Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 601 584
Rank change year-on-year -25 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 227 218 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.86% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 147 172
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £278 £300 £291
90th Percentile £520 £488 £512
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.75% - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.93 £41.00
% change year-on-year -9.75% -39.20% +57.69%

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 12,220 11,725 14,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 13.98% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,522 7,135 8,950
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £221
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 673 639
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.02 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -4.93% -23.81% +22.09%

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 19 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in England over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 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
London -53 90 £425 +16.44% 15
North of England +8 59 £333 -8.28% 4
South East -38 48 £375 -5.06% 12
North East +35 41 £325 -
North West -17 14 £425 +17.24% 3
Midlands -2 13 £400 +6.67% 5
East of England -3 12 £338 -22.86% 2
West Midlands -10 9 £301 -23.68% 3
South West -4 8 £375 +7.14%
East Midlands -1 4 £425 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire -22 4 £275 - 1
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 208 (91.63%) Citrix
2 138 (60.79%) Windows
3 135 (59.47%) VMware
4 134 (59.03%) XenApp
5 119 (52.42%) XenDesktop
6 96 (42.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (40.09%) Active Directory
8 90 (39.65%) Windows Server
9 88 (38.77%) DNS
10 83 (36.56%) DHCP
11 76 (33.48%) Firewall
12 67 (29.52%) Cisco
12 67 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (27.75%) Microsoft
14 57 (25.11%) Ivanti
14 57 (25.11%) vSphere
15 55 (24.23%) SAN
16 54 (23.79%) PowerShell
17 52 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 48 (21.15%) ITIL
19 46 (20.26%) HP
19 46 (20.26%) Microsoft App-V
20 45 (19.82%) Load Balancing
20 45 (19.82%) Hyper-V
21 41 (18.06%) XenServer
22 37 (16.30%) Security Cleared
23 36 (15.86%) VPN
23 36 (15.86%) IIS
24 33 (14.54%) Business Continuity
25 31 (13.66%) Project Management

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 36 (15.86%) IIS
2 21 (9.25%) Skype for Business
3 17 (7.49%) MS Exchange
4 16 (7.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.52%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.76%) Apache
9 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 52 (22.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.89%) Office 365
3 23 (10.13%) IaaS
4 12 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.96%) PaaS
6 8 (3.52%) Yammer
7 5 (2.20%) SaaS
8 2 (0.88%) Akamai
8 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.44%) Boomi
9 1 (0.44%) G Suite
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (38.77%) DNS
2 83 (36.56%) DHCP
3 76 (33.48%) Firewall
4 55 (24.23%) SAN
5 36 (15.86%) VPN
6 29 (12.78%) MPLS
6 29 (12.78%) WAN
7 27 (11.89%) LAN
8 24 (10.57%) Wireless
9 22 (9.69%) Network Security
9 22 (9.69%) VLAN
10 17 (7.49%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (7.49%) NAS
11 14 (6.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (6.17%) Skype
11 14 (6.17%) VSAN
12 13 (5.73%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (5.73%) Internet
12 13 (5.73%) iSCSI
13 12 (5.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.08%) MySQL
3 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.88%) Big Data
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 30 (13.22%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Banking
3 6 (2.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (27.31%) Citrix Engineer
2 33 (14.54%) Network Engineer
3 27 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 26 (11.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 18 (7.93%) Architect
6 13 (5.73%) Consultant
7 12 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (5.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.29%) Technical Leader
8 11 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Security Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Designer
11 8 (3.52%) Analyst
11 8 (3.52%) Citrix Support
11 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.08%) Citrix Consultant
12 7 (3.08%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.76%) .NET
2 4 (1.76%) Middleware
3 3 (1.32%) Web Services
3 3 (1.32%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.88%) HTML
4 2 (0.88%) Java EE
4 2 (0.88%) LDAP
4 2 (0.88%) XML
4 2 (0.88%) XMPP
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.44%) Kafka
5 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.44%) SAML
5 1 (0.44%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.66%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.69%) Clustering
2 22 (9.69%) Management Information System
3 20 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.73%) Fat Client
4 13 (5.73%) Thin Client
5 10 (4.41%) PKI
6 8 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.64%) Replication
8 5 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.88%) DataPower
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) User Experience
12 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 138 (60.79%) Windows
2 90 (39.65%) Windows Server
3 67 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (11.45%) Windows 10
5 21 (9.25%) Linux
6 19 (8.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.93%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.85%) Unix
9 7 (3.08%) Windows NT
10 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.76%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.32%) Debian
12 3 (1.32%) SUSE
12 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.44%) CentOS
14 1 (0.44%) Solaris
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.15%) ITIL
2 45 (19.82%) Load Balancing
3 33 (14.54%) Business Continuity
4 31 (13.66%) Project Management
5 30 (13.22%) Service Delivery
6 25 (11.01%) Application Packaging
7 21 (9.25%) Network Design
8 19 (8.37%) Application Virtualisation
9 18 (7.93%) Migration
10 16 (7.05%) Capacity Management
10 16 (7.05%) High Availability
10 16 (7.05%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.73%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.85%) Virtual Environments
14 10 (4.41%) Analytics
15 8 (3.52%) Change Control
15 8 (3.52%) Problem Management
15 8 (3.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.79%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.81%) SQL
3 2 (0.88%) Java
3 2 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.44%) Python
4 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (9.69%) CCNP
5 20 (8.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (8.81%) Degree
6 17 (7.49%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.96%) CCA
9 4 (1.76%) CCIE
9 4 (1.76%) CCNA
9 4 (1.76%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.76%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.88%) CCSE
11 1 (0.44%) CCDP
11 1 (0.44%) CCSA
11 1 (0.44%) CISMP
11 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (59.03%) XenApp
2 119 (52.42%) XenDesktop
3 96 (42.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (40.09%) Active Directory
5 57 (25.11%) vSphere
6 46 (20.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 45 (19.82%) Hyper-V
8 41 (18.06%) XenServer
9 24 (10.57%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (9.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (8.37%) VMware NSX
12 10 (4.41%) DFS Replication
13 7 (3.08%) BitLocker
13 7 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (3.08%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.32%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.88%) NFS
16 1 (0.44%) Docker
16 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (10.57%) SCCM
2 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.85%) SCOM
4 10 (4.41%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (3.52%) Nagios
6 8 (3.52%) vCenter Server
7 7 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.64%) XenMobile
9 5 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (2.20%) Nessus
9 5 (2.20%) vRealize
10 4 (1.76%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.76%) WSUS
11 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
11 3 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (1.32%) EdgeSight
11 3 (1.32%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 208 (91.63%) Citrix
2 135 (59.47%) VMware
3 67 (29.52%) Cisco
4 63 (27.75%) Microsoft
5 57 (25.11%) Ivanti
6 46 (20.26%) HP
7 31 (13.66%) SAP
8 21 (9.25%) Palo Alto
9 18 (7.93%) CheckPoint
10 17 (7.49%) Dell
10 17 (7.49%) F5
11 15 (6.61%) Juniper
12 14 (6.17%) McAfee
12 14 (6.17%) Wyse
13 12 (5.29%) NetApp
13 12 (5.29%) Oracle
14 9 (3.96%) 3PAR
15 8 (3.52%) Meraki
15 8 (3.52%) Symantec
15 8 (3.52%) Veeam