The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 126 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NetScaler
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 3 £300 - 3
Bracknell - - - -
NetScaler
South East

NetScaler
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle