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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 86 77 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.082% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£550 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -
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
186 152 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.66% 12.51% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 78 44
Average daily rate £300 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Stockport - - - -
NetScaler
North West

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense