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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 88 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 1.75% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+57.69% +4.00%
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
287 228 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.63% 15.00% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 111 49
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
3 22 (91.67%) HP
3 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (75.00%) VMware
6 17 (70.83%) AppSense
6 17 (70.83%) Application Packaging
6 17 (70.83%) Fat Client
6 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
6 17 (70.83%) Wyse
6 17 (70.83%) Thin Client
6 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
7 16 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
10 9 (37.50%) Migration
11 6 (25.00%) XenApp
12 5 (20.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
12 5 (20.83%) IT Governance
12 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
12 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
12 5 (20.83%) SAN
12 5 (20.83%) LAN
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco
13 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 4 (16.67%) Life Science
13 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Designer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Expert
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Fat Client
1 17 (70.83%) Thin Client
2 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (8.33%) HPUX
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Application Packaging
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) IT Governance
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Process Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (91.67%) HP
3 18 (75.00%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) AppSense
4 17 (70.83%) Wyse
5 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat