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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 96 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 1.55% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £378 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £398 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
277 258 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.62% 13.40% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 141 93
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) AppSense
5 4 (26.67%) Wyse
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) FCoE
5 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Expert
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Application Discovery
3 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) AppSense
3 4 (26.67%) Wyse
4 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed