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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 113 129
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 6 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 2.09% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £431 £380 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% -23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.25

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 621 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.55% 25.23% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 290 342
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing NetScaler as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in Berkshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in Berkshire

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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 3 months to 27 March 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
Wokingham 0 1 £338 +3.84%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £413 -
NetScaler
South East

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
5 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (35.00%) CRISC
8 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (35.00%) Retail
8 7 (35.00%) CISMP
8 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (35.00%) SAML
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) LAN
10 5 (25.00%) WAN
10 5 (25.00%) vCloud
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) Project Management
12 3 (15.00%) Change Management
12 3 (15.00%) Wireless
12 3 (15.00%) OPNET
12 3 (15.00%) Clustering
12 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing

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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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISMP
1 7 (35.00%) CRISC
2 3 (15.00%) CCIE
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) vCloud
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (15.00%) OPNET
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) vMotion
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (55.00%) Citrix
4 10 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Arista
8 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (10.00%) EMC
9 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
9 2 (10.00%) NetApp
10 1 (5.00%) Google