The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
England / North West
Rank 129 152 147
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 1.06% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.25

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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 378 567 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.53% 14.77% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 325 224
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 41
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NetScaler in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the North West

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) AppSense
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Local Government
5 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) SAML
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) FCoE
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Expert
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) AppSense
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
5 1 (11.11%) Lumension
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 4 days ago