The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 326 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.23% 14.14% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 188 275
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 36
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
NetScaler
England

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 £100 - 1
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) SLA
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (66.67%) Avaya
4 8 (66.67%) MCSA
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) Wireless
4 8 (66.67%) Mitel
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) XenApp
7 3 (25.00%) XenServer
7 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) AppSense
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) SMS

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) MCSA
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) XenServer
1 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Avaya
3 8 (66.67%) Mitel
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) AppSense
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint