Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 580 633
Rank change year-on-year +154 +53 -19
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 89 238 237
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.20% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 148 164
Median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £254 £313 £306
90th Percentile £588 £550 £520
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £33.75 £15.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.76% -30.16% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31.63 £14.86 £14.73
90th Percentile £34.88 £16.57 £142.50
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £15.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +114.76% -30.16% -10.00%

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 4,141 10,795 12,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.34% 12.91% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,408 6,672 7,791
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £631 £610 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 514 708
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +10.50%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.00 £12.39
90th Percentile £52.13 £52.50 £47.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +5.26%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NetScaler in England.

Daily rate trend for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NetScaler in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NetScaler in England.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +178 42 £350 -17.65% 7
North of England +112 17 £316 -18.39% 3
South East +95 12 £370 -7.50% 4
North West +84 12 £300 +11.11% 3
East of England +76 9 £381 -10.29% 3
Midlands +73 5 £375 +15.38% 8
Yorkshire +82 4 £316 -18.39%
West Midlands +59 4 £375 +13.21% 4
South West +89 2 £413 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +51 1 - - 4
North East +31 1 £500 +17.65%
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 77 (86.52%) Citrix
2 53 (59.55%) VMware
3 49 (55.06%) XenApp
4 48 (53.93%) Cisco
5 47 (52.81%) Windows
6 46 (51.69%) Firewall
7 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
8 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
8 32 (35.96%) Palo Alto
8 32 (35.96%) Windows Server
9 31 (34.83%) XenDesktop
10 29 (32.58%) Office 365
10 29 (32.58%) DNS
11 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (25.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 21 (23.60%) Azure
13 21 (23.60%) F5
13 21 (23.60%) DHCP
13 21 (23.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2016
14 20 (22.47%) CCNP
14 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (22.47%) SAN
14 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
16 18 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (19.10%) Load Balancing
17 17 (19.10%) WAN
18 16 (17.98%) ITIL

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 13 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.58%) Office 365
2 21 (23.60%) Azure
3 6 (6.74%) IaaS
4 5 (5.62%) PaaS
5 3 (3.37%) AWS
5 3 (3.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (2.25%) Akamai
6 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.25%) SaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.12%) Apigee
7 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (51.69%) Firewall
2 29 (32.58%) DNS
3 21 (23.60%) DHCP
4 20 (22.47%) SAN
5 18 (20.22%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (19.10%) WAN
7 16 (17.98%) VPN
8 15 (16.85%) LAN
9 12 (13.48%) Network Security
9 12 (13.48%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
11 9 (10.11%) SSL
12 8 (8.99%) MPLS
13 7 (7.87%) OSPF
13 7 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (6.74%) BGP
14 6 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (6.74%) Wireless
15 5 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (4.49%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) AutoIt
2 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Legal
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.25%) International Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.12%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Citrix Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Network Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Exchange Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior IT Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.25%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) Ajax
2 1 (1.12%) EJB
2 1 (1.12%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) Java EE
2 1 (1.12%) JPA
2 1 (1.12%) jQuery
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) REST
2 1 (1.12%) RESTful
2 1 (1.12%) SAML
2 1 (1.12%) SOAP
2 1 (1.12%) Vert.x
2 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Clustering
2 7 (7.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.62%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.25%) PKI
6 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) DataPower
7 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
7 1 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Windows
2 32 (35.96%) Windows Server
3 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (14.61%) Linux
6 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.11%) Unix
7 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (19.10%) Load Balancing
3 16 (17.98%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) Network Design
5 10 (11.24%) SIEM
6 9 (10.11%) Change Management
7 8 (8.99%) Patch Management
8 7 (7.87%) Server Building
9 6 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Migration
10 5 (5.62%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (5.62%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Security Patching
10 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.49%) Network Management
11 4 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.49%) Project Management
11 4 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) Python
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) CCNP
1 20 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.85%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (13.48%) CCA
4 10 (11.24%) CCNA
4 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.99%) JNCIA
6 7 (7.87%) JNCIP
6 7 (7.87%) JNCIS
6 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.62%) CISSP
7 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.37%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.37%) MCSE
9 2 (2.25%) CCIE
9 2 (2.25%) CCSA
9 2 (2.25%) Degree
9 2 (2.25%) MCSA
9 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (55.06%) XenApp
2 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
3 31 (34.83%) XenDesktop
4 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (25.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
7 15 (16.85%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (13.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (8.99%) vSphere
10 6 (6.74%) VMware NSX
11 4 (4.49%) ProxySG
12 2 (2.25%) vCloud
12 2 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
13 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (1.12%) MetaFrame
13 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
13 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) AirWatch
2 7 (7.87%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.62%) SCCM
4 4 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.37%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.25%) Puppet
6 2 (2.25%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.25%) vRealize
6 2 (2.25%) WSUS
7 1 (1.12%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.12%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.12%) SCOM
7 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (86.52%) Citrix
2 53 (59.55%) VMware
3 48 (53.93%) Cisco
4 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
4 32 (35.96%) Palo Alto
5 21 (23.60%) F5
6 16 (17.98%) CheckPoint
7 15 (16.85%) Juniper
8 13 (14.61%) Dell
8 13 (14.61%) HP
9 11 (12.36%) EMC
9 11 (12.36%) NetApp
9 11 (12.36%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (7.87%) CA
10 7 (7.87%) EqualLogic
11 6 (6.74%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.74%) Ivanti
12 5 (5.62%) Fortinet
12 5 (5.62%) Symantec
13 4 (4.49%) Reuters