The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 June 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 16 48
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 9 185 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.28% 13.18% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 21.76% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 118 6
Median daily rate £172 £270 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.29% +18.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £28.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.14% -10.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.27% +5.71%  

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 Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 204 850 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 51.78% 60.54% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 560 145
Median daily rate £333 £285 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -0.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 69 30
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Tyne and Wear

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Citrix 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 8 £172 -35.70%
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
Citrix
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) XenApp
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) XenServer
9 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
9 3 (17.65%) XenMobile
9 3 (17.65%) AppSense
10 2 (11.76%) SCCM
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (11.76%) Clustering
10 2 (11.76%) 3G

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) 3G
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) MSI Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) XenApp
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (17.65%) XenServer
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) XenMobile
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) AppSense
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ThinPrint