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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 88 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.087% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 0.57% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £425 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +28.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -3.27%
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
156 176 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.11% 15.40% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 116
Average daily rate £360 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
NetScaler
North West

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) FCoE
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) CCEE
5 1 (14.29%) CCIA
5 1 (14.29%) AirMagnet
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) CCSE
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIS

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCEA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
1 1 (14.29%) HP MASE
1 1 (14.29%) CCEE
1 1 (14.29%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Motorola
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Wyse
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) AirMagnet
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba