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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 439 467 462
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 137 93 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.40% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 55 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £388
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -
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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
7401 6633 8371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 13.60% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4075 3667 3862
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 384 658
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +13 86 £400 +4.57% 11
South East +12 24 £325 -0.38% 3
East of England -14 8 £238 -
North West -3 7 £368 -36.08% 4
West Midlands -3 7 £315 -33.68% 1
South West -33 2 £313 -40.47% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £350 -18.60% 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
NetScaler
UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 239 (85.05%) Citrix
2 138 (49.11%) Windows
3 125 (44.48%) XenApp
4 99 (35.23%) Microsoft
5 97 (34.52%) Firewall
6 93 (33.10%) Cisco
7 86 (30.60%) VMware
7 86 (30.60%) XenDesktop
8 68 (24.20%) Active Directory
9 57 (20.28%) Load Balancing
10 53 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (17.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 48 (17.08%) Cisco Certification
13 46 (16.37%) CheckPoint
13 46 (16.37%) SQL
13 46 (16.37%) Finance
13 46 (16.37%) vSphere
14 45 (16.01%) Windows 7
15 43 (15.30%) DNS
15 43 (15.30%) XenServer
16 41 (14.59%) Migration
17 38 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (13.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (12.81%) WAN
18 36 (12.81%) CCNP
19 35 (12.46%) F5
20 32 (11.39%) Network Security
20 32 (11.39%) Citrix Certification
20 32 (11.39%) Juniper
20 32 (11.39%) LAN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (5.34%) MS Exchange
1 15 (5.34%) IIS
2 14 (4.98%) Lync
3 13 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.20%) Apache
5 7 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.14%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.78%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.07%) MS Office
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 97 (34.52%) Firewall
2 43 (15.30%) DNS
3 36 (12.81%) WAN
4 32 (11.39%) LAN
4 32 (11.39%) Network Security
5 29 (10.32%) Wireless
5 29 (10.32%) BGP
6 28 (9.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (9.25%) TCP/IP
8 24 (8.54%) SAN
8 24 (8.54%) VLAN
8 24 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (8.19%) VPN
10 22 (7.83%) DHCP
11 19 (6.76%) Ethernet
12 18 (6.41%) Internet
13 16 (5.69%) SSL
14 14 (4.98%) HTTP
14 14 (4.98%) Cisco ISE
15 13 (4.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.20%) 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 5 (1.78%) MSI
2 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 46 (16.37%) Finance
2 27 (9.61%) Banking
3 10 (3.56%) Law
4 9 (3.20%) Legal
4 9 (3.20%) Retail
5 7 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.78%) Publishing
6 5 (1.78%) Front Office
7 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (21.71%) Network Engineer
2 44 (15.66%) Citrix Engineer
3 39 (13.88%) Consultant
4 23 (8.19%) Administrator
5 22 (7.83%) Architect
6 21 (7.47%) Citrix Consultant
7 17 (6.05%) Citrix Specialist
8 15 (5.34%) Security Engineer
9 14 (4.98%) Citrix Support
9 14 (4.98%) Citrix Administrator
10 13 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) Support Specialist
11 11 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.91%) Analyst
12 10 (3.56%) Network Consultant
12 10 (3.56%) Citrix Architect
13 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.20%) Server Engineer
14 8 (2.85%) Network Analyst
14 8 (2.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.20%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.42%) HTML
2 4 (1.42%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.42%) Django
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.71%) WebCenter
3 2 (0.71%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) SAML
4 1 (0.36%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.56%) PKI
2 9 (3.20%) Firmware
3 7 (2.49%) Clustering
4 5 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.07%) Open Source
6 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.71%) Online Games
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) iPhone
8 1 (0.36%) DataPower
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) Statistics
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 138 (49.11%) Windows
2 53 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (16.01%) Windows 7
4 38 (13.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (8.90%) Linux
7 15 (5.34%) UNIX
8 11 (3.91%) AIX
9 9 (3.20%) SUSE
9 9 (3.20%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.14%) 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 57 (20.28%) Load Balancing
2 41 (14.59%) Migration
3 24 (8.54%) ITIL
4 23 (8.19%) Change Management
5 16 (5.69%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.27%) Service Management
7 10 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.49%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.14%) Network Design
9 6 (2.14%) Change Control
9 6 (2.14%) Analytics
9 6 (2.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (1.78%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (1.78%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (1.78%) Load Testing
10 5 (1.78%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (1.78%) Identity Management
11 4 (1.42%) Risk Management
11 4 (1.42%) Document Management
11 4 (1.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.37%) SQL
2 29 (10.32%) 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 48 (17.08%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (12.81%) CCNP
3 32 (11.39%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (8.90%) CCEA
5 21 (7.47%) CCEE
6 19 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.69%) CCNA
8 14 (4.98%) MCSE
9 9 (3.20%) MCP
10 8 (2.85%) CCA
10 8 (2.85%) MCSA
11 6 (2.14%) CCVP
11 6 (2.14%) MCITP
11 6 (2.14%) Degree
11 6 (2.14%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.78%) HP ASE
12 5 (1.78%) ACSP
12 5 (1.78%) CCIE
12 5 (1.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.63%) SLA
2 7 (2.49%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (44.48%) XenApp
2 86 (30.60%) XenDesktop
3 68 (24.20%) Active Directory
4 49 (17.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (16.37%) vSphere
6 43 (15.30%) XenServer
7 38 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (5.69%) Hyper-V
9 15 (5.34%) ProxySG
10 12 (4.27%) VMware ESX
11 8 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.85%) FreeRADIUS
11 8 (2.85%) Xen
12 7 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (2.14%) MetaFrame
14 5 (1.78%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.71%) Snort
15 2 (0.71%) Nmap
16 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (11.39%) SCCM
2 14 (4.98%) XenMobile
3 10 (3.56%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.85%) SCOM
5 6 (2.14%) Nagios
6 5 (1.78%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.78%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.71%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.71%) Nessus
8 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.36%) SCSM
9 1 (0.36%) WMI
9 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 239 (85.05%) Citrix
2 99 (35.23%) Microsoft
3 93 (33.10%) Cisco
4 86 (30.60%) VMware
5 46 (16.37%) CheckPoint
6 35 (12.46%) F5
7 32 (11.39%) Juniper
8 26 (9.25%) Blue Coat
9 23 (8.19%) HP
10 17 (6.05%) Oracle
10 17 (6.05%) AppSense
11 16 (5.69%) NetApp
12 15 (5.34%) IBM
13 13 (4.63%) Nokia
14 10 (3.56%) CA
15 8 (2.85%) Avaya
16 7 (2.49%) EMC
16 7 (2.49%) Mitel
16 7 (2.49%) Riverbed
16 7 (2.49%) Aruba
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