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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 472 464 478
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 147 137 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 1.82% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 60
Average daily rate £375 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £26.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £23.55 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £28.80 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.96%

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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 135 £375 -16.66% 29
London -23 67 £400 -11.11% 13
South East +18 34 £350 -25.92% 6
Hampshire +25 21 £313 - 2
City of London +27 13 £408 +8.66% 4
North West -10 11 £350 -12.50% 2
East of England +6 10 £375 -26.47% 2
Manchester -10 10 £363 -9.37% 2
Berkshire -5 8 £353 -28.78% 4
Southampton - 7 £313 - 1
Scotland -5 6 - -
Edinburgh -11 6 - -
Reading - 6 £380 - 3
Hertfordshire +10 5 £375 -26.47% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 -
South West -3 3 £280 -25.33%
Yorkshire -7 3 £438 -2.77% 5
West Midlands -13 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £350 - 2
Essex -5 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire -10 2 £443 -1.66%
Solihull - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 £225 - 2
Wokingham - 2 £325 -
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Sheffield - 2 £443 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 246 (83.39%) Citrix
2 146 (49.49%) Windows
3 143 (48.47%) XenApp
4 131 (44.41%) VMware
5 116 (39.32%) Microsoft
5 116 (39.32%) XenDesktop
6 110 (37.29%) Active Directory
7 106 (35.93%) Cisco
8 92 (31.19%) Windows Server
9 85 (28.81%) Firewall
10 78 (26.44%) DNS
11 76 (25.76%) PowerShell
11 76 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 66 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (21.36%) HP
13 63 (21.36%) Finance
14 61 (20.68%) ITIL
15 59 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (19.32%) SCCM
17 52 (17.63%) Microsoft App-V
18 48 (16.27%) CheckPoint
18 48 (16.27%) AppSense
19 45 (15.25%) XenServer
20 44 (14.92%) Security Cleared
21 42 (14.24%) Hyper-V
22 40 (13.56%) SC Cleared
23 39 (13.22%) Data Centre
24 38 (12.88%) Cisco Certification
25 36 (12.20%) Juniper
25 36 (12.20%) Project Management

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.17%) IIS
2 28 (9.49%) Lync
3 12 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.71%) Apache
5 7 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.03%) MS Office
4 5 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.02%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.36%) Relativity
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.03%) Office 365
4 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (28.81%) Firewall
2 78 (26.44%) DNS
3 36 (12.20%) DHCP
3 36 (12.20%) LAN
4 35 (11.86%) SSL
5 33 (11.19%) VLAN
6 32 (10.85%) SAN
7 31 (10.51%) VPN
8 27 (9.15%) WAN
9 25 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (8.14%) Network Security
11 22 (7.46%) Internet
12 21 (7.12%) MPLS
12 21 (7.12%) TCP/IP
13 19 (6.44%) BGP
14 18 (6.10%) OSPF
15 17 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (5.76%) SNMP
16 15 (5.08%) FTP
16 15 (5.08%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.36%) Big Data
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Fiddler
2 4 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (21.36%) Finance
2 15 (5.08%) Banking
3 14 (4.75%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.69%) Advertising
5 5 (1.69%) Publishing
6 4 (1.36%) Back Office
6 4 (1.36%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (18.31%) Network Engineer
2 50 (16.95%) Citrix Engineer
3 49 (16.61%) Consultant
4 36 (12.20%) Architect
5 29 (9.83%) Analyst
5 29 (9.83%) Citrix Consultant
6 23 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.12%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (5.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (5.76%) Citrix Specialist
9 15 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (4.41%) Citrix Architect
11 12 (4.07%) Designer
11 12 (4.07%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.07%) Web Analyst
12 11 (3.73%) Citrix Support
12 11 (3.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 10 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (3.39%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.39%) Web Services
2 2 (0.68%) AppFabric
3 1 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.34%) Ajax
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.34%) COM
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) PKINIT
3 1 (0.34%) WCF
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.34%) WPF
3 1 (0.34%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) XMPP
3 1 (0.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.22%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.08%) Hedge funds
3 15 (5.08%) PKI
4 13 (4.41%) Clustering
5 12 (4.07%) Fat Client
5 12 (4.07%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.05%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.36%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.34%) DataPower
11 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) IVR
11 1 (0.34%) Life Science
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 146 (49.49%) Windows
2 92 (31.19%) Windows Server
3 76 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (7.80%) Linux
7 21 (7.12%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.37%) Unix
9 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.02%) AIX
10 3 (1.02%) HPUX
11 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.68%) ITIL
2 36 (12.20%) Project Management
3 31 (10.51%) Load Balancing
4 29 (9.83%) Migration
5 24 (8.14%) Change Management
6 22 (7.46%) Service Management
7 18 (6.10%) High Availability
8 15 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.75%) Application Packaging
9 14 (4.75%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.41%) Network Design
10 13 (4.41%) Performance Management
10 13 (4.41%) TOGAF
11 11 (3.73%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.39%) ITSM
12 10 (3.39%) PRINCE
13 9 (3.05%) ITIL V3
14 7 (2.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.76%) PowerShell
2 24 (8.14%) SQL
3 14 (4.75%) VBScript
4 9 (3.05%) VB
5 8 (2.71%) Python
6 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) C
7 2 (0.68%) Java
7 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (14.92%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 38 (12.88%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (10.51%) CCNP
5 30 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
6 19 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (5.76%) CCEE
8 15 (5.08%) CCA
9 14 (4.75%) CCNA
10 13 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (4.07%) CCIE
12 11 (3.73%) CCEA
13 10 (3.39%) MCSE
13 10 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.37%) JNCIS
15 7 (2.37%) MCSA
16 6 (2.03%) CCSE
16 6 (2.03%) Degree
16 6 (2.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.05%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 143 (48.47%) XenApp
2 116 (39.32%) XenDesktop
3 110 (37.29%) Active Directory
4 59 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (17.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 45 (15.25%) XenServer
7 42 (14.24%) Hyper-V
8 32 (10.85%) vSphere
9 21 (7.12%) VMware ESX
9 21 (7.12%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (4.07%) UAG
11 5 (1.69%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.69%) MetaFrame
12 4 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.36%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.36%) vCloud
13 3 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.02%) Firmware
13 3 (1.02%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (19.32%) SCCM
2 30 (10.17%) SCOM
3 18 (6.10%) XenMobile
4 8 (2.71%) EdgeSight
5 7 (2.37%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.36%) WSUS
7 3 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.68%) Ionix
8 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.68%) WMI
9 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.34%) cPanel
9 1 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 246 (83.39%) Citrix
2 131 (44.41%) VMware
3 116 (39.32%) Microsoft
4 106 (35.93%) Cisco
5 63 (21.36%) HP
6 48 (16.27%) AppSense
6 48 (16.27%) CheckPoint
7 36 (12.20%) Juniper
8 30 (10.17%) F5
9 18 (6.10%) IBM
10 17 (5.76%) 3PAR
11 16 (5.42%) NetApp
12 14 (4.75%) Oracle
12 14 (4.75%) Palo Alto
12 14 (4.75%) Wyse
13 12 (4.07%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.73%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.73%) Remedy
15 9 (3.05%) Brocade
15 9 (3.05%) IronPort
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £381.30 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Maxegan
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450pd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Anonymous Recruiter
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Salary is Inclusive of Expenses
Posted: 26 days ago