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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 125 120
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 0.54% 0.90%
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 £360 £450
% change year-on-year -0.69% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 201 371 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.46% 14.42% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 194 153
Median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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 +26 9 £481 +6.94%
NetScaler
UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland 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 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 (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