Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 325 334
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 91 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 1.79% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 34 47
South East median daily rate £408 £398 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% +26.19% -10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £270
90th Percentile £477 £596 £408
England median daily rate £408 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England median hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -34.09% -8.33% +71.43%

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 2950 3180 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.95% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 1808 1902
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 220 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.69% +12.22% +27.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.73 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.38 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 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
Hampshire +46 79 £408 +16.43% 4
Berkshire +3 8 £425 -22.73%
Thames Valley -15 8 £425 -22.73%
West Sussex - 3 £411 -
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 85 (93.41%) Citrix
2 58 (63.74%) Firewall
3 49 (53.85%) Windows
4 41 (45.05%) Cisco
4 41 (45.05%) VMware
5 40 (43.96%) Windows Server
6 39 (42.86%) XenServer
7 37 (40.66%) XenDesktop
7 37 (40.66%) PowerShell
8 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
9 35 (38.46%) TOGAF
9 35 (38.46%) Skype for Business
10 34 (37.36%) VMware ESXi
11 33 (36.26%) Hyper-V
12 24 (26.37%) DNS
13 22 (24.18%) CheckPoint
14 20 (21.98%) Linux
15 19 (20.88%) Load Balancing
16 18 (19.78%) PaaS
16 18 (19.78%) IaaS
17 17 (18.68%) VPN
17 17 (18.68%) SSL
18 16 (17.58%) WAN
18 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
18 16 (17.58%) Network Security
19 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
19 15 (16.48%) DHCP
19 15 (16.48%) Juniper
20 14 (15.38%) Wireless

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 35 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.78%) IaaS
1 18 (19.78%) PaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (63.74%) Firewall
2 24 (26.37%) DNS
3 17 (18.68%) SSL
3 17 (18.68%) VPN
4 16 (17.58%) Network Security
4 16 (17.58%) WAN
5 15 (16.48%) DHCP
6 14 (15.38%) Wireless
7 11 (12.09%) Internet
8 8 (8.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (5.49%) IPsec
9 5 (5.49%) LAN
10 4 (4.40%) BGP
10 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.40%) OSPF
11 3 (3.30%) SMTP
11 3 (3.30%) VoIP
12 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.20%) HTTP
12 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (2.20%) Publishing
1 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.10%) Banking
2 1 (1.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Designer
1 28 (30.77%) Solutions Designer
2 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
3 22 (24.18%) Architect
4 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Citrix Designer
4 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Citrix Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) TOGAF Architect
9 2 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.20%) Consultant
9 2 (2.20%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.59%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.30%) DataPower
3 2 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.10%) BBC
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) PKI
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Windows Server
3 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (21.98%) Linux
5 11 (12.09%) CentOS
5 11 (12.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 19 (20.88%) Load Balancing
3 13 (14.29%) Email Filtering
3 13 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (13.19%) System Testing
4 12 (13.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (12.09%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (9.89%) Change Management
7 8 (8.79%) Boundary Protection
8 4 (4.40%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.30%) ITIL
10 2 (2.20%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.20%) Contact Management
10 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.20%) IT Strategy
10 2 (2.20%) Open Source
10 2 (2.20%) Service Management
10 2 (2.20%) Test Management
11 1 (1.10%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CCIE
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) CCSE
6 1 (1.10%) CCDP
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) XenServer
2 37 (40.66%) XenDesktop
3 34 (37.36%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (36.26%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.19%) XenApp
6 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
7 6 (6.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (2.20%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.20%) vSphere
10 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.30%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (2.20%) Cacti
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.20%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (93.41%) Citrix
2 41 (45.05%) Cisco
2 41 (45.05%) VMware
3 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (24.18%) CheckPoint
5 15 (16.48%) Juniper
6 14 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
7 13 (14.29%) Dell
8 8 (8.79%) Forcepoint
8 8 (8.79%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.49%) F5
10 4 (4.40%) CA
11 3 (3.30%) AppSense
11 3 (3.30%) Fujitsu
11 3 (3.30%) IBM
11 3 (3.30%) IronPort
11 3 (3.30%) Lancope
12 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.10%) ThinPrint
12 1 (1.10%) Virgin Media