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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 0.85% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -3.84%

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
259 352 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.72% 13.80% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 167 164
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +29 14 £425 -5.55%
NetScaler
UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
2 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) CISSP
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Support
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) XenApp
1 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) AlgoSec
6 2 (14.29%) ScanSafe
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Splunk
7 1 (7.14%) Verint