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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 335 318 320
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 69 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 3.42% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 59
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £207 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2939 2659 2779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 11.79% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1764 1713
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 76 126
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.38 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 -4 14 £410 +21.48% 5
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 137 (86.16%) Citrix
2 89 (55.97%) Windows
3 82 (51.57%) VMware
4 75 (47.17%) Cisco
5 73 (45.91%) XenApp
6 67 (42.14%) Microsoft
7 61 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (35.85%) XenDesktop
9 56 (35.22%) Active Directory
9 56 (35.22%) Firewall
10 49 (30.82%) vSphere
11 43 (27.04%) CheckPoint
12 42 (26.42%) SAN
12 42 (26.42%) ITIL
13 40 (25.16%) Finance
14 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (24.53%) HP
14 39 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (20.75%) MS Excel
15 33 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (20.13%) VPN
17 31 (19.50%) Hyper-V
18 30 (18.87%) Data Centre
18 30 (18.87%) DNS
18 30 (18.87%) IBM
18 30 (18.87%) CA
19 29 (18.24%) Juniper
19 29 (18.24%) Load Balancing
20 28 (17.61%) WAN
20 28 (17.61%) PowerShell

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 16 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.43%) OpenStack
3 12 (7.55%) IIS
4 9 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.03%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.89%) Lync
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 12 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.52%) SaaS
2 4 (2.52%) PaaS
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (35.22%) Firewall
2 42 (26.42%) SAN
3 39 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (20.13%) VPN
5 30 (18.87%) DNS
6 28 (17.61%) WAN
7 26 (16.35%) LAN
8 25 (15.72%) DHCP
9 24 (15.09%) TCP/IP
10 23 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (13.84%) Network Security
12 19 (11.95%) SSL
12 19 (11.95%) NAS
13 18 (11.32%) VLAN
14 16 (10.06%) Wireless
14 16 (10.06%) MPLS
14 16 (10.06%) BGP
15 13 (8.18%) IPsec
16 10 (6.29%) Ethernet
17 9 (5.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) Big Data
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MSI
2 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
General
1 40 (25.16%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (20.75%) Architect
2 30 (18.87%) Network Engineer
3 20 (12.58%) Consultant
4 17 (10.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 17 (10.69%) Analyst
5 15 (9.43%) Wintel Analyst
6 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Citrix Consultant
8 11 (6.92%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Citrix Architect
9 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.77%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
12 5 (3.14%) Citrix Specialist
12 5 (3.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (3.14%) Voice Engineer
12 5 (3.14%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.52%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) Middleware
2 9 (5.66%) Application Packaging
3 8 (5.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.26%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.63%) Django
5 1 (0.63%) CSS
5 1 (0.63%) SOAP
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.43%) Replication
3 10 (6.29%) PKI
4 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.03%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.89%) NHS
8 3 (1.89%) BYOD
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.63%) Online Games
9 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) DTV
9 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.63%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.97%) Windows
2 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (13.21%) Windows 7
4 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.77%) Linux
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.26%) UNIX
8 2 (1.26%) AIX
8 2 (1.26%) Solaris
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.42%) ITIL
2 29 (18.24%) Load Balancing
3 24 (15.09%) Project Management
4 21 (13.21%) Change Management
5 16 (10.06%) Migration
6 15 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.43%) Low Latency
7 14 (8.81%) ITSM
8 10 (6.29%) Service Management
9 9 (5.66%) TOGAF
9 9 (5.66%) Line Management
10 8 (5.03%) Analytics
10 8 (5.03%) Data Analytics
10 8 (5.03%) E-Discovery
10 8 (5.03%) Data Architecture
10 8 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.03%) Process Management
10 8 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.40%) BCP
12 6 (3.77%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.61%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.95%) SQL
3 18 (11.32%) VBScript
4 15 (9.43%) C#
5 6 (3.77%) Python
6 5 (3.14%) PHP
7 1 (0.63%) C
7 1 (0.63%) VB
7 1 (0.63%) Java
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
3 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.06%) CCNP
5 13 (8.18%) MCSE
6 8 (5.03%) CCIE
7 7 (4.40%) MCITP
7 7 (4.40%) CCEE
8 6 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.14%) MCSA
9 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 5 (3.14%) CCIA
10 4 (2.52%) VCAP
10 4 (2.52%) CCEA
10 4 (2.52%) CCA
11 3 (1.89%) Degree
11 3 (1.89%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.26%) VCP5
12 2 (1.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.52%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (45.91%) XenApp
2 61 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (35.85%) XenDesktop
4 56 (35.22%) Active Directory
5 49 (30.82%) vSphere
6 31 (19.50%) Hyper-V
7 25 (15.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (11.32%) XenServer
9 17 (10.69%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (8.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (8.18%) ProxySG
12 9 (5.66%) vCloud
13 5 (3.14%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.89%) UAG
15 2 (1.26%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (1.26%) Xen
15 2 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (15.09%) EdgeSight
2 22 (13.84%) SCCM
2 22 (13.84%) SCOM
3 17 (10.69%) CA Spectrum
4 14 (8.81%) SCVMM
5 11 (6.92%) XenMobile
5 11 (6.92%) HP SIM
6 8 (5.03%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (3.77%) Nagios
9 5 (3.14%) Cacti
10 4 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (1.89%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.26%) Control-M
12 2 (1.26%) OpenView
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (1.26%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 137 (86.16%) Citrix
2 82 (51.57%) VMware
3 75 (47.17%) Cisco
4 67 (42.14%) Microsoft
5 43 (27.04%) CheckPoint
6 39 (24.53%) HP
7 30 (18.87%) IBM
7 30 (18.87%) CA
8 29 (18.24%) Juniper
9 24 (15.09%) Dell
10 23 (14.47%) Blue Coat
11 21 (13.21%) F5
12 20 (12.58%) AppSense
13 18 (11.32%) NetApp
14 14 (8.81%) ServiceNow
14 14 (8.81%) Veritas
15 13 (8.18%) Brocade
16 11 (6.92%) Lancope
16 11 (6.92%) Veeam
16 11 (6.92%) Nimsoft
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