The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 78 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £444 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 101 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.65% 12.85% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 70
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £188 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
NetScaler
Scotland

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 24 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC