The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Citrix
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 54 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.70% 1.38% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 3.19% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £225 £240 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -68.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +0.30% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 245 282 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.23% 43.32% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 195 79
Median daily rate £400 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £18.59 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) XenApp
3 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 21 (61.76%) DHCP
6 20 (58.82%) DNS
7 19 (55.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
8 18 (52.94%) Windows Server
9 17 (50.00%) AppSense
9 17 (50.00%) SCCM
10 16 (47.06%) VMware
11 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (44.12%) Software Delivery
12 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
13 11 (32.35%) XenServer
13 11 (32.35%) XenDesktop
13 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
14 10 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (20.59%) Fat Client
16 7 (20.59%) Thin Client
16 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
16 7 (20.59%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (20.59%) Disclosure Scotland
17 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
17 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
17 6 (17.65%) SMS
17 6 (17.65%) 3G

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) DHCP
2 20 (58.82%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) 3G
3 6 (17.65%) SMS
3 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MSI
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) AIX Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) SCCM Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Fat Client
1 7 (20.59%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Software Delivery
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Personalization
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 2 (5.88%) VB
1 2 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) XenApp
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (32.35%) XenDesktop
4 11 (32.35%) XenServer
5 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) SCCM
2 10 (29.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (11.76%) XenMobile
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) AppSense
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) ThinPrint
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas