Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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.

Citrix NetScaler
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 609 569
Rank change year-on-year +21 -40 -18
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 246 269 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.78% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 151 193
England median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £278
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
England median hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -8.33% +71.43%
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -34.09% -8.33% +71.43%

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 13002 15144 14754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.85% 15.43% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7972 9217 8640
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 675 768 952
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
South East +47 90 £408 +2.52% 4
London -13 89 £425 +2.72% 2
North of England +41 30 £350 +16.67%
East of England -22 17 £414 +6.84% 2
Yorkshire +16 16 £350 +16.67%
North West +16 12 £406 -4.41%
South West +11 11 £475 +23.38%
Midlands +2 7 £315 -31.15% 2
West Midlands +12 4 £300 -35.48% 1
East Midlands +6 3 £330 -26.67% 1
North East +60 2 £325 +3.83%
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 212 (86.18%) Citrix
2 133 (54.07%) Windows
3 108 (43.90%) Cisco
4 106 (43.09%) Microsoft
5 99 (40.24%) Firewall
6 96 (39.02%) Windows Server
7 93 (37.80%) VMware
8 87 (35.37%) XenApp
9 83 (33.74%) XenDesktop
10 74 (30.08%) PowerShell
11 72 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (25.61%) XenServer
12 63 (25.61%) Active Directory
13 56 (22.76%) Skype for Business
14 52 (21.14%) Hyper-V
14 52 (21.14%) DNS
15 46 (18.70%) VMware ESXi
16 42 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
17 40 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (15.85%) TOGAF
18 39 (15.85%) VPN
19 36 (14.63%) CheckPoint
19 36 (14.63%) Data Centre
20 35 (14.23%) Cisco Nexus
20 35 (14.23%) Load Balancing
20 35 (14.23%) Juniper
21 32 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (11.79%) Finance
23 28 (11.38%) Migration

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 56 (22.76%) Skype for Business
2 13 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.07%) IIS
4 8 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.22%) Apache
8 2 (0.81%) JBoss
8 2 (0.81%) nginx
8 2 (0.81%) SAS
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.57%) IaaS
1 26 (10.57%) PaaS
2 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.50%) Office 365
4 12 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.81%) GitHub
6 2 (0.81%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 99 (40.24%) Firewall
2 52 (21.14%) DNS
3 39 (15.85%) VPN
4 35 (14.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (11.38%) DHCP
6 27 (10.98%) BGP
6 27 (10.98%) WAN
7 25 (10.16%) SSL
8 24 (9.76%) Network Security
8 24 (9.76%) Wireless
9 20 (8.13%) Internet
9 20 (8.13%) OSPF
10 19 (7.72%) LAN
10 19 (7.72%) Skype
11 17 (6.91%) VLAN
12 16 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (4.88%) SAN
14 11 (4.47%) LDAP
15 10 (4.07%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (4.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.81%) Redis
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.81%) Maven
4 2 (0.81%) MSI
4 2 (0.81%) Selenium
4 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.41%) JIRA
5 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (11.79%) Finance
2 18 (7.32%) Banking
3 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.03%) Publishing
5 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.22%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (20.33%) Network Engineer
2 44 (17.89%) Architect
3 32 (13.01%) Citrix Engineer
4 30 (12.20%) Designer
5 28 (11.38%) Solutions Designer
6 23 (9.35%) Consultant
7 16 (6.50%) Citrix Consultant
8 15 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (5.69%) Administrator
9 14 (5.69%) Citrix Architect
10 12 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.07%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.07%) Security Engineer
12 9 (3.66%) Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) Citrix Designer
13 8 (3.25%) SharePoint Administrator
14 7 (2.85%) Senior Network Engineer
15 6 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.28%) Regular Expression
2 6 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.63%) .NET
4 3 (1.22%) SAML
5 2 (0.81%) Ajax
5 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.81%) EJB
5 2 (0.81%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.81%) Java EE
5 2 (0.81%) JPA
5 2 (0.81%) jQuery
5 2 (0.81%) RESTful
5 2 (0.81%) SOAP
5 2 (0.81%) XML
5 2 (0.81%) XSLT
6 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) Spring
6 1 (0.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.25%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.25%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.85%) PKI
5 5 (2.03%) Clustering
5 5 (2.03%) DataPower
5 5 (2.03%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.22%) BYOD
6 3 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.22%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 133 (54.07%) Windows
2 96 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 72 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (11.38%) Linux
6 15 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.28%) CentOS
8 12 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 10 (4.07%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.44%) Unix
12 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.81%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.85%) TOGAF
2 35 (14.23%) Load Balancing
3 28 (11.38%) Migration
4 27 (10.98%) Change Management
5 25 (10.16%) ITIL
6 22 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (8.54%) Email Filtering
8 14 (5.69%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (5.28%) High Availability
10 12 (4.88%) Project Management
10 12 (4.88%) System Testing
10 12 (4.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (4.47%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (4.47%) Network Design
12 10 (4.07%) DevOps
12 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (4.07%) Web Filtering
13 9 (3.66%) Network Management
13 9 (3.66%) Patch Management
14 8 (3.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 74 (30.08%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.72%) SQL
3 7 (2.85%) Perl
4 5 (2.03%) Java
4 5 (2.03%) Python
5 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.81%) C
6 2 (0.81%) C#
6 2 (0.81%) Ruby
6 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.41%) R
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (11.38%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.57%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (9.76%) CCNP
5 23 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (8.94%) SC Cleared
7 21 (8.54%) MCSE
8 14 (5.69%) CCA
9 12 (4.88%) CCIE
10 9 (3.66%) CCEA
11 8 (3.25%) CCNA
12 7 (2.85%) MCSA
13 6 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.63%) CCAA
14 4 (1.63%) CCDP
14 4 (1.63%) VCAP
15 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.22%) JNCIS
16 2 (0.81%) CCSE
16 2 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (35.37%) XenApp
2 83 (33.74%) XenDesktop
3 63 (25.61%) Active Directory
3 63 (25.61%) XenServer
4 52 (21.14%) Hyper-V
5 46 (18.70%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 40 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (7.72%) vSphere
9 14 (5.69%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.85%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.63%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.22%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.81%) Docker
14 2 (0.81%) NFS
14 2 (0.81%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (8.94%) SCCM
2 19 (7.72%) SCOM
3 9 (3.66%) AppDNA
3 9 (3.66%) Cacti
3 9 (3.66%) EdgeSight
4 8 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.85%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.03%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.63%) Nagios
7 4 (1.63%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (1.63%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (1.22%) OpenView
8 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.22%) QRadar
8 3 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.81%) Graphite
9 2 (0.81%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 212 (86.18%) Citrix
2 108 (43.90%) Cisco
3 106 (43.09%) Microsoft
4 93 (37.80%) VMware
5 36 (14.63%) CheckPoint
6 35 (14.23%) Juniper
7 25 (10.16%) AppSense
8 19 (7.72%) Dell
8 19 (7.72%) NetApp
8 19 (7.72%) SolarWinds
9 17 (6.91%) F5
9 17 (6.91%) HP
10 15 (6.10%) Extreme Networks
11 14 (5.69%) Palo Alto
12 12 (4.88%) Forcepoint
13 9 (3.66%) CA
13 9 (3.66%) IBM
14 8 (3.25%) Riverbed
15 7 (2.85%) Brocade
16 6 (2.44%) Fortinet