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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 236 226 233
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 23 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
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£300 £450 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £380 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £500 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £345 £435
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.76% -
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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
1736 1743 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.81% 19.18% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 758 658
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 160
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Hampshire - 8 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £200 -55.55%
Berkshire +9 6 £650 +85.71%
Kent - 1 - -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 32 (94.12%) Citrix
2 28 (82.35%) VMware
3 27 (79.41%) XenApp
4 18 (52.94%) XenDesktop
5 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 16 (47.06%) Windows
7 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
8 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
8 13 (38.24%) AppSense
9 12 (35.29%) vSphere
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
10 11 (32.35%) SAN
11 10 (29.41%) IIS
12 9 (26.47%) Firewall
12 9 (26.47%) Wyse
12 9 (26.47%) Dell
12 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
12 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) SCCM
14 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (20.59%) PKI
14 7 (20.59%) Lumension
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
14 7 (20.59%) DNS
15 6 (17.65%) Cisco
16 5 (14.71%) Wireshark

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (29.41%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Lync
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SAN
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 5 (14.71%) SSL
4 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
4 5 (14.71%) SMTP
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) FCoE
4 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) OSPF
8 1 (2.94%) BGP
8 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix Support
7 1 (2.94%) Voice Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) IT Support
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
1 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
1 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.76%) Change Management
2 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) VBScript
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) VCP4
4 4 (11.76%) CCA
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCNP
6 2 (5.88%) VCAP
6 2 (5.88%) CCEE
6 2 (5.88%) CCAA
6 2 (5.88%) CCIA
6 2 (5.88%) VCP5
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) XenApp
2 18 (52.94%) XenDesktop
3 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) vSphere
6 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
7 5 (14.71%) HDFS
8 3 (8.82%) XenServer
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCOM
2 5 (14.71%) Zenoss
2 5 (14.71%) Nagios
2 5 (14.71%) vMotion
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Citrix
2 28 (82.35%) VMware
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) AppSense
5 9 (26.47%) Dell
5 9 (26.47%) Wyse
6 7 (20.59%) Lumension
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
8 5 (14.71%) Splunk
9 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
10 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
10 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
10 3 (8.82%) HP
11 1 (2.94%) Juniper
11 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (2.94%) CA
11 1 (2.94%) NetApp
11 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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