Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for NetScaler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetScaler over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix NetScaler
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 155 175
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £550 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +13.99% +37.86%
10th Percentile £413 £473 £346
90th Percentile £446 £588 £639
South East median daily rate £408 £475 £323
% change year-on-year -14.21% +47.29% -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -

NetScaler is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 990 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.58% 23.03% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 492 522
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £241 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.38 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in Berkshire

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in Berkshire

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +7 6 £425 -22.73% 1
NetScaler
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) CA
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (37.50%) Lancope
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (25.00%) Cacti
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Contact Management
6 2 (25.00%) Internet

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Contact Management
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (37.50%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (25.00%) Cacti
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) CA
4 4 (50.00%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Lancope
6 2 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (12.50%) AppSense
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (12.50%) ThinPrint
7 1 (12.50%) Wyse