The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 140 127 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.083% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.54% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £463 £389
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
531 370 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.30% 15.30% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 152 221
Average daily rate £345 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 56
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) XenApp
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) Publishing
6 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Veeam
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) Replication
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
9 1 (7.69%) SCOM
9 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
9 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Web Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC