The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 London 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 321 339 322
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 81 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 2.31% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £463 £381
% change year-on-year
-31.62% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2805 2812 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.08% 11.60% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1769 2080
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
NetScaler
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +35 24 £338 -16.92% 5
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 126 (81.82%) Citrix
2 64 (41.56%) XenApp
3 61 (39.61%) Windows
4 54 (35.06%) Cisco
5 47 (30.52%) Firewall
6 46 (29.87%) Microsoft
7 39 (25.32%) XenDesktop
8 37 (24.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 37 (24.03%) VMware
9 35 (22.73%) Finance
10 33 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (20.78%) Active Directory
12 29 (18.83%) Load Balancing
12 29 (18.83%) Windows 7
13 28 (18.18%) Juniper
14 27 (17.53%) CheckPoint
15 25 (16.23%) SQL
15 25 (16.23%) Banking
16 24 (15.58%) XenServer
16 24 (15.58%) Citrix Certification
16 24 (15.58%) CCNP
17 23 (14.94%) Wireless
17 23 (14.94%) F5
18 22 (14.29%) CCEE
18 22 (14.29%) SCCM
18 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (13.64%) BGP
20 20 (12.99%) DNS
20 20 (12.99%) CCEA

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (3.25%) Lync
3 4 (2.60%) IIS
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
3 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.30%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.52%) Firewall
2 23 (14.94%) Wireless
3 21 (13.64%) BGP
4 20 (12.99%) DNS
4 20 (12.99%) WAN
4 20 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (11.04%) LAN
6 16 (10.39%) VLAN
7 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.09%) SAN
8 13 (8.44%) Network Security
9 12 (7.79%) OSPF
10 11 (7.14%) HTTP
11 10 (6.49%) VPN
12 9 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (5.19%) EIGRP
13 8 (5.19%) DHCP
13 8 (5.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (4.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.30%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 35 (22.73%) Finance
2 25 (16.23%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Law
3 9 (5.84%) Legal
4 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.25%) Front Office
6 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Consultant
4 14 (9.09%) Administrator
4 14 (9.09%) Architect
5 12 (7.79%) Citrix Administrator
6 11 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
7 8 (5.19%) Citrix Support
7 8 (5.19%) Network Consultant
7 8 (5.19%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Citrix Consultant
10 4 (2.60%) Support Specialist
10 4 (2.60%) Citrix Architect
11 3 (1.95%) Senior Citrix Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) Support Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) Application Packaging
1 4 (2.60%) Django
1 4 (2.60%) HTML
1 4 (2.60%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.65%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.65%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) PKI
2 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.25%) Clustering
3 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.30%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.65%) Open Source
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.61%) Windows
2 29 (18.83%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.39%) Linux
5 10 (6.49%) UNIX
6 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.25%) AIX
7 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.25%) SUSE
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.95%) Android
10 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.83%) Load Balancing
2 16 (10.39%) Migration
3 15 (9.74%) ITIL
4 9 (5.84%) Change Management
5 7 (4.55%) Change Control
6 6 (3.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.25%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (3.25%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (2.60%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (2.60%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.60%) Document Management
8 4 (2.60%) Web Development
9 3 (1.95%) Service Management
9 3 (1.95%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.95%) Analytics
9 3 (1.95%) Identity Management
9 3 (1.95%) Network Management
9 3 (1.95%) High Availability
10 2 (1.30%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.23%) SQL
2 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.90%) Java
4 5 (3.25%) Perl
4 5 (3.25%) Python
5 2 (1.30%) VBScript
5 2 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.58%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (15.58%) CCNP
3 22 (14.29%) CCEE
4 20 (12.99%) CCEA
5 13 (8.44%) CCNA
6 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.55%) MCSE
8 6 (3.90%) MCP
9 5 (3.25%) CCIE
10 4 (2.60%) CCA
10 4 (2.60%) MCITP
10 4 (2.60%) Degree
11 3 (1.95%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.95%) ACSP
11 3 (1.95%) CCDP
12 2 (1.30%) CCIP
12 2 (1.30%) CCSP
12 2 (1.30%) MCSA
12 2 (1.30%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (41.56%) XenApp
2 39 (25.32%) XenDesktop
3 37 (24.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (20.78%) Active Directory
5 24 (15.58%) XenServer
6 17 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (10.39%) vSphere
8 8 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.55%) ProxySG
9 7 (4.55%) Xen
10 6 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.60%) MetaFrame
11 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.95%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (5.84%) XenMobile
3 6 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.90%) Nagios
4 5 (3.25%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.25%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (3.25%) SCOM
4 5 (3.25%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (3.25%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.30%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.65%) Cacti
7 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 126 (81.82%) Citrix
2 54 (35.06%) Cisco
3 46 (29.87%) Microsoft
4 37 (24.03%) VMware
5 28 (18.18%) Juniper
6 27 (17.53%) CheckPoint
7 23 (14.94%) F5
8 16 (10.39%) HP
9 14 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 10 (6.49%) Oracle
11 9 (5.84%) NetApp
12 7 (4.55%) AppSense
12 7 (4.55%) Aruba
13 6 (3.90%) Nokia
13 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.25%) CA
14 5 (3.25%) IBM
14 5 (3.25%) TippingPoint
15 4 (2.60%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.60%) EMC
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