Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 19 October 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 109 211
Rank change year-on-year -54 +102 +38
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 11 5 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 2.11% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 14
10th Percentile £400 £295 £400
25th Percentile £403 £343 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £478 £450
Median % change year-on-year -8.38% +6.11% +6.82%
75th Percentile £492 £588 £501
90th Percentile £560 " £559
Central London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 334 237 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.59% 13.28% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 188 482
10th Percentile £300 £238 £205
25th Percentile £413 £369 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +4.50% +8.11% +2.89%
75th Percentile £602 £556 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £460
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.70% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 13
10th Percentile £16.20 £25.35 £13.80
25th Percentile £21.00 £29.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +87.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £37.75 £50.00 £42.62
90th Percentile " £57.05 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +78.57% +20.00%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NetScaler as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in the City of London

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NetScaler in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for NetScaler in the City of London

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NetScaler in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for NetScaler in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Azure
4 7 (63.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) IaaS
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (36.36%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (36.36%) vCenter Server
7 3 (27.27%) Azure Storage
7 3 (27.27%) PowerCLI
7 3 (27.27%) Project Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) IaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (27.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (27.27%) Azure Storage
6 1 (9.09%) AWS
6 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) HP Storage Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Project Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) vCenter Server
2 3 (27.27%) PowerCLI
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) CommVault
6 1 (9.09%) LogicMonitor
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp