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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 52 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing Citrix 23 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.11% 4.19% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 9.27% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £182 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £410 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
318 151 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.03% 45.21% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 57 98
Average daily rate £347 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £472 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.25 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Citrix across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Citrix Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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
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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
Durham -2 13 £270 -30.32%
Tyne and Wear -32 10 £125 -32.43% 1
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (43.33%) Clustering
5 13 (43.33%) IIS
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) HP
6 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 10 (33.33%) Veritas
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (33.33%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
8 9 (30.00%) Middleware
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (26.67%) XenApp
9 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 8 (26.67%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) Change Control

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (43.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 8 (26.67%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Clustering
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) CMDB
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) AIX
4 5 (16.67%) UNIX
5 4 (13.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (23.33%) Change Control
2 7 (23.33%) Time Management
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (26.67%) XenApp
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 4 (13.33%) KVM
5 4 (13.33%) RHEV
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) OpenView
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Veritas
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.33%) Lotus
7 1 (3.33%) Draytek
7 1 (3.33%) AppSense
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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