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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 470 456 494
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 162 153 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 1.84% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 111 58
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £60.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.01% +97.22%

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
8203 8326 7238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 14.73% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4700 4525 3912
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 £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 458 421
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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
England +2 153 £385 +10.00% 29
London -13 89 £425 +6.25% 14
South East -20 25 £305 -6.15% 3
City of London +13 23 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England +9 12 £600 +152.63% 3
Hampshire +9 11 £300 -7.69% 2
Hertfordshire - 9 £600 - 2
North West -26 8 £375 +2.04% 2
Scotland -4 6 £370 +12.54%
West Sussex - 5 £305 -
East Midlands - 5 £385 - 1
Berkshire -8 4 £650 +73.33%
Manchester -19 4 £438 -1.12% 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Durham - 4 - -
Stevenage - 4 - - 1
Nottingham - 4 - - 1
North East - 4 - -
Erskine +11 3 £300 -13.35%
Renfrewshire +6 3 £300 -13.35%
Essex -5 3 £375 +57.89%
Edinburgh - 3 £416 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
West Midlands -1 2 £285 -9.52% 3
Surrey -7 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Winchester -16 2 £323 -7.85%
Croydon -16 2 £469 +17.18%
Southampton - 2 £360 -
Blackpool - 2 £363 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 247 (85.17%) Citrix
2 148 (51.03%) XenApp
3 142 (48.97%) Windows
4 138 (47.59%) VMware
5 105 (36.21%) Active Directory
6 104 (35.86%) Cisco
7 97 (33.45%) XenDesktop
8 91 (31.38%) Microsoft
8 91 (31.38%) Firewall
9 86 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 65 (22.41%) Finance
11 64 (22.07%) CheckPoint
12 61 (21.03%) AppSense
13 59 (20.34%) vSphere
14 57 (19.66%) SAN
15 55 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
15 55 (18.97%) HP
15 55 (18.97%) PowerShell
16 54 (18.62%) DNS
17 52 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (17.93%) Load Balancing
18 49 (16.90%) Microsoft App-V
19 48 (16.55%) Juniper
20 47 (16.21%) DHCP
20 47 (16.21%) ITIL
21 46 (15.86%) Citrix Certification
21 46 (15.86%) Data Centre
22 44 (15.17%) LAN
23 42 (14.48%) WAN
23 42 (14.48%) SSL

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.34%) IIS
2 17 (5.86%) Lync
3 14 (4.83%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.79%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.72%) Apache
8 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.38%) JBoss
9 4 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.86%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.76%) PaaS
3 5 (1.72%) Office 365
4 4 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (31.38%) Firewall
2 57 (19.66%) SAN
3 54 (18.62%) DNS
4 47 (16.21%) DHCP
5 44 (15.17%) LAN
6 42 (14.48%) WAN
6 42 (14.48%) SSL
7 41 (14.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (13.79%) VPN
9 37 (12.76%) Network Security
10 35 (12.07%) VLAN
11 33 (11.38%) BGP
12 32 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (10.34%) MPLS
14 25 (8.62%) OSPF
14 25 (8.62%) TCP/IP
15 22 (7.59%) EIGRP
16 20 (6.90%) Wireless
17 16 (5.52%) SNMP
17 16 (5.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) Big Data
3 5 (1.72%) MySQL
3 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.72%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.38%) MSI
3 4 (1.38%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (22.41%) Finance
2 9 (3.10%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.76%) Banking
4 6 (2.07%) Retail
5 4 (1.38%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Law
6 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (18.97%) Consultant
2 50 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 40 (13.79%) Citrix Engineer
4 33 (11.38%) Citrix Consultant
5 29 (10.00%) Architect
5 29 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.55%) Analyst
7 18 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (5.86%) Security Engineer
9 12 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (3.79%) Administrator
11 10 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (2.76%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.76%) Design Engineer
