Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 525 444
Rank change year-on-year -16 -81 -28
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 91 91 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.46% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 63 119
London median daily rate £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60% -2.35%
10th Percentile £288 £318 £305
90th Percentile £538 £500 £511
England median daily rate £408 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
London median hourly rate £27.50 £55.00 £44.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +24.58% +66.60%
10th Percentile £26.25 £55.00 £31.47
90th Percentile £28.75 £55.00 £56.83
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5380 6214 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.94% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 4061 3910
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £214
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 181
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in London

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in London

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in London

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler in London

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London +1 29 £427 -2.40% 1
West London -7 1 £318 -29.37% 1
North London - 1 £550 -
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 81 (89.01%) Citrix
2 44 (48.35%) Cisco
3 43 (47.25%) Windows
4 42 (46.15%) XenApp
5 36 (39.56%) Firewall
6 30 (32.97%) VMware
7 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 26 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 26 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 24 (26.37%) Finance
10 23 (25.27%) Active Directory
11 22 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (24.18%) Data Centre
12 21 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
14 19 (20.88%) BGP
15 18 (19.78%) Change Management
15 18 (19.78%) SolarWinds
16 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (17.58%) XenServer
18 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (16.48%) VPN
19 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
19 14 (15.38%) SCCM
19 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
19 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (14.29%) Banking
20 13 (14.29%) VLAN
20 13 (14.29%) Juniper

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (10.99%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) nginx
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.79%) IaaS
3 8 (8.79%) PaaS
4 7 (7.69%) Office 365
5 4 (4.40%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.20%) GitHub
6 2 (2.20%) SaaS
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (39.56%) Firewall
2 21 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (20.88%) BGP
4 15 (16.48%) VPN
5 13 (14.29%) VLAN
6 12 (13.19%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (13.19%) OSPF
7 11 (12.09%) DNS
7 11 (12.09%) LDAP
7 11 (12.09%) Wireless
8 10 (10.99%) Skype
9 9 (9.89%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (9.89%) DMZ
9 9 (9.89%) SAN
9 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
10 8 (8.79%) LAN
10 8 (8.79%) Network Security
10 8 (8.79%) VoIP
10 8 (8.79%) WAN
11 7 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.20%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.20%) Redis
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) MSI
3 2 (2.20%) Selenium
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Citrix Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (6.59%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) XenServer Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Citrix Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.49%) .NET
3 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.20%) Ajax
4 2 (2.20%) EJB
4 2 (2.20%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.20%) Java EE
4 2 (2.20%) JPA
4 2 (2.20%) jQuery
4 2 (2.20%) RESTful
4 2 (2.20%) SOAP
4 2 (2.20%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) XSLT
5 1 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) Spring
5 1 (1.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) PKI
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) BYOD
4 3 (3.30%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.20%) DataPower
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.25%) Windows
2 26 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.49%) Linux
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.30%) Unix
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Change Management
2 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (10.99%) Migration
5 8 (8.79%) Email Filtering
5 8 (8.79%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (8.79%) Network Design
5 8 (8.79%) Patch Management
5 8 (8.79%) Security Patching
5 8 (8.79%) Web Filtering
6 7 (7.69%) DevOps
6 7 (7.69%) High Availability
7 6 (6.59%) CRM
7 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.59%) Open Source
8 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.49%) Low Latency
8 5 (5.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.69%) Perl
3 6 (6.59%) SQL
4 5 (5.49%) Java
4 5 (5.49%) Python
5 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.30%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.29%) CCNP
3 8 (8.79%) CCIE
3 8 (8.79%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (5.49%) CCEA
5 4 (4.40%) CCA
6 2 (2.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.10%) CCAA
7 1 (1.10%) Degree
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
7 1 (1.10%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) VCP4
7 1 (1.10%) VCP5
7 1 (1.10%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (46.15%) XenApp
2 26 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 23 (25.27%) Active Directory
4 22 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (17.58%) XenServer
7 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
8 7 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (6.59%) vSphere
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.20%) Docker
10 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.10%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.10%) UAG
11 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) SCCM
2 8 (8.79%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (7.69%) Cacti
4 5 (5.49%) SCOM
5 4 (4.40%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.30%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (3.30%) OpenView
6 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.30%) QRadar
6 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.20%) EdgeSight
7 2 (2.20%) Graphite
7 2 (2.20%) Nagios
7 2 (2.20%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 81 (89.01%) Citrix
2 44 (48.35%) Cisco
3 30 (32.97%) VMware
4 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 18 (19.78%) SolarWinds
6 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 13 (14.29%) Juniper
8 11 (12.09%) HP
9 10 (10.99%) AppSense
9 10 (10.99%) F5
10 8 (8.79%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.59%) Dell
12 5 (5.49%) CA
12 5 (5.49%) Fortinet
12 5 (5.49%) IBM
12 5 (5.49%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.40%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.40%) Arista
13 4 (4.40%) Blue Coat
14 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow