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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 128 127 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.036% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.15% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£495 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £394
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -57.14%
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
761 650 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 23.16% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 233 190
Average daily rate £300 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
NetScaler
South East

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (72.41%) DV Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
3 20 (68.97%) VMware
4 16 (55.17%) XenApp
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Dell
5 14 (48.28%) XenDesktop
5 14 (48.28%) Wyse
5 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
6 12 (41.38%) AppSense
6 12 (41.38%) PKI
6 12 (41.38%) VLAN
6 12 (41.38%) Internet
6 12 (41.38%) Lumension
7 8 (27.59%) Network Security
7 8 (27.59%) Intranet
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
7 8 (27.59%) WAN
8 7 (24.14%) F5
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) vSphere
10 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 5 (17.24%) SCCM
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) CA
10 5 (17.24%) CA Spectrum

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Internet
1 12 (41.38%) VLAN
2 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 8 (27.59%) Intranet
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) IPsec
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Security Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Network Architect
5 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Server Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
9 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) SUSE
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) DV Cleared
1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) XenApp
2 14 (48.28%) XenDesktop
2 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (10.34%) Firmware
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
1 5 (17.24%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) Dell
4 14 (48.28%) Wyse
5 12 (41.38%) Lumension
5 12 (41.38%) AppSense
6 7 (24.14%) F5
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) CA
8 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Splunk
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) Symantec
9 2 (6.90%) NetApp