The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 505 488 464
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 117 158 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.99% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 94 110
Median daily rate £381 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler within the UK.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -17 115 £388 -3.12% 12
South East +35 39 £498 +42.14% 4
London -39 33 £388 -3.12% 5
Hampshire +19 18 £475 +35.71%
Yorkshire +31 15 £175 -60.45% 2
Berkshire +9 12 £550 +74.60% 2
East of England +2 10 £388 -8.82%
South Yorkshire -3 9 £175 -60.45% 2
Sheffield -4 8 £175 -60.45% 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £375 -
North West +7 7 £388 +14.81%
Manchester +2 7 £388 -
Leeds - 7 £175 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £175 -
Bracknell +9 6 £550 +74.60% 1
City of London -16 6 £363 -12.65% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £313 - 1
West Midlands -11 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
Luton - 4 - -
York - 4 £300 -
Southampton +6 3 £350 -3.11%
Reading +6 3 - -
Solihull +3 3 - - 1
Surrey +22 2 £300 -20.00%
Winchester +4 2 £500 +48.69%
Hertfordshire -2 2 £400 -
East Midlands -4 2 - -
North East - 2 £225 -
South West - 2 £388 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 215 (76.79%) Citrix
2 146 (52.14%) Cisco
3 129 (46.07%) Microsoft
3 129 (46.07%) Windows
4 122 (43.57%) VMware
5 104 (37.14%) Firewall
5 104 (37.14%) XenApp
6 92 (32.86%) Active Directory
7 88 (31.43%) CheckPoint
8 82 (29.29%) Windows Server
9 78 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 70 (25.00%) XenDesktop
13 63 (22.50%) Data Centre
14 59 (21.07%) Linux
15 56 (20.00%) WAN
16 51 (18.21%) Cisco ASA
17 50 (17.86%) Network Security
18 48 (17.14%) Load Balancing
19 47 (16.79%) HP
20 44 (15.71%) VPN
21 43 (15.36%) Wireless
21 43 (15.36%) Security Cleared
22 42 (15.00%) PowerShell
22 42 (15.00%) LAN
23 38 (13.57%) Migration
23 38 (13.57%) Dell
24 37 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
24 37 (13.21%) SCCM

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (6.79%) Skype for Business
3 13 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.14%) IIS
6 4 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) SAP hybris
2 5 (1.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.07%) IaaS
3 13 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.64%) SaaS
4 12 (4.29%) Office 365
5 6 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) G Suite
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 104 (37.14%) Firewall
2 56 (20.00%) WAN
3 51 (18.21%) Cisco ASA
4 50 (17.86%) Network Security
5 44 (15.71%) VPN
6 43 (15.36%) Wireless
7 42 (15.00%) LAN
8 36 (12.86%) DNS
9 35 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (11.07%) SAN
11 22 (7.86%) SSL
12 21 (7.50%) DHCP
12 21 (7.50%) VLAN
13 19 (6.79%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (6.79%) Cisco Wireless
14 18 (6.43%) MPLS
15 17 (6.07%) IP Telephony
16 15 (5.36%) Internet
16 15 (5.36%) VoIP
17 13 (4.64%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.71%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) HDInsight
3 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.71%) MySQL
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.71%) Power BI
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (10.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.57%) Publishing
3 10 (3.57%) Retail
4 9 (3.21%) Banking
4 9 (3.21%) Marketing
5 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (24.29%) Network Engineer
2 63 (22.50%) Architect
3 40 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 31 (11.07%) Consultant
5 30 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 22 (7.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (6.43%) Security Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) Citrix Consultant
9 17 (6.07%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.64%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (4.29%) Designer
12 11 (3.93%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.93%) VMware Architect
13 10 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
13 10 (3.57%) Juniper Engineer
13 10 (3.57%) Network Designer
14 9 (3.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 9 (3.21%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.93%) Regular Expression
2 9 (3.21%) SAML
3 5 (1.79%) Web Services
4 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.07%) Java EE
4 3 (1.07%) Middleware
5 2 (0.71%) HTML
5 2 (0.71%) RESTful
6 1 (0.36%) OAuth
6 1 (0.36%) OpenID
6 1 (0.36%) RAML
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) Swagger
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.36%) XML
6 1 (0.36%) XSLT
6 1 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.71%) Clustering
3 11 (3.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (3.93%) Replication
4 9 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.50%) CMDB
7 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.79%) CESG
8 5 (1.79%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.07%) PKI
10 3 (1.07%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (46.07%) Windows
2 82 (29.29%) Windows Server
3 78 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (21.07%) Linux
6 24 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.29%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.57%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.21%) Solaris
11 6 (2.14%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (1.07%) Unix
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.36%) VMS
15 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.14%) Load Balancing
2 38 (13.57%) Migration
3 31 (11.07%) ITIL
4 19 (6.79%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (6.79%) TOGAF
5 18 (6.43%) Project Management
5 18 (6.43%) Web Filtering
6 16 (5.71%) Change Management
6 16 (5.71%) Network Management
7 15 (5.36%) Network Design
8 13 (4.64%) Application Packaging
8 13 (4.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.93%) Email Filtering
9 11 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.57%) High Availability
10 10 (3.57%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.21%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (2.86%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.29%) SQL
3 5 (1.79%) VB
3 5 (1.79%) VBScript
4 3 (1.07%) C#
4 3 (1.07%) Java
5 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) Perl
6 1 (0.36%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (15.36%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.57%) CCNP
5 23 (8.21%) Citrix Certification
6 19 (6.79%) CCA
7 18 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (6.07%) CCNA
9 16 (5.71%) MCSE
10 15 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (4.64%) CCIE
12 10 (3.57%) CCDA
13 9 (3.21%) CISMP
13 9 (3.21%) CRISC
14 8 (2.86%) MCITP
14 8 (2.86%) MCSA
15 6 (2.14%) CCSE
15 6 (2.14%) Degree
15 6 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (2.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.43%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.07%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 104 (37.14%) XenApp
2 92 (32.86%) Active Directory
3 73 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 35 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 30 (10.71%) XenServer
7 27 (9.64%) vSphere
8 23 (8.21%) VMware ESX
9 22 (7.86%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (5.36%) DFS Replication
11 10 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (3.21%) VMware Server
13 8 (2.86%) ProxySG
14 7 (2.50%) vCloud
15 5 (1.79%) Xen
16 3 (1.07%) KVM
16 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
16 3 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
17 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (13.21%) SCCM
2 16 (5.71%) SCOM
3 12 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (3.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 8 (2.86%) OPNET
5 8 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.50%) Simpana
7 5 (1.79%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.43%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.43%) WSUS
8 4 (1.43%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.07%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 215 (76.79%) Citrix
2 146 (52.14%) Cisco
3 129 (46.07%) Microsoft
4 122 (43.57%) VMware
5 88 (31.43%) CheckPoint
6 47 (16.79%) HP
7 38 (13.57%) Dell
8 37 (13.21%) F5
9 30 (10.71%) Juniper
10 28 (10.00%) Brocade
11 26 (9.29%) Palo Alto
12 25 (8.93%) AppSense
13 24 (8.57%) Red Hat
14 20 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
14 20 (7.14%) NetApp
15 19 (6.79%) Riverbed
16 18 (6.43%) Avaya
16 18 (6.43%) Blue Coat
16 18 (6.43%) Oracle
17 17 (6.07%) SolarWinds
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