Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 283 290 272
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +66
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 101 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 3.20% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 60
South East median daily rate £406 £405 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -6.90% +24.29%
10th Percentile £340 £363 £300
90th Percentile £619 £475 £588
England median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -22.73% +120.00%

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 2,615 2,814 3,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.34% 16.70% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,433 1,498 1,792
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £161 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 139 214
South East median hourly rate £18.56 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.10% -16.28% -38.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.20 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.88 £47.50 £49.46
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.50% -6.98% -3.10%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -31 68 £416 +4.06% 4
Thames Valley +26 13 £450 +2.86% 2
Surrey +12 11 £380 -15.56%
Berkshire -7 10 £450 +2.86% 2
West Sussex -1 8 £406 -2.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +28 3 - -
Kent - 1 - - 2
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 73 (72.28%) Citrix
2 54 (53.47%) Windows
3 48 (47.52%) Firewall
4 47 (46.53%) VMware
4 47 (46.53%) Windows Server
5 46 (45.54%) XenDesktop
6 42 (41.58%) Migration
7 40 (39.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 39 (38.61%) XenApp
9 38 (37.62%) Cisco
10 35 (34.65%) Active Directory
11 34 (33.66%) Hyper-V
11 34 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (31.68%) ITIL
13 30 (29.70%) Microsoft
14 29 (28.71%) DNS
15 27 (26.73%) Dell
15 27 (26.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (26.73%) Office 365
16 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
17 24 (23.76%) VLAN
17 24 (23.76%) Windows 10
17 24 (23.76%) CheckPoint
17 24 (23.76%) McAfee
18 23 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 22 (21.78%) DHCP
19 22 (21.78%) XenServer
19 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (20.79%) Load Balancing
20 21 (20.79%) SCCM

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 12 (11.88%) Skype for Business
2 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (39.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (26.73%) Office 365
3 13 (12.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.93%) SaaS
5 6 (5.94%) Yammer
6 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (4.95%) IaaS
7 4 (3.96%) Boomi
8 3 (2.97%) PaaS
8 3 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 48 (47.52%) Firewall
2 29 (28.71%) DNS
3 24 (23.76%) VLAN
4 22 (21.78%) DHCP
5 17 (16.83%) SAN
6 16 (15.84%) Network Security
7 15 (14.85%) VPN
8 13 (12.87%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (12.87%) iSCSI
8 13 (12.87%) WAN
9 12 (11.88%) LAN
10 11 (10.89%) Skype
11 7 (6.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (6.93%) MPLS
11 7 (6.93%) SMTP
12 6 (5.94%) VoIP
13 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
14 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.98%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.83%) Network Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) Architect
4 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Manager
7 7 (6.93%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.93%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Designer
8 6 (5.94%) NOC Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) Middleware
2 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Clustering
2 15 (14.85%) Data Centre
3 14 (13.86%) Fat Client
3 14 (13.86%) PKI
3 14 (13.86%) Thin Client
4 7 (6.93%) CMDB
5 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.94%) BBC
5 6 (5.94%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.97%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.98%) DataPower
8 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (53.47%) Windows
2 47 (46.53%) Windows Server
3 24 (23.76%) Windows 10
4 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (19.80%) Linux
6 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.93%) CentOS
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.96%) Unix
10 3 (2.97%) AIX
10 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.99%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Migration
2 32 (31.68%) ITIL
3 23 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (20.79%) Load Balancing
5 19 (18.81%) Application Packaging
6 18 (17.82%) Network Design
7 14 (13.86%) Technical Leadership
7 14 (13.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 13 (12.87%) High Availability
9 10 (9.90%) Service Management
10 7 (6.93%) Analytics
10 7 (6.93%) Task Automation
11 6 (5.94%) Change Management
11 6 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (5.94%) Network Virtualisation
11 6 (5.94%) Storage Virtualisation
12 5 (4.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 5 (4.95%) TOGAF
12 5 (4.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.87%) SQL
3 3 (2.97%) Python
4 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (10.89%) CCNA
4 9 (8.91%) CCNP
5 8 (7.92%) CCA
6 7 (6.93%) CCIE
6 7 (6.93%) CCSE
7 6 (5.94%) CCDP
7 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.97%) CCSA
9 3 (2.97%) MCSE
10 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.98%) MCITP
10 2 (1.98%) VCAP
10 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 46 (45.54%) XenDesktop
2 39 (38.61%) XenApp
3 35 (34.65%) Active Directory
4 34 (33.66%) Hyper-V
4 34 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (26.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (21.78%) XenServer
7 20 (19.80%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (8.91%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.97%) Xen
10 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.99%) Docker
10 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) SCCM
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (13.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (11.88%) Ansible
5 10 (9.90%) Terraform
6 9 (8.91%) Nessus
7 8 (7.92%) Puppet
8 7 (6.93%) Packer
9 4 (3.96%) SCOM
9 4 (3.96%) XenMobile
10 3 (2.97%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.97%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (72.28%) Citrix
2 47 (46.53%) VMware
3 38 (37.62%) Cisco
4 30 (29.70%) Microsoft
5 27 (26.73%) Dell
6 24 (23.76%) CheckPoint
6 24 (23.76%) McAfee
7 18 (17.82%) Red Hat
8 12 (11.88%) Oracle
8 12 (11.88%) Palo Alto
9 11 (10.89%) F5
10 9 (8.91%) Qualys
11 8 (7.92%) ServiceNow
12 7 (6.93%) CA
13 6 (5.94%) Rackspace
13 6 (5.94%) Riverbed
13 6 (5.94%) Virgin Media
14 5 (4.95%) Blue Coat
14 5 (4.95%) HP
14 5 (4.95%) IBM