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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 131 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.15% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.16% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£381 £329 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.96% -22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.01% +97.22%
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
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Renfrewshire +10 3 £300 -13.35%
Edinburgh - 2 £463 -
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UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) IPv4
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Degree

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) IPv4
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCEE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) CCIA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) F5