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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 123 112
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.084% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 0.36% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +57.69%  

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 356 556 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.47% 23.35% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 883 681
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +6.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 51 118
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £47.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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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

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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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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 28 June 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
Slough - 1 £430 -
NetScaler
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) CCIE
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) ATM
5 3 (27.27%) Network Design
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (18.18%) vRealize
6 2 (18.18%) vCloud
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (18.18%) SQL

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) ATM
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TACACS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) vCloud
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vRealize
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee