The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 123 134
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 3 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 5.34% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Median daily rate £413 £326 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.72% +8.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 240 562 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.20% 19.41% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 283 128
Median daily rate £368 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £30.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +32.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in Scotland

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 3 £413 +17.85%
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland 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 Scotland 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%) Cisco Nexus
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%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
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