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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 242 224 228
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 28 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.21% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 1.11% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 2
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£314 £325 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £480 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -
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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
1721 1714 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 18.67% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 764 693
Average daily rate £355 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 94 123
Average hourly rate £22.83 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +4 16 £306 -5.76%
Berkshire -4 5 £650 +73.33%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £200 -
Surrey -6 1 £375 -25.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 40 (95.24%) Citrix
2 34 (80.95%) XenApp
3 33 (78.57%) VMware
4 27 (64.29%) Windows
5 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
7 21 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 21 (50.00%) vSphere
8 17 (40.48%) XenDesktop
8 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 16 (38.10%) IIS
10 13 (30.95%) SAN
11 11 (26.19%) AppSense
11 11 (26.19%) SQL
11 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (23.81%) XenServer
12 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (23.81%) Firewall
13 9 (21.43%) Change Management
13 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (21.43%) DNS
13 9 (21.43%) Lync
13 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (19.05%) SCCM
15 7 (16.67%) SCOM
15 7 (16.67%) 3PAR
15 7 (16.67%) FCoE
15 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (16.67%) VCP4

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (38.10%) IIS
2 9 (21.43%) Lync
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) DNS
4 7 (16.67%) FCoE
4 7 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (16.67%) DHCP
5 6 (14.29%) LAN
5 6 (14.29%) VPN
6 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) SMTP
6 5 (11.90%) SSL
6 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
7 4 (9.52%) Network Security
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.76%) MPLS
9 2 (4.76%) OSPF
9 2 (4.76%) BGP
10 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
8 1 (2.38%) Voice Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) PKI
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Change Management
1 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) VBScript
4 5 (11.90%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) MCSE
2 7 (16.67%) VCP4
3 5 (11.90%) CCA
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) VCAP
4 3 (7.14%) CCEE
4 3 (7.14%) CCAA
4 3 (7.14%) CCIA
4 3 (7.14%) VCP5
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) XenApp
2 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
4 21 (50.00%) vSphere
5 17 (40.48%) XenDesktop
6 10 (23.81%) XenServer
7 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
7 5 (11.90%) HDFS
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) SCOM
2 7 (16.67%) vMotion
3 5 (11.90%) Nagios
3 5 (11.90%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Citrix
2 33 (78.57%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) AppSense
5 7 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle
6 5 (11.90%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.90%) Splunk
6 5 (11.90%) Wyse
7 4 (9.52%) Dell
8 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.14%) Lumension
9 1 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) Meraki
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Radware
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper