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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 462 445 447
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 140 150 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 2.08% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 71
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% -47.27%

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
8287 7206 7404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 13.23% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4522 3828 3687
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 392 583
Average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -24 127 £450 +28.57% 29
London +1 82 £450 +28.57% 10
City of London -8 16 £398 +2.58% 3
South East -15 15 £490 +22.50% 5
East of England +1 11 - - 1
Berkshire -1 8 £495 +65.00% 2
Manchester -11 6 £400 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £344 +10.88% 6
North West -27 6 £400 +15.94% 4
Essex +3 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 - -
South West -1 3 £488 +225.00%
Hertfordshire -6 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - - 4
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Scotland 0 2 £500 +12.61%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Bristol +5 1 £488 +387.50%
Edinburgh +4 1 £500 +12.61%
Somerset -3 1 - -
Kent -3 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 £410 +2.50% 1
Reading -8 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -13 1 £350 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 245 (87.50%) Citrix
2 138 (49.29%) VMware
3 125 (44.64%) Windows
3 125 (44.64%) XenApp
4 120 (42.86%) Cisco
5 101 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 100 (35.71%) XenDesktop
7 92 (32.86%) Firewall
8 76 (27.14%) Active Directory
8 76 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 73 (26.07%) HP
10 64 (22.86%) SAN
11 63 (22.50%) CheckPoint
12 61 (21.79%) Hyper-V
12 61 (21.79%) vSphere
13 60 (21.43%) ITIL
14 57 (20.36%) Cisco Certification
15 56 (20.00%) DNS
16 55 (19.64%) Dell
16 55 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 54 (19.29%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (19.29%) Finance
18 52 (18.57%) SQL
19 51 (18.21%) Juniper
20 50 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
21 48 (17.14%) PowerShell
22 46 (16.43%) VPN
22 46 (16.43%) Load Balancing
23 45 (16.07%) AppSense
24 44 (15.71%) TCP/IP

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.86%) IIS
3 21 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 15 (5.36%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.00%) Apache
6 13 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.79%) Lync
10 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 33 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.07%) SaaS
3 3 (1.07%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (32.86%) Firewall
2 64 (22.86%) SAN
3 56 (20.00%) DNS
4 54 (19.29%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 46 (16.43%) VPN
7 44 (15.71%) TCP/IP
8 43 (15.36%) LAN
8 43 (15.36%) Network Security
9 42 (15.00%) DHCP
10 38 (13.57%) WAN
11 32 (11.43%) VLAN
12 30 (10.71%) SSL
13 29 (10.36%) BGP
14 25 (8.93%) IPsec
15 24 (8.57%) NAS
16 21 (7.50%) Wireless
17 19 (6.79%) OSPF
18 17 (6.07%) Internet
19 15 (5.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.86%) Big Data
3 7 (2.50%) DB2
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.14%) MSI
2 5 (1.79%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.36%) Introscope
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 54 (19.29%) Finance
2 18 (6.43%) Banking
3 15 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.14%) Games
6 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.07%) Marketing
7 3 (1.07%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (17.50%) Network Engineer
2 35 (12.50%) Architect
2 35 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 34 (12.14%) Analyst
4 33 (11.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 32 (11.43%) Consultant
6 21 (7.50%) Wintel Analyst
7 19 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (6.79%) Wintel Engineer
8 17 (6.07%) Desktop Engineer
8 17 (6.07%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (5.00%) Network Consultant
10 13 (4.64%) Voice Engineer
11 12 (4.29%) Network Architect
11 12 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (4.29%) Citrix Consultant
12 10 (3.57%) Citrix Architect
12 10 (3.57%) Security Consultant
13 9 (3.21%) Citrix Specialist
13 9 (3.21%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.86%) Middleware
2 11 (3.93%) Web Services
2 11 (3.93%) Application Packaging
3 7 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.43%) REST
4 4 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.29%) PKI
2 23 (8.21%) Replication
3 12 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.79%) Online Games
5 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.07%) NHS
7 3 (1.07%) Clustering
7 3 (1.07%) BYOD
8 2 (0.71%) Open Source
8 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) SecurID
9 1 (0.36%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 125 (44.64%) Windows
2 55 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.71%) Linux
7 8 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (2.50%) AIX
8 7 (2.50%) SUSE
9 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.07%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) UNIX
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.43%) ITIL
2 46 (16.43%) Load Balancing
3 33 (11.79%) Change Management
4 32 (11.43%) Project Management
5 23 (8.21%) Migration
5 23 (8.21%) Incident Management
5 23 (8.21%) Low Latency
6 21 (7.50%) Service Management
7 20 (7.14%) Line Management
8 19 (6.79%) ITSM
9 14 (5.00%) Network Design
10 13 (4.64%) Contact Management
11 11 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.21%) Network Load Balancing
12 9 (3.21%) TOGAF
13 8 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (2.86%) Analytics
14 7 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (2.50%) Process Management
14 7 (2.50%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.57%) SQL
2 48 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 32 (11.43%) VBScript
4 19 (6.79%) C#
5 7 (2.50%) Python
6 5 (1.79%) Perl
7 4 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.71%) PHP
8 2 (0.71%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) Java
9 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (20.36%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (15.36%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.93%) CCNP
4 24 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 24 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.21%) Citrix Certification
6 19 (6.79%) CCIE
7 16 (5.71%) MCSE
8 12 (4.29%) Degree
8 12 (4.29%) CCSE
8 12 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (3.93%) MCITP
10 10 (3.57%) CCEA
11 9 (3.21%) HP MASE
12 8 (2.86%) CCEE
12 8 (2.86%) CCIA
12 8 (2.86%) CCNA
12 8 (2.86%) CCA
13 7 (2.50%) CCDP
13 7 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (44.64%) XenApp
2 100 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 76 (27.14%) Active Directory
3 76 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (21.79%) Hyper-V
4 61 (21.79%) vSphere
5 26 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (6.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (5.36%) XenServer
9 13 (4.64%) ProxySG
10 11 (3.93%) vCloud
11 7 (2.50%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
11 7 (2.50%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.79%) Firmware
13 4 (1.43%) HDFS
13 4 (1.43%) NFS
13 4 (1.43%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.43%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 40 (14.29%) SCCM
2 32 (11.43%) SCOM
3 29 (10.36%) EdgeSight
4 25 (8.93%) CA Spectrum
5 19 (6.79%) SCVMM
6 18 (6.43%) HP SIM
7 14 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 13 (4.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (2.86%) XenMobile
10 7 (2.50%) Nagios
11 6 (2.14%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (2.14%) FortiGate
12 4 (1.43%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.43%) Puppet
12 4 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.07%) Cacti
14 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 245 (87.50%) Citrix
2 138 (49.29%) VMware
3 120 (42.86%) Cisco
4 101 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 73 (26.07%) HP
6 63 (22.50%) CheckPoint
7 55 (19.64%) Dell
8 51 (18.21%) Juniper
9 45 (16.07%) AppSense
10 44 (15.71%) IBM
11 42 (15.00%) CA
12 32 (11.43%) Blue Coat
13 31 (11.07%) F5
14 26 (9.29%) Wyse
15 21 (7.50%) Veritas
16 20 (7.14%) NetApp
17 19 (6.79%) ServiceNow
18 18 (6.43%) Lumension
19 17 (6.07%) Veeam
20 16 (5.71%) Nimsoft
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