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 3 months to 29 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.

Citrix NetScaler
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 220 257
Rank change year-on-year +4 +37  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 32 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.25% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 9
Median daily rate £350 £360 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -26.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £410 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £450
% change year-on-year +1.38% -20.00%  
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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1490 2048 2020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 21.92% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1141 982
Median daily rate £400 £353 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% +2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 105 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in the South East

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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

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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 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire +3 15 £308 -6.10%
Berkshire +21 6 £431 +13.48%
Oxfordshire - 5 £338 - 1
Surrey 0 2 £350 -6.66% 2
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Kent +11 1 £400 +33.33%
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 50 (67.57%) Citrix
2 44 (59.46%) Cisco
3 35 (47.30%) Firewall
4 29 (39.19%) Windows
5 28 (37.84%) CheckPoint
6 27 (36.49%) VMware
7 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
8 24 (32.43%) Load Balancing
9 22 (29.73%) Palo Alto
10 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
10 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (27.03%) Network Security
11 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
11 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
12 19 (25.68%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (25.68%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (24.32%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (24.32%) Web Filtering
13 18 (24.32%) SSL
13 18 (24.32%) WAN
14 17 (22.97%) LAN
14 17 (22.97%) XenServer
15 16 (21.62%) XenDesktop
16 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
16 15 (20.27%) Wireless
17 14 (18.92%) Skype for Business
18 13 (17.57%) F5
18 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
18 13 (17.57%) TOGAF
18 13 (17.57%) Juniper

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 14 (18.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) IaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) iTunes
5 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (47.30%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) Network Security
3 19 (25.68%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (24.32%) SSL
4 18 (24.32%) WAN
5 17 (22.97%) LAN
6 15 (20.27%) Wireless
7 12 (16.22%) DNS
8 10 (13.51%) VPN
9 9 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (9.46%) Junos
11 6 (8.11%) VLAN
12 5 (6.76%) BGP
13 3 (4.05%) Cisco Wireless
13 3 (4.05%) DHCP
13 3 (4.05%) MPLS
13 3 (4.05%) SAN
13 3 (4.05%) VoIP
14 2 (2.70%) HTTP
14 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Architect
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Designer
3 11 (14.86%) Solutions Designer
4 10 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Active Directory Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix Designer
8 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Regular Expression
1 8 (10.81%) SAML
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.35%) OAuth
3 1 (1.35%) OpenID
3 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) CMDB
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) BBC
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Load Balancing
2 18 (24.32%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (24.32%) Web Filtering
3 13 (17.57%) TOGAF
4 10 (13.51%) Change Management
5 8 (10.81%) Email Filtering
5 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (6.76%) Network Design
7 5 (6.76%) Network Management
8 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 3 (4.05%) Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.70%) IT Strategy
10 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.35%) High Availability
11 1 (1.35%) Identity Management
11 1 (1.35%) Information Security
11 1 (1.35%) MVC
11 1 (1.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) JNCIS
2 8 (10.81%) CCNP
2 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.46%) CISMP
3 7 (9.46%) CISSP
3 7 (9.46%) CRISC
3 7 (9.46%) JNCIA
3 7 (9.46%) JNCIP
4 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) CCA
5 5 (6.76%) CCIE
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (5.41%) CCDP
7 3 (4.05%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.35%) CCAA
9 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) HIPAA
1 8 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (22.97%) XenServer
4 16 (21.62%) XenDesktop
5 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
6 11 (14.86%) XenApp
7 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (6.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.76%) vCloud
9 3 (4.05%) ProxySG
9 3 (4.05%) vSphere
10 1 (1.35%) Docker
10 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.35%) Squid
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (6.76%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.05%) OPNET
3 3 (4.05%) WSUS
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) vMotion
5 1 (1.35%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (67.57%) Citrix
2 44 (59.46%) Cisco
3 28 (37.84%) CheckPoint
4 27 (36.49%) VMware
5 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.73%) Palo Alto
7 13 (17.57%) F5
7 13 (17.57%) Juniper
8 12 (16.22%) Blue Coat
8 12 (16.22%) Brocade
9 11 (14.86%) Dell
9 11 (14.86%) Extreme Networks
9 11 (14.86%) Intel Security
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle
11 5 (6.76%) Riverbed
12 4 (5.41%) HP
13 3 (4.05%) Arista
13 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
14 2 (2.70%) Virgin Media
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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