Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 560 533
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27 -81
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 81 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.65% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 69
London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -0.60%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £311
90th Percentile £562 £538 £501
England median daily rate £420 £410 £403
% change year-on-year +2.44% +1.86% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £27.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +24.58%
England median hourly rate £135.00 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +272.41% -34.09% -8.33%

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 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 5,173 5,381 6,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.15% 11.46% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,546 3,639 4,084
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 149 141
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.15 £12.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.29 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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
Central London -32 11 £450 +1.18% 4
West London +4 9 £450 +41.73% 4
South London - 3 £414 -
North London -5 2 £338 -38.64%
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 66 (81.48%) Citrix
2 41 (50.62%) Windows
3 38 (46.91%) XenApp
4 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 33 (40.74%) VMware
5 32 (39.51%) Firewall
6 31 (38.27%) Finance
6 31 (38.27%) Cisco
7 30 (37.04%) XenDesktop
8 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
8 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (23.46%) VPN
9 19 (23.46%) DNS
9 19 (23.46%) Linux
10 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 18 (22.22%) Windows 10
10 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 16 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (19.75%) Load Balancing
11 16 (19.75%) DHCP
11 16 (19.75%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (18.52%) Application Virtualisation
13 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
13 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
14 12 (14.81%) vSphere
14 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (14.81%) Arista
15 11 (13.58%) Virtual Desktop

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 5 (6.17%) Apache
1 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.35%) Office 365
4 8 (9.88%) IaaS
5 5 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.94%) PaaS
7 3 (3.70%) G Suite
7 3 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.51%) Firewall
2 19 (23.46%) DNS
2 19 (23.46%) VPN
3 16 (19.75%) DHCP
4 11 (13.58%) MPLS
5 10 (12.35%) BGP
5 10 (12.35%) WAN
6 9 (11.11%) OSPF
7 8 (9.88%) Internet
7 8 (9.88%) LAN
8 7 (8.64%) Wireless
9 6 (7.41%) ExtremeXOS
9 6 (7.41%) IP Telephony
9 6 (7.41%) Multicast
9 6 (7.41%) Network Security
9 6 (7.41%) SNMP
9 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.41%) Unicast
10 5 (6.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.94%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) IBM UrbanCode
1 4 (4.94%) Maven
2 3 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 23 (28.40%) Network Engineer
3 5 (6.17%) Administrator
3 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
3 5 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (4.94%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (4.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (3.70%) Analyst
5 3 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) Ajax
2 4 (4.94%) CSS
2 4 (4.94%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) Java EE
2 4 (4.94%) jQuery
2 4 (4.94%) LDAP
2 4 (4.94%) RESTful
2 4 (4.94%) WebRTC
2 4 (4.94%) WebSockets
2 4 (4.94%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.47%) SAML
4 2 (2.47%) XMPP
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.94%) PKI
2 4 (4.94%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) Linux
3 18 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.35%) Unix
7 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.94%) Debian
9 4 (4.94%) SUSE
9 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.23%) VMS
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Load Balancing
2 15 (18.52%) Application Virtualisation
3 12 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.58%) Migration
5 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (9.88%) Capacity Management
7 8 (9.88%) Change Control
8 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (8.64%) ITIL
8 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.41%) Change Management
9 6 (7.41%) Release Management
10 5 (6.17%) DevOps
10 5 (6.17%) Information Security
11 4 (4.94%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.94%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.94%) Java
2 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.94%) Perl
3 3 (3.70%) Python
4 2 (2.47%) SQL
4 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.35%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) MCSE
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.94%) CCA
5 4 (4.94%) MCSA
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.47%) CEH
7 2 (2.47%) GCIA
7 2 (2.47%) GCIH
7 2 (2.47%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.23%) CISSP
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) XenApp
2 30 (37.04%) XenDesktop
3 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
4 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (19.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (14.81%) vSphere
7 11 (13.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (8.64%) XenServer
9 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (6.17%) Firmware
11 4 (4.94%) Docker
11 4 (4.94%) KVM
11 4 (4.94%) LXC
12 3 (3.70%) VMware NSX
13 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
13 2 (2.47%) Snort
13 2 (2.47%) Squid
13 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (2.47%) Xen
14 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (7.41%) Nagios
2 6 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (6.17%) Ansible
4 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.94%) Puppet
5 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.47%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.47%) PaperCut
5 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (1.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) Simpana
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (81.48%) Citrix
2 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.74%) VMware
3 31 (38.27%) Cisco
4 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
5 12 (14.81%) Arista
6 11 (13.58%) Ivanti
6 11 (13.58%) Palo Alto
7 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.88%) Wyse
8 7 (8.64%) F5
9 6 (7.41%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (7.41%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
10 5 (6.17%) Juniper
10 5 (6.17%) Meraki
10 5 (6.17%) Riverbed
11 4 (4.94%) Forcepoint
11 4 (4.94%) ForeScout
11 4 (4.94%) NVIDIA