Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 82 24
Rank change year-on-year +54 -58 +56
Contract jobs citing Citrix 102 26 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.80% 2.01% 8.09%
As % of the Vendors category 16.37% 4.11% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 17 129
North East median daily rate £285 £200 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -24.53% -5.36%
10th Percentile £217 £166 £205
90th Percentile £349 £288 £332
England median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 19
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.14% -31.14% -10.94%
10th Percentile £29.43 £11.96 £26.36
90th Percentile £30.88 £27.59 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -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 623 632 1,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.67% 48.84% 53.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 406 863
North East median daily rate £350 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +14.29% -3.54%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £221
90th Percentile £525 £537 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 85
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% - +115.38%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.94 £11.77
90th Percentile £33.40 £42.30 £35.70
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +47 91 £285 +58.33% 9
Durham 0 5 £300 +76.47%
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 89 (87.25%) Windows
2 85 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 80 (78.43%) DHCP
4 78 (76.47%) DNS
4 78 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (75.49%) Security Cleared
5 77 (75.49%) VMware
6 75 (73.53%) Active Directory
7 67 (65.69%) XenApp
8 65 (63.73%) SC Cleared
9 62 (60.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (51.96%) Ivanti
11 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
12 49 (48.04%) SAP
13 48 (47.06%) XenDesktop
14 46 (45.10%) ITIL
15 45 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (40.20%) NetScaler
17 38 (37.25%) vSphere
18 34 (33.33%) HP
19 31 (30.39%) IIS
20 30 (29.41%) Degree
20 30 (29.41%) Computer Science
20 30 (29.41%) Business Continuity
20 30 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
21 27 (26.47%) PowerShell
21 27 (26.47%) SAN
22 26 (25.49%) Project Management
23 25 (24.51%) Service Delivery
24 24 (23.53%) PKI

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 31 (30.39%) IIS
2 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (78.43%) DHCP
2 78 (76.47%) DNS
3 41 (40.20%) NetScaler
4 27 (26.47%) SAN
5 13 (12.75%) 3G
5 13 (12.75%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.90%) VSAN
7 2 (1.96%) LAN
7 2 (1.96%) SMS
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.98%) Firewall
8 1 (0.98%) VPN
8 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.98%) MSI
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Support Engineer
2 30 (29.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 27 (26.47%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (13.73%) Mobility Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.90%) Citrix Support
7 5 (4.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 5 (4.90%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 24 (23.53%) PKI
3 20 (19.61%) Management Information System
4 14 (13.73%) Fat Client
4 14 (13.73%) Thin Client
5 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.88%) Clustering
7 5 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.98%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (87.25%) Windows
2 85 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 78 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.63%) Android
5 19 (18.63%) Apple iOS
5 19 (18.63%) Windows Phone
5 19 (18.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.78%) Windows 10
7 11 (10.78%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) ITIL
2 30 (29.41%) Business Continuity
3 26 (25.49%) Project Management
4 25 (24.51%) Service Delivery
5 18 (17.65%) Content Management
6 15 (14.71%) Incident Management
7 14 (13.73%) Software Delivery
8 8 (7.84%) Analytics
9 5 (4.90%) Server Building
10 4 (3.92%) Proactive Monitoring
11 3 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (2.94%) Software Deployment
12 2 (1.96%) Configuration Management
13 1 (0.98%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (0.98%) Deployment Automation
13 1 (0.98%) Hardware Maintenance
13 1 (0.98%) Open Source
13 1 (0.98%) Software Distribution
13 1 (0.98%) Unit Testing
13 1 (0.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.63%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.98%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (75.49%) Security Cleared
2 65 (63.73%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (29.41%) Degree
4 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (18.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (12.75%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 75 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 67 (65.69%) XenApp
3 62 (60.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (47.06%) XenDesktop
5 38 (37.25%) vSphere
6 16 (15.69%) XenServer
7 12 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
9 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.90%) VMware NSX
10 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) AirWatch
1 19 (18.63%) SAP Afaria
1 19 (18.63%) XenMobile
2 13 (12.75%) SCCM
2 13 (12.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.90%) PowerCLI
4 5 (4.90%) vRealize
5 4 (3.92%) SafeCom
5 4 (3.92%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.96%) Ansible
6 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (75.49%) VMware
2 53 (51.96%) Ivanti
3 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 49 (48.04%) SAP
5 34 (33.33%) HP
6 21 (20.59%) McAfee
7 20 (19.61%) Apple
8 15 (14.71%) ThinPrint
9 4 (3.92%) Symantec
10 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.96%) Cisco
12 1 (0.98%) Altiris
12 1 (0.98%) Dell
12 1 (0.98%) EMC
12 1 (0.98%) Google
12 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.98%) Veeam
12 1 (0.98%) Wyse