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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 148 154 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 1.18% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £285 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
471 595 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.79% 14.20% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 353 247
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £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 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 4 December 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 +7 9 £388 -3.12%
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 North West region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) AppSense
6 4 (22.22%) Wyse
7 3 (16.67%) IPsec
7 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.11%) FCoE
6 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) Skype
7 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Expert
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Application Discovery
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CCDA
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
4 4 (22.22%) Wyse
5 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds