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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 469 510 484
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -26
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 192 132 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 1.66% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 83 92
Median daily rate £400 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £33.75 £28.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £26.46 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £37.66 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £33.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -6.38%

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
8769 7967 7521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.99% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5350 4544 3991
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

NetScaler Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 +31 159 £413 +10.00% 15
London -11 62 £430 +1.17% 8
West Midlands +3 34 £463 -9.49%
South East +3 28 £334 +6.80% 4
Scotland +17 22 £300 - 1
Hampshire +4 18 £330 +10.00% 2
Solihull - 18 - -
City of London +44 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Edinburgh +8 13 £350 -
North East - 13 £321 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £321 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £321 -
East of England +22 8 £375 -
North West +12 8 £400 +10.34% 2
Berkshire +1 6 - - 1
Manchester -6 6 £350 - 2
Birmingham -10 6 £463 -9.49%
Hertfordshire +19 5 £375 -37.50%
Renfrewshire -20 5 £300 -
Erskine -24 5 £300 -
South Wales - 5 £350 -
Wales - 5 £350 -
Fife - 4 £275 -
Slough - 4 - -
Luton - 3 - -
Stafford - 3 £420 -
Staffordshire - 3 £420 -
Warwickshire - 3 £435 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Reading +7 2 - - 1

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 292 (81.11%) Citrix
2 169 (46.94%) VMware
3 168 (46.67%) Windows
4 143 (39.72%) XenApp
5 133 (36.94%) Microsoft
6 128 (35.56%) Cisco
7 121 (33.61%) Windows Server
8 119 (33.06%) XenDesktop
9 116 (32.22%) Active Directory
10 107 (29.72%) Firewall
11 94 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 92 (25.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 86 (23.89%) Security Cleared
14 80 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 80 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 79 (21.94%) PowerShell
16 78 (21.67%) HP
17 71 (19.72%) DNS
18 69 (19.17%) Linux
19 60 (16.67%) AppSense
20 59 (16.39%) Migration
21 52 (14.44%) Finance
22 51 (14.17%) CheckPoint
23 50 (13.89%) SSL
24 48 (13.33%) ITIL
25 47 (13.06%) vSphere
26 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
27 43 (11.94%) SCCM
28 42 (11.67%) Load Balancing
29 41 (11.39%) 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 35 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.94%) Skype for Business
3 18 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.89%) IIS
6 12 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.94%) Apache
8 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.11%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.22%) ProjectWise
3 6 (1.67%) MS Office
4 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) assyst
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (3.33%) Office 365
2 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (29.72%) Firewall
2 71 (19.72%) DNS
3 50 (13.89%) SSL
4 41 (11.39%) SAN
5 40 (11.11%) WAN
6 36 (10.00%) VPN
7 35 (9.72%) Wireless
8 34 (9.44%) Internet
9 33 (9.17%) Network Security
10 32 (8.89%) LAN
11 26 (7.22%) FTP
12 24 (6.67%) DHCP
12 24 (6.67%) VLAN
13 22 (6.11%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (5.56%) BGP
16 17 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (4.17%) TACACS
18 14 (3.89%) Cisco IPT
18 14 (3.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.39%) MySQL
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.83%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.56%) HDInsight
6 2 (0.56%) Informix
6 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.56%) Power BI
6 2 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Ant
1 2 (0.56%) Fiddler
1 2 (0.56%) GCC
1 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.56%) Subversion
2 1 (0.28%) Maven
2 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (14.44%) Finance
2 22 (6.11%) Banking
3 19 (5.28%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.50%) Publishing
5 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.39%) Legal
7 4 (1.11%) Back Office
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.11%) Retail
8 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 83 (23.06%) Citrix Engineer
2 56 (15.56%) Network Engineer
3 45 (12.50%) Architect
4 37 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (9.72%) Consultant
6 28 (7.78%) Analyst
7 26 (7.22%) VMware Engineer
8 25 (6.94%) Support Engineer
9 22 (6.11%) Citrix Specialist
10 21 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 19 (5.28%) Citrix Consultant
13 17 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 16 (4.44%) Project Manager
14 16 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
15 14 (3.89%) Web Analyst
16 13 (3.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 13 (3.61%) Citrix Architect
16 13 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 12 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.39%) Regular Expression
2 16 (4.44%) HTML
3 14 (3.89%) .NET
4 8 (2.22%) Middleware
5 3 (0.83%) HTML5
5 3 (0.83%) Java EE
5 3 (0.83%) LAMP
5 3 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.83%) RESTful
5 3 (0.83%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.83%) Web Services
5 3 (0.83%) YAML
6 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.56%) SOAP
6 2 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) XSLT
7 1 (0.28%) Ajax
7 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.28%) JPA
7 1 (0.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.78%) Clustering
3 15 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.06%) PKI
7 9 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.22%) Replication
9 7 (1.94%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.11%) CESG
11 3 (0.83%) DataPower
11 3 (0.83%) Life Science
11 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 168 (46.67%) Windows
2 121 (33.61%) Windows Server
3 94 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (25.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (19.17%) Linux
6 35 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.50%) Solaris
11 6 (1.67%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.39%) Unix
12 5 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.39%) Migration
2 48 (13.33%) ITIL
3 42 (11.67%) Load Balancing
4 41 (11.39%) Project Management
5 39 (10.83%) Application Packaging
6 31 (8.61%) Change Management
7 25 (6.94%) Analytics
7 25 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
7 25 (6.94%) Web Filtering
8 22 (6.11%) Configuration Management
8 22 (6.11%) Email Filtering
9 20 (5.56%) Network Design
10 17 (4.72%) Open Source
11 16 (4.44%) Incident Management
12 14 (3.89%) High Availability
13 13 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.33%) Data Analysis
14 12 (3.33%) ITIL V3
15 11 (3.06%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.94%) PowerShell
2 20 (5.56%) SQL
3 17 (4.72%) VBScript
4 13 (3.61%) C#
4 13 (3.61%) Python
5 12 (3.33%) Java
6 8 (2.22%) Ruby
6 8 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.22%) VB
7 6 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.11%) Perl
9 4 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (0.56%) Tcl
11 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (23.89%) Security Cleared
2 80 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (6.11%) CCNP
7 21 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
8 20 (5.56%) CCA
8 20 (5.56%) Degree
9 14 (3.89%) MCSE
10 10 (2.78%) CCNA
11 9 (2.50%) MCSA
12 8 (2.22%) CCIE
13 5 (1.39%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.39%) MCITP
13 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.39%) PMP
14 4 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.50%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 143 (39.72%) XenApp
2 119 (33.06%) XenDesktop
3 116 (32.22%) Active Directory
4 80 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (13.06%) vSphere
6 41 (11.39%) Hyper-V
7 39 (10.83%) XenServer
8 31 (8.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (7.22%) VMware ESX
10 14 (3.89%) UAG
11 13 (3.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (3.06%) DFS Replication
14 9 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (2.22%) VMware Server
16 6 (1.67%) Terminal Services
17 5 (1.39%) Xen
18 4 (1.11%) MetaFrame
18 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
19 3 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (11.94%) SCCM
2 30 (8.33%) SCOM
3 17 (4.72%) EdgeSight
4 15 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 15 (4.17%) WSUS
5 12 (3.33%) HP SIM
5 12 (3.33%) SCVMM
6 10 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 9 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (1.39%) XenMobile
11 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.83%) Puppet
12 3 (0.83%) Simpana
12 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 292 (81.11%) Citrix
2 169 (46.94%) VMware
3 133 (36.94%) Microsoft
4 128 (35.56%) Cisco
5 78 (21.67%) HP
6 60 (16.67%) AppSense
7 51 (14.17%) CheckPoint
8 39 (10.83%) F5
9 37 (10.28%) Juniper
10 29 (8.06%) Dell
11 22 (6.11%) NetApp
12 21 (5.83%) Red Hat
13 19 (5.28%) Wyse
14 18 (5.00%) CA
15 17 (4.72%) Blue Coat
16 16 (4.44%) Oracle
17 14 (3.89%) Extreme Networks
18 13 (3.61%) Aruba
18 13 (3.61%) Palo Alto
19 11 (3.06%) 3PAR
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