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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 127 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 21 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.067% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 0.56% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £418 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +22.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% +79.31%
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
557 359 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 11.99% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 169 154
Median daily rate £345 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 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 - 10 £330 -
Edinburgh -5 7 £450 -10.00% 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
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NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 25 (92.59%) XenApp
2 25 (92.59%) XenDesktop
3 23 (85.19%) VMware
4 22 (81.48%) PowerShell
5 19 (70.37%) AppSense
6 14 (51.85%) Windows
6 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
8 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (44.44%) Analytics
9 11 (40.74%) Clustering
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (37.04%) VBScript
11 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (33.33%) WSUS
11 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 8 (29.63%) OpenStack
12 8 (29.63%) Degree
12 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
12 8 (29.63%) Client/Server
13 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
13 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
14 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
15 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
15 5 (18.52%) Finance
15 5 (18.52%) SCOM
16 4 (14.81%) Service Management

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 (29.63%) OpenStack
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Informix
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Clustering
2 8 (29.63%) Client/Server
2 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Analytics
2 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) PowerShell
2 10 (37.04%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (92.59%) XenApp
1 25 (92.59%) XenDesktop
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) WSUS
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
3 23 (85.19%) VMware
4 19 (70.37%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.70%) arcserve
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Lumension
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp