Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 123 104
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19 +25
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 5.73% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £525 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +28.05% -1.50%
10th Percentile £348 £393 £377
90th Percentile £593 £538 £436
Scotland median daily rate £375 £469 £395
% change year-on-year -20.00% +18.67% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 244 279 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.64% 9.50% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 146 141
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £196 £214 £200
90th Percentile £548 £556 £480
Scotland median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 £23.93 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% -53.98% +108.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £17.71 £12.81
90th Percentile £25.20 £30.09 £52.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% +29.87% +14.93%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Skype
5 3 (27.27%) Meraki
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) XML Messaging
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Power BI
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Charles River Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XML Messaging
2 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
1 2 (18.18%) XenMobile
2 1 (9.09%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Charles River
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Meraki
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris