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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 352 329 353
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 59 87 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 3.09% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 35
Average daily rate £400 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.96%
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
2709 2812 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 13.27% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1840 1753
Average daily rate £420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 80 76
Average hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 11 £439 +17.00% 4
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (86.21%) Citrix
2 85 (58.62%) XenApp
3 71 (48.97%) XenDesktop
3 71 (48.97%) VMware
4 68 (46.90%) Windows
5 56 (38.62%) Cisco
6 55 (37.93%) Active Directory
7 53 (36.55%) Microsoft
8 50 (34.48%) SCCM
9 45 (31.03%) Windows Server
10 44 (30.34%) DNS
11 42 (28.97%) Finance
12 40 (27.59%) PowerShell
13 38 (26.21%) Firewall
14 37 (25.52%) ITIL
15 35 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
16 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (22.07%) HP
17 32 (22.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (17.93%) Data Centre
20 22 (15.17%) Citrix Certification
20 22 (15.17%) SCOM
20 22 (15.17%) AppSense
21 21 (14.48%) XenServer
21 21 (14.48%) DHCP
22 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
23 19 (13.10%) Project Management
24 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
24 18 (12.41%) SAN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (6.21%) IIS
2 6 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.45%) Apache
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.45%) MS Office
3 5 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.76%) Relativity
3 2 (1.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.45%) Office 365
4 2 (1.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (30.34%) DNS
2 38 (26.21%) Firewall
3 21 (14.48%) DHCP
4 18 (12.41%) SAN
5 16 (11.03%) VLAN
6 15 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (10.34%) VPN
7 14 (9.66%) SNMP
7 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
8 13 (8.97%) LAN
8 13 (8.97%) Network Security
9 12 (8.28%) Ethernet
9 12 (8.28%) WAN
10 11 (7.59%) MPLS
11 10 (6.90%) SSL
12 9 (6.21%) Internet
12 9 (6.21%) Wireless
13 8 (5.52%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (4.83%) OSPF
14 7 (4.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) Big Data
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (28.97%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Financial Institution
3 11 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.07%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (25.52%) Citrix Engineer
2 23 (15.86%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.03%) Architect
4 15 (10.34%) Consultant
5 14 (9.66%) Citrix Consultant
6 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Citrix Specialist
8 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.52%) Administrator
9 8 (5.52%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Citrix Support
10 7 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Citrix Administrator
11 6 (4.14%) Citrix Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 5 (3.45%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.69%) ADO.NET
2 1 (0.69%) Ajax
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.69%) COM
2 1 (0.69%) CSS
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.69%) PKINIT
2 1 (0.69%) WCF
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.69%) WPF
2 1 (0.69%) XML
2 1 (0.69%) XMPP
2 1 (0.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.34%) Hedge funds
4 11 (7.59%) PKI
5 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.76%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) IVR
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.90%) Windows
2 45 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (22.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.97%) Linux
6 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.07%) Unix
10 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Android
11 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.52%) ITIL
2 19 (13.10%) Project Management
3 16 (11.03%) Load Balancing
4 14 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
5 13 (8.97%) High Availability
5 13 (8.97%) Performance Management
5 13 (8.97%) Service Management
6 11 (7.59%) Migration
7 10 (6.90%) ITSM
7 10 (6.90%) PRINCE
8 6 (4.14%) Change Management
9 4 (2.76%) Analytics
9 4 (2.76%) Data Analytics
9 4 (2.76%) E-Discovery
9 4 (2.76%) Facilities Management
9 4 (2.76%) Process Management
9 4 (2.76%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.90%) SQL
3 9 (6.21%) VB
4 6 (4.14%) Python
5 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.76%) VBScript
6 2 (1.38%) Java
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (15.17%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (12.41%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (9.66%) CCNP
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.28%) CCEE
5 10 (6.90%) CCA
5 10 (6.90%) CCNA
5 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.83%) CCEA
7 7 (4.83%) MCSE
7 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.45%) MCP
8 5 (3.45%) MCSA
9 4 (2.76%) CCAA
9 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 3 (2.07%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 85 (58.62%) XenApp
2 71 (48.97%) XenDesktop
3 55 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 35 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (14.48%) XenServer
7 15 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 12 (8.28%) vSphere
9 11 (7.59%) VMware ESX
10 10 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.76%) MetaFrame
11 4 (2.76%) vCloud
12 3 (2.07%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.07%) Firmware
12 3 (2.07%) ProxySG
13 2 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 50 (34.48%) SCCM
2 22 (15.17%) SCOM
3 11 (7.59%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.76%) EdgeSight
4 4 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.07%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.38%) Ionix
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) OpenView
7 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 125 (86.21%) Citrix
2 71 (48.97%) VMware
3 56 (38.62%) Cisco
4 53 (36.55%) Microsoft
5 32 (22.07%) HP
6 22 (15.17%) AppSense
7 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 17 (11.72%) Juniper
9 16 (11.03%) F5
10 12 (8.28%) IBM
11 9 (6.21%) Oracle
11 9 (6.21%) Remedy
12 8 (5.52%) Brocade
12 8 (5.52%) NetApp
12 8 (5.52%) Palo Alto
13 7 (4.83%) Altiris
14 6 (4.14%) Dell
15 5 (3.45%) BMC
16 4 (2.76%) CommVault
16 4 (2.76%) Nokia
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