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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank - 128 123
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.42% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.08% -6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
379 424 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.23% 14.79% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 162
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +20.00%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 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 Scotland region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) NetApp
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Lumension
5 1 (12.50%) Prolexic
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec