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 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 468 493 464
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 173 139 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 1.65% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 67 87
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £26.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% +79.31%

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
8602 8400 7333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.48% 15.01% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 4565 3897
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 474 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -9 142 £375 -16.66% 31
London -42 55 £425 -5.55% 10
South East +16 42 £375 -23.46% 3
West Midlands +8 26 £438 +27.27% 6
Scotland +12 22 £350 -30.00% 3
Hampshire - 21 £338 - 2
Erskine - 11 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 11 £330 -
City of London +38 10 £375 -5.66% 1
North West -6 10 £348 +1.09% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £445 - 1
Manchester -3 9 £348 +1.09% 1
Solihull - 8 - - 1
Edinburgh -3 7 £450 -10.00% 3
Milton Keynes - 7 £445 - 1
Reading +6 6 £380 -
Birmingham 0 6 £463 - 5
Berkshire 0 6 £380 -23.23%
Winchester - 6 £330 -
East of England +1 4 £268 - 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Southampton - 4 £331 - 1
Warwickshire +1 3 £425 -5.55%
Surrey -2 3 £375 -8.53%
Warwick - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £260 - 1
Essex +1 2 £288 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £413 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 259 (81.45%) Citrix
2 163 (51.26%) Windows
3 140 (44.03%) VMware
4 136 (42.77%) Microsoft
5 128 (40.25%) XenApp
6 120 (37.74%) Windows Server
7 110 (34.59%) Active Directory
8 106 (33.33%) Cisco
9 104 (32.70%) XenDesktop
10 91 (28.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (28.30%) PowerShell
11 90 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 88 (27.67%) DNS
13 86 (27.04%) Firewall
14 71 (22.33%) HP
15 70 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (21.07%) Security Cleared
17 64 (20.13%) Finance
18 61 (19.18%) SC Cleared
19 60 (18.87%) ITIL
20 59 (18.55%) AppSense
21 49 (15.41%) SSL
21 49 (15.41%) SCCM
22 46 (14.47%) Linux
23 45 (14.15%) Project Management
24 44 (13.84%) Migration
25 43 (13.52%) Microsoft App-V
26 42 (13.21%) SQL Server
27 41 (12.89%) XenServer
28 40 (12.58%) Hyper-V

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 29 (9.12%) Skype for Business
2 23 (7.23%) IIS
3 19 (5.97%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.46%) Apache
5 10 (3.14%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.63%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.46%) ProjectWise
3 10 (3.14%) MS Office
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) assyst
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.83%) Office 365
3 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.94%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.63%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (27.67%) DNS
2 86 (27.04%) Firewall
3 49 (15.41%) SSL
4 39 (12.26%) Internet
5 34 (10.69%) FTP
6 32 (10.06%) SAN
7 30 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 28 (8.81%) VPN
9 24 (7.55%) DHCP
9 24 (7.55%) Wireless
10 22 (6.92%) VLAN
11 21 (6.60%) LAN
12 20 (6.29%) WAN
13 18 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (5.03%) BGP
15 13 (4.09%) Network Security
15 13 (4.09%) TCP/IP
15 13 (4.09%) Wireshark
16 12 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.63%) Informix
7 2 (0.63%) MySQL
7 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.63%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.31%) DB2
8 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Fiddler
2 2 (0.63%) Ant
2 2 (0.63%) GCC
2 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) Subversion
3 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 64 (20.13%) Finance
2 26 (8.18%) Financial Institution
3 19 (5.97%) Banking
4 9 (2.83%) Publishing
5 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.57%) Advertising
6 5 (1.57%) Legal
7 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.26%) Retail
8 3 (0.94%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 76 (23.90%) Citrix Engineer
2 46 (14.47%) Network Engineer
3 36 (11.32%) Analyst
4 33 (10.38%) Consultant
5 28 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (7.23%) Architect
6 23 (7.23%) Citrix Specialist
7 20 (6.29%) Web Analyst
8 18 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (5.35%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.35%) VMware Engineer
10 16 (5.03%) Citrix Consultant
10 16 (5.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 15 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (4.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.09%) Designer
14 12 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.40%) HTML
2 12 (3.77%) .NET
2 12 (3.77%) Regular Expression
3 8 (2.52%) Web Services
4 7 (2.20%) Middleware
5 2 (0.63%) AppFabric
5 2 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.63%) HTML5
5 2 (0.63%) LAMP
5 2 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.63%) YAML
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) MDX
6 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.29%) Clustering
3 19 (5.97%) Fat Client
3 19 (5.97%) Thin Client
4 15 (4.72%) Hedge funds
5 11 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.52%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.20%) PKI
8 5 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.94%) Life Science
10 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.63%) CMDB
10 2 (0.63%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.31%) DataPower
11 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 163 (51.26%) Windows
2 120 (37.74%) Windows Server
3 91 (28.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (14.47%) Linux
6 36 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.09%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.20%) Unix
9 7 (2.20%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.26%) Solaris
11 4 (1.26%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.94%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.63%) HPUX
13 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.31%) CentOS
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.87%) ITIL
2 45 (14.15%) Project Management
3 44 (13.84%) Migration
4 34 (10.69%) Change Management
5 32 (10.06%) Application Packaging
6 28 (8.81%) Load Balancing
7 24 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.23%) Configuration Management
9 21 (6.60%) Service Management
10 19 (5.97%) High Availability
11 18 (5.66%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.35%) Data Analysis
13 16 (5.03%) Incident Management
14 14 (4.40%) ITIL V3
14 14 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (4.40%) Open Source
15 12 (3.77%) Analytics
15 12 (3.77%) Server Building
15 12 (3.77%) Web Filtering
16 11 (3.46%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 90 (28.30%) PowerShell
2 24 (7.55%) SQL
3 16 (5.03%) VBScript
4 15 (4.72%) Python
5 12 (3.77%) C#
6 10 (3.14%) VB
7 8 (2.52%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.20%) Java
8 7 (2.20%) Ruby
9 4 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.26%) PHP
9 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.63%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) Tcl
11 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (21.07%) Security Cleared
2 61 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.92%) CCNP
6 18 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (4.40%) CCA
8 12 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.83%) Degree
10 9 (2.83%) MCSA
10 9 (2.83%) MCSE
11 7 (2.20%) CCNA
11 7 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.89%) CCEE
12 6 (1.89%) CCIE
13 4 (1.26%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.94%) CCEA
14 3 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 128 (40.25%) XenApp
2 110 (34.59%) Active Directory
3 104 (32.70%) XenDesktop
4 70 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (13.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 41 (12.89%) XenServer
7 40 (12.58%) Hyper-V
8 36 (11.32%) vSphere
9 20 (6.29%) UAG
10 15 (4.72%) VMware ESX
11 11 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.26%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.94%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.63%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.63%) NFS
15 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.31%) Firmware
16 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (15.41%) SCCM
2 33 (10.38%) SCOM
3 14 (4.40%) EdgeSight
4 10 (3.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 10 (3.14%) HP SIM
5 9 (2.83%) WSUS
6 7 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (2.20%) XenMobile
7 5 (1.57%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.63%) Ansible
9 2 (0.63%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.63%) Puppet
9 2 (0.63%) WMI
10 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.31%) Nessus
10 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 259 (81.45%) Citrix
2 140 (44.03%) VMware
3 136 (42.77%) Microsoft
4 106 (33.33%) Cisco
5 71 (22.33%) HP
6 59 (18.55%) AppSense
7 35 (11.01%) CheckPoint
8 32 (10.06%) F5
8 32 (10.06%) Juniper
9 21 (6.60%) Oracle
9 21 (6.60%) Wyse
10 14 (4.40%) Blue Coat
10 14 (4.40%) CA
11 13 (4.09%) Palo Alto
12 12 (3.77%) IronPort
12 12 (3.77%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.14%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.14%) Aruba
13 10 (3.14%) IBM
14 9 (2.83%) Dell
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