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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 348 341 356
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 77 82 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 2.81% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -31.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.30 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -
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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
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 20 £425 +25.92% 4
Croydon -18 1 £463 +15.62%
Chessington - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 132 (84.08%) Citrix
2 78 (49.68%) Windows
3 72 (45.86%) VMware
3 72 (45.86%) XenApp
4 70 (44.59%) Cisco
5 55 (35.03%) Firewall
6 54 (34.39%) Active Directory
7 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
8 51 (32.48%) XenDesktop
9 47 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (27.39%) Finance
10 43 (27.39%) CheckPoint
11 39 (24.84%) vSphere
12 35 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (21.66%) SAN
14 33 (21.02%) WAN
14 33 (21.02%) Load Balancing
15 32 (20.38%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (19.75%) Microsoft App-V
17 30 (19.11%) VPN
17 30 (19.11%) LAN
18 29 (18.47%) ITIL
19 28 (17.83%) Citrix Certification
20 27 (17.20%) Juniper
20 27 (17.20%) MS Excel
21 25 (15.92%) SSL
21 25 (15.92%) CA
21 25 (15.92%) PowerShell
21 25 (15.92%) Data Centre

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (8.92%) IIS
2 11 (7.01%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.46%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.91%) JBoss
6 3 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) Lync
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.28%) MS Visio
3 12 (7.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) SaaS
3 4 (2.55%) PaaS
4 3 (1.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.03%) Firewall
2 35 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 34 (21.66%) SAN
4 33 (21.02%) WAN
5 30 (19.11%) LAN
5 30 (19.11%) VPN
6 25 (15.92%) SSL
7 24 (15.29%) VLAN
7 24 (15.29%) DNS
8 22 (14.01%) DHCP
9 21 (13.38%) Network Security
10 19 (12.10%) MPLS
11 17 (10.83%) BGP
12 16 (10.19%) TCP/IP
13 14 (8.92%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (8.92%) Wireless
14 12 (7.64%) Ethernet
15 11 (7.01%) IPsec
15 11 (7.01%) NAS
16 9 (5.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Big Data
3 5 (3.18%) MySQL
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MSI
2 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) Fiddler
General
1 43 (27.39%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.91%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.83%) Architect
1 28 (17.83%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.01%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (13.38%) Consultant
4 17 (10.83%) Citrix Consultant
5 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.37%) Citrix Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Administrator
8 6 (3.82%) Security Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Senior Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Wintel Analyst
10 4 (2.55%) Citrix Support
10 4 (2.55%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Project Engineer
10 4 (2.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) Web Services
1 7 (4.46%) Application Packaging
1 7 (4.46%) Middleware
2 4 (2.55%) CSS
3 3 (1.91%) Ajax
3 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.91%) WCF
3 3 (1.91%) WPF
3 3 (1.91%) XML
3 3 (1.91%) XSL
3 3 (1.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.91%) HTML
3 3 (1.91%) .NET
3 3 (1.91%) ADO.NET
3 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.83%) PKI
3 14 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.10%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.10%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.82%) Replication
5 6 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.55%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.27%) IVR
8 2 (1.27%) NHS
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 78 (49.68%) Windows
2 31 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (10.83%) Windows 7
4 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.28%) Linux
6 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.18%) Solaris
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.18%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.55%) UNIX
9 2 (1.27%) AIX
9 2 (1.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) Load Balancing
2 29 (18.47%) ITIL
3 16 (10.19%) Project Management
4 14 (8.92%) Change Management
5 12 (7.64%) Migration
6 9 (5.73%) Service Management
7 8 (5.10%) Process Management
7 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.10%) Data Architecture
7 8 (5.10%) E-Discovery
7 8 (5.10%) Data Analytics
7 8 (5.10%) Analytics
8 7 (4.46%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.46%) BCP
9 6 (3.82%) ITSM
9 6 (3.82%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.18%) Line Management
10 5 (3.18%) Contact Management
10 5 (3.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.92%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.83%) SQL
3 11 (7.01%) Python
4 10 (6.37%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) VBScript
6 5 (3.18%) PHP
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
7 4 (2.55%) Java
7 4 (2.55%) VB
7 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.91%) VB6
8 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.38%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (17.83%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (10.19%) CCNP
3 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.92%) CCEE
5 11 (7.01%) CCEA
6 10 (6.37%) MCP
7 9 (5.73%) MCSE
8 5 (3.18%) CCIE
8 5 (3.18%) CCA
8 5 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.18%) CCIA
8 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 5 (3.18%) MCITP
9 4 (2.55%) VCAP
10 3 (1.91%) CCNA
11 2 (1.27%) MCSA
11 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.46%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (45.86%) XenApp
2 54 (34.39%) Active Directory
3 51 (32.48%) XenDesktop
4 47 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (24.84%) vSphere
6 31 (19.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (14.01%) XenServer
8 21 (13.38%) Hyper-V
9 13 (8.28%) ProxySG
10 8 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (5.10%) vCloud
11 7 (4.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (2.55%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.91%) VMware ESX
15 2 (1.27%) Xen
15 2 (1.27%) MetaFrame
15 2 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.64%) KVM
16 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (12.10%) CA Spectrum
2 17 (10.83%) EdgeSight
3 13 (8.28%) SCCM
4 10 (6.37%) XenMobile
4 10 (6.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (6.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (5.10%) SCOM
6 6 (3.82%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.18%) Cacti
7 5 (3.18%) Nagios
7 5 (3.18%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.55%) Puppet
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.91%) Control-M
9 3 (1.91%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.27%) OpenView
10 2 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (1.27%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 132 (84.08%) Citrix
2 72 (45.86%) VMware
3 70 (44.59%) Cisco
4 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
5 43 (27.39%) CheckPoint
6 27 (17.20%) Juniper
7 25 (15.92%) CA
8 24 (15.29%) AppSense
9 23 (14.65%) IBM
9 23 (14.65%) HP
10 21 (13.38%) F5
11 16 (10.19%) Blue Coat
12 15 (9.55%) Dell
12 15 (9.55%) NetApp
13 12 (7.64%) Brocade
13 12 (7.64%) Oracle
14 10 (6.37%) Lancope
15 8 (5.10%) CommVault
15 8 (5.10%) Nokia
16 7 (4.46%) 3PAR
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