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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
England / North West
Rank 130 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.039% 0.26% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 1.72% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -3.84%

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
395 581 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.42% 15.04% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 321 194
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +9 1 - - 2
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) AppSense
5 4 (26.67%) Wyse
5 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) CCIE
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) IPsec

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) FCoE
4 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
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%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
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 Design Specialist
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%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
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 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Application Discovery
2 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
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
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
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
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) AppSense
4 4 (26.67%) Wyse
5 3 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (13.33%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp