Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 598 615
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 -24
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 252 271 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 2.11% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 182 152
England median daily rate £418 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £267
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
England median hourly rate £135.00 £36.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.41% -34.09% +29.41%
UK median hourly rate £135.00 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +272.41% -34.09% +29.41%

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 12,360 12,837 14,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 13.59% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,511 7,980 8,680
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 651 728
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +8.33%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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
South East -19 102 £400 -1.84% 12
London -1 70 £450 +5.88% 13
South West +4 37 £425 -10.53% 8
North West -6 18 £365 -27.00% 10
North of England -34 18 £365 +4.29% 13
Midlands -18 15 £360 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +11 8 £425 +28.79% 2
East of England -11 8 £220 -45.41% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £300 +12.15% 2
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 England region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 194 (76.98%) Citrix
2 126 (50.00%) Windows
3 106 (42.06%) Firewall
4 105 (41.67%) XenApp
5 100 (39.68%) XenDesktop
6 99 (39.29%) Cisco
7 98 (38.89%) VMware
8 86 (34.13%) Windows Server
9 74 (29.37%) Microsoft
10 68 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 65 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 61 (24.21%) Office 365
14 59 (23.41%) Windows 10
15 57 (22.62%) DNS
16 51 (20.24%) Migration
17 49 (19.44%) Load Balancing
18 48 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
18 48 (19.05%) CheckPoint
18 48 (19.05%) PowerShell
18 48 (19.05%) Hyper-V
19 42 (16.67%) ITIL
20 39 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
21 38 (15.08%) DHCP
21 38 (15.08%) SCCM
22 36 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
22 36 (14.29%) Data Centre
22 36 (14.29%) WAN
23 35 (13.89%) Linux
23 35 (13.89%) LAN

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 19 (7.54%) SharePoint
1 19 (7.54%) Skype for Business
2 15 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.57%) Apache
4 9 (3.57%) IIS
5 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 68 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (24.21%) Office 365
3 27 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (8.73%) IaaS
5 18 (7.14%) PaaS
5 18 (7.14%) SaaS
6 14 (5.56%) Boomi
7 13 (5.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.78%) Yammer
9 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) G Suite
12 1 (0.40%) Akamai
12 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 106 (42.06%) Firewall
2 57 (22.62%) DNS
3 38 (15.08%) DHCP
4 36 (14.29%) WAN
5 35 (13.89%) LAN
6 34 (13.49%) VPN
7 31 (12.30%) Network Security
8 26 (10.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (10.32%) VLAN
9 22 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (8.33%) SAN
10 21 (8.33%) Skype
11 17 (6.75%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (6.75%) TCP/IP
12 16 (6.35%) BGP
12 16 (6.35%) MPLS
13 14 (5.56%) OSPF
14 12 (4.76%) Internet
14 12 (4.76%) iSCSI
15 11 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.40%) EDMS
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.59%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (1.59%) Maven
5 3 (1.19%) AdminStudio
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 14 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Law
4 2 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) French Language
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (23.81%) Citrix Engineer
1 60 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 27 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (10.32%) Architect
4 22 (8.73%) Security Engineer
5 16 (6.35%) Consultant
5 16 (6.35%) Designer
5 16 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (6.35%) Solutions Designer
6 13 (5.16%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.57%) Analyst
9 9 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (3.17%) Citrix Consultant
10 8 (3.17%) Citrix Specialist
11 7 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.78%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.57%) Middleware
2 6 (2.38%) Web Services
3 4 (1.59%) .NET
3 4 (1.59%) Ajax
3 4 (1.59%) CSS
3 4 (1.59%) HTML
3 4 (1.59%) Java EE
3 4 (1.59%) jQuery
3 4 (1.59%) LDAP
3 4 (1.59%) RESTful
3 4 (1.59%) WebRTC
3 4 (1.59%) WebSockets
3 4 (1.59%) XML
4 3 (1.19%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.19%) JSON
4 3 (1.19%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.79%) SAML
5 2 (0.79%) XMPP
6 1 (0.40%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.94%) PKI
3 19 (7.54%) Fat Client
3 19 (7.54%) Thin Client
4 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.16%) Clustering
6 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.38%) BBC
7 6 (2.38%) CMDB
7 6 (2.38%) DataPower
7 6 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 126 (50.00%) Windows
2 86 (34.13%) Windows Server
3 59 (23.41%) Windows 10
4 35 (13.89%) Linux
4 35 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 18 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.16%) Unix
9 6 (2.38%) CentOS
10 5 (1.98%) Check Point GAiA
10 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.19%) AIX
11 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) Debian
13 1 (0.40%) SUSE
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.24%) Migration
2 49 (19.44%) Load Balancing
3 42 (16.67%) ITIL
4 35 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (8.73%) Application Virtualisation
5 22 (8.73%) Network Design
6 19 (7.54%) Application Packaging
7 18 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
8 17 (6.75%) Change Control
8 17 (6.75%) Technical Leadership
9 16 (6.35%) TOGAF
10 13 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.76%) High Availability
11 12 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (4.37%) Content Management
12 11 (4.37%) CRM
12 11 (4.37%) ERP
12 11 (4.37%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.37%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.16%) SQL
3 6 (2.38%) Python
4 4 (1.59%) Java
4 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.59%) Perl
5 3 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (13.89%) Citrix Certification
2 35 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 30 (11.90%) CCNP
4 29 (11.51%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.73%) CCNA
6 14 (5.56%) CCA
6 14 (5.56%) CCIE
7 13 (5.16%) CCSE
8 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.97%) Degree
10 8 (3.17%) CCSA
10 8 (3.17%) MCSE
11 6 (2.38%) CCDP
11 6 (2.38%) CCIE Security
12 5 (1.98%) MCSA
13 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (41.67%) XenApp
2 100 (39.68%) XenDesktop
3 65 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 48 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 48 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 36 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (11.11%) XenServer
8 17 (6.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (4.37%) Firmware
10 9 (3.57%) DFS Replication
10 9 (3.57%) vSphere
11 7 (2.78%) Docker
12 4 (1.59%) KVM
12 4 (1.59%) LXC
12 4 (1.59%) Xen
13 3 (1.19%) Squid
14 2 (0.79%) NFS
14 2 (0.79%) Snort
14 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (15.08%) SCCM
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (5.95%) SCOM
4 14 (5.56%) Ansible
5 13 (5.16%) Puppet
6 10 (3.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (3.57%) Terraform
7 9 (3.57%) XenMobile
8 7 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (2.38%) Nessus
9 6 (2.38%) Packer
9 6 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.98%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.98%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.19%) Nagios
12 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.19%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 194 (76.98%) Citrix
2 99 (39.29%) Cisco
3 98 (38.89%) VMware
4 74 (29.37%) Microsoft
5 48 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 32 (12.70%) F5
7 28 (11.11%) Dell
8 27 (10.71%) Palo Alto
9 20 (7.94%) Ivanti
10 16 (6.35%) Fortinet
10 16 (6.35%) McAfee
10 16 (6.35%) Red Hat
11 15 (5.95%) Oracle
12 14 (5.56%) CA
12 14 (5.56%) ForgeRock
12 14 (5.56%) SAP
12 14 (5.56%) Sitecore
12 14 (5.56%) Wyse
13 13 (5.16%) IBM
13 13 (5.16%) Riverbed