12 8 (2.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (2.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.76%) Wintel Engineer
13 7 (2.41%) Network Design Engineer
14 6 (2.07%) Citrix Specialist
14 6 (2.07%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.14%) Web Services
2 11 (3.79%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.72%) Middleware
4 4 (1.38%) Ajax
4 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.38%) WCF
4 4 (1.38%) WPF
4 4 (1.38%) XML
4 4 (1.38%) XSL
4 4 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.38%) HTML
4 4 (1.38%) .NET
4 4 (1.38%) ADO.NET
4 4 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.59%) PKI
4 9 (3.10%) Clustering
5 8 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.76%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.41%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.41%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.07%) HP Storage
8 5 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.72%) User Experience
8 5 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.38%) IVR
9 4 (1.38%) Replication
10 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.03%) NHS
11 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 142 (48.97%) Windows
2 52 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.17%) Linux
7 9 (3.10%) UNIX
8 5 (1.72%) Solaris
9 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.03%) Android
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.93%) Load Balancing
2 47 (16.21%) ITIL
3 39 (13.45%) Project Management
4 25 (8.62%) Migration
5 18 (6.21%) Change Management
6 11 (3.79%) E-Commerce
7 9 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (3.10%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (2.76%) Process Management
8 8 (2.76%) Configuration Management
8 8 (2.76%) Network Design
9 7 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.41%) Service Management
9 7 (2.41%) BCP
9 7 (2.41%) Data Architecture
9 7 (2.41%) E-Discovery
9 7 (2.41%) Data Analytics
9 7 (2.41%) Analytics
10 6 (2.07%) Time Management
10 6 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 39 (13.45%) SQL
3 17 (5.86%) Python
4 16 (5.52%) VBScript
5 10 (3.45%) Perl
6 9 (3.10%) C#
7 6 (2.07%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.72%) Java
8 5 (1.72%) PHP
9 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.38%) VB
9 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (15.86%) Citrix Certification
3 37 (12.76%) CCNP
4 29 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (10.00%) CCEE
5 23 (7.93%) MCSE
6 18 (6.21%) CCIE
6 18 (6.21%) CCEA
7 17 (5.86%) CCA
7 17 (5.86%) CCIA
8 15 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (4.83%) Security Cleared
10 13 (4.48%) Degree
11 12 (4.14%) MCP
12 10 (3.45%) CCSE
13 9 (3.10%) VCAP
13 9 (3.10%) CCNA
14 8 (2.76%) CCSA
14 8 (2.76%) VCP5
15 7 (2.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 148 (51.03%) XenApp
2 105 (36.21%) Active Directory
3 97 (33.45%) XenDesktop
4 86 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 59 (20.34%) vSphere
6 49 (16.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 41 (14.14%) XenServer
8 37 (12.76%) Hyper-V
9 15 (5.17%) ProxySG
9 15 (5.17%) VMware ESX
10 13 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (2.41%) vCloud
13 6 (2.07%) MetaFrame
14 5 (1.72%) HDFS
15 4 (1.38%) Terminal Server
15 4 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.69%) Squid
17 1 (0.34%) Xen
17 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (8.28%) SCCM
2 20 (6.90%) XenMobile
3 16 (5.52%) EdgeSight
4 15 (5.17%) SCOM
5 12 (4.14%) CA Spectrum
6 11 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (3.45%) Nagios
8 9 (3.10%) FortiGate
9 8 (2.76%) vMotion
10 7 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (1.72%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.72%) Puppet
11 5 (1.72%) Cacti
11 5 (1.72%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.38%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.03%) Control-M
14 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 247 (85.17%) Citrix
2 138 (47.59%) VMware
3 104 (35.86%) Cisco
4 91 (31.38%) Microsoft
5 64 (22.07%) CheckPoint
6 61 (21.03%) AppSense
7 55 (18.97%) HP
8 48 (16.55%) Juniper
9 35 (12.07%) F5
10 28 (9.66%) Blue Coat
11 22 (7.59%) 3PAR
12 21 (7.24%) IBM
13 17 (5.86%) NetApp
13 17 (5.86%) Nokia
13 17 (5.86%) Oracle
14 16 (5.52%) CA
15 14 (4.83%) Dell
15 14 (4.83%) Brocade
15 14 (4.83%) Fortinet
16 12 (4.14%) SolarWinds
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