The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
217 236 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.97% 23.21% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 111
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing NetScaler also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScaler.

1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Nokia
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (50.00%) ProxySG
3 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (35.71%) XenApp
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
7 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (14.29%) SCCM
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing NetScaler also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScaler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Nokia
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) AppSense
6 1 (7.14%) Dell