The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 132 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.46% 13.68% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 103
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NetScaler
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
NetScaler
North West

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (25.00%) e-Health
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel