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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 56 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Contract jobs citing Citrix 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.74% 4.81% 6.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 9.43% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
300 106 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 55.87% 50.96% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 42 61
Average daily rate £275 £270 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 3 £325 +8.33% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
Gateshead - - - -
Prudhoe - - - - 1
Citrix
North East

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) BCP
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) Xen
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (20.00%) KVM

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BCP
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) VCAP
3 1 (20.00%) CCEE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIA
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCT
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat