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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 434 463 470
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 155 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.46% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 50
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -
NetScaler
UK

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
7746 6492 8252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.66% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 3615 3823
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 375 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 97 £425 +14.09% 10
South East +19 27 £338 -23.94% 5
West Midlands -11 9 £315 -32.62% 2
North West -6 8 £368 -36.08% 3
East of England -23 6 £238 - 2
South West -38 3 £300 -23.56% 1
East Midlands +8 2 - - 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
NetScaler
UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 243 (86.48%) Citrix
2 138 (49.11%) Windows
3 126 (44.84%) XenApp
4 99 (35.23%) VMware
5 95 (33.81%) Firewall
6 92 (32.74%) Cisco
7 88 (31.32%) Microsoft
8 87 (30.96%) XenDesktop
9 72 (25.62%) Active Directory
10 69 (24.56%) Load Balancing
11 65 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (18.51%) vSphere
13 50 (17.79%) CheckPoint
14 49 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (17.08%) Windows 7
15 48 (17.08%) Finance
16 47 (16.73%) XenServer
17 46 (16.37%) Microsoft App-V
18 43 (15.30%) DNS
18 43 (15.30%) SQL
19 41 (14.59%) Migration
19 41 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
20 39 (13.88%) WAN
20 39 (13.88%) Cisco Certification
20 39 (13.88%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (13.17%) SCCM
22 36 (12.81%) Citrix Certification
23 33 (11.74%) LAN
23 33 (11.74%) Cisco Nexus
23 33 (11.74%) Network Security

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 19 (6.76%) IIS
2 16 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.98%) Lync
3 14 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.27%) Apache
5 10 (3.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.07%) MS Office
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 95 (33.81%) Firewall
2 43 (15.30%) DNS
3 39 (13.88%) WAN
4 33 (11.74%) LAN
4 33 (11.74%) Network Security
4 33 (11.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 31 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (9.96%) SAN
6 28 (9.96%) BGP
7 27 (9.61%) VPN
8 26 (9.25%) Ethernet
9 25 (8.90%) TCP/IP
9 25 (8.90%) SSL
9 25 (8.90%) VLAN
10 21 (7.47%) DHCP
11 20 (7.12%) Internet
11 20 (7.12%) Wireless
12 18 (6.41%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (5.34%) IPsec
13 15 (5.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.27%) DB2
3 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.85%) MSI
2 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 48 (17.08%) Finance
2 26 (9.25%) Banking
3 12 (4.27%) Law
4 10 (3.56%) Retail
5 9 (3.20%) Legal
6 6 (2.14%) Publishing
7 5 (1.78%) Front Office
7 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 53 (18.86%) Network Engineer
2 44 (15.66%) Consultant
3 40 (14.23%) Citrix Engineer
4 27 (9.61%) Architect
5 24 (8.54%) Administrator
6 23 (8.19%) Citrix Consultant
7 16 (5.69%) Security Engineer
8 15 (5.34%) Support Specialist
9 13 (4.63%) Analyst
9 13 (4.63%) Network Consultant
9 13 (4.63%) Citrix Administrator
9 13 (4.63%) Citrix Architect
10 12 (4.27%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (4.27%) Citrix Specialist
11 11 (3.91%) Citrix Support
11 11 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.20%) Network Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.27%) Regular Expression
2 7 (2.49%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.42%) Django
3 4 (1.42%) HTML
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.71%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.71%) Middleware
5 1 (0.36%) QuickFIX
5 1 (0.36%) COM
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.56%) PKI
2 8 (2.85%) Firmware
2 8 (2.85%) Clustering
3 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.42%) Open Source
6 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.71%) Replication
6 2 (0.71%) Online Games
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.36%) iPhone
7 1 (0.36%) DataPower
7 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.36%) iPad
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 138 (49.11%) Windows
2 65 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (17.08%) Windows 7
4 41 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (13.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (7.83%) Linux
7 14 (4.98%) AIX
8 12 (4.27%) SUSE
8 12 (4.27%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (3.91%) UNIX
10 7 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.42%) Android
12 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.56%) Load Balancing
2 41 (14.59%) Migration
3 25 (8.90%) Change Management
4 16 (5.69%) Service Management
4 16 (5.69%) ITIL
5 15 (5.34%) Incident Management
6 13 (4.63%) Line Management
6 13 (4.63%) Mentoring
7 8 (2.85%) E-Commerce
8 7 (2.49%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (2.49%) Analytics
9 6 (2.14%) Network Design
9 6 (2.14%) Identity Management
9 6 (2.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (1.78%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (1.78%) Risk Management
10 5 (1.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (1.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (1.78%) Change Control
10 5 (1.78%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.30%) SQL
2 23 (8.19%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.49%) VB
4 6 (2.14%) VBScript
4 6 (2.14%) Java
5 5 (1.78%) Perl
5 5 (1.78%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (13.88%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (12.81%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (10.32%) CCNP
4 25 (8.90%) CCEA
5 24 (8.54%) CCEE
6 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.91%) CCA
8 10 (3.56%) CCNA
8 10 (3.56%) MCSE
9 8 (2.85%) CCVP
9 8 (2.85%) Degree
10 7 (2.49%) HP ASE
10 7 (2.49%) CCDP
11 6 (2.14%) CCIE
11 6 (2.14%) MCP
11 6 (2.14%) ACSP
12 5 (1.78%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.78%) MCITP
12 5 (1.78%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.78%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.49%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (44.84%) XenApp
2 87 (30.96%) XenDesktop
3 72 (25.62%) Active Directory
4 52 (18.51%) vSphere
5 49 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (16.73%) XenServer
7 46 (16.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (7.12%) Hyper-V
9 17 (6.05%) ProxySG
10 12 (4.27%) VMware ESX
11 11 (3.91%) FreeRADIUS
12 10 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (2.85%) Xen
14 7 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (1.78%) MetaFrame
16 5 (1.78%) Terminal Services
17 3 (1.07%) Snort
17 3 (1.07%) Nmap
18 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (13.17%) SCCM
2 16 (5.69%) XenMobile
3 13 (4.63%) CA Spectrum
4 10 (3.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.85%) SCOM
6 7 (2.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.14%) Nagios
7 6 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.78%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.78%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.07%) Nessus
9 3 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.71%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.36%) SCSM
11 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 243 (86.48%) Citrix
2 99 (35.23%) VMware
3 92 (32.74%) Cisco
4 88 (31.32%) Microsoft
5 50 (17.79%) CheckPoint
6 28 (9.96%) F5
7 24 (8.54%) HP
8 22 (7.83%) Juniper
9 21 (7.47%) Blue Coat
10 20 (7.12%) Oracle
11 17 (6.05%) IBM
12 15 (5.34%) NetApp
12 15 (5.34%) Nokia
13 13 (4.63%) CA
14 12 (4.27%) AppSense
15 9 (3.20%) Aruba
16 8 (2.85%) Meraki
17 7 (2.49%) Riverbed
17 7 (2.49%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.49%) Websense
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