The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 147 185 182
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.18% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 24
Median daily rate £375 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £334 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% +79.31%
NetScaler
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
440 734 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.77% 13.33% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 532 516
Median daily rate £425 £408 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NetScaler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScaler across the City of London region.

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the City of London region.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 20 (86.96%) Citrix
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) XenApp
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) XenDesktop
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) SCCM
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) XenServer
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (26.09%) AppSense
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 3 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (13.04%) SAN
12 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
12 3 (13.04%) Firewall
12 3 (13.04%) Altiris
12 3 (13.04%) CCNP

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Junos
2 2 (8.70%) Skype
2 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (4.35%) GLBP
3 1 (4.35%) HSRP
3 1 (4.35%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) NX-OS
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCA
3 1 (4.35%) CCEA
3 1 (4.35%) CCEE
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) XenApp
2 11 (47.83%) XenDesktop
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (30.43%) XenServer
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (8.70%) vSphere
8 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) XenMobile
3 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Citrix
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) AppSense
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Altiris
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software