Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 507 486
Rank change year-on-year -35 -21 -49
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 89 80 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.71% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 82
London median daily rate £438 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £295 £300
90th Percentile £575 £503 £538
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +42.86% -41.67%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -43.75% +88.24% -18.27%

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 5,555 4,688 5,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.18% 11.88% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,851 3,144 3,714
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £622 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 140 108
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.75 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.09% +6.61% +6.70%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.87 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -38 23 £421 -6.60% 7
South London -35 9 £475 +5.56%
West London - 3 £520 - 1
North London - 1 £350 -
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 82 (92.13%) Citrix
2 42 (47.19%) VMware
3 39 (43.82%) Windows
4 38 (42.70%) XenApp
4 38 (42.70%) XenDesktop
5 37 (41.57%) Cisco
6 35 (39.33%) Firewall
7 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
9 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (29.21%) MPLS
11 25 (28.09%) Load Balancing
12 24 (26.97%) VPN
13 21 (23.60%) DNS
13 21 (23.60%) WAN
13 21 (23.60%) LAN
13 21 (23.60%) DHCP
13 21 (23.60%) vSphere
14 20 (22.47%) PowerShell
14 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
15 19 (21.35%) Windows 10
15 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
16 18 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (20.22%) Wireless
16 18 (20.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 18 (20.22%) Virtual Desktop
17 17 (19.10%) Finance
17 17 (19.10%) CCNP
17 17 (19.10%) SAN
17 17 (19.10%) Network Design

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 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.98%) IaaS
3 10 (11.24%) Office 365
4 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.37%) PaaS
7 2 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.12%) SaaS
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (39.33%) Firewall
2 26 (29.21%) MPLS
3 24 (26.97%) VPN
4 21 (23.60%) DHCP
4 21 (23.60%) DNS
4 21 (23.60%) LAN
4 21 (23.60%) WAN
5 18 (20.22%) Wireless
6 17 (19.10%) SAN
7 13 (14.61%) NAS
7 13 (14.61%) VSAN
8 12 (13.48%) BGP
9 11 (12.36%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
11 9 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (10.11%) Network Security
12 8 (8.99%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (8.99%) Internet
13 7 (7.87%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (7.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.25%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Technical Leader
4 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.49%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
1 4 (4.49%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.37%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Java EE
3 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) Kafka
4 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.12%) WAP
4 1 (1.12%) WinForms
4 1 (1.12%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Windows
2 19 (21.35%) Windows 10
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.36%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) Linux
7 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
9 1 (1.12%) CentOS
9 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Load Balancing
2 17 (19.10%) Network Design
3 15 (16.85%) Capacity Management
4 14 (15.73%) Application Virtualisation
4 14 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.11%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (7.87%) High Availability
9 5 (5.62%) Change Control
9 5 (5.62%) ITIL
9 5 (5.62%) Migration
9 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.49%) Application Packaging
10 4 (4.49%) Change Management
10 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.49%) Time Management
11 3 (3.37%) DevOps
11 3 (3.37%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.10%) CCNP
3 3 (3.37%) CCNA
3 3 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.25%) CCIE
4 2 (2.25%) JNCIE
4 2 (2.25%) JNCIP
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CCA
5 1 (1.12%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.12%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 38 (42.70%) XenApp
1 38 (42.70%) XenDesktop
2 32 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (23.60%) vSphere
4 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
5 18 (20.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (20.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (17.98%) VMware NSX
7 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.49%) XenServer
8 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.12%) Docker
9 1 (1.12%) NFS
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.49%) SCOM
3 4 (4.49%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.49%) vRealize
4 3 (3.37%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.25%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.25%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (2.25%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.25%) WSUS
5 2 (2.25%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (1.12%) Netcool
6 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (92.13%) Citrix
2 42 (47.19%) VMware
3 37 (41.57%) Cisco
4 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
5 16 (17.98%) Ivanti
6 14 (15.73%) Palo Alto
7 12 (13.48%) Wyse
8 11 (12.36%) CheckPoint
8 11 (12.36%) F5
8 11 (12.36%) NetApp
9 10 (11.24%) HP
10 7 (7.87%) Juniper
11 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
12 5 (5.62%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.62%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.49%) Dell
13 4 (4.49%) EMC
13 4 (4.49%) McAfee
14 3 (3.37%) Forcepoint
15 2 (2.25%) Red Hat