The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 238 221 208
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 16 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £495 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1859 1450 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 17.21% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 611 622
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 163
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler across the South East region.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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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
Berkshire +14 14 £535 - 6
Surrey -2 1 £300 -
Hampshire -25 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (90.24%) Citrix
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) XenApp
4 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
5 16 (39.02%) DV Cleared
6 15 (36.59%) Windows
7 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) VLAN
8 13 (31.71%) WAN
8 13 (31.71%) Internet
8 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
9 12 (29.27%) Firewall
10 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
10 11 (26.83%) Network Security
10 11 (26.83%) vSphere
11 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
11 10 (24.39%) LAN
11 10 (24.39%) Cisco
12 9 (21.95%) DNS
12 9 (21.95%) AppSense
12 9 (21.95%) F5
13 8 (19.51%) Lumension
13 8 (19.51%) Change Management
13 8 (19.51%) Wyse
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (19.51%) PKI
13 8 (19.51%) Intranet
13 8 (19.51%) IBM
13 8 (19.51%) Dell

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) Lync
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) VLAN
2 13 (31.71%) WAN
2 13 (31.71%) Internet
3 12 (29.27%) Firewall
4 11 (26.83%) Network Security
5 10 (24.39%) LAN
6 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (19.51%) Intranet
8 7 (17.07%) SAN
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (14.63%) BGP
9 6 (14.63%) VPN
9 6 (14.63%) IPsec
10 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
11 3 (7.32%) VoIP
11 3 (7.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Security Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Network Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.88%) WebCenter
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) AIX
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) SUSE
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Line Management
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.44%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (39.02%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) CCDP
4 2 (4.88%) PhD
4 2 (4.88%) CCVP
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) XenApp
2 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
3 11 (26.83%) vSphere
4 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
5 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
6 6 (14.63%) XenServer
7 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (12.20%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (9.76%) Firmware
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.44%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Citrix
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 9 (21.95%) AppSense
5 9 (21.95%) F5
6 8 (19.51%) Lumension
6 8 (19.51%) Wyse
6 8 (19.51%) IBM
6 8 (19.51%) Dell
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
8 6 (14.63%) CA
9 5 (12.20%) Splunk
10 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.88%) HP
11 2 (4.88%) Websense
11 2 (4.88%) NetApp
11 2 (4.88%) Nokia