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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 71 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -28
Contract jobs citing Citrix 15 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.42% 1.35% 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 3.05% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £172 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £350 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
437 262 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.23% 44.33% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 157 64
Average daily rate £325 £347 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 7 £275 -9.83% 3
Durham -5 4 £290 - 3
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) DHCP
3 15 (68.18%) DNS
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) HP
6 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
6 9 (40.91%) vSphere
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
10 5 (22.73%) McAfee
10 5 (22.73%) Xen
10 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (22.73%) XenApp
11 4 (18.18%) HP SIM
11 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL
11 4 (18.18%) AppSense
12 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
12 3 (13.64%) Symantec
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) DNS
1 15 (68.18%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) 3G
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Support
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Server Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Server Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.09%) Time Management
2 2 (9.09%) Change Control
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) CAE
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) vSphere
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (22.73%) Xen
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (18.18%) HP SIM
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.55%) OpenView
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) McAfee
4 4 (18.18%) AppSense
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) PTC