Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 206 226
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 -34
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 12 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.76% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
North West median daily rate £406 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £331 £351 £296
90th Percentile £500 £464 £431
England median daily rate £408 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -1.21% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -34.09% -8.33% +93.55%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 777 1024 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 15.02% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 598 636
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.24 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +4 4 £475 -
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Manchester +14 3 £350 -17.65%
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (25.00%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (25.00%) SAML
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory

NetScaler
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) XenApp
2 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) Lumension
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp