The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 321 366 341
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -25
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 99 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 2.19% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 38
Average daily rate
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£419 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -
NetScaler
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £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 London

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in London

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in London

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in London

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in London

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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
City of London +22 14 £425 +13.33% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 163 (85.34%) Citrix
2 83 (43.46%) Windows
3 77 (40.31%) Cisco
4 75 (39.27%) XenApp
5 74 (38.74%) Firewall
6 60 (31.41%) Microsoft
7 56 (29.32%) VMware
8 54 (28.27%) Load Balancing
9 46 (24.08%) Active Directory
9 46 (24.08%) XenDesktop
10 42 (21.99%) Finance
10 42 (21.99%) CheckPoint
11 41 (21.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (19.37%) SQL
13 36 (18.85%) XenServer
14 35 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (17.28%) DNS
15 33 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (16.75%) SCCM
16 32 (16.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (16.23%) vSphere
17 31 (16.23%) Citrix Certification
18 30 (15.71%) Windows 7
18 30 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (14.66%) Cisco ASA
20 26 (13.61%) VPN
20 26 (13.61%) WAN
20 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (13.09%) Migration
22 24 (12.57%) Network Security

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 14 (7.33%) IIS
2 11 (5.76%) Apache
3 9 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.14%) Lync
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.52%) Confluence
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.62%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 74 (38.74%) Firewall
2 33 (17.28%) DNS
3 32 (16.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 28 (14.66%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (13.61%) VPN
5 26 (13.61%) WAN
6 24 (12.57%) Network Security
6 24 (12.57%) SAN
7 23 (12.04%) BGP
7 23 (12.04%) LAN
7 23 (12.04%) VLAN
8 21 (10.99%) Ethernet
9 20 (10.47%) SSL
10 19 (9.95%) TCP/IP
11 17 (8.90%) Internet
12 15 (7.85%) DHCP
12 15 (7.85%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (7.33%) Wireless
13 14 (7.33%) IPsec
14 12 (6.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.76%) DB2
3 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MSI
2 2 (1.05%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 42 (21.99%) Finance
2 23 (12.04%) Banking
3 12 (6.28%) Law
4 9 (4.71%) Retail
4 9 (4.71%) Legal
5 5 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.62%) Front Office
6 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (24.61%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 27 (14.14%) Consultant
3 20 (10.47%) Administrator
4 19 (9.95%) Architect
5 13 (6.81%) Citrix Administrator
6 12 (6.28%) Security Engineer
7 11 (5.76%) Citrix Consultant
8 10 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Network Consultant
9 9 (4.71%) Citrix Support
9 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.19%) Citrix Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Network Administrator
13 5 (2.62%) Network Analyst
13 5 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.62%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.14%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.09%) HTML
3 4 (2.09%) Django
4 1 (0.52%) QuickFIX
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.24%) PKI
2 6 (3.14%) Firmware
2 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.62%) Clustering
3 5 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.09%) Open Source
5 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.05%) Online Games
5 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) iPhone
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.46%) Windows
2 35 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (15.71%) Windows 7
4 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.99%) Linux
6 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.76%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (5.76%) SUSE
7 11 (5.76%) AIX
8 10 (5.24%) UNIX
9 6 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.09%) Android
11 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Load Balancing
2 25 (13.09%) Migration
3 20 (10.47%) Change Management
4 14 (7.33%) Service Management
5 13 (6.81%) ITIL
6 12 (6.28%) Line Management
7 8 (4.19%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.14%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.62%) Analytics
9 5 (2.62%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (2.62%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (2.62%) Change Control
9 5 (2.62%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (2.62%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.09%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.09%) Document Management
10 4 (2.09%) Load Testing
10 4 (2.09%) Web Development
10 4 (2.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.37%) SQL
2 14 (7.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.66%) VB
4 6 (3.14%) VBScript
4 6 (3.14%) Java
5 5 (2.62%) Python
5 5 (2.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (16.23%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (12.57%) CCEA
3 24 (12.57%) CCEE
4 23 (12.04%) CCNP
5 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.24%) CCNA
7 8 (4.19%) MCSE
7 8 (4.19%) Degree
8 6 (3.14%) CCIE
8 6 (3.14%) CCA
8 6 (3.14%) CCVP
9 5 (2.62%) MCITP
9 5 (2.62%) CCSP
9 5 (2.62%) CCDP
9 5 (2.62%) MCP
10 4 (2.09%) CISSP
10 4 (2.09%) ACSP
10 4 (2.09%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.57%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (39.27%) XenApp
2 46 (24.08%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.08%) XenDesktop
3 41 (21.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (18.85%) XenServer
5 31 (16.23%) vSphere
6 30 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (7.33%) Hyper-V
8 11 (5.76%) ProxySG
9 10 (5.24%) FreeRADIUS
10 9 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (4.19%) Xen
12 7 (3.66%) VMware ESX
13 5 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (2.09%) MetaFrame
14 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.57%) Snort
15 3 (1.57%) Nmap
16 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (1.05%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (16.75%) SCCM
2 12 (6.28%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (5.76%) XenMobile
4 8 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.14%) Nagios
6 5 (2.62%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (2.62%) SCOM
6 5 (2.62%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.62%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.62%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.57%) Nessus
9 2 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.05%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 163 (85.34%) Citrix
2 77 (40.31%) Cisco
3 60 (31.41%) Microsoft
4 56 (29.32%) VMware
5 42 (21.99%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.99%) F5
7 19 (9.95%) Juniper
8 17 (8.90%) HP
9 16 (8.38%) Oracle
10 15 (7.85%) NetApp
11 14 (7.33%) IBM
12 13 (6.81%) Blue Coat
13 12 (6.28%) CA
14 9 (4.71%) Nokia
15 6 (3.14%) Aruba
16 5 (2.62%) Meraki
16 5 (2.62%) Splunk
16 5 (2.62%) Riverbed
16 5 (2.62%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago