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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 157 172 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 9 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 2.64% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £323 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £493 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £60.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +116.21%
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
532 607 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.49% 12.95% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 458 527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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
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 28 September 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 (95.24%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (52.38%) XenApp
4 10 (47.62%) XenDesktop
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 5 (23.81%) SCCM
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) XenServer
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) DFS Replication
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) AppSense
10 4 (19.05%) DMZ
10 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
11 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (14.29%) CommVault
11 3 (14.29%) Juniper

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) DMZ
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) GLBP
5 1 (4.76%) HSRP
5 1 (4.76%) Junos
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) WLAN
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.76%) Microservices
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (52.38%) XenApp
2 10 (47.62%) XenDesktop
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) DFS Replication
4 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) XenServer
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.76%) KVM
7 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) AppSense
7 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) CommVault
7 3 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) F5
8 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.76%) CA
9 1 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) NetApp
9 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds