Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 231 225
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +35
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 26 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 1.86% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 31
City of London median daily rate £427 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +14.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £367 £295
90th Percentile £538 £523 £500
Central London median daily rate £427 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.40% +9.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 £28.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +94.35% -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 £28.30
% change year-on-year - +94.35% -

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 756 968 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.57% 14.55% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 738 835
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £30.33
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.74
% change year-on-year -10.75% +7.10% -6.63%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage 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

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

NetScaler
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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) XenApp
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) SCCM
7 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
7 7 (26.92%) Skype
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
8 6 (23.08%) PaaS
8 6 (23.08%) IaaS
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
8 6 (23.08%) CRM
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) AppSense
9 5 (19.23%) Office 365
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (15.38%) DevOps
10 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 4 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database

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 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) IaaS
1 6 (23.08%) PaaS
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
1 7 (26.92%) Skype
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) VoIP
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) BGP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (11.54%) HSRP
3 3 (11.54%) VLAN
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) DPNSS
4 2 (7.69%) OSPF
4 2 (7.69%) PPP
4 2 (7.69%) Q.931
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) TACACS
4 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
1 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Citrix Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) EJB
2 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) JPA
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Microservices
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Personalization
6 1 (3.85%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) CCAA
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) VCP6
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) XenApp
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) XenServer
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.85%) UAG
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) Ionix
4 1 (3.85%) OPNET
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) AppSense
6 3 (11.54%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.69%) Arista
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec