The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 98 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.51% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £348 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £418 £333
% change year-on-year
-13.77% +25.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% +79.31%
NetScaler
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 239 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.89% 14.30% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 56
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler across the Manchester region.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) HP
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
4 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (73.68%) VMware
6 13 (68.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (68.42%) AppSense
6 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
6 13 (68.42%) Wyse
6 13 (68.42%) Thin Client
6 13 (68.42%) Fat Client
6 13 (68.42%) Application Packaging
6 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
7 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
9 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
9 5 (26.32%) Migration
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 4 (21.05%) IT Governance
10 4 (21.05%) XenApp
11 3 (15.79%) Life Science
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Expert
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Security Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Fat Client
1 13 (68.42%) Thin Client
2 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Life Science
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (10.53%) HPUX
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Application Packaging
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) IT Governance
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) HP
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) AppSense
4 13 (68.42%) Wyse
5 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat