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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 129 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.082% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 0.66% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£375 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
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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
425 301 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.32% 12.28% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 149 172
Average daily rate £356 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.80 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Gloucestershire -10 7 £375 -
Dorset - - - -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) ADSL
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) RIP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ADSL
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) RIP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) VRRP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) VPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Junos
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
2 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) Trustwave
3 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
3 1 (7.14%) IronPort
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade