The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 118 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.96% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £275 £416 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +26.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £60.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +116.21%
NetScaler
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 314 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 9.81% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 132 167
Median daily rate £330 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Fife - 4 £275 -
NetScaler
UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (81.08%) VMware
4 27 (72.97%) XenApp
4 27 (72.97%) XenDesktop
5 25 (67.57%) PowerShell
6 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
6 22 (59.46%) Windows
7 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (48.65%) AppSense
9 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
9 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (40.54%) Clustering
9 15 (40.54%) WSUS
9 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
10 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (35.14%) VBScript
12 12 (32.43%) Analytics
13 11 (29.73%) Application Packaging
13 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
14 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
14 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
14 8 (21.62%) Degree
14 8 (21.62%) OpenStack
14 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
15 7 (18.92%) ITIL
15 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
15 7 (18.92%) NetApp

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (21.62%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DHCP
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
1 4 (10.81%) SMTP
2 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.70%) DMZ
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) VMware Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Citrix Support
8 3 (8.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Storage Support Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
9 2 (5.41%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Java EE
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.81%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Analytics
2 11 (29.73%) Application Packaging
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (35.14%) VBScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCA
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) XenApp
1 27 (72.97%) XenDesktop
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.11%) XenServer
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.41%) MetaFrame
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Clustering
1 15 (40.54%) WSUS
2 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (10.81%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.81%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (81.08%) VMware
4 18 (48.65%) AppSense
5 7 (18.92%) NetApp
6 5 (13.51%) Lumension
6 5 (13.51%) Symantec
7 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.81%) arcserve
7 4 (10.81%) Brocade
7 4 (10.81%) CA
7 4 (10.81%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Intel Security
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Altiris
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet