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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 316 346 336
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 83 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 2.34% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 61
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £463 £381
% change year-on-year
-31.35% +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
2871 2815 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.18% 11.61% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1788 1779 2087
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 101 170
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 28 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 28 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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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 +16 23 £350 -13.84% 9
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 132 (81.48%) Citrix
2 68 (41.98%) XenApp
3 64 (39.51%) Windows
4 59 (36.42%) Cisco
5 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
5 50 (30.86%) Firewall
6 43 (26.54%) XenDesktop
7 39 (24.07%) VMware
7 39 (24.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (21.60%) Finance
9 34 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (20.99%) Active Directory
10 30 (18.52%) Load Balancing
10 30 (18.52%) Windows 7
11 29 (17.90%) Juniper
12 28 (17.28%) CheckPoint
13 26 (16.05%) SQL
14 25 (15.43%) CCNP
14 25 (15.43%) XenServer
14 25 (15.43%) Banking
15 24 (14.81%) SCCM
15 24 (14.81%) F5
15 24 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (14.20%) Wireless
17 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (13.58%) WAN
17 22 (13.58%) CCEE
17 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (12.96%) BGP

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.09%) IIS
3 5 (3.09%) Lync
4 4 (2.47%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.23%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.85%) MS Office
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 50 (30.86%) Firewall
2 23 (14.20%) Wireless
3 22 (13.58%) WAN
4 21 (12.96%) BGP
4 21 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (12.35%) DNS
6 19 (11.73%) LAN
7 17 (10.49%) VLAN
8 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.64%) SAN
10 13 (8.02%) Network Security
11 12 (7.41%) OSPF
12 11 (6.79%) VPN
12 11 (6.79%) HTTP
13 10 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (4.94%) EIGRP
15 8 (4.94%) DHCP
15 8 (4.94%) SSL
15 8 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) DB2
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.23%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 25 (15.43%) Banking
3 9 (5.56%) Law
3 9 (5.56%) Legal
4 7 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Front Office
6 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.47%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (24.69%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.20%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (12.96%) Consultant
4 16 (9.88%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Administrator
6 12 (7.41%) Citrix Administrator
7 11 (6.79%) Citrix Specialist
8 9 (5.56%) Network Consultant
9 8 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Citrix Support
10 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.32%) Citrix Consultant
10 7 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (2.47%) Support Specialist
12 4 (2.47%) Citrix Architect
13 3 (1.85%) Senior Citrix Engineer
13 3 (1.85%) Support Engineer
13 3 (1.85%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) Application Packaging
1 4 (2.47%) Django
1 4 (2.47%) HTML
1 4 (2.47%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.62%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.62%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) PKI
2 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.09%) Clustering
3 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.23%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.62%) Firmware
5 1 (0.62%) Open Source
5 1 (0.62%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.51%) Windows
2 30 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.88%) Linux
5 10 (6.17%) UNIX
6 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.09%) AIX
7 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.09%) SUSE
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.85%) Android
10 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 18 (11.11%) Migration
3 16 (9.88%) ITIL
4 9 (5.56%) Change Management
5 7 (4.32%) Change Control
6 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.09%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (3.09%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (3.09%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (2.47%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.47%) Document Management
8 4 (2.47%) Web Development
9 3 (1.85%) Service Management
9 3 (1.85%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.85%) Identity Management
9 3 (1.85%) Network Management
9 3 (1.85%) High Availability
9 3 (1.85%) Analytics
10 2 (1.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.05%) SQL
2 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.70%) Java
4 5 (3.09%) Perl
4 5 (3.09%) Python
5 2 (1.23%) VBScript
5 2 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (15.43%) CCNP
3 24 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
4 22 (13.58%) CCEE
5 20 (12.35%) CCEA
6 13 (8.02%) CCNA
7 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.32%) MCSE
9 6 (3.70%) MCP
10 5 (3.09%) CCIE
11 4 (2.47%) CCDP
11 4 (2.47%) CCA
11 4 (2.47%) MCITP
11 4 (2.47%) Degree
12 3 (1.85%) HP ASE
12 3 (1.85%) ACSP
12 3 (1.85%) CCVP
13 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.23%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (41.98%) XenApp
2 43 (26.54%) XenDesktop
3 39 (24.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (20.99%) Active Directory
5 25 (15.43%) XenServer
6 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (11.11%) vSphere
8 8 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
9 7 (4.32%) ProxySG
9 7 (4.32%) Xen
10 6 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (3.09%) VMware ESX
12 4 (2.47%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.85%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) SCCM
2 9 (5.56%) XenMobile
3 7 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.70%) Nagios
5 5 (3.09%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.09%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (3.09%) SCOM
5 5 (3.09%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (3.09%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.23%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.62%) Cacti
8 1 (0.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 132 (81.48%) Citrix
2 59 (36.42%) Cisco
3 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
4 39 (24.07%) VMware
5 29 (17.90%) Juniper
6 28 (17.28%) CheckPoint
7 24 (14.81%) F5
8 16 (9.88%) HP
9 14 (8.64%) Blue Coat
10 10 (6.17%) Oracle
11 9 (5.56%) NetApp
12 7 (4.32%) AppSense
12 7 (4.32%) Aruba
13 6 (3.70%) Nokia
13 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.70%) IBM
14 5 (3.09%) CA
14 5 (3.09%) TippingPoint
14 5 (3.09%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.47%) Brocade
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Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
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Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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