Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 months to 20 September 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 54 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 +69
Contract jobs citing Citrix 51 44 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.18% 3.54% 8.43%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 7.01% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 156
North East median daily rate £325 £275 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +3.77% +4.85%
10th Percentile £222 £166 £205
90th Percentile £378 £338 £335
England median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 28
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £10.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.12% -63.39% +9.80%
10th Percentile £29.43 £9.00 £25.78
90th Percentile £30.88 £22.40 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.77% +4.21% -2.94%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 551 628 1,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 45.13% 50.48% 57.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 398 1,071
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -9.35%
10th Percentile £251 £239 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 129
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% - +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.48 £11.18
90th Percentile £30.25 £47.53 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in the North East

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in the North East

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the North East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in the North East

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 45 £329 +18.47% 3
Durham -11 2 £129 -61.49% 2
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 39 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 38 (74.51%) DHCP
3 38 (74.51%) VMware
4 37 (72.55%) Windows Server
5 36 (70.59%) DNS
6 34 (66.67%) SC Cleared
7 32 (62.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (60.78%) Ivanti
8 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
9 30 (58.82%) XenApp
10 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (45.10%) XenDesktop
12 22 (43.14%) NetScaler
12 22 (43.14%) SAP
13 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (41.18%) vSphere
14 20 (39.22%) Degree
15 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
15 19 (37.25%) Computer Science Degree
16 16 (31.37%) ITIL
16 16 (31.37%) HP
17 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
18 14 (27.45%) PKI
18 14 (27.45%) IIS
19 13 (25.49%) Business Continuity
19 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (25.49%) McAfee
20 10 (19.61%) SAN

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (27.45%) IIS
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (74.51%) DHCP
2 36 (70.59%) DNS
3 22 (43.14%) NetScaler
4 10 (19.61%) SAN
5 7 (13.73%) 3G
5 7 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) WAN
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.96%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.76%) Mobility Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Support
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Wintel Support
7 2 (3.92%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 14 (27.45%) PKI
3 8 (15.69%) Fat Client
3 8 (15.69%) Thin Client
4 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (11.76%) Clustering
6 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.96%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) Windows Server
3 32 (62.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Android
5 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Phone
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
7 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
7 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Business Continuity
3 8 (15.69%) Analytics
3 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.73%) Content Management
4 7 (13.73%) Software Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.84%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.84%) Server Building
7 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.92%) Coaching
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.96%) Antivirus Management
9 1 (1.96%) Decision-Making
9 1 (1.96%) Hardware Maintenance
9 1 (1.96%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.96%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 34 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (39.22%) Degree
4 19 (37.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (19.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 30 (58.82%) XenApp
3 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (45.10%) XenDesktop
5 21 (41.18%) vSphere
6 9 (17.65%) XenServer
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
9 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) AirWatch
1 9 (17.65%) SAP Afaria
1 9 (17.65%) XenMobile
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (9.80%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.84%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.92%) Ansible
5 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) VMware
2 31 (60.78%) Ivanti
2 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) SAP
4 16 (31.37%) HP
5 13 (25.49%) McAfee
6 10 (19.61%) Apple
7 7 (13.73%) ThinPrint
8 4 (7.84%) Symantec
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco
10 1 (1.96%) BT
10 1 (1.96%) Dell
10 1 (1.96%) EMC
10 1 (1.96%) Google
10 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.96%) Veeam
10 1 (1.96%) Wyse