The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 186 173 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 17 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 4.31% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £274 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £520 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £435
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.76% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
739 696 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.63% 11.80% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 498 567
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 40
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £44.83 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the City of London region.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (92.11%) Citrix
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) XenApp
5 15 (39.47%) Cisco
5 15 (39.47%) VMware
6 11 (28.95%) Firewall
6 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
9 8 (21.05%) vSphere
10 7 (18.42%) AppSense
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 7 (18.42%) LAN
10 7 (18.42%) WAN
11 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (13.16%) Network Security
12 5 (13.16%) VLAN
12 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
12 5 (13.16%) Migration
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (13.16%) Juniper
12 5 (13.16%) SAN
12 5 (13.16%) VPN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
3 7 (18.42%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.16%) Network Security
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) VLAN
5 5 (13.16%) SAN
6 4 (10.53%) MPLS
7 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) DHCP
7 3 (7.89%) FCoE
7 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.26%) Junos
8 2 (5.26%) SMTP
8 2 (5.26%) SSL
9 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
1 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) BYOD
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
1 5 (13.16%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Process Management
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.63%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCEA
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.89%) CCEE
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.63%) CCIA
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) XenApp
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
4 8 (21.05%) vSphere
5 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (10.53%) XenServer
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.63%) Xen
8 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
8 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.63%) UAG
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) EdgeSight
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.26%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Citrix
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) AppSense
5 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Juniper
6 5 (13.16%) F5
7 3 (7.89%) Wyse
7 3 (7.89%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) Remedy
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.63%) Brocade
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.63%) RightFax
9 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics