The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 39 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.10% 2.96% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 6.59% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
178 91 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.77% 44.83% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 36 85
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -52.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £8.20 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £10.61 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Citrix
North East

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Citrix across the Tyne and Wear region.

Citrix Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix across the Tyne and Wear region.

Citrix Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 4 £315 -10.00%
Sunderland - - - - 1
Citrix
North East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) BCP
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (57.14%) KVM
3 4 (57.14%) RHEV
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Xen
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft