Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 499 629 624
Rank change year-on-year +130 -5 -23
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 171 229 247
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 2.04% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 141 172
Median daily rate £393 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £257 £310 £263
90th Percentile £521 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £31.25 - £14.20
90th Percentile £33.75 - £34.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - £19.00

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 7,371 11,229 12,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.44% 12.67% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,385 6,962 7,657
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £181 £206 £200
90th Percentile £606 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 500 662
Median hourly rate £21.13 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.97% -6.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.55 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.40
% change year-on-year +20.32% -3.58% -9.79%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 +151 66 £375 -9.09% 6
South East +42 39 £400 -3.03% 8
North of England +95 35 £300 -17.81% 11
Yorkshire +68 18 £438 -2.78% 6
North West +45 15 £283 -11.37% 2
Midlands +53 14 £386 +18.85% 3
West Midlands +59 13 £385 +26.75% 2
East of England +40 13 £400 +3.23%
South West +15 4 £381 -4.69% 9
North East - 2 £500 - 3
East Midlands +22 1 £388 +8.39% 1
NetScaler
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 143 (83.63%) Citrix
2 100 (58.48%) XenApp
3 97 (56.73%) VMware
4 94 (54.97%) Windows
5 89 (52.05%) Active Directory
6 85 (49.71%) XenDesktop
7 79 (46.20%) Firewall
8 76 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 73 (42.69%) Cisco
10 57 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 54 (31.58%) DNS
11 54 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (29.24%) Windows Server
14 48 (28.07%) Office 365
15 47 (27.49%) Windows Server 2016
15 47 (27.49%) DHCP
16 46 (26.90%) Citrix Certification
16 46 (26.90%) VMware ESXi
17 41 (23.98%) WAN
17 41 (23.98%) LAN
18 39 (22.81%) PowerShell
18 39 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (21.64%) Azure
19 37 (21.64%) Palo Alto
20 32 (18.71%) Finance
20 32 (18.71%) VPN
21 31 (18.13%) SAN
21 31 (18.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
21 31 (18.13%) Hyper-V

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 20 (11.70%) Skype for Business
2 16 (9.36%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.07%) Office 365
2 37 (21.64%) Azure
3 16 (9.36%) OneDrive
4 14 (8.19%) AWS
5 11 (6.43%) IaaS
6 5 (2.92%) Akamai
6 5 (2.92%) PaaS
7 2 (1.17%) iTunes
7 2 (1.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.58%) Apigee
8 1 (0.58%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (46.20%) Firewall
2 54 (31.58%) DNS
3 47 (27.49%) DHCP
4 41 (23.98%) LAN
4 41 (23.98%) WAN
5 32 (18.71%) VPN
6 31 (18.13%) SAN
7 27 (15.79%) MPLS
8 25 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (12.28%) Wireless
10 19 (11.11%) Network Security
11 18 (10.53%) Skype
12 17 (9.94%) OSPF
13 15 (8.77%) BGP
13 15 (8.77%) SSL
14 14 (8.19%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (7.60%) Internet
15 13 (7.60%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (7.60%) VoIP
16 12 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) AutoIt
1 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 32 (18.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.92%) Legal
2 5 (2.92%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.17%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Police
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (32.16%) Citrix Engineer
2 54 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (19.30%) Network Engineer
4 21 (12.28%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) Citrix Specialist
7 9 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Consultant
8 8 (4.68%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Exchange Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Senior IT Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.17%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) Ajax
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) EJB
3 1 (0.58%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) Java EE
3 1 (0.58%) JPA
3 1 (0.58%) jQuery
3 1 (0.58%) LDAP
3 1 (0.58%) REST
3 1 (0.58%) RESTful
3 1 (0.58%) SAML
3 1 (0.58%) SOAP
3 1 (0.58%) Vert.x
3 1 (0.58%) XSLT
3 1 (0.58%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.19%) PKI
3 12 (7.02%) Clustering
4 10 (5.85%) Fat Client
4 10 (5.85%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.92%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.34%) CMDB
7 4 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.17%) CCTV
9 2 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (54.97%) Windows
2 54 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 50 (29.24%) Windows Server
4 47 (27.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 39 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (17.54%) Windows 7
7 28 (16.37%) Windows 10
8 13 (7.60%) Linux
9 9 (5.26%) Unix
10 3 (1.75%) VMS
10 3 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (17.54%) ITIL
3 26 (15.20%) Load Balancing
4 17 (9.94%) Migration
5 14 (8.19%) Network Design
6 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (5.85%) High Availability
7 10 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.26%) Web Filtering
9 8 (4.68%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.68%) Performance Management
9 8 (4.68%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.68%) Project Delivery
10 7 (4.09%) Change Management
10 7 (4.09%) Network Management
10 7 (4.09%) Project Management
10 7 (4.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.81%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.60%) SQL
3 3 (1.75%) VBScript
4 2 (1.17%) Python
4 2 (1.17%) VB
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (26.90%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (13.45%) CCNP
4 18 (10.53%) CCA
5 15 (8.77%) CCNA
6 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.68%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.51%) CCIE
7 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (2.92%) CISSP
8 5 (2.92%) JNCIA
8 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.34%) Degree
9 4 (2.34%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.34%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.34%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.34%) MCSA
9 4 (2.34%) MCSE
10 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 100 (58.48%) XenApp
2 89 (52.05%) Active Directory
3 85 (49.71%) XenDesktop
4 52 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (26.90%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (18.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 31 (18.13%) Hyper-V
7 24 (14.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (6.43%) vSphere
9 9 (5.26%) DFS Replication
9 9 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (4.09%) BitLocker
11 6 (3.51%) VMware NSX
12 5 (2.92%) vCloud
13 4 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.75%) ProxySG
14 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (1.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.11%) SCCM
2 12 (7.02%) XenMobile
3 9 (5.26%) SCOM
4 8 (4.68%) AirWatch
4 8 (4.68%) FortiGate
5 7 (4.09%) vCenter Server
6 5 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco CME
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.75%) WSUS
8 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.17%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.17%) Puppet
8 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.17%) vRealize
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.58%) Nagios
9 1 (0.58%) Netcool
9 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 143 (83.63%) Citrix
2 97 (56.73%) VMware
3 76 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 73 (42.69%) Cisco
5 37 (21.64%) Palo Alto
6 27 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 24 (14.04%) F5
8 20 (11.70%) Dell
9 17 (9.94%) Juniper
9 17 (9.94%) Symantec
10 16 (9.36%) NetApp
11 14 (8.19%) HP
11 14 (8.19%) Nimble Storage
12 13 (7.60%) Ivanti
13 12 (7.02%) Fortinet
14 10 (5.85%) Brocade
14 10 (5.85%) Meraki
15 9 (5.26%) Altiris
15 9 (5.26%) McAfee
15 9 (5.26%) Riverbed