The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 5.08% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +13.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +57.69%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 165 118 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.11% 17.72% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 66 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NetScaler in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in Hertfordshire

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Hemel Hempstead +7 1 £475 +22.58%
NetScaler
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Trustwave
4 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) NFS
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (25.00%) FCoE
5 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) FCoE
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WMI
1 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) Trustwave
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy