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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 66 50 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing Citrix 16 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.70% 1.30% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 2.87% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
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£251 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.62% -17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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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
331 244 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.14% 45.35% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 152 58
Average daily rate £300 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £10.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +131.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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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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 10 £238 -24.60%
Durham -8 3 £290 -
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) DHCP
3 13 (68.42%) DNS
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) vSphere
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) XenApp
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (26.32%) AppSense
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) SLA
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
10 4 (21.05%) McAfee
10 4 (21.05%) Xen
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 3 (15.79%) PKI
11 3 (15.79%) Symantec
11 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
11 3 (15.79%) Fat Client

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
1 13 (68.42%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) 3G
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Server Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Server Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Change Management
1 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
1 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
1 2 (10.53%) Time Management
1 2 (10.53%) Change Control
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL
1 2 (10.53%) Server Building
2 1 (5.26%) CAE
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
2 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Xen
6 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.79%) HP SIM
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) HP
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) AppSense
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) PTC