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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 137 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.30% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£375 £335 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -29.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -3.27%
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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
465 304 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.23% 12.89% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 151 186
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.60 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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
Gloucestershire -13 7 £375 +44.23%
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (92.31%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) BGP

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) VPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Junos
2 1 (7.69%) ADSL
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) RIP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) VRRP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
4 1 (7.69%) IronPort
4 1 (7.69%) Trustwave
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee