Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 172 183
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -1
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 17 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 1.27% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Scotland median daily rate £469 £275 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.45% -25.68% +12.12%
10th Percentile £376 £263 £312
90th Percentile £538 £288 £471
UK median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -34.09% -8.33% +93.55%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 606 711 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.06% 16.49% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 426 308
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £147 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 16 £525 -
West Lothian - 1 £413 -
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) F5
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) Internet
6 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
6 7 (41.18%) LDAP
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 7 (41.18%) JBoss
6 7 (41.18%) SOAP
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) XSLT
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
6 7 (41.18%) PKI
6 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
6 7 (41.18%) Java EE
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
7 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (35.29%) Change Control
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Clustering

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) JBoss
1 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
1 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Internet
3 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) LDAP
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) 802.11
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) HSRP
5 4 (23.53%) Intranet
5 4 (23.53%) IPsec
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
6 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Maven
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Platform Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Java EE
1 7 (41.18%) SOAP
1 7 (41.18%) XML
1 7 (41.18%) XSLT
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) EJB
2 4 (23.53%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (23.53%) JPA
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) PKI
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) DataPower
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.88%) CMDB
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Control
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Runbook
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
3 3 (17.65%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
1 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) F5
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
9 3 (17.65%) Adobe
9 3 (17.65%) AppSense
9 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
9 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
9 3 (17.65%) Imperva