The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 78 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £416 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £60.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +116.21%
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
133 137 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.65% 8.10% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 59 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £463 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing NetScaler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 13 (86.67%) VBScript
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (86.67%) XenApp
3 13 (86.67%) XenDesktop
4 11 (73.33%) WSUS
4 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
4 11 (73.33%) Clustering
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (66.67%) Application Packaging
6 8 (53.33%) Client/Server
7 7 (46.67%) NetApp
8 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (20.00%) XenServer
11 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
11 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
11 2 (13.33%) SCOM
11 2 (13.33%) Altiris
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Support Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) XenServer Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Java EE
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Clustering
2 8 (53.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
4 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
1 13 (86.67%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCA
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) XenApp
2 13 (86.67%) XenDesktop
3 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) XenServer
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (13.33%) MetaFrame
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (73.33%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Altiris
4 2 (13.33%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Lumension
5 1 (6.67%) Prolexic
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec