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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 150 148 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £353 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £373 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £33.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -6.38%
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
537 446 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.67% 11.78% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 221 199
Median daily rate £389 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.38 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 -3 6 £350 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) VMware
4 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
5 13 (72.22%) HP
6 12 (66.67%) Thin Client
6 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 12 (66.67%) AppSense
6 12 (66.67%) Wyse
6 12 (66.67%) Application Packaging
6 12 (66.67%) Fat Client
7 11 (61.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (44.44%) XenApp
11 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
11 7 (38.89%) Migration
12 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (16.67%) LAN
13 3 (16.67%) WAN
13 3 (16.67%) Life Science
13 3 (16.67%) Cisco
13 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
14 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 2 (11.11%) Firewall
14 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing

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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) TACACS
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Telnet
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Expert
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 12 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Life Science
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (44.44%) XenApp
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
7 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) HP
4 12 (66.67%) AppSense
4 12 (66.67%) Wyse
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds