Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 October 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 297 328
Rank change year-on-year +8 +31 +16
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 86 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 2.56% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 39
South East median daily rate £413 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +9.67% +19.52%
10th Percentile £344 £363 £309
90th Percentile £550 £478 £590
England median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -
England median hourly rate £78.75 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +186.36% -31.25% +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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,637 2,813 3,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.16% 17.32% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,389 1,552 1,799
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 150 217
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.47% +7.33%
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.00 £46.02 £48.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in the South East

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the South East

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in the South East

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler in the South East

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Hampshire -26 51 £425 +4.29% 9
Surrey - 13 £410 - 2
Thames Valley +1 10 £325 -26.14% 7
West Sussex -4 9 £400 -2.74% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £325 - 1
Berkshire -12 3 - - 6
Kent - 3 - - 1
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 61 (70.93%) Windows
1 61 (70.93%) Citrix
2 49 (56.98%) VMware
2 49 (56.98%) Windows Server
3 47 (54.65%) Firewall
4 46 (53.49%) XenDesktop
5 36 (41.86%) XenApp
6 35 (40.70%) Hyper-V
7 34 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (37.21%) Office 365
9 27 (31.40%) Migration
10 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
10 26 (30.23%) Cisco
11 23 (26.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
12 22 (25.58%) XenServer
13 21 (24.42%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
14 20 (23.26%) DNS
15 19 (22.09%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (22.09%) Network Design
16 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
17 17 (19.77%) Skype for Business
17 17 (19.77%) Application Packaging
17 17 (19.77%) Dell
17 17 (19.77%) Oracle
18 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
18 16 (18.60%) IaaS

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (19.77%) Skype for Business
2 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) IIS
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (37.21%) Office 365
3 16 (18.60%) IaaS
4 14 (16.28%) PaaS
5 13 (15.12%) SaaS
6 9 (10.47%) Boomi
7 8 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (9.30%) Yammer
8 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.65%) Firewall
2 20 (23.26%) DNS
3 15 (17.44%) VLAN
4 13 (15.12%) DHCP
5 11 (12.79%) LAN
5 11 (12.79%) Skype
5 11 (12.79%) VPN
5 11 (12.79%) WAN
6 10 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (11.63%) iSCSI
6 10 (11.63%) SAN
7 8 (9.30%) SMTP
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.98%) MPLS
8 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.98%) VoIP
9 4 (4.65%) FTP
9 4 (4.65%) HTTP
9 4 (4.65%) SSL
9 4 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) EDMS
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (3.49%) Advertising
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Architect
2 16 (18.60%) Designer
2 16 (18.60%) Solutions Designer
3 12 (13.95%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Consultant
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Business Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Business Solution Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Messaging Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) PKI
2 11 (12.79%) Fat Client
2 11 (12.79%) Thin Client
3 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.47%) Clustering
5 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.98%) BBC
6 6 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (5.81%) DataPower
8 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.93%) Windows
2 49 (56.98%) Windows Server
3 20 (23.26%) Windows 10
3 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.65%) Check Point GAiA
5 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Migration
2 19 (22.09%) Network Design
3 17 (19.77%) Application Packaging
4 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
5 15 (17.44%) ITIL
5 15 (17.44%) TOGAF
6 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (11.63%) Storage Virtualisation
7 8 (9.30%) Content Management
7 8 (9.30%) CRM
7 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.30%) ERP
7 8 (9.30%) High Availability
8 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.14%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.65%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (4.65%) SIEM
10 4 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.28%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (10.47%) CCA
3 8 (9.30%) CCNA
3 8 (9.30%) CCNP
3 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) CCDP
4 6 (6.98%) CCIE
4 6 (6.98%) CCSE
5 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) VCAP
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 46 (53.49%) XenDesktop
2 36 (41.86%) XenApp
3 35 (40.70%) Hyper-V
4 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (26.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
6 22 (25.58%) XenServer
7 21 (24.42%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (10.47%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.33%) NFS
9 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.33%) Xen
10 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (9.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (6.98%) SCOM
5 5 (5.81%) XenMobile
6 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.49%) Nessus
8 2 (2.33%) Ansible
8 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.33%) Terraform
8 2 (2.33%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (70.93%) Citrix
2 49 (56.98%) VMware
3 26 (30.23%) Cisco
3 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.77%) Dell
4 17 (19.77%) Oracle
5 12 (13.95%) CheckPoint
6 11 (12.79%) NetApp
7 10 (11.63%) F5
8 9 (10.47%) ForgeRock
8 9 (10.47%) SAP
8 9 (10.47%) Sitecore
9 6 (6.98%) HP
9 6 (6.98%) Rackspace
9 6 (6.98%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.98%) Virgin Media
10 5 (5.81%) IBM
10 5 (5.81%) IronPort
10 5 (5.81%) Juniper
11 4 (4.65%) McAfee