Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 221 206
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 +42
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 20 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 1.51% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 18
City of London median daily rate £410 £359 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.58% +12.00%
10th Percentile £299 £265 £347
90th Percentile £513 £449 £533
Central London median daily rate £375 £415 £415
% change year-on-year -9.64% - +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 735 793 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.35% 12.95% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 616 515
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £282 £225
90th Percentile £625 £598 £588
Central London median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +28.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.34 £15.45
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.66
% change year-on-year -18.42% -12.27% +15.82%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018, 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 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) XenApp
4 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
4 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) PaaS
6 7 (35.00%) Office 365
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) IaaS
6 7 (35.00%) Skype
7 6 (30.00%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) CRM
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint

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 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
1 7 (35.00%) PaaS
2 6 (30.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Skype
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) VSAN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) GLBP
5 1 (5.00%) HSRP
5 1 (5.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Server Building
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Personalization
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) CCAA
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) XenApp
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) UAG
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.00%) Ionix
3 1 (5.00%) OPNET
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) Altiris
6 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard