Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 39 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 +61 -38
Contract jobs citing Citrix 48 160 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.92% 5.91% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.45% 10.19% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 103 13
North East median daily rate £283 £260 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.65% -7.14% +5.16%
10th Percentile £217 £186 £250
90th Percentile £338 £338 £610
England median daily rate £340 £325 £329
% change year-on-year +4.62% -1.14% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 2
North East median hourly rate £11.00 £28.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.71% +47.37% -36.67%
10th Percentile £9.00 £25.98 £12.60
90th Percentile £31.50 £32.48 £25.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 568 1570 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.33% 57.98% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 1040 448
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £257 £210 £231
90th Percentile £550 £494 £563
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 119 72
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%
10th Percentile £8.96 £10.94 £11.29
90th Percentile £47.53 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in the North East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 -20 33 £288 +10.58% 4
Durham +3 3 £335 - 1
Northumberland - 3 - -
Teesside - 3 £288 -
Citrix
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 30 (62.50%) VMware
4 26 (54.17%) XenApp
5 24 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 24 (50.00%) DHCP
5 24 (50.00%) DNS
6 23 (47.92%) Security Cleared
7 22 (45.83%) XenServer
8 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
9 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 18 (37.50%) AppSense
10 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
10 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
11 16 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (31.25%) SCCM
12 15 (31.25%) ITIL
13 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
14 13 (27.08%) Skype for Business
14 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (22.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 9 (18.75%) SMS
18 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
18 9 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
18 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (14.58%) Disclosure Scotland
20 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

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 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (27.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) DHCP
1 24 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (18.75%) SMS
3 6 (12.50%) LAN
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) 3G
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Desktop Support
3 10 (20.83%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Tandem
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) AIX
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) Server Building
5 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.08%) Data Security
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (10.42%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 26 (54.17%) XenApp
3 24 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 22 (45.83%) XenServer
5 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
6 16 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.17%) vSphere
9 2 (4.17%) Xen
10 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) SCCM
2 10 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.08%) SafeCom
5 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) AppSense
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) ThinPrint
5 2 (4.17%) McAfee
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat