The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 115 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -31.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -
NetScaler
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler across the Berkshire region.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £650 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
NetScaler
South East

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NetScaler also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScaler.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Wyse
4 5 (41.67%) Dell
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Lumension
5 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (33.33%) PKI
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) CCA
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) OSPF
7 2 (16.67%) BGP
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing NetScaler also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScaler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) VRRP
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) RIP
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCEE
4 1 (8.33%) CCAA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
1 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Dell
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Wyse
5 4 (33.33%) Lumension
5 4 (33.33%) AppSense
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) CA
7 1 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Meraki
7 1 (8.33%) Radware