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 3 months to 26 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 154 188
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 13 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 2.37% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Median daily rate £451 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.26% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.86 - £28.30
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 343 464 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.34% 13.95% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 366 554
Median daily rate £425 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.60 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) SNMP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (26.67%) PPP
6 4 (26.67%) DPNSS
6 4 (26.67%) TACACS
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) ISDN
6 4 (26.67%) Q.931
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (26.67%) HSRP
6 4 (26.67%) Network Management
6 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) SNMP
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) DPNSS
3 4 (26.67%) HSRP
3 4 (26.67%) ISDN
3 4 (26.67%) PPP
3 4 (26.67%) Q.931
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) TACACS
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) VSAN
6 1 (6.67%) IOS XR
6 1 (6.67%) Junos
6 1 (6.67%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VCP6
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (13.33%) Arista
6 2 (13.33%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) NetScout