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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 172 183 186
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 24 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 2.47% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £357 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -3.27%
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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
725 769 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.56% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 491 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 32 (80.00%) Citrix
2 18 (45.00%) XenApp
3 16 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 14 (35.00%) Cisco
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
6 11 (27.50%) VMware
7 9 (22.50%) Internet
7 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) DNS
7 9 (22.50%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.50%) Network Security
9 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
9 7 (17.50%) SCCM
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) Service Management
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.00%) BGP
10 6 (15.00%) DHCP
10 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 6 (15.00%) IPsec
10 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.00%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (17.50%) Network Security
4 6 (15.00%) IPsec
4 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 6 (15.00%) BGP
5 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.00%) SSL
6 4 (10.00%) NetScreen
6 4 (10.00%) VLAN
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
7 3 (7.50%) OSPF
7 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Introscope
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
1 3 (7.50%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (7.50%) SUSE
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Service Management
1 7 (17.50%) Change Management
1 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.50%) Line Management
3 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) Web Development
5 2 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Contact Management
5 2 (5.00%) Document Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCEA
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCEE
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCSA
4 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 3 (7.50%) CCA
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) XenApp
2 16 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (15.00%) XenServer
6 4 (10.00%) ProxySG
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (7.50%) Firmware
7 3 (7.50%) vSphere
7 3 (7.50%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Cacti
5 1 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.50%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Citrix
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 11 (27.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) AppSense
8 2 (5.00%) Altiris
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) CA
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.50%) Nokia
9 1 (2.50%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) ATG
9 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago