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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 230 218 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.071% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £326 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £463 £381
% change year-on-year
-31.35% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1718 1572 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.67% 18.51% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 686 568
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 8 £375 - 3
Hampshire -8 4 £325 +12.06%
Surrey -2 3 £500 +37.93%
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (97.44%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) XenApp
3 25 (64.10%) Windows
4 21 (53.85%) XenDesktop
5 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 13 (33.33%) AppSense
7 13 (33.33%) XenServer
8 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.51%) SQL
11 8 (20.51%) Firewall
11 8 (20.51%) CloudStack
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (17.95%) Migration
13 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
14 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
14 5 (12.82%) Nokia
14 5 (12.82%) SSL
14 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
14 5 (12.82%) ProxySG
15 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
15 4 (10.26%) Finance
15 4 (10.26%) SLA

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (20.51%) CloudStack
2 4 (10.26%) Lync
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) SSL
4 3 (7.69%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Clustering
1 1 (2.56%) PKI
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (2.56%) SOA
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (2.56%) CCIA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) XenApp
2 21 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 13 (33.33%) XenServer
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (12.82%) ProxySG
7 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
7 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (7.69%) vSphere
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (2.56%) Xen
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Citrix
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) VMware
4 13 (33.33%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.82%) Nokia
7 3 (7.69%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) Wyse
9 1 (2.56%) FatWire
9 1 (2.56%) Apple
9 1 (2.56%) IronPort