Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 13 November 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 563 635 642
Rank change year-on-year +72 +7 -21
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 220 244 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 1.95% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 166 167
England median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £307 £313 £308
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £416 £409
% change year-on-year -3.90% +1.83% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £15.72 £135.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.36% +272.41% -34.09%
10th Percentile £14.86 £127.50 £27.63
90th Percentile £16.57 £142.50 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £15.72 £135.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -88.36% +272.41% -23.68%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,278 12,528 12,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.33% 13.21% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,248 7,588 7,947
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £193 £200 £193
90th Percentile £606 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 579 670
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.28
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +35.16% -2.26% -14.87%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +95 83 £401 -10.83% 13
South East +3 66 £400 - 12
Midlands +52 23 £363 -7.64% 8
North of England +32 21 £285 -29.19% 7
West Midlands +47 18 £393 +30.83% 4
South West -7 13 £418 -1.76% 6
East of England +28 12 £350 +16.67% 2
North East +25 8 £348 - 2
North West -1 8 £285 -29.19% 3
East Midlands +22 5 £350 -17.65% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 2
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 176 (80.00%) Citrix
2 127 (57.73%) Firewall
3 115 (52.27%) Cisco
4 98 (44.55%) Windows
5 92 (41.82%) VMware
6 89 (40.45%) XenDesktop
7 84 (38.18%) XenApp
8 73 (33.18%) Active Directory
9 71 (32.27%) Microsoft
10 64 (29.09%) Windows Server
11 60 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (25.91%) Azure
12 57 (25.91%) Office 365
13 55 (25.00%) Palo Alto
14 54 (24.55%) Load Balancing
15 52 (23.64%) LAN
15 52 (23.64%) DNS
16 50 (22.73%) WAN
17 48 (21.82%) CheckPoint
18 46 (20.91%) Cisco Certification
19 45 (20.45%) ITIL
20 41 (18.64%) DHCP
20 41 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 40 (18.18%) Hyper-V
22 37 (16.82%) AWS
23 36 (16.36%) PowerShell
23 36 (16.36%) SCCM
23 36 (16.36%) CCNP
24 35 (15.91%) Finance
24 35 (15.91%) vSphere

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.36%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 57 (25.91%) Azure
1 57 (25.91%) Office 365
2 37 (16.82%) AWS
3 17 (7.73%) SaaS
4 15 (6.82%) IaaS
5 14 (6.36%) PaaS
6 11 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.27%) GCP
8 4 (1.82%) GitHub
8 4 (1.82%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.91%) Akamai
9 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.91%) Boomi
10 1 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.45%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 127 (57.73%) Firewall
2 52 (23.64%) DNS
2 52 (23.64%) LAN
3 50 (22.73%) WAN
4 41 (18.64%) DHCP
5 30 (13.64%) VPN
5 30 (13.64%) Wireless
6 29 (13.18%) MPLS
6 29 (13.18%) Network Security
7 25 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (10.45%) Unified Communications
9 20 (9.09%) BGP
10 18 (8.18%) SAN
11 16 (7.27%) Cisco Firepower
11 16 (7.27%) OSPF
11 16 (7.27%) VoIP
12 15 (6.82%) EIGRP
12 15 (6.82%) TCP/IP
13 14 (6.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.27%) Big Data
3 5 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.36%) MySQL
5 2 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) TestRail
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (15.91%) Finance
2 21 (9.55%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.55%) Banking
3 10 (4.55%) Law
4 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.36%) Local Government
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 39 (17.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (13.18%) Citrix Engineer
4 21 (9.55%) Architect
5 20 (9.09%) Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.91%) Designer
8 12 (5.45%) Consultant
8 12 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
9 10 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Designer
10 9 (4.09%) Junior
10 9 (4.09%) Junior Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Junior Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Network Architect
10 9 (4.09%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Citrix Consultant
11 8 (3.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.73%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.45%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.73%) SAML
3 5 (2.27%) React
3 5 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) Kafka
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
4 1 (0.45%) XML
4 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.18%) Replication
3 6 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (2.73%) PKI
4 5 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.27%) Clustering
4 5 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (44.55%) Windows
2 64 (29.09%) Windows Server
3 27 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (11.82%) Windows 10
5 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.18%) Linux
7 13 (5.91%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.18%) Unix
10 4 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.36%) CentOS
11 3 (1.36%) VMS
12 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.45%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.55%) Load Balancing
2 45 (20.45%) ITIL
3 41 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (12.27%) Migration
5 21 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (8.64%) Change Management
7 17 (7.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 14 (6.36%) Information Security
9 13 (5.91%) Project Delivery
10 12 (5.45%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (5.00%) Network Architecture
12 10 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 9 (4.09%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (4.09%) Information Security Management
13 9 (4.09%) ISMS
13 9 (4.09%) Security Management
14 7 (3.18%) DevOps
14 7 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.64%) SQL
3 11 (5.00%) C
4 10 (4.55%) Python
5 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.82%) VBScript
7 2 (0.91%) PHP
7 2 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) Perl
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (20.91%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (16.36%) CCNP
3 28 (12.73%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (9.55%) CCNA
5 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.82%) CCA
7 12 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.00%) CCIE
9 7 (3.18%) CISSP
10 6 (2.73%) Degree
10 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.82%) MCSE
12 4 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.36%) CCDP
14 2 (0.91%) CCSE
14 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.91%) MCP
14 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 89 (40.45%) XenDesktop
2 84 (38.18%) XenApp
3 73 (33.18%) Active Directory
4 60 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 35 (15.91%) vSphere
7 31 (14.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 28 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (6.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (4.09%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (3.18%) VMware NSX
12 5 (2.27%) vCloud
13 4 (1.82%) KVM
14 3 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 36 (16.36%) SCCM
2 19 (8.64%) SCOM
3 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (5.45%) vCenter Server
4 12 (5.45%) XenMobile
5 10 (4.55%) Nessus
6 9 (4.09%) Ansible
7 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.73%) Netcool
9 5 (2.27%) Istio
9 5 (2.27%) Kubernetes
9 5 (2.27%) Puppet
9 5 (2.27%) Terraform
10 4 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.82%) Salt
10 4 (1.82%) vMotion
10 4 (1.82%) WSUS
11 3 (1.36%) Cacti
11 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 176 (80.00%) Citrix
2 115 (52.27%) Cisco
3 92 (41.82%) VMware
4 71 (32.27%) Microsoft
5 55 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 48 (21.82%) CheckPoint
7 34 (15.45%) Dell
8 28 (12.73%) Ivanti
9 23 (10.45%) HP
10 22 (10.00%) Fortinet
11 18 (8.18%) Juniper
12 17 (7.73%) F5
13 14 (6.36%) NetApp
14 13 (5.91%) SolarWinds
15 12 (5.45%) Extreme Networks
15 12 (5.45%) Riverbed
16 11 (5.00%) Avaya
16 11 (5.00%) Meraki
17 10 (4.55%) EMC
18 9 (4.09%) Sony