The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 438 454 426
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 127 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.52% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £379 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £28.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% -19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £18.05 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £29.70 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £28.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.96% -19.28%
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in England

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in England

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in England

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in England

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 93 £450 +20.00% 21
South East -27 14 £493 +9.44% 5
East Midlands +7 8 £300 - 3
West Midlands -3 4 - - 4
East of England -3 3 £375 -21.05%
North West -15 3 £400 +12.28% 1
South West -21 2 £400 +300.00% 3
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NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 263 (88.26%) Citrix
2 141 (47.32%) VMware
3 135 (45.30%) Windows
4 134 (44.97%) XenApp
5 119 (39.93%) Cisco
6 102 (34.23%) Microsoft
7 100 (33.56%) XenDesktop
8 84 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (27.85%) Firewall
10 79 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 75 (25.17%) Active Directory
12 65 (21.81%) Load Balancing
13 63 (21.14%) vSphere
13 63 (21.14%) DNS
14 59 (19.80%) SAN
15 58 (19.46%) HP
16 57 (19.13%) Hyper-V
17 55 (18.46%) Finance
18 54 (18.12%) SCCM
19 50 (16.78%) LAN
19 50 (16.78%) CheckPoint
20 49 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
20 49 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
21 47 (15.77%) Cisco Certification
21 47 (15.77%) WAN
21 47 (15.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 46 (15.44%) CA
23 43 (14.43%) Change Management
24 42 (14.09%) SQL
25 41 (13.76%) ITIL

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (8.72%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.37%) OpenStack
4 16 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (5.37%) IIS
4 16 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (4.70%) Apache
6 10 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.01%) Lync
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (27.85%) Firewall
2 63 (21.14%) DNS
3 59 (19.80%) SAN
4 50 (16.78%) LAN
5 49 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (15.77%) WAN
7 41 (13.76%) TCP/IP
8 40 (13.42%) DHCP
9 39 (13.09%) VPN
10 37 (12.42%) Internet
11 36 (12.08%) Network Security
12 34 (11.41%) BGP
13 32 (10.74%) IPsec
13 32 (10.74%) VLAN
14 25 (8.39%) Ethernet
15 20 (6.71%) Wireless
16 19 (6.38%) OSPF
16 19 (6.38%) SSL
17 18 (6.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.03%) DB2
3 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.67%) Big Data
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.36%) MSI
2 2 (0.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.34%) Introscope
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 55 (18.46%) Finance
2 22 (7.38%) Banking
3 20 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.35%) Games
5 7 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.34%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Retail
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 49 (16.44%) Network Engineer
2 48 (16.11%) Consultant
3 41 (13.76%) Architect
4 36 (12.08%) Citrix Engineer
5 29 (9.73%) Analyst
6 26 (8.72%) Security Engineer
7 23 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (7.05%) Citrix Consultant
9 17 (5.70%) Network Architect
9 17 (5.70%) Network Consultant
9 17 (5.70%) Voice Engineer
9 17 (5.70%) Wintel Analyst
10 16 (5.37%) Wintel Engineer
11 14 (4.70%) Network Security Engineer
11 14 (4.70%) Citrix Architect
12 10 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (3.02%) Citrix Analyst
14 7 (2.35%) Senior Citrix Engineer
14 7 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.71%) Middleware
2 12 (4.03%) Regular Expression
3 10 (3.36%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.68%) SOAP
4 5 (1.68%) REST
5 3 (1.01%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) APPC
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
6 1 (0.34%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) Django
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.34%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.38%) Replication
2 12 (4.03%) PKI
3 11 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.01%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.01%) Online Games
4 6 (2.01%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.34%) Clustering
7 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) SecurID
8 2 (0.67%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 135 (45.30%) Windows
2 79 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (15.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (11.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (9.40%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.71%) Linux
7 13 (4.36%) AIX
8 12 (4.03%) SUSE
8 12 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (4.03%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.01%) UNIX
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.81%) Load Balancing
2 43 (14.43%) Change Management
3 41 (13.76%) ITIL
4 31 (10.40%) Service Management
5 29 (9.73%) Line Management
6 24 (8.05%) Migration
7 22 (7.38%) Incident Management
8 21 (7.05%) Low Latency
9 20 (6.71%) Project Management
10 16 (5.37%) ITSM
11 15 (5.03%) Contact Management
12 13 (4.36%) Network Design
13 11 (3.69%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (3.36%) TOGAF
15 9 (3.02%) Network Load Balancing
15 9 (3.02%) WAN Optimisation
15 9 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
16 6 (2.01%) Network Management
17 5 (1.68%) Performance Monitoring
17 5 (1.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.09%) SQL
2 41 (13.76%) PowerShell
3 28 (9.40%) VBScript
4 15 (5.03%) C#
5 3 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) Java
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (15.77%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (11.74%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.72%) DV Cleared
5 21 (7.05%) CCNP
5 21 (7.05%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (6.71%) MCSE
7 14 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.03%) CCEE
9 11 (3.69%) CCA
10 10 (3.36%) MCITP
10 10 (3.36%) CCEA
11 9 (3.02%) CCIE
11 9 (3.02%) Degree
11 9 (3.02%) MCTS
12 8 (2.68%) HP ASE
12 8 (2.68%) CCNA
13 7 (2.35%) MCSA
14 6 (2.01%) JNCIS
14 6 (2.01%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.69%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (44.97%) XenApp
2 100 (33.56%) XenDesktop
3 84 (28.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (25.17%) Active Directory
5 63 (21.14%) vSphere
6 57 (19.13%) Hyper-V
7 38 (12.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (8.05%) XenServer
8 24 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (5.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (4.36%) FreeRADIUS
11 12 (4.03%) ProxySG
12 9 (3.02%) Firmware
13 7 (2.35%) vCloud
14 5 (1.68%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.68%) NFS
15 4 (1.34%) VMware ESX
15 4 (1.34%) Terminal Server
16 3 (1.01%) Terminal Services
16 3 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (18.12%) SCCM
2 37 (12.42%) SCOM
3 33 (11.07%) EdgeSight
4 30 (10.07%) CA Spectrum
5 24 (8.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 20 (6.71%) HP SIM
7 17 (5.70%) Cisco UCCX
7 17 (5.70%) SCVMM
8 9 (3.02%) XenMobile
9 8 (2.68%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (2.35%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.68%) Puppet
11 5 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 1 (0.34%) RANCID
14 1 (0.34%) Nessus
14 1 (0.34%) WSUS
14 1 (0.34%) PureDisk
14 1 (0.34%) Cacti
Vendors
1 263 (88.26%) Citrix
2 141 (47.32%) VMware
3 119 (39.93%) Cisco
4 102 (34.23%) Microsoft
5 58 (19.46%) HP
6 50 (16.78%) CheckPoint
7 46 (15.44%) CA
8 40 (13.42%) AppSense
9 39 (13.09%) Dell
10 38 (12.75%) IBM
11 31 (10.40%) Juniper
12 30 (10.07%) F5
13 25 (8.39%) Veeam
14 24 (8.05%) NetApp
14 24 (8.05%) Blue Coat
15 20 (6.71%) Veritas
16 16 (5.37%) Nimsoft
17 15 (5.03%) ServiceNow
17 15 (5.03%) Wyse
18 14 (4.70%) Brocade
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