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 3 months to 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 364 359
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 51 54 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 1.82% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 50
Median daily rate £423 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -3.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £24.93 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 - £28.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.75 - £33.20
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2289 2966 3107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.03% 13.87% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 2019 2015
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 91
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in London

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetScaler in London

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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 3 months to 26 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
City of London -2 13 £451 +20.26% 2
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 81 (89.01%) Citrix
2 48 (52.75%) Cisco
3 45 (49.45%) Windows
4 40 (43.96%) Firewall
4 40 (43.96%) VMware
5 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
7 27 (29.67%) XenApp
8 25 (27.47%) XenDesktop
9 24 (26.37%) DNS
10 22 (24.18%) CCNP
10 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (21.98%) BGP
11 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
11 20 (21.98%) SolarWinds
12 19 (20.88%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
12 19 (20.88%) LAN
12 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
13 18 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (18.68%) WAN
14 17 (18.68%) Wireless
15 16 (17.58%) Finance
15 16 (17.58%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (17.58%) MPLS
15 16 (17.58%) DHCP
15 16 (17.58%) ITIL
15 16 (17.58%) SCCM

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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 (5.49%) Skype for Business
1 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) nginx
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.96%) Firewall
2 24 (26.37%) DNS
3 20 (21.98%) BGP
4 19 (20.88%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (20.88%) LAN
4 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
5 18 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (18.68%) WAN
6 17 (18.68%) Wireless
7 16 (17.58%) DHCP
7 16 (17.58%) MPLS
8 15 (16.48%) VLAN
9 14 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (14.29%) VPN
11 12 (13.19%) Network Security
11 12 (13.19%) OSPF
11 12 (13.19%) SNMP
12 11 (12.09%) Cisco ISE
12 11 (12.09%) SAN
13 10 (10.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Couchbase
2 3 (3.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.20%) MSI
5 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Multimedia
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 20 (21.98%) Consultant
3 10 (10.99%) Citrix Consultant
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Security Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) PowerShell Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) ICT Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.10%) Ajax
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) WCF
4 1 (1.10%) WPF
4 1 (1.10%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) Clustering
4 5 (5.49%) BYOD
5 4 (4.40%) PKI
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.89%) Linux
6 7 (7.69%) Unix
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.30%) Android
8 3 (3.30%) CentOS
8 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Change Management
3 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
3 12 (13.19%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (12.09%) High Availability
4 11 (12.09%) Migration
4 11 (12.09%) Network Design
5 10 (10.99%) Patch Management
6 8 (8.79%) Email Filtering
6 8 (8.79%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (8.79%) Network Management
6 8 (8.79%) Project Management
6 8 (8.79%) Security Patching
6 8 (8.79%) Web Filtering
7 7 (7.69%) Time Management
8 6 (6.59%) Open Source
9 5 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (4.40%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.89%) Perl
3 8 (8.79%) Python
4 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.40%) C#
5 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.40%) SQL
5 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.30%) Java
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) CCNP
1 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.79%) CCIE
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
4 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.40%) VCP6
6 3 (3.30%) CCSP
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.20%) CCA
7 2 (2.20%) CCEA
7 2 (2.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) Degree
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.10%) SANS
8 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) VCP4
8 1 (1.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 27 (29.67%) XenApp
4 25 (27.47%) XenDesktop
5 16 (17.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (13.19%) XenServer
7 11 (12.09%) vSphere
8 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
9 7 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (4.40%) DFS Replication
11 3 (3.30%) Docker
11 3 (3.30%) vCloud
12 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
13 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
13 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
13 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) SCCM
2 15 (16.48%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (8.79%) Cacti
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (6.59%) SCOM
5 5 (5.49%) OpenView
5 5 (5.49%) QRadar
5 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.49%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.30%) Graphite
6 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.30%) Rundeck
6 3 (3.30%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.20%) EdgeSight
7 2 (2.20%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 81 (89.01%) Citrix
2 48 (52.75%) Cisco
3 40 (43.96%) VMware
4 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
5 20 (21.98%) SolarWinds
6 14 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 13 (14.29%) HP
7 13 (14.29%) Juniper
8 12 (13.19%) F5
8 12 (13.19%) Fortinet
9 11 (12.09%) CheckPoint
10 9 (9.89%) Arista
11 8 (8.79%) AppSense
12 4 (4.40%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.40%) Dell
12 4 (4.40%) IBM
13 3 (3.30%) NetScout
13 3 (3.30%) Perforce
13 3 (3.30%) Splunk
14 2 (2.20%) Varonis
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