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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 252 228 232
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 25 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.27% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.35% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £355
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%
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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
1821 1846 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 19.87% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 877 740
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 98 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.70% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
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 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Hampshire +5 11 £300 -7.69%
West Sussex - 5 £305 -
Berkshire -12 4 £650 +73.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey -7 2 £375 -16.66% 1
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (97.87%) Citrix
2 40 (85.11%) XenApp
3 38 (80.85%) VMware
4 34 (72.34%) Windows
5 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
7 24 (51.06%) vSphere
8 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
9 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
10 19 (40.43%) XenDesktop
11 17 (36.17%) SAN
11 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (34.04%) IIS
13 13 (27.66%) Firewall
13 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (25.53%) AppSense
14 12 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (25.53%) Change Management
14 12 (25.53%) ITIL
15 11 (23.40%) Cisco
15 11 (23.40%) XenServer
16 10 (21.28%) Project Management
16 10 (21.28%) SQL
17 9 (19.15%) HP
17 9 (19.15%) DNS
17 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (19.15%) Lync
17 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
18 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
18 8 (17.02%) SCCM

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (34.04%) IIS
2 9 (19.15%) Lync
3 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.64%) Apache
4 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) SAN
2 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (14.89%) FCoE
5 7 (14.89%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (14.89%) DHCP
5 7 (14.89%) LAN
6 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) Network Security
7 5 (10.64%) SSL
7 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
7 5 (10.64%) SMTP
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.26%) SNMP
10 2 (4.26%) MPLS
10 2 (4.26%) OSPF
10 2 (4.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Consultant
1 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) PKI
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
1 12 (25.53%) Change Management
2 10 (21.28%) Project Management
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) VBScript
4 5 (10.64%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
2 7 (14.89%) CCA
2 7 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (14.89%) VCP4
3 5 (10.64%) VCAP
3 5 (10.64%) CCEE
3 5 (10.64%) CCAA
3 5 (10.64%) CCIA
3 5 (10.64%) VCP5
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
System Software
1 40 (85.11%) XenApp
2 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 24 (51.06%) vSphere
5 19 (40.43%) XenDesktop
6 11 (23.40%) XenServer
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (10.64%) HDFS
9 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
9 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 7 (14.89%) vMotion
3 5 (10.64%) Nagios
3 5 (10.64%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.26%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) Citrix
2 38 (80.85%) VMware
3 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) AppSense
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco
6 9 (19.15%) HP
7 7 (14.89%) 3PAR
8 5 (10.64%) Splunk
8 5 (10.64%) Oracle
8 5 (10.64%) NetApp
8 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.64%) Wyse
9 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.38%) Dell
10 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.26%) Lumension
11 1 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (2.13%) Meraki
11 1 (2.13%) F5
11 1 (2.13%) Juniper