Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 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
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 615 423 583
Rank change year-on-year -192 +160 +47
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 100 55 236
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.53% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 34 154
10th Percentile £326 £275 £313
25th Percentile £360 £314 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £363 £400
Median % change year-on-year +31.03% -9.38% -
75th Percentile £525 £459 £475
90th Percentile £570 £658 £534
UK median daily rate £481 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +21.84% -1.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.72
UK median hourly rate - - £15.72

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 7,175 3,587 10,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.36% 13.72% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,629 2,281 6,728
10th Percentile £231 £204 £200
25th Percentile £358 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £470 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% -
75th Percentile £575 £538 £525
90th Percentile £657 £630 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 167 503
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.60 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £17.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £31.50 £23.75
Median % change year-on-year -30.16% +32.63% +20.30%
75th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £46.40
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £31.75 £24.13
% change year-on-year -29.13% +31.61% +26.97%

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 18 September 2021.

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 18 September 2021. 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 -181 35 £475 +35.71% 4
South East -82 23 £510 +45.71% 1
East of England -37 13 £523 +30.79% 3
North of England -88 7 £406 +26.95% 4
North West -61 5 £359 -1.03% 3
Midlands -68 5 £465 +24.00% 4
East Midlands -31 4 £463 -
South West -38 4 £338 -15.63% 5
Yorkshire -43 1 £475 +48.44% 1
West Midlands -56 1 £500 +33.33% 4
North East - 1 £450 -
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 93 (93.00%) Citrix
2 64 (64.00%) Windows
3 51 (51.00%) VMware
4 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
6 38 (38.00%) XenApp
7 36 (36.00%) Azure
8 34 (34.00%) Firewall
9 31 (31.00%) Migration
10 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (28.00%) Cisco
11 28 (28.00%) Windows Server
12 27 (27.00%) XenDesktop
13 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 23 (23.00%) SCCM
15 22 (22.00%) ITIL
16 21 (21.00%) Palo Alto
17 20 (20.00%) Windows 10
17 20 (20.00%) VPN
17 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
18 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
18 19 (19.00%) Microsoft 365
18 19 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 18 (18.00%) Social Skills
19 18 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
19 18 (18.00%) MCSE
20 17 (17.00%) Ivanti
21 16 (16.00%) F5
21 16 (16.00%) SAN

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 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.00%) IIS
2 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.00%) Azure
2 19 (19.00%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.00%) IaaS
5 5 (5.00%) AWS
6 4 (4.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (3.00%) Akamai
7 3 (3.00%) Azure Storage
7 3 (3.00%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.00%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.00%) Firewall
2 20 (20.00%) VPN
3 16 (16.00%) SAN
4 15 (15.00%) DNS
4 15 (15.00%) WAN
5 12 (12.00%) Wireless
6 10 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (10.00%) DHCP
6 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.00%) VLAN
7 9 (9.00%) LAN
8 7 (7.00%) HTTP
9 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (6.00%) Cisco Firepower
9 6 (6.00%) Junos
9 6 (6.00%) SSL
10 5 (5.00%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.00%) NAS
10 5 (5.00%) Network Security
10 5 (5.00%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) FileMaker
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (18.00%) Social Skills
2 13 (13.00%) Finance
3 11 (11.00%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.00%) Law
6 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.00%) Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.00%) Local Government
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Architect
5 8 (8.00%) Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.00%) VMware Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Floorwalker
10 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) SAML
2 1 (1.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.00%) Clustering
3 6 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 28 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 14 (14.00%) Linux
6 11 (11.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.00%) Unix
9 3 (3.00%) SUSE
9 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.00%) Android
10 2 (2.00%) MVS
11 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Migration
2 22 (22.00%) ITIL
3 19 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 11 (11.00%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (9.00%) Project Delivery
6 9 (9.00%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (6.00%) Change Management
9 5 (5.00%) Architectural Design
9 5 (5.00%) Network Management
9 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.00%) Server Management
10 4 (4.00%) Architecture Roadmap
10 4 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (4.00%) Presales
10 4 (4.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.00%) SQL
3 4 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.00%) MCSE
4 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (11.00%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (9.00%) CCNA
6 9 (9.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.00%) Degree
8 4 (4.00%) CCIE
8 4 (4.00%) CCNP
8 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.00%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.00%) CCA
10 2 (2.00%) CCDE
10 2 (2.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (2.00%) CISSP
10 2 (2.00%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (38.00%) XenApp
3 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (27.00%) XenDesktop
5 18 (18.00%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (9.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.00%) NFS
9 4 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.00%) VMware NSX
11 2 (2.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (2.00%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.00%) vSphere
12 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (6.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 6 (6.00%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.00%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.00%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.00%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.00%) Ansible
6 2 (2.00%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Nessus
6 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.00%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (2.00%) vRealize
6 2 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (93.00%) Citrix
2 51 (51.00%) VMware
3 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (28.00%) Cisco
5 21 (21.00%) Palo Alto
6 17 (17.00%) Ivanti
7 16 (16.00%) F5
8 14 (14.00%) CheckPoint
9 12 (12.00%) Veeam
10 11 (11.00%) NetApp
11 10 (10.00%) HP
12 9 (9.00%) SolarWinds
13 8 (8.00%) Dell
14 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
15 6 (6.00%) Forcepoint
15 6 (6.00%) Juniper
15 6 (6.00%) Meraki
15 6 (6.00%) Oracle
16 5 (5.00%) CA
16 5 (5.00%) Zscaler