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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
UK / England
Rank 480 476 472
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 97 136 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.90% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 90 68
Median daily rate £350 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £469
% change year-on-year +1.38% -23.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

NetScaler is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6059 7164 7137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.69% 14.72% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 4319 3946
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 305 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NetScaler as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in England

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 40 £350 -15.15% 7
South East +6 32 £350 -1.40% 4
South West +9 10 £350 +22.80%
East of England -9 7 £413 +10.00%
Yorkshire +11 4 - -
West Midlands +11 3 £413 -8.33%
North West +14 1 - - 7
NetScaler
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NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 159 (74.30%) Citrix
2 124 (57.94%) Cisco
3 95 (44.39%) VMware
4 89 (41.59%) Microsoft
5 85 (39.72%) Firewall
6 83 (38.79%) Windows
7 65 (30.37%) CheckPoint
8 62 (28.97%) Active Directory
9 60 (28.04%) Load Balancing
10 58 (27.10%) Data Centre
11 57 (26.64%) XenApp
12 55 (25.70%) WAN
13 53 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
14 52 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (23.83%) Wireless
16 49 (22.90%) LAN
17 48 (22.43%) Windows Server
18 46 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (21.50%) Network Security
19 44 (20.56%) DNS
20 42 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
21 41 (19.16%) Cisco Nexus
22 40 (18.69%) XenDesktop
23 39 (18.22%) PowerShell
24 38 (17.76%) Migration
25 37 (17.29%) Juniper
26 36 (16.82%) Palo Alto
27 35 (16.36%) F5
27 35 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
27 35 (16.36%) VPN

NetScaler
Top Related 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 14 (6.54%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.74%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.80%) IIS
5 5 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.40%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.01%) MS Office
2 13 (6.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.61%) Office 365
3 7 (3.27%) IaaS
4 6 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) G Suite
6 1 (0.47%) iTunes
6 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.72%) Firewall
2 55 (25.70%) WAN
3 53 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (23.83%) Wireless
5 49 (22.90%) LAN
6 46 (21.50%) Network Security
7 44 (20.56%) DNS
8 41 (19.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (16.36%) VPN
10 27 (12.62%) SSL
11 25 (11.68%) DHCP
11 25 (11.68%) MPLS
12 24 (11.21%) TCP/IP
13 23 (10.75%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (9.35%) BGP
15 17 (7.94%) Cisco Wireless
15 17 (7.94%) Junos
16 16 (7.48%) SAN
17 14 (6.54%) NX-OS
18 13 (6.07%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (9.35%) Finance
2 19 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.67%) Banking
4 8 (3.74%) Retail
5 6 (2.80%) Publishing
6 4 (1.87%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.93%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (27.10%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.68%) Citrix Engineer
3 24 (11.21%) Architect
3 24 (11.21%) Consultant
3 24 (11.21%) Security Engineer
4 20 (9.35%) Designer
5 18 (8.41%) Citrix Consultant
6 17 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Analyst
8 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Network Analyst
8 11 (5.14%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (4.21%) Cisco Analyst
9 9 (4.21%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 9 (4.21%) Network Designer
9 9 (4.21%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Data Centre Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.74%) Regular Expression
1 8 (3.74%) SAML
2 7 (3.27%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.34%) Web Services
4 4 (1.87%) .NET
4 4 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.93%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.93%) Ajax
6 2 (0.93%) CSS
6 2 (0.93%) HTML
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
6 2 (0.93%) WCF
6 2 (0.93%) WPF
6 2 (0.93%) XML
6 2 (0.93%) XSL
7 1 (0.47%) OAuth
7 1 (0.47%) OpenID
7 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.10%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.01%) Clustering
3 12 (5.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.27%) CMDB
7 6 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.34%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.34%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.40%) Replication
11 2 (0.93%) BBC
11 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.93%) PKI
11 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.79%) Windows
2 52 (24.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (22.43%) Windows Server
4 42 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (13.08%) Linux
6 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.74%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.27%) Unix
9 6 (2.80%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.87%) Solaris
11 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.93%) Android
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.04%) Load Balancing
2 38 (17.76%) Migration
3 21 (9.81%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (8.88%) Change Management
5 18 (8.41%) Network Design
5 18 (8.41%) Web Filtering
6 16 (7.48%) ITIL
6 16 (7.48%) Project Management
7 15 (7.01%) TOGAF
8 14 (6.54%) High Availability
8 14 (6.54%) Problem Management
9 13 (6.07%) Network Management
10 10 (4.67%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (4.67%) SIEM
11 9 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.74%) Email Filtering
13 7 (3.27%) Information Security
13 7 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (3.27%) Security Architecture
13 7 (3.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.07%) SQL
3 6 (2.80%) VB
4 4 (1.87%) C#
5 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.93%) C
6 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.93%) Perl
6 2 (0.93%) Python
6 2 (0.93%) VB6
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (13.08%) CCNP
3 26 (12.15%) Security Cleared
4 19 (8.88%) CCNA
5 16 (7.48%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (6.07%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.14%) CCA
8 10 (4.67%) CCIE
9 8 (3.74%) JNCIS
10 7 (3.27%) CISMP
10 7 (3.27%) CISSP
10 7 (3.27%) CRISC
10 7 (3.27%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.27%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.80%) CCDA
12 5 (2.34%) CCSA
12 5 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.34%) MCSE
12 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.74%) HIPAA
2 8 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 62 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 57 (26.64%) XenApp
3 46 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (18.69%) XenDesktop
5 31 (14.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (12.62%) XenServer
7 22 (10.28%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (8.41%) Hyper-V
9 14 (6.54%) vSphere
10 9 (4.21%) VMware ESX
11 8 (3.74%) vCloud
12 7 (3.27%) ProxySG
13 5 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.87%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.40%) DFS Replication
15 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (1.40%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.93%) NFS
17 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (9.35%) SCCM
2 9 (4.21%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (3.74%) XenMobile
4 7 (3.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (2.80%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (2.80%) OPNET
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.40%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.40%) WSUS
7 2 (0.93%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.93%) vMotion
8 1 (0.47%) DameWare
8 1 (0.47%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.47%) Simpana
8 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 159 (74.30%) Citrix
2 124 (57.94%) Cisco
3 95 (44.39%) VMware
4 89 (41.59%) Microsoft
5 65 (30.37%) CheckPoint
6 37 (17.29%) Juniper
7 36 (16.82%) Palo Alto
8 35 (16.36%) F5
9 32 (14.95%) Brocade
10 20 (9.35%) Intel Security
11 19 (8.88%) HP
12 18 (8.41%) Dell
13 17 (7.94%) Blue Coat
14 15 (7.01%) AppSense
15 14 (6.54%) Extreme Networks
15 14 (6.54%) Oracle
15 14 (6.54%) Riverbed
16 13 (6.07%) Arista
17 11 (5.14%) Fortinet
18 10 (4.67%) SolarWinds
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