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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 465 473 459
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 135 126 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.73% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 71
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £435
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £29.15 £35.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +29.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.76% -

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
8010 7295 7035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.28% 13.55% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 3939 3567
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 383 531
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 124 £400 +14.28% 23
London -20 81 £440 +25.71% 10
South East -11 23 £300 -33.33% 3
City of London -13 17 £363 +7.40% 1
Hampshire - 8 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £200 -55.55%
East of England -3 7 £150 -52.94%
Berkshire +2 6 £650 +85.71%
Southampton - 5 £340 - 1
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Scotland +5 4 £300 -13.66%
Essex -3 4 - -
Yorkshire -17 4 £313 -5.66% 2
East Midlands - 4 £349 - 2
Erskine +8 3 £300 -13.04%
Renfrewshire +3 3 £300 -13.04%
West Midlands 0 3 £511 +62.22%
Derbyshire - 3 £349 -
Chesterfield - 3 £349 -
Birmingham - 3 £511 -
Reading +4 2 - -
Manchester -15 2 £288 -14.17% 2
Hertfordshire -16 2 - -
North West -20 2 £288 -14.17% 4
North Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
York - 2 £300 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Norwich +9 1 £150 -
Norfolk -1 1 £150 -
Glasgow -3 1 - -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 236 (88.39%) Citrix
2 138 (51.69%) XenApp
3 136 (50.94%) VMware
4 130 (48.69%) Windows
5 99 (37.08%) Cisco
5 99 (37.08%) Microsoft
6 96 (35.96%) Active Directory
7 91 (34.08%) XenDesktop
8 84 (31.46%) Firewall
9 81 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 65 (24.34%) vSphere
11 59 (22.10%) SAN
11 59 (22.10%) CheckPoint
11 59 (22.10%) DNS
12 58 (21.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (21.35%) HP
14 56 (20.97%) AppSense
15 53 (19.85%) Finance
16 51 (19.10%) ITIL
17 50 (18.73%) SQL
17 50 (18.73%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (18.35%) DHCP
19 48 (17.98%) Data Centre
20 46 (17.23%) PowerShell
20 46 (17.23%) Juniper
21 45 (16.85%) LAN
22 44 (16.48%) VPN
22 44 (16.48%) Microsoft App-V
22 44 (16.48%) Hyper-V
22 44 (16.48%) Load Balancing

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (8.99%) IIS
2 17 (6.37%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.99%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.12%) OpenStack
6 10 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.37%) Lync
7 9 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.00%) Apache
9 6 (2.25%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.37%) JBoss
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.24%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) SaaS
3 4 (1.50%) PaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (31.46%) Firewall
2 59 (22.10%) DNS
2 59 (22.10%) SAN
3 49 (18.35%) DHCP
4 45 (16.85%) LAN
5 44 (16.48%) VPN
6 42 (15.73%) WAN
7 41 (15.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (14.23%) Network Security
8 38 (14.23%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (12.73%) VLAN
10 29 (10.86%) SSL
11 25 (9.36%) TCP/IP
12 21 (7.87%) Wireless
13 20 (7.49%) BGP
14 18 (6.74%) MPLS
15 15 (5.62%) IPsec
15 15 (5.62%) NAS
16 14 (5.24%) FCoE
16 14 (5.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.00%) Big Data
3 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.87%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) MSI
2 4 (1.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (19.85%) Finance
2 14 (5.24%) Banking
3 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.25%) Retail
4 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.50%) Law
6 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (15.73%) Consultant
2 36 (13.48%) Architect
3 34 (12.73%) Citrix Engineer
4 33 (12.36%) Network Engineer
5 25 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (9.36%) Citrix Consultant
6 24 (8.99%) Security Engineer
7 23 (8.61%) Analyst
8 17 (6.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 15 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.49%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.12%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Wintel Analyst
12 10 (3.75%) Citrix Architect
12 10 (3.75%) Security Consultant
12 10 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Network Architect
13 9 (3.37%) Network Security Consultant
14 8 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
15 7 (2.62%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.87%) Web Services
1 13 (4.87%) Middleware
2 10 (3.75%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
3 2 (0.75%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.37%) Ajax
4 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.37%) WCF
4 1 (0.37%) WPF
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) XSL
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.49%) PKI
3 18 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.75%) Replication
4 10 (3.75%) Clustering
5 8 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.00%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.62%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.62%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.25%) HP Storage
7 6 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.12%) NHS
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) IVR
10 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.75%) User Experience
10 2 (0.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 130 (48.69%) Windows
2 58 (21.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (8.99%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.00%) UNIX
6 8 (3.00%) Linux
7 6 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.50%) Solaris
10 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.75%) AIX
11 2 (0.75%) SUSE
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.37%) Android
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.10%) ITIL
2 44 (16.48%) Load Balancing
3 26 (9.74%) Project Management
4 23 (8.61%) Change Management
5 19 (7.12%) Migration
6 11 (4.12%) Incident Management
6 11 (4.12%) Low Latency
7 10 (3.75%) ITSM
7 10 (3.75%) Service Management
8 9 (3.37%) Line Management
8 9 (3.37%) Analytics
9 8 (3.00%) Data Architecture
9 8 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.00%) E-Discovery
9 8 (3.00%) Data Analytics
9 8 (3.00%) Process Management
9 8 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (2.62%) BCP
11 6 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.73%) SQL
2 46 (17.23%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.24%) VBScript
4 12 (4.49%) C#
5 11 (4.12%) Python
6 6 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.87%) Perl
7 5 (1.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.37%) Java
9 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) VB6
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (18.73%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (13.48%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
4 27 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (7.87%) CCNP
6 20 (7.49%) MCSE
7 19 (7.12%) CCEE
8 17 (6.37%) CCIE
9 15 (5.62%) DV Cleared
10 14 (5.24%) CCEA
11 13 (4.87%) CCSE
11 13 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (4.49%) CCIA
13 11 (4.12%) CCA
13 11 (4.12%) Degree
14 9 (3.37%) MCITP
14 9 (3.37%) MCP
15 8 (3.00%) CCNA
15 8 (3.00%) HP MASE
16 7 (2.62%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (2.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 138 (51.69%) XenApp
2 96 (35.96%) Active Directory
3 91 (34.08%) XenDesktop
4 81 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (24.34%) vSphere
6 44 (16.48%) Hyper-V
6 44 (16.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (10.49%) XenServer
8 14 (5.24%) ProxySG
9 12 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (3.00%) vCloud
12 6 (2.25%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.25%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.87%) HDFS
13 5 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.50%) MetaFrame
15 3 (1.12%) UAG
16 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (10.49%) SCCM
2 22 (8.24%) EdgeSight
3 20 (7.49%) SCOM
4 18 (6.74%) CA Spectrum
5 10 (3.75%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.75%) Nagios
6 9 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 9 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (3.00%) FortiGate
7 8 (3.00%) XenMobile
8 7 (2.62%) HP SIM
9 6 (2.25%) vMotion
10 5 (1.87%) Cacti
10 5 (1.87%) Zenoss
10 5 (1.87%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.12%) Control-M
12 3 (1.12%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 236 (88.39%) Citrix
2 136 (50.94%) VMware
3 99 (37.08%) Cisco
3 99 (37.08%) Microsoft
4 59 (22.10%) CheckPoint
5 57 (21.35%) HP
6 56 (20.97%) AppSense
7 46 (17.23%) Juniper
8 33 (12.36%) Dell
9 28 (10.49%) Blue Coat
9 28 (10.49%) CA
10 27 (10.11%) IBM
11 26 (9.74%) F5
12 21 (7.87%) 3PAR
13 20 (7.49%) Wyse
14 16 (5.99%) NetApp
15 15 (5.62%) Fortinet
16 14 (5.24%) Oracle
17 13 (4.87%) Nokia
17 13 (4.87%) Brocade
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £351400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago