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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 165 191 183
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 25 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 2.45% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 8
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £369 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
- +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
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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
675 695 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 11.62% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 446 525
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 47
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 36 (83.72%) Citrix
2 19 (44.19%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco
3 18 (41.86%) XenApp
4 15 (34.88%) XenDesktop
5 14 (32.56%) Firewall
5 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
6 13 (30.23%) VMware
7 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (27.91%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (20.93%) Internet
10 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (18.60%) SCCM
12 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
12 7 (16.28%) Network Security
12 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
12 7 (16.28%) Service Management
13 6 (13.95%) BGP
13 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.95%) DHCP
13 6 (13.95%) IPsec
13 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
13 6 (13.95%) vSphere
13 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (11.63%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (25.58%) DNS
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (20.93%) Internet
6 7 (16.28%) Network Security
7 6 (13.95%) BGP
7 6 (13.95%) DHCP
7 6 (13.95%) IPsec
8 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.63%) SAN
9 4 (9.30%) NetScreen
9 4 (9.30%) SSL
9 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.30%) VLAN
10 3 (6.98%) OSPF
10 3 (6.98%) VPN
10 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
10 3 (6.98%) FCoE
10 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Introscope
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
1 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.33%) Django
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.33%) NHS
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) SUSE
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
1 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
1 7 (16.28%) Service Management
2 5 (11.63%) Line Management
2 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Network Design
3 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Network Management
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.65%) Contact Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.33%) Web Development
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.98%) MCSA
3 3 (6.98%) CCEA
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 3 (6.98%) CCEE
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) CCIE
5 1 (2.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) XenApp
2 15 (34.88%) XenDesktop
3 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (13.95%) vSphere
6 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (9.30%) XenServer
7 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
8 3 (6.98%) Firmware
8 3 (6.98%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) SCOM
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (4.65%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.65%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.33%) Cacti
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Citrix
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) AppSense
5 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
6 4 (9.30%) Juniper
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
7 3 (6.98%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
8 2 (4.65%) F5
8 2 (4.65%) CA
8 2 (4.65%) Altiris
9 1 (2.33%) ATG
9 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) Apple
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