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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 235 228 241
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 23 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.093% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
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£425 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £525 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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
1880 1483 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.46% 17.27% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 687 651
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 106 162
Average hourly rate £19.91 £23.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +22.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +17 12 £450 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £363 -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 38 (90.48%) Citrix
2 25 (59.52%) XenApp
3 23 (54.76%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) VMware
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (23.81%) Firewall
9 10 (23.81%) WAN
9 10 (23.81%) DNS
9 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 9 (21.43%) XenServer
10 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 9 (21.43%) vSphere
10 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
11 8 (19.05%) LAN
11 8 (19.05%) VLAN
12 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (16.67%) Internet
12 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.67%) F5
12 7 (16.67%) Lync
13 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (14.29%) IIS
13 6 (14.29%) DHCP

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) Lync
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) WAN
1 10 (23.81%) DNS
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) VLAN
2 8 (19.05%) LAN
3 7 (16.67%) Internet
4 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) Network Security
4 6 (14.29%) Intranet
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.14%) SSL
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) DMZ
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (4.76%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) SOA
4 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.38%) Analytics
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CCA
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCVP
4 2 (4.76%) PhD
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) XenApp
2 14 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 9 (21.43%) vSphere
4 9 (21.43%) XenServer
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.38%) Firmware
9 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) Citrix
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) AppSense
5 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) IBM
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.14%) Nokia
8 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Websense
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) CA
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) FatWire
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