The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 476 484 489
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 145 128 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.67% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £346 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -31.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £34.15 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 -
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7831 7646 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.77% 13.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4478 4078 3617
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler within the UK.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler within the UK.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
England -7 137 £375 +7.14% 21
London -7 77 £425 +4.61% 13
South East -1 27 £314 -3.46% 1
City of London -11 20 £425 +25.92% 4
Hampshire +5 16 £306 -5.76%
North West -21 7 £363 +14.17% 2
East Midlands - 7 £349 -
Southampton - 7 £340 -
Scotland -10 5 £300 -13.04% 2
Yorkshire -19 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +1 4 £650 +73.33%
West Midlands 0 4 £391 +23.96% 1
East of England -5 4 £375 +57.89% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £200 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Erskine +12 3 £300 -13.35%
Renfrewshire +9 3 £300 -13.35%
Manchester -6 3 £475 +41.79% 2
Derbyshire - 3 £349 -
Chesterfield - 3 £349 -
Birmingham - 3 £511 -
Essex -8 2 - - 1
Winchester - 2 £323 -
Northwich - 2 £300 -
Blackpool - 2 £363 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
York - 2 £300 -
Cheshire - 2 £300 -
Lancashire - 2 £363 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 248 (87.02%) Citrix
2 142 (49.82%) XenApp
3 137 (48.07%) Windows
4 136 (47.72%) VMware
5 106 (37.19%) Cisco
6 99 (34.74%) Active Directory
7 92 (32.28%) Microsoft
7 92 (32.28%) XenDesktop
8 88 (30.88%) Firewall
9 86 (30.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 63 (22.11%) vSphere
10 63 (22.11%) CheckPoint
11 59 (20.70%) SAN
12 58 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (20.35%) DNS
12 58 (20.35%) Finance
13 56 (19.65%) HP
14 55 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (18.60%) PowerShell
16 52 (18.25%) DHCP
16 52 (18.25%) AppSense
17 50 (17.54%) SQL
17 50 (17.54%) Juniper
18 49 (17.19%) Load Balancing
19 47 (16.49%) LAN
20 45 (15.79%) VPN
20 45 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
21 44 (15.44%) ITIL
21 44 (15.44%) Microsoft App-V
22 43 (15.09%) WAN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 30 (10.53%) IIS
2 18 (6.32%) Lync
3 12 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.86%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.86%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.81%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.46%) Apache
7 7 (2.46%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.05%) JBoss
8 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.11%) Office 365
4 4 (1.40%) SaaS
4 4 (1.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (30.88%) Firewall
2 59 (20.70%) SAN
3 58 (20.35%) DNS
4 52 (18.25%) DHCP
5 47 (16.49%) LAN
6 45 (15.79%) VPN
6 45 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 43 (15.09%) WAN
8 40 (14.04%) Network Security
9 38 (13.33%) SSL
10 36 (12.63%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (11.58%) VLAN
12 27 (9.47%) BGP
13 23 (8.07%) TCP/IP
14 22 (7.72%) MPLS
14 22 (7.72%) Wireless
15 18 (6.32%) EIGRP
16 16 (5.61%) IPsec
16 16 (5.61%) OSPF
17 13 (4.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.81%) Big Data
3 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.75%) MySQL
4 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) DB2
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) MSI
2 4 (1.40%) Fiddler
2 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (20.35%) Finance
2 10 (3.51%) Banking
3 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.11%) Retail
5 4 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (18.25%) Consultant
2 42 (14.74%) Network Engineer
3 35 (12.28%) Citrix Engineer
4 33 (11.58%) Architect
5 29 (10.18%) Citrix Consultant
6 27 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (8.07%) Security Engineer
8 18 (6.32%) Analyst
9 16 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.21%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (3.86%) Network Consultant
11 11 (3.86%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (3.51%) Citrix Architect
12 10 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.16%) Security Consultant
13 9 (3.16%) Administrator
14 8 (2.81%) Desktop Engineer
14 8 (2.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 8 (2.81%) Network Security Consultant
