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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 469 443 446
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 131 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.89% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 61
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£450 £391 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% -13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £394
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £24.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -57.14%

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
7789 6720 6936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.95% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3470 3376
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 411 579
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 120 £450 +15.01% 35
London +18 76 £450 +12.50% 14
City of London +18 21 £385 +2.66% 6
South East -39 11 £490 +12.00% 7
Berkshire -1 9 £495 - 4
East Midlands +1 8 £300 - 1
West Midlands -1 7 £344 +15.54% 3
East of England -1 7 - - 2
Manchester -6 5 £400 +14.28% 3
South West -7 5 £444 +195.83%
North West -19 5 £400 +15.94% 6
Nottingham - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Cambridge - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - - 2
Bristol -1 1 £488 +387.50%
Surrey -4 1 £410 +2.50%
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 £350 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £238 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Chertsey - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 264 (88.89%) Citrix
2 141 (47.47%) VMware
3 137 (46.13%) XenApp
4 127 (42.76%) Windows
5 116 (39.06%) Cisco
6 110 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 107 (36.03%) XenDesktop
8 77 (25.93%) Firewall
9 76 (25.59%) Active Directory
9 76 (25.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (24.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (21.21%) vSphere
12 62 (20.88%) DNS
12 62 (20.88%) SAN
13 61 (20.54%) HP
14 58 (19.53%) Hyper-V
15 54 (18.18%) Finance
16 51 (17.17%) Load Balancing
17 50 (16.84%) CheckPoint
18 49 (16.50%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (16.50%) SCCM
18 49 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
19 48 (16.16%) LAN
20 47 (15.82%) Dell
20 47 (15.82%) Cisco Nexus
20 47 (15.82%) Security Cleared
20 47 (15.82%) Cisco ASA
21 46 (15.49%) PowerShell
21 46 (15.49%) AppSense
22 45 (15.15%) ITIL

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (7.74%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.39%) OpenStack
5 14 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (4.38%) IIS
7 12 (4.04%) Apache
7 12 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.02%) Lync
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (25.93%) Firewall
2 62 (20.88%) SAN
2 62 (20.88%) DNS
3 48 (16.16%) LAN
4 47 (15.82%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (15.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 42 (14.14%) WAN
5 42 (14.14%) DHCP
6 41 (13.80%) TCP/IP
7 34 (11.45%) VPN
7 34 (11.45%) Network Security
8 33 (11.11%) Internet
9 29 (9.76%) BGP
9 29 (9.76%) IPsec
10 28 (9.43%) VLAN
11 25 (8.42%) Wireless
12 22 (7.41%) NAS
13 19 (6.40%) Ethernet
14 18 (6.06%) OSPF
15 15 (5.05%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.03%) DB2
3 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.70%) MSI
2 4 (1.35%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.34%) Introscope
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 54 (18.18%) Finance
2 21 (7.07%) Banking
3 16 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Games
6 6 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Retail
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (16.50%) Consultant
2 45 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 40 (13.47%) Citrix Engineer
4 35 (11.78%) Architect
5 29 (9.76%) Analyst
6 27 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 21 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (6.73%) Network Consultant
9 19 (6.40%) Citrix Consultant
10 17 (5.72%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Network Architect
10 17 (5.72%) Wintel Engineer
10 17 (5.72%) Wintel Analyst
11 16 (5.39%) Voice Engineer
12 12 (4.04%) Citrix Architect
13 9 (3.03%) Security Consultant
13 9 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
14 8 (2.69%) Citrix Specialist
14 8 (2.69%) Network Security Consultant
15 7 (2.36%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.40%) Middleware
2 13 (4.38%) Application Packaging
3 9 (3.03%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.68%) REST
4 5 (1.68%) SOAP
5 2 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) Django
6 1 (0.34%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.07%) Replication
2 19 (6.40%) PKI
3 12 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.36%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.36%) Clustering
4 7 (2.36%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.02%) Online Games
6 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.01%) SecurID
8 2 (0.67%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) DTV
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.34%) Open Source
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 127 (42.76%) Windows
2 74 (24.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (10.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (8.42%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.40%) Linux
7 9 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.03%) AIX
7 9 (3.03%) SUSE
7 9 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) UNIX
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.17%) Load Balancing
2 45 (15.15%) ITIL
3 40 (13.47%) Change Management
4 27 (9.09%) Migration
5 25 (8.42%) Line Management
6 24 (8.08%) Service Management
7 22 (7.41%) Project Management
8 21 (7.07%) Incident Management
8 21 (7.07%) Low Latency
9 16 (5.39%) ITSM
10 15 (5.05%) Contact Management
11 14 (4.71%) Network Design
12 12 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (3.37%) Network Load Balancing
14 9 (3.03%) TOGAF
14 9 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (2.36%) Load Testing
16 6 (2.02%) Network Management
16 6 (2.02%) WAN Optimisation
17 5 (1.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 43 (14.48%) SQL
3 30 (10.10%) VBScript
4 15 (5.05%) C#
5 3 (1.01%) VB
6 2 (0.67%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Java
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (16.50%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (15.82%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.44%) DV Cleared
4 26 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (7.74%) CCNP
6 19 (6.40%) MCSE
6 19 (6.40%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (4.38%) CCIE
9 12 (4.04%) CCEA
10 11 (3.70%) MCITP
10 11 (3.70%) HP ASE
11 10 (3.37%) HP MASE
11 10 (3.37%) CCEE
12 9 (3.03%) CCA
13 8 (2.69%) CCNA
13 8 (2.69%) MCSA
13 8 (2.69%) CCSE
14 7 (2.36%) Degree
15 6 (2.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 137 (46.13%) XenApp
2 107 (36.03%) XenDesktop
3 76 (25.59%) Active Directory
3 76 (25.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (21.21%) vSphere
5 58 (19.53%) Hyper-V
6 37 (12.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (5.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (3.70%) XenServer
10 10 (3.37%) ProxySG
10 10 (3.37%) FreeRADIUS
11 7 (2.36%) vCloud
11 7 (2.36%) Firmware
11 7 (2.36%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.02%) Terminal Server
12 6 (2.02%) NFS
13 5 (1.68%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
14 4 (1.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 49 (16.50%) SCCM
2 36 (12.12%) SCOM
3 31 (10.44%) EdgeSight
4 27 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
5 21 (7.07%) Cisco CUCM
6 20 (6.73%) HP SIM
7 17 (5.72%) Cisco UCCX
7 17 (5.72%) SCVMM
8 10 (3.37%) XenMobile
9 8 (2.69%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (2.02%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.68%) Puppet
11 5 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.67%) Nagios
12 2 (0.67%) WMI
12 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.67%) Cacti
13 1 (0.34%) Nessus
13 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 264 (88.89%) Citrix
2 141 (47.47%) VMware
3 116 (39.06%) Cisco
4 110 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 61 (20.54%) HP
6 50 (16.84%) CheckPoint
7 47 (15.82%) Dell
8 46 (15.49%) AppSense
9 43 (14.48%) CA
10 36 (12.12%) Juniper
11 34 (11.45%) IBM
12 32 (10.77%) F5
13 25 (8.42%) Wyse
14 22 (7.41%) Blue Coat
14 22 (7.41%) Veeam
15 20 (6.73%) Veritas
15 20 (6.73%) NetApp
16 18 (6.06%) Lumension
17 16 (5.39%) Nimsoft
18 15 (5.05%) ServiceNow
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