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 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 124 135
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.54% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +13.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 473 390 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.35% 15.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 322
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 61
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 June 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
Bedfordshire - 5 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £485 -
Hertfordshire -8 1 £475 +26.66% 3
NetScaler
England

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

1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) XenApp
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
5 6 (35.29%) Trustwave
5 6 (35.29%) Skype
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
6 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (29.41%) CMMI
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
7 4 (23.53%) AppSense
7 4 (23.53%) ISA Server
7 4 (23.53%) Juniper
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop

NetScaler
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Skype
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) FCoE
6 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) SNMP
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
2 5 (29.41%) CMMI
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCA
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE Security
4 2 (11.76%) HP APS
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
4 2 (11.76%) VCAP
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (23.53%) ISA Server
5 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) NFS
6 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (11.76%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) AppDNA
1 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WMI
2 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) Trustwave
6 4 (23.53%) AppSense
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
7 3 (17.65%) HP
8 2 (11.76%) Avaya
8 2 (11.76%) Brocade
8 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
8 2 (11.76%) Meru Networks
8 2 (11.76%) Virgin Media
9 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.88%) IBM
9 1 (5.88%) Remedy