The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 156 155 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 1.17% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £348 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £418 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +22.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% +79.31%
NetScaler
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
588 514 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.58% 13.14% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 181
Median daily rate £375 £336 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.85 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing NetScaler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler across the North West region.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 9 £348 -13.12% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 North West region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Citrix
3 18 (85.71%) HP
3 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 15 (71.43%) VMware
5 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (61.90%) Fat Client
6 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (61.90%) AppSense
6 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 13 (61.90%) Wyse
6 13 (61.90%) Application Packaging
6 13 (61.90%) Thin Client
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
9 6 (28.57%) LAN
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
10 5 (23.81%) Migration
10 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
10 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
11 4 (19.05%) XenApp
11 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
11 4 (19.05%) IT Governance
12 3 (14.29%) Life Science
12 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 3 (14.29%) Symantec

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) TACACS
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Telnet
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Designer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Expert
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Fat Client
1 13 (61.90%) Thin Client
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (9.52%) AIX
7 2 (9.52%) HPUX
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Application Packaging
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) IT Governance
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
2 18 (85.71%) HP
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) AppSense
4 13 (61.90%) Wyse
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
8 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 2 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.76%) Fortinet