The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
England / East of England
Rank 121 112 115
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 3.50% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £469
% change year-on-year +1.38% -23.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 383 343 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.86% 14.14% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 185 184
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 63
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +93.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the East of England

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Hertfordshire -2 7 £413 +10.00%
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) XenApp
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) SCCM
9 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
9 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (20.00%) Trustwave
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) AppSense
9 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (20.00%) MPLS
9 3 (20.00%) Remedy
9 3 (20.00%) Intel Security

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) FCoE
4 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) HSRP
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCEA
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCDE
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) VCAP
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (13.33%) NFS
6 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
7 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Simpana
2 1 (6.67%) WMI
2 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) AppSense
6 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (20.00%) Remedy
6 3 (20.00%) Trustwave
7 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.67%) CommVault
8 1 (6.67%) Google
8 1 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec