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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 424 448 420
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 133 91 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.53% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 66
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
- +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £27.80 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £29.80 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
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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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +53 92 £450 +2.85% 21
South East -5 18 £473 +3.84% 13
South West -9 11 £375 - 1
East of England -3 4 £510 +7.36% 1
East Midlands +16 3 £300 - 4
West Midlands +1 2 - - 1
North West -6 2 £400 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire -11 1 £450 +50.00% 1
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NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 273 (88.35%) Citrix
2 141 (45.63%) Windows
2 141 (45.63%) VMware
3 140 (45.31%) XenApp
4 122 (39.48%) Cisco
5 101 (32.69%) XenDesktop
6 94 (30.42%) Microsoft
7 91 (29.45%) Firewall
8 87 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (26.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (25.24%) Active Directory
11 73 (23.62%) Load Balancing
12 68 (22.01%) vSphere
13 63 (20.39%) DNS
14 61 (19.74%) SAN
15 56 (18.12%) CheckPoint
15 56 (18.12%) HP
15 56 (18.12%) SCCM
16 55 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (17.48%) Finance
18 53 (17.15%) Hyper-V
19 51 (16.50%) Cisco Nexus
20 49 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (15.53%) WAN
22 47 (15.21%) LAN
22 47 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
23 45 (14.56%) Internet
23 45 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
23 45 (14.56%) SQL
24 44 (14.24%) Change Management

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (9.06%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.80%) IIS
4 19 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.50%) Apache
5 17 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.53%) OpenStack
8 10 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.91%) Lync
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (29.45%) Firewall
2 63 (20.39%) DNS
3 61 (19.74%) SAN
4 55 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
5 51 (16.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (15.53%) WAN
7 47 (15.21%) LAN
8 45 (14.56%) Internet
9 43 (13.92%) TCP/IP
10 42 (13.59%) Network Security
11 39 (12.62%) BGP
12 37 (11.97%) VPN
13 36 (11.65%) DHCP
14 32 (10.36%) VLAN
15 31 (10.03%) IPsec
16 29 (9.39%) Ethernet
17 22 (7.12%) SSL
18 21 (6.80%) OSPF
19 19 (6.15%) Wireless
19 19 (6.15%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.85%) DB2
3 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.65%) Big Data
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (4.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Introscope
General
1 54 (17.48%) Finance
2 20 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.47%) Banking
3 9 (2.91%) Games
4 8 (2.59%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.94%) Retail
6 4 (1.29%) Back Office
7 3 (0.97%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Law
7 3 (0.97%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (19.42%) Consultant
2 55 (17.80%) Network Engineer
3 38 (12.30%) Architect
4 36 (11.65%) Citrix Engineer
5 31 (10.03%) Citrix Consultant
5 31 (10.03%) Analyst
6 29 (9.39%) Security Engineer
7 22 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
9 18 (5.83%) Network Consultant
10 16 (5.18%) Wintel Analyst
11 15 (4.85%) Voice Engineer
12 14 (4.53%) Network Architect
13 13 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
14 12 (3.88%) Citrix Architect
15 10 (3.24%) Administrator
16 9 (2.91%) Citrix Analyst
16 9 (2.91%) Desktop Engineer
16 9 (2.91%) Technical Architect
17 8 (2.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.83%) Middleware
2 15 (4.85%) Regular Expression
3 9 (2.91%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.62%) REST
4 5 (1.62%) SOAP
5 2 (0.65%) CSS
5 2 (0.65%) WebCenter
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.32%) Django
6 1 (0.32%) APPC
6 1 (0.32%) COM
6 1 (0.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.47%) Replication
2 11 (3.56%) PKI
3 9 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.59%) Online Games
5 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.29%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.29%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.97%) Open Source
8 3 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.65%) SecurID
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) iPhone
10 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.32%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.32%) DTV
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 141 (45.63%) Windows
2 83 (26.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (7.77%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.77%) Linux
6 17 (5.50%) AIX
7 15 (4.85%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (4.85%) SUSE
8 12 (3.88%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.97%) UNIX
11 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.65%) Android
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.62%) Load Balancing
2 44 (14.24%) Change Management
3 38 (12.30%) ITIL
4 35 (11.33%) Service Management
5 34 (11.00%) Line Management
6 30 (9.71%) Migration
7 23 (7.44%) Incident Management
8 19 (6.15%) Low Latency
9 18 (5.83%) Project Management
10 14 (4.53%) ITSM
11 13 (4.21%) Contact Management
12 12 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
13 11 (3.56%) Network Design
14 10 (3.24%) TOGAF
14 10 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
16 7 (2.27%) Load Testing
17 6 (1.94%) Network Management
17 6 (1.94%) Network Load Balancing
17 6 (1.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.56%) SQL
2 44 (14.24%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.74%) VBScript
4 13 (4.21%) C#
5 7 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) Java
6 1 (0.32%) Perl
6 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (10.36%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.41%) CCNP
3 26 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.77%) Citrix Certification
5 21 (6.80%) DV Cleared
6 19 (6.15%) MCSE
7 13 (4.21%) Degree
7 13 (4.21%) CCEA
8 12 (3.88%) CCA
8 12 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (3.56%) CCIE
10 10 (3.24%) MCTS
10 10 (3.24%) CCEE
11 8 (2.59%) HP ASE
12 7 (2.27%) MCITP
12 7 (2.27%) CCDP
12 7 (2.27%) MCSA
13 6 (1.94%) CCVP
13 6 (1.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (45.31%) XenApp
2 101 (32.69%) XenDesktop
3 87 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (25.24%) Active Directory
5 68 (22.01%) vSphere
6 53 (17.15%) Hyper-V
7 35 (11.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 33 (10.68%) XenServer
9 22 (7.12%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (5.18%) FreeRADIUS
11 15 (4.85%) ProxySG
12 14 (4.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (3.88%) Firmware
14 7 (2.27%) vCloud
14 7 (2.27%) VMware ESX
14 7 (2.27%) Terminal Services
15 5 (1.62%) NFS
16 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.97%) UAG
16 3 (0.97%) Snort
Systems Management
1 56 (18.12%) SCCM
2 35 (11.33%) SCOM
3 33 (10.68%) EdgeSight
4 26 (8.41%) CA Spectrum
5 25 (8.09%) Cisco CUCM
6 18 (5.83%) HP SIM
7 15 (4.85%) SCVMM
8 14 (4.53%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (3.88%) XenMobile
10 8 (2.59%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (1.94%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (1.62%) Puppet
13 3 (0.97%) Nessus
14 1 (0.32%) RANCID
14 1 (0.32%) WSUS
14 1 (0.32%) Cacti
14 1 (0.32%) PureDisk
14 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 273 (88.35%) Citrix
2 141 (45.63%) VMware
3 122 (39.48%) Cisco
4 94 (30.42%) Microsoft
5 56 (18.12%) CheckPoint
5 56 (18.12%) HP
6 40 (12.94%) IBM
6 40 (12.94%) CA
7 37 (11.97%) AppSense
8 34 (11.00%) Dell
9 33 (10.68%) F5
10 28 (9.06%) Juniper
11 27 (8.74%) NetApp
12 26 (8.41%) Blue Coat
13 24 (7.77%) Veeam
14 18 (5.83%) Oracle
14 18 (5.83%) Veritas
15 14 (4.53%) Brocade
15 14 (4.53%) Nimsoft
15 14 (4.53%) Aruba
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