Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 538 518 512
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 -59
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 87 97 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.97% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 84
London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £535 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -37.50% +37.22%

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 5,558 4,917 6,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.21% 11.51% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,861 3,259 4,124
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 136 102
London median hourly rate £20.02 £19.67 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.28% -2.46%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -24 20 £450 -5.26% 6
West London -18 7 £520 +63.78%
South London -35 6 £445 -
North London +4 2 £338 -38.64%
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 75 (86.21%) Citrix
2 44 (50.57%) VMware
3 43 (49.43%) Cisco
3 43 (49.43%) Windows
4 37 (42.53%) Firewall
5 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
5 35 (40.23%) XenDesktop
6 34 (39.08%) XenApp
7 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (28.74%) Finance
10 23 (26.44%) VPN
11 22 (25.29%) MPLS
11 22 (25.29%) Load Balancing
12 21 (24.14%) PowerShell
12 21 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (24.14%) DNS
12 21 (24.14%) Data Centre
13 20 (22.99%) DHCP
13 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
13 20 (22.99%) vSphere
14 18 (20.69%) Windows 10
14 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
14 18 (20.69%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (19.54%) Palo Alto
15 17 (19.54%) Ivanti
15 17 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (18.39%) CCNP
16 16 (18.39%) WAN
16 16 (18.39%) Application Virtualisation

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 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.60%) IIS
1 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (13.79%) IaaS
4 7 (8.05%) Office 365
5 6 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.30%) PaaS
7 1 (1.15%) G Suite
7 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) Firewall
2 23 (26.44%) VPN
3 22 (25.29%) MPLS
4 21 (24.14%) DNS
5 20 (22.99%) DHCP
6 16 (18.39%) WAN
7 15 (17.24%) LAN
8 13 (14.94%) BGP
8 13 (14.94%) SAN
9 12 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (13.79%) Wireless
10 11 (12.64%) NAS
11 10 (11.49%) VSAN
12 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
13 8 (9.20%) Network Security
13 8 (9.20%) OSPF
14 7 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (8.05%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (8.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.30%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (2.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.75%) Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Citrix Support
6 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.60%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) XMPP
3 3 (3.45%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Ajax
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.30%) Java EE
4 2 (2.30%) jQuery
4 2 (2.30%) LDAP
4 2 (2.30%) RESTful
4 2 (2.30%) WebRTC
4 2 (2.30%) WebSockets
4 2 (2.30%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.15%) Kafka
5 1 (1.15%) Spring
5 1 (1.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Replication
4 3 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (49.43%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Windows 10
2 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.09%) Linux
4 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.20%) Unix
7 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.60%) Debian
8 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.60%) SUSE
8 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Load Balancing
2 16 (18.39%) Application Virtualisation
3 11 (12.64%) Capacity Management
3 11 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (11.49%) Network Design
4 10 (11.49%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL
5 9 (10.34%) Migration
6 8 (9.20%) Application Packaging
6 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Change Control
10 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.60%) Release Management
10 4 (4.60%) Time Management
11 3 (3.45%) Analytics
11 3 (3.45%) Investment Management
11 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.60%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) VBScript
4 2 (2.30%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.39%) CCNP
3 5 (5.75%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) CCNA
5 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.45%) JNCIE
5 3 (3.45%) JNCIP
5 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.30%) CEH
6 2 (2.30%) GCIA
6 2 (2.30%) GCIH
6 2 (2.30%) GWAPT
7 1 (1.15%) CCIE
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (1.15%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 35 (40.23%) XenDesktop
2 34 (39.08%) XenApp
3 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
5 20 (22.99%) vSphere
6 18 (20.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (14.94%) VMware NSX
8 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (8.05%) XenServer
10 3 (3.45%) Docker
10 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
10 3 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (3.45%) Xen
11 2 (2.30%) KVM
11 2 (2.30%) LXC
11 2 (2.30%) Snort
11 2 (2.30%) Squid
12 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) SCCM
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (6.90%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.60%) Ansible
5 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.45%) vRealize
5 3 (3.45%) WSUS
5 3 (3.45%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.30%) Puppet
6 2 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.15%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (86.21%) Citrix
2 44 (50.57%) VMware
3 43 (49.43%) Cisco
4 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.54%) Ivanti
5 17 (19.54%) Palo Alto
6 11 (12.64%) Wyse
7 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.49%) NetApp
8 9 (10.34%) Juniper
9 7 (8.05%) F5
10 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.90%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.75%) McAfee
12 4 (4.60%) Arista
12 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
13 3 (3.45%) Apple
13 3 (3.45%) HP
14 2 (2.30%) Dell