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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 87 86
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.16% 1.49% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £481 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.25

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 74 134 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.25% 8.83% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 48
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in Edinburgh

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
2 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) CISSP
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless

NetScaler
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Support
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) XenApp
1 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) AlgoSec
6 2 (14.29%) ScanSafe
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Splunk
7 1 (7.14%) Verint