15 7 (2.46%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.21%) Web Services
2 10 (3.51%) Application Packaging
3 8 (2.81%) Middleware
4 4 (1.40%) CSS
5 3 (1.05%) Ajax
5 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.05%) WCF
5 3 (1.05%) WPF
5 3 (1.05%) XML
5 3 (1.05%) XSL
5 3 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.05%) HTML
5 3 (1.05%) .NET
5 3 (1.05%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.12%) PKI
3 21 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.16%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.16%) Clustering
5 8 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.11%) Replication
7 6 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.75%) User Experience
8 5 (1.75%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.40%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.05%) IVR
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.70%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 137 (48.07%) Windows
2 55 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (7.37%) Windows 7
4 21 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (4.91%) Linux
6 9 (3.16%) UNIX
7 5 (1.75%) Solaris
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.05%) Android
10 2 (0.70%) AIX
10 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.70%) SUSE
11 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.19%) Load Balancing
2 44 (15.44%) ITIL
3 27 (9.47%) Project Management
4 23 (8.07%) Change Management
4 23 (8.07%) Migration
5 11 (3.86%) Service Management
6 9 (3.16%) Analytics
6 9 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (2.81%) Data Analytics
7 8 (2.81%) Data Architecture
7 8 (2.81%) E-Discovery
7 8 (2.81%) Process Management
7 8 (2.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (2.81%) Configuration Management
8 7 (2.46%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.46%) BCP
8 7 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 50 (17.54%) SQL
3 19 (6.67%) VBScript
4 16 (5.61%) Python
5 10 (3.51%) C#
6 9 (3.16%) Perl
7 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.75%) PHP
9 4 (1.40%) Java
9 4 (1.40%) VB
9 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.05%) VB6
10 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (14.74%) Citrix Certification
3 31 (10.88%) CCNP
4 30 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (8.77%) CCEE
6 23 (8.07%) MCSE
7 20 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 16 (5.61%) CCIE
8 16 (5.61%) CCEA
9 15 (5.26%) CCIA
9 15 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (4.56%) CCSE
10 13 (4.56%) CCA
11 11 (3.86%) CCNA
12 10 (3.51%) MCP
12 10 (3.51%) Degree
12 10 (3.51%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.81%) MCITP
13 8 (2.81%) HP MASE
14 7 (2.46%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 142 (49.82%) XenApp
2 99 (34.74%) Active Directory
3 92 (32.28%) XenDesktop
4 86 (30.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (22.11%) vSphere
6 44 (15.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 39 (13.68%) Hyper-V
8 37 (12.98%) XenServer
9 14 (4.91%) ProxySG
10 8 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.81%) vCloud
11 7 (2.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (2.11%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (2.11%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.75%) MetaFrame
13 5 (1.75%) HDFS
14 4 (1.40%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.70%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (8.42%) SCCM
2 20 (7.02%) CA Spectrum
3 18 (6.32%) EdgeSight
4 16 (5.61%) SCOM
5 14 (4.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (3.86%) XenMobile
6 11 (3.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (3.51%) Nagios
8 8 (2.81%) vMotion
8 8 (2.81%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.11%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.75%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.75%) Cacti
10 5 (1.75%) Zenoss
11 4 (1.40%) Puppet
11 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.05%) Control-M
12 3 (1.05%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 248 (87.02%) Citrix
2 136 (47.72%) VMware
3 106 (37.19%) Cisco
4 92 (32.28%) Microsoft
5 63 (22.11%) CheckPoint
6 56 (19.65%) HP
7 52 (18.25%) AppSense
8 50 (17.54%) Juniper
9 36 (12.63%) F5
10 27 (9.47%) Blue Coat
11 26 (9.12%) CA
12 24 (8.42%) Dell
12 24 (8.42%) 3PAR
13 23 (8.07%) IBM
14 18 (6.32%) Oracle
15 17 (5.96%) Fortinet
16 16 (5.61%) Wyse
16 16 (5.61%) NetApp
17 14 (4.91%) Brocade
18 13 (4.56%) Nokia
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £395 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £525.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago