintel Support
9 8 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Server Support
10 7 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Citrix Support
11 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.50%) ActiveX
3 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.50%) Node.js
3 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (37.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (16.00%) Clustering
3 30 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 22 (11.00%) Fat Client
4 22 (11.00%) Thin Client
5 12 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.00%) CMDB
8 4 (2.00%) PKI
9 3 (1.50%) CESG
9 3 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.50%) AS400
11 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.50%) Social Media
11 1 (0.50%) Tandem
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
11 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 172 (86.00%) Windows
2 104 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 90 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (23.00%) Windows 7
6 23 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.50%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.50%) Android
9 5 (2.50%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.50%) Linux
12 2 (1.00%) Unix
12 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (43.50%) ITIL
2 70 (35.00%) Software Delivery
3 41 (20.50%) Service Delivery
4 33 (16.50%) Project Management
5 32 (16.00%) Business Continuity
6 24 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 19 (9.50%) Incident Management
8 18 (9.00%) Application Packaging
9 17 (8.50%) Software Distribution
10 16 (8.00%) High Availability
10 16 (8.00%) ITIL V3
11 15 (7.50%) Escalation Management
11 15 (7.50%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.50%) Analytics
13 9 (4.50%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (4.50%) Security Management
13 9 (4.50%) Server Building
14 8 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.00%) SQL
2 46 (23.00%) PowerShell
3 33 (16.50%) VBScript
4 29 (14.50%) T-SQL
5 20 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (1.00%) Java
6 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 97 (48.50%) SC Cleared
3 75 (37.50%) Degree
4 52 (26.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 47 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (10.00%) MCSE
7 3 (1.50%) CCNA
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) CCA
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) CISSP
9 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.50%) SSCP
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (9.50%) SLA
System Software
1 160 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 133 (66.50%) XenApp
3 106 (53.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 94 (47.00%) XenDesktop
5 85 (42.50%) XenServer
6 63 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (14.50%) Hyper-V
8 21 (10.50%) vSphere
9 20 (10.00%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (1.00%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 73 (36.50%) SCCM
2 50 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 39 (19.50%) XenMobile
4 34 (17.00%) SafeCom
5 32 (16.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 24 (12.00%) EdgeSight
7 16 (8.00%) OpenView
7 16 (8.00%) Perfmon
8 15 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (5.00%) HP SIM
9 10 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (3.50%) NetBackup
11 6 (3.00%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.50%) SAP Afaria
13 2 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 149 (74.50%) VMware
2 139 (69.50%) Microsoft
3 105 (52.50%) AppSense
4 70 (35.00%) HP
5 53 (26.50%) ThinPrint
6 36 (18.00%) SAP
7 21 (10.50%) Oracle
8 16 (8.00%) Lotus
9 13 (6.50%) Intel Security
9 13 (6.50%) Symantec
10 10 (5.00%) Lumension
11 7 (3.50%) Veritas
12 6 (3.00%) Apple
13 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.00%) Avaya
14 2 (1.00%) Compaq
14 2 (1.00%) Dell
14 2 (1.00%) IronPort
14 2 (1.00%) Palo Alto
15 1 (0.50%) Tableau