The first table below looks at the demand for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 127 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.041% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£329 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 225 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.06% 9.20% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 107 115
Average daily rate £340 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £158 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
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NetScaler
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware