Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 617 601
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 -11
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 261 240 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 1.92% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 163 166
England median daily rate £413 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -1.21% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £300
90th Percentile £527 £536 £538
UK median daily rate £411 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +2.05% +0.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
England median hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -34.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £14.55 £23.47 £37.50
90th Percentile £72.00 £121.88 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -34.38% +33.33%

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 12,567 12,498 15,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.35% 13.77% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,657 7,603 9,427
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 679 709
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.50% -27.60% +24.42%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +6 87 £450 +5.88% 14
South East +9 81 £413 +1.23% 6
North of England -5 45 £356 +1.79% 8
North East +16 22 £333 +2.31%
North West -20 21 £400 +10.34% 6
South West +4 19 £425 -10.53% 2
Midlands +5 17 £350 -6.67% 2
East of England -22 13 £350 -17.65% 2
West Midlands -13 12 £301 -19.87% 1
East Midlands +10 5 £463 +23.33% 1
Yorkshire -18 2 £275 -21.43% 2
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 214 (81.99%) Citrix
2 158 (60.54%) Windows
3 143 (54.79%) VMware
4 141 (54.02%) XenApp
5 131 (50.19%) XenDesktop
6 104 (39.85%) Windows Server
7 97 (37.16%) Firewall
8 96 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (33.72%) Microsoft
10 83 (31.80%) Active Directory
11 81 (31.03%) Cisco
12 78 (29.89%) DNS
13 75 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 67 (25.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 65 (24.90%) Hyper-V
16 64 (24.52%) DHCP
17 59 (22.61%) PowerShell
18 58 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
19 54 (20.69%) Office 365
20 48 (18.39%) Windows 10
20 48 (18.39%) Ivanti
20 48 (18.39%) XenServer
21 45 (17.24%) Load Balancing
21 45 (17.24%) Finance
22 43 (16.48%) ITIL
23 42 (16.09%) Migration
24 40 (15.33%) SAN
24 40 (15.33%) VMware ESXi
24 40 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 39 (14.94%) SCCM

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 29 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 26 (9.96%) IIS
3 24 (9.20%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.28%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.83%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.45%) Apache
7 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 75 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (20.69%) Office 365
3 28 (10.73%) IaaS
4 24 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (6.90%) PaaS
6 16 (6.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (5.75%) SaaS
8 11 (4.21%) Yammer
9 9 (3.45%) Boomi
10 3 (1.15%) Akamai
10 3 (1.15%) G Suite
10 3 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 97 (37.16%) Firewall
2 78 (29.89%) DNS
3 64 (24.52%) DHCP
4 40 (15.33%) SAN
5 39 (14.94%) VPN
6 34 (13.03%) WAN
7 28 (10.73%) LAN
8 26 (9.96%) Skype
8 26 (9.96%) VLAN
9 24 (9.20%) MPLS
10 22 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (7.66%) BGP
12 19 (7.28%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (7.28%) Wireless
13 17 (6.51%) Network Security
13 17 (6.51%) OSPF
14 16 (6.13%) NAS
14 16 (6.13%) TCP/IP
15 14 (5.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.68%) MySQL
3 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) AdminStudio
1 5 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
2 4 (1.53%) Maven
3 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 45 (17.24%) Finance
2 13 (4.98%) Banking
3 5 (1.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Law
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (27.97%) Citrix Engineer
2 45 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 31 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (11.11%) Architect
5 17 (6.51%) Consultant
6 16 (6.13%) Designer
6 16 (6.13%) Solutions Designer
6 16 (6.13%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.75%) Security Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
11 9 (3.45%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) Middleware
2 6 (2.30%) HTML
2 6 (2.30%) Web Services
2 6 (2.30%) XML
3 5 (1.92%) .NET
4 4 (1.53%) Ajax
4 4 (1.53%) CSS
4 4 (1.53%) Java EE
4 4 (1.53%) jQuery
4 4 (1.53%) LDAP
4 4 (1.53%) RESTful
4 4 (1.53%) WebRTC
4 4 (1.53%) WebSockets
5 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.15%) XMPP
5 3 (1.15%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.77%) SAML
7 1 (0.38%) Kafka
7 1 (0.38%) Spring
7 1 (0.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.88%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.81%) Clustering
2 23 (8.81%) Fat Client
2 23 (8.81%) Thin Client
3 19 (7.28%) PKI
4 16 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.53%) DataPower
7 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.53%) Replication
7 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.15%) BBC
8 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 158 (60.54%) Windows
2 104 (39.85%) Windows Server
3 58 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (18.39%) Windows 10
5 28 (10.73%) Windows 7
6 25 (9.58%) Linux
7 18 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (5.75%) Unix
9 8 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.68%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.92%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.53%) Check Point GAiA
12 4 (1.53%) Debian
12 4 (1.53%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.53%) SUSE
12 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.24%) Load Balancing
2 43 (16.48%) ITIL
3 42 (16.09%) Migration
4 40 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 35 (13.41%) Application Packaging
6 28 (10.73%) Application Virtualisation
7 24 (9.20%) Network Design
8 21 (8.05%) Virtual Environments
9 19 (7.28%) Service Delivery
10 18 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (6.13%) Business Continuity
13 15 (5.75%) High Availability
13 15 (5.75%) TOGAF
14 14 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (4.60%) Capacity Management
16 11 (4.21%) Analytics
16 11 (4.21%) Project Management
17 9 (3.45%) Change Control
17 9 (3.45%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.61%) PowerShell
2 23 (8.81%) SQL
3 4 (1.53%) Java
3 4 (1.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.53%) Perl
3 4 (1.53%) Python
3 4 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (13.03%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (10.73%) CCNP
3 25 (9.58%) Security Cleared
4 23 (8.81%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (8.43%) Degree
6 20 (7.66%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (4.60%) CCNA
9 11 (4.21%) CCA
10 10 (3.83%) CCIE
10 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.30%) CCIE Security
12 5 (1.92%) CCSE
12 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.15%) CCDP
13 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.77%) CEH
14 2 (0.77%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 141 (54.02%) XenApp
2 131 (50.19%) XenDesktop
3 96 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (31.80%) Active Directory
5 67 (25.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 65 (24.90%) Hyper-V
7 48 (18.39%) XenServer
8 40 (15.33%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (13.41%) vSphere
10 28 (10.73%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (4.98%) DFS Replication
12 11 (4.21%) VMware NSX
13 7 (2.68%) BitLocker
13 7 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (2.68%) VirtualBox
14 5 (1.92%) Docker
14 5 (1.92%) Xen
15 4 (1.53%) Firmware
15 4 (1.53%) KVM
15 4 (1.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 39 (14.94%) SCCM
2 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (5.36%) SCOM
4 11 (4.21%) Backup Exec
4 11 (4.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (3.45%) Nagios
6 8 (3.07%) Ansible
6 8 (3.07%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.07%) XenMobile
7 7 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.30%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.92%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.92%) Puppet
9 5 (1.92%) Stealthwatch
10 4 (1.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 214 (81.99%) Citrix
2 143 (54.79%) VMware
3 88 (33.72%) Microsoft
4 81 (31.03%) Cisco
5 48 (18.39%) Ivanti
6 30 (11.49%) F5
7 25 (9.58%) HP
8 23 (8.81%) CheckPoint
9 22 (8.43%) Dell
9 22 (8.43%) Oracle
9 22 (8.43%) SAP
10 21 (8.05%) Palo Alto
11 19 (7.28%) Wyse
12 17 (6.51%) Juniper
13 15 (5.75%) McAfee
13 15 (5.75%) NetApp
14 13 (4.98%) Riverbed
15 11 (4.21%) Meraki
16 10 (3.83%) Fortinet
16 10 (3.83%) Sophos