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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 245 223 231
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 15 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate
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£490 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £473 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.30% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% -47.27%
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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
2005 1700 1628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.16% 18.23% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 750 677
Average daily rate £350 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 117 166
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £153.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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
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 28 April 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 -2 8 £495 +65.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 4 - -
Kent -2 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 £410 +2.50% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (93.94%) Citrix
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 21 (63.64%) XenApp
4 20 (60.61%) XenDesktop
5 17 (51.52%) AppSense
5 17 (51.52%) SQL
6 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
6 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
6 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
7 15 (45.45%) Dell
7 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 15 (45.45%) Wyse
8 13 (39.39%) PKI
8 13 (39.39%) Lumension
9 12 (36.36%) Firewall
10 10 (30.30%) SAN
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco
10 10 (30.30%) Windows
11 9 (27.27%) VPN
11 9 (27.27%) DNS
12 8 (24.24%) IIS
12 8 (24.24%) Oracle
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 8 (24.24%) Apache
12 8 (24.24%) Splunk
12 8 (24.24%) Network Security
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
13 7 (21.21%) WAN
14 6 (18.18%) LAN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (24.24%) IIS
1 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) SAN
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
3 9 (27.27%) DNS
4 8 (24.24%) Network Security
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) LAN
6 6 (18.18%) Internet
6 6 (18.18%) VLAN
7 5 (15.15%) IPsec
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (15.15%) BGP
8 4 (12.12%) SSL
8 4 (12.12%) SMTP
8 4 (12.12%) DHCP
8 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (12.12%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Server Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) AIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) SUSE
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Contact Management
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) XenApp
2 20 (60.61%) XenDesktop
3 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.15%) vSphere
6 4 (12.12%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (12.12%) HDFS
7 3 (9.09%) Firmware
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (12.12%) Nagios
3 4 (12.12%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Citrix
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) AppSense
4 15 (45.45%) Wyse
4 15 (45.45%) Dell
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) Lumension
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle
7 8 (24.24%) Splunk
8 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
9 5 (15.15%) CA
10 4 (12.12%) IBM
11 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
12 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
12 2 (6.06%) F5
13 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
13 1 (3.03%) NetApp
13 1 (3.03%) HP
13 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent