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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
UK
Rank 466 488 468
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 135 130 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 1.76% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 84
Median daily rate £378 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.82% -18.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -3.84%

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
6869 7404 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.56% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 4306 4176
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 373 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.66 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.92 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +30 123 £375 - 24
South East +57 57 £400 +14.28% 7
London -22 33 £375 -6.25% 9
Hampshire +21 28 £400 +26.98%
Yorkshire +23 15 £175 -60.45% 1
Berkshire +22 15 £550 - 1
Scotland +29 11 £425 -
Edinburgh +23 11 £425 -
East of England +8 10 £388 +3.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £325 - 4
South Yorkshire 0 9 £175 -60.45%
Leeds - 8 £175 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £175 - 1
Sheffield +3 7 £175 -60.45%
City of London -18 7 £291 -28.52% 5
Bedfordshire - 6 £375 -
Bracknell - 6 £550 -
Southampton +5 4 £375 +20.00%
Hertfordshire 0 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Luton - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £400 -
Oxford - 4 £325 - 4
Reading +14 3 - - 1
Winchester +2 3 £400 +10.34%
Maidenhead - 3 £535 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
York - 3 £300 -
South West +10 2 £365 +30.35% 3
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Woking - 2 £300 -

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 197 (75.77%) Citrix
2 143 (55.00%) Cisco
3 125 (48.08%) Microsoft
4 111 (42.69%) Windows
5 108 (41.54%) VMware
6 104 (40.00%) Firewall
7 88 (33.85%) CheckPoint
8 85 (32.69%) XenApp
9 79 (30.38%) Active Directory
10 72 (27.69%) Windows Server
11 69 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 67 (25.77%) Data Centre
13 65 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (22.31%) Load Balancing
14 58 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (21.15%) Network Security
16 54 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
16 54 (20.77%) XenDesktop
17 51 (19.62%) Wireless
18 50 (19.23%) DNS
19 49 (18.85%) WAN
20 45 (17.31%) Linux
21 43 (16.54%) PowerShell
22 42 (16.15%) Migration
23 39 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
24 38 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
25 37 (14.23%) VPN
26 36 (13.85%) LAN
26 36 (13.85%) Microsoft App-V
27 35 (13.46%) F5

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 19 (7.31%) Skype for Business
2 16 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.08%) IIS
5 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.77%) JBoss
9 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) SAP hybris
2 3 (1.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.15%) IaaS
3 14 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.62%) SaaS
5 11 (4.23%) Office 365
6 6 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) G Suite
7 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 104 (40.00%) Firewall
2 55 (21.15%) Network Security
3 54 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (19.62%) Wireless
5 50 (19.23%) DNS
6 49 (18.85%) WAN
7 38 (14.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (14.23%) VPN
9 36 (13.85%) LAN
10 32 (12.31%) DHCP
11 28 (10.77%) SSL
12 21 (8.08%) Cisco Wireless
12 21 (8.08%) Internet
12 21 (8.08%) SAN
13 19 (7.31%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (6.92%) MPLS
15 16 (6.15%) IP Telephony
16 12 (4.62%) Cisco ISE
16 12 (4.62%) FCoE
16 12 (4.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (11.54%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.85%) Publishing
3 10 (3.85%) Retail
4 9 (3.46%) Marketing
5 7 (2.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (26.54%) Network Engineer
2 56 (21.54%) Architect
3 35 (13.46%) Citrix Engineer
4 28 (10.77%) Consultant
5 23 (8.85%) Security Engineer
6 22 (8.46%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (6.92%) Designer
9 17 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (6.15%) Citrix Consultant
11 13 (5.00%) Security Architect
12 11 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
13 10 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.46%) Analyst
14 9 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (3.46%) Network Designer
14 9 (3.46%) Solutions Designer
14 9 (3.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.23%) Regular Expression
2 10 (3.85%) SAML
3 5 (1.92%) Web Services
4 4 (1.54%) .NET
5 3 (1.15%) HTML
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.77%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.77%) Ajax
6 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.77%) CSS
6 2 (0.77%) Middleware
6 2 (0.77%) WCF
6 2 (0.77%) WPF
6 2 (0.77%) XML
6 2 (0.77%) XSL
7 1 (0.38%) Java EE
7 1 (0.38%) OAuth
7 1 (0.38%) OpenID
7 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.23%) Clustering
2 11 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.31%) CMDB
7 5 (1.92%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.77%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.77%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 111 (42.69%) Windows
2 72 (27.69%) Windows Server
3 69 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (17.31%) Linux
6 19 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.62%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.46%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.08%) Solaris
11 4 (1.54%) Unix
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.31%) Load Balancing
2 42 (16.15%) Migration
3 29 (11.15%) TOGAF
4 24 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
5 23 (8.85%) Web Filtering
6 22 (8.46%) Change Management
7 21 (8.08%) ITIL
8 17 (6.54%) Network Management
9 15 (5.77%) Problem Management
10 14 (5.38%) Network Design
10 14 (5.38%) Project Management
10 14 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.23%) E-Commerce
12 11 (4.23%) Email Filtering
13 10 (3.85%) High Availability
13 10 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (3.85%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.46%) Application Packaging
15 8 (3.08%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.54%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.00%) SQL
3 6 (2.31%) VB
4 4 (1.54%) C#
5 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.77%) VB6
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) C
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (11.92%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.00%) CCNP
4 21 (8.08%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.92%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (6.54%) CCNA
7 15 (5.77%) CCIE
8 14 (5.38%) CCA
9 12 (4.62%) MCSE
9 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (3.85%) CCDA
10 10 (3.85%) CISMP
10 10 (3.85%) CRISC
11 9 (3.46%) CISSP
12 8 (3.08%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.69%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.69%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (2.31%) MCITP
14 6 (2.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.08%) HIPAA
3 8 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 85 (32.69%) XenApp
2 79 (30.38%) Active Directory
3 65 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (20.77%) XenDesktop
5 36 (13.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (11.92%) Hyper-V
7 30 (11.54%) XenServer
8 29 (11.15%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (6.92%) vSphere
10 16 (6.15%) VMware ESX
11 9 (3.46%) vCloud
12 8 (3.08%) ProxySG
13 6 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.92%) DFS Replication
15 4 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.77%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
17 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
18 1 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (7.69%) SCCM
2 10 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (3.08%) OPNET
5 7 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.31%) SCOM
7 5 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.92%) Simpana
8 4 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.54%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.15%) AppDNA
9 3 (1.15%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.77%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.77%) vMotion
11 1 (0.38%) DameWare
11 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 197 (75.77%) Citrix
2 143 (55.00%) Cisco
3 125 (48.08%) Microsoft
4 108 (41.54%) VMware
5 88 (33.85%) CheckPoint
6 35 (13.46%) F5
6 35 (13.46%) Palo Alto
7 33 (12.69%) Brocade
8 31 (11.92%) HP
9 30 (11.54%) Dell
9 30 (11.54%) Juniper
10 22 (8.46%) Blue Coat
11 21 (8.08%) Oracle
12 19 (7.31%) Extreme Networks
12 19 (7.31%) Riverbed
13 18 (6.92%) AppSense
13 18 (6.92%) Red Hat
14 16 (6.15%) Avaya
14 16 (6.15%) Intel Security
15 11 (4.23%) 3PAR
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