The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.96%
NetScaler
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
198 148 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.11% 19.27% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 81 65
Average daily rate £489 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.82% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £18.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £13.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

NetScaler
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware