The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for NetScaler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix NetScaler
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 86 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 7.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +57.69%  

NetScaler is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 89 154 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.47% 11.43% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 47
Median daily rate £300 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing NetScaler as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in Edinburgh

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NetScaler in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Cacti
6 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) HSRP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) 802.11

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) 802.11
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (25.00%) HSRP
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
1 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (16.67%) AlgoSec
6 2 (16.67%) ScanSafe
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) Verint