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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 95 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 2.59% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £60.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +116.21%
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
296 232 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.26% 12.36% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 131 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 20 (90.91%) Citrix
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) Thin Client
4 12 (54.55%) Wyse
4 12 (54.55%) AppSense
4 12 (54.55%) Fat Client
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) Application Packaging
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (45.45%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (40.91%) XenApp
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (40.91%) Migration
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (22.73%) CCNP
10 5 (22.73%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 4 (18.18%) WAN
12 3 (13.64%) MPLS
12 3 (13.64%) LAN
12 3 (13.64%) CCIE
12 3 (13.64%) VPN
12 3 (13.64%) DNS

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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) FCoE
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Expert
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Fat Client
1 12 (54.55%) Thin Client
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Application Packaging
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Application Discovery
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Process Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCIE
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (40.91%) XenApp
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Citrix
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) AppSense
3 12 (54.55%) Wyse
4 10 (45.45%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed