The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 87 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 2.63% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £444
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
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 114 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.60% 8.46% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 41
Average daily rate £375 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 5 (71.43%) Application Packaging
3 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) WSUS
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
5 3 (42.86%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) CMDB
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (14.29%) Altiris

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) CMDB
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Application Packaging
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Altiris