The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 88 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 0.96% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £288 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -26.76%
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
269 208 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.97% 13.67% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 111 54
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing NetScaler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) HP
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 12 (70.59%) Thin Client
5 12 (70.59%) AppSense
5 12 (70.59%) Wyse
5 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
5 12 (70.59%) Application Packaging
5 12 (70.59%) Fat Client
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (41.18%) Migration
8 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
9 6 (35.29%) XenApp
10 5 (29.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco
11 3 (17.65%) LAN
11 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (17.65%) Life Science
11 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
12 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
12 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (11.76%) Finance
12 2 (11.76%) Risk Management

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Expert
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Fat Client
1 12 (70.59%) Thin Client
2 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Application Packaging
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (35.29%) XenApp
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (82.35%) HP
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) AppSense
3 12 (70.59%) Wyse
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed