Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 551 511 458
Rank change year-on-year -40 -53 -69
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 75 71 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.36% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 90
London median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £261 £285 £310
90th Percentile £540 £492 £500
England median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +41.94% +29.17%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -22.73% +120.00% -3.85%

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 5,253 5,202 5,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.28% 12.79% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,635 3,451 3,628
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 151 146
London median hourly rate £19.32 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.18% -1.12% +23.61%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -14 25 £375 -9.64% 8
South London -40 4 £550 +22.22%
West London - 1 £265 - 2
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 67 (89.33%) Citrix
2 41 (54.67%) XenApp
3 32 (42.67%) VMware
4 28 (37.33%) Windows
5 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.00%) XenDesktop
7 21 (28.00%) Firewall
8 20 (26.67%) Cisco
8 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (21.33%) Finance
10 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
11 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
12 14 (18.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
12 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (17.33%) IaaS
13 13 (17.33%) HP
14 12 (16.00%) LAN
14 12 (16.00%) WAN
14 12 (16.00%) MPLS
15 11 (14.67%) SAN
15 11 (14.67%) VPN
15 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (14.67%) Banking
15 11 (14.67%) Office 365
16 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus

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 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.33%) IaaS
3 11 (14.67%) Office 365
4 9 (12.00%) PaaS
5 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.67%) SaaS
8 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) Firewall
2 12 (16.00%) LAN
2 12 (16.00%) MPLS
2 12 (16.00%) WAN
3 11 (14.67%) SAN
3 11 (14.67%) VPN
4 10 (13.33%) BGP
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (13.33%) DNS
4 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.00%) DHCP
5 9 (12.00%) OSPF
5 9 (12.00%) Wireless
6 8 (10.67%) Internet
6 8 (10.67%) Network Security
7 7 (9.33%) Skype
8 6 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.67%) iSCSI
9 5 (6.67%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
1 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) Java EE
2 2 (2.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) WinForms
3 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) PKI
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.33%) Linux
8 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (12.00%) Change Management
2 9 (12.00%) High Availability
2 9 (12.00%) Network Design
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL
4 6 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.00%) CRM
4 6 (8.00%) DevOps
4 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 5 (6.67%) Change Control
5 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.67%) Server Building
6 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.33%) Information Security
6 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.33%) CCNP
3 6 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.00%) CCA
4 3 (4.00%) CCEA
5 2 (2.67%) CCIE
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCAA
6 1 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (54.67%) XenApp
2 24 (32.00%) XenDesktop
3 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (18.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (13.33%) vSphere
7 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (5.33%) VMware NSX
8 4 (5.33%) XenServer
9 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.33%) UAG
11 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCOM
2 5 (6.67%) SCCM
3 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.00%) Nagios
3 3 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (2.67%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.67%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.33%) Ionix
5 1 (1.33%) OPNET
5 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (89.33%) Citrix
2 32 (42.67%) VMware
3 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (26.67%) Cisco
5 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
6 13 (17.33%) HP
7 10 (13.33%) F5
7 10 (13.33%) Ivanti
7 10 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 7 (9.33%) Dell
8 7 (9.33%) Juniper
9 6 (8.00%) 3PAR
10 5 (6.67%) NetApp
10 5 (6.67%) Palo Alto
11 4 (5.33%) Arista
11 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.33%) EMC
11 4 (5.33%) Forcepoint
11 4 (5.33%) IBM
12 3 (4.00%) Riverbed