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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 120 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 30 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 1.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £326 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £319 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -26.24%
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
562 310 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.41% 10.25% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 128 207
Median daily rate £330 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £158 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.09 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.95% +62.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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
Renfrewshire -27 14 £321 +7.00%
Edinburgh - 12 £350 -
Glasgow +5 4 - - 1
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UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (90.63%) VMware
3 27 (84.38%) XenApp
3 27 (84.38%) XenDesktop
4 23 (71.88%) PowerShell
5 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 18 (56.25%) Windows
6 17 (53.13%) AppSense
7 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
7 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (40.63%) Clustering
9 13 (40.63%) WSUS
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (37.50%) Analytics
11 11 (34.38%) VBScript
12 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
13 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
13 9 (28.13%) Application Packaging
14 8 (25.00%) Degree
14 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (25.00%) OpenStack
15 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
15 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
16 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
16 6 (18.75%) SQL
16 6 (18.75%) Linux

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 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DHCP
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Informix
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Storage Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Clustering
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 4 (12.50%) PKI
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Analytics
2 9 (28.13%) Application Packaging
3 4 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) PowerShell
2 11 (34.38%) VBScript
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CCA
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) XenApp
1 27 (84.38%) XenDesktop
2 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.38%) XenServer
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.25%) MetaFrame
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Clustering
1 13 (40.63%) WSUS
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (90.63%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) AppSense
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.50%) arcserve
6 4 (12.50%) Brocade
6 4 (12.50%) CA
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Lumension
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) Altiris
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Sun