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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 187 203 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 14 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 2.39% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -
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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
799 879 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 12.29% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 586 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.38 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 41 (89.13%) Citrix
2 26 (56.52%) XenApp
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (47.83%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (45.65%) Finance
5 16 (34.78%) XenServer
5 16 (34.78%) XenDesktop
6 14 (30.43%) SCCM
6 14 (30.43%) VMware
6 14 (30.43%) Firewall
6 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.26%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (26.09%) Banking
8 12 (26.09%) SQL
8 12 (26.09%) CCEE
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco
9 11 (23.91%) CCEA
10 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
11 9 (19.57%) SAN
11 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.22%) Oracle
13 7 (15.22%) Linux
14 6 (13.04%) VPN
14 6 (13.04%) WAN
14 6 (13.04%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
1 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 6 (13.04%) VPN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) VLAN
4 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 5 (10.87%) SSL
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.70%) HTTP
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
5 4 (8.70%) IPsec
6 3 (6.52%) Internet
6 3 (6.52%) BGP
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Front Office
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Administrator
2 11 (23.91%) Citrix Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Citrix Support
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Citrix Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
1 4 (8.70%) Django
2 3 (6.52%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Firmware
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) UNIX
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) SUSE
7 3 (6.52%) AIX
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) Change Control
3 4 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (8.70%) Line Management
3 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (8.70%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 4 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL
4 2 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.17%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Python
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (26.09%) CCEE
3 11 (23.91%) CCEA
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) CCA
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) XenApp
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (34.78%) XenServer
3 16 (34.78%) XenDesktop
4 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
7 4 (8.70%) vSphere
7 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (8.70%) Xen
7 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
8 3 (6.52%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (8.70%) XenMobile
2 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (8.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Citrix
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) VMware
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) HP
8 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.70%) EMC
9 4 (8.70%) Nokia
9 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.52%) IBM
11 2 (4.35%) Remedy
12 1 (2.17%) Finjan
12 1 (2.17%) F5
12 1 (2.17%) Aruba
12 1 (2.17%) Juniper
12 1 (2.17%) CA
12 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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