The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank - 140 109
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -31.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 415 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.14% 13.68% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 247 155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 27
Average hourly rate £42.46 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.62% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.50 £41.25
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler across the South West region.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the South West region.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NetScaler
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) CCIA
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCEA
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SSL

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIA
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCEA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix