The first table below looks at the demand for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 55 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.55% - 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 101 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.56% 15.86% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 53
Average daily rate £325 £305 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
NetScaler
East of England

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - 8 - -
Watford - - - - 1
NetScaler
East of England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) XenApp
6 3 (21.43%) VCAP
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (7.14%) Lync
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Server Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) VCAP
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) NCDA
2 1 (7.14%) NCIE
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper