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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 139 166 192
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 13 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 3.55% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 10
Average daily rate £408 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -5.88%
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
London

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
340 677 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.84% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 491 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Citrix
2 18 (72.00%) XenApp
3 16 (64.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 12 (48.00%) Windows
6 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) SCCM
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (20.00%) XenServer
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) SAN
11 4 (16.00%) AppSense
11 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (16.00%) VB
11 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) XenMobile
12 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (12.00%) SCOM
12 3 (12.00%) Altiris
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SNMP
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) PKINIT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Process Management
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CCEA
4 1 (4.00%) CCEE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) XenApp
2 16 (64.00%) XenDesktop
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) XenServer
7 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (8.00%) vSphere
10 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
10 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) XenMobile
3 3 (12.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Citrix
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) AppSense
6 3 (12.00%) Altiris
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Brocade
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Wyse
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) CommVault
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software