The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 54 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 6.13% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 12.84% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.13 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.44%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 148 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.89% 47.74% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 64 86
Average daily rate £273 £275 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.90 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +36.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Citrix
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Durham -3 4 - -
Tyne and Wear -35 4 £325 +8.33% 4
Northumberland - - - -
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) XenApp
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Lync
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) CCA
7 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) AppSense

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (21.43%) Lync
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) LiveLink
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) TM1 Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) BCP
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (14.29%) Change Control
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) CCEE
4 1 (7.14%) CCIA
4 1 (7.14%) NCDA
4 1 (7.14%) NCIE
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCT
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) XenServer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Xen
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) UAG
5 1 (7.14%) KVM
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Open Text
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
North East
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