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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 107 126 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 19 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.078% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 0.34% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
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£495 - £430
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £418 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
656 587 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.76% 22.78% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 227 233
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 36
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
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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 +19 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
NetScaler
South East

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Internet
5 13 (43.33%) VLAN
6 12 (40.00%) XenApp
7 11 (36.67%) Network Security
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) WAN
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Firewall
8 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
9 8 (26.67%) Intranet
9 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
10 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (23.33%) F5
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco
10 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (23.33%) AppSense
11 6 (20.00%) Change Management
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) CA
11 6 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco ISE

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Internet
1 13 (43.33%) VLAN
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security
2 11 (36.67%) DNS
3 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) Intranet
4 8 (26.67%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
7 3 (10.00%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
8 2 (6.67%) DMZ
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Security Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Network Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Network Security Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (16.67%) SUSE
2 5 (16.67%) AIX
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Contact Management
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) PhD
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) XenApp
2 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (13.33%) Firmware
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
9 1 (3.33%) XenServer
9 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) F5
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (23.33%) AppSense
5 6 (20.00%) CA
6 5 (16.67%) Splunk
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) Symantec
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) Wyse
7 4 (13.33%) Lumension
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) Nokia
8 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat