The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 231 226 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 19 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.13% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.68% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NetScaler
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 4 £508 +19.76% 3
Berkshire -10 3 £300 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (85.71%) Citrix
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) XenApp
4 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (39.29%) AppSense
5 11 (39.29%) XenServer
6 10 (35.71%) CloudStack
6 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) UNIX
8 8 (28.57%) Migration
9 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
11 5 (17.86%) SSL
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.29%) Network Security
13 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (10.71%) IronPort
13 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (35.71%) CloudStack
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) SSL
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Citrix Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (10.71%) WebCenter
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) AIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCIA
3 1 (3.57%) CCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) XenApp
2 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (39.29%) XenServer
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.14%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Citrix
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) AppSense
4 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) IronPort
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) Nokia
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) FatWire
8 1 (3.57%) Wyse
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper