The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 118 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.040% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£333 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £463 £389
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
319 297 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.57% 11.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 134
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £188 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.08 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow - 2 £315 - 2
Stirling - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
NetScaler
UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
5 1 (12.50%) Clustering

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
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