The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
England / South West
Rank 130 135 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 0.66% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £285 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.80% -35.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £277 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £305 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £360 £450
% change year-on-year -0.69% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 438 457 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.86% 15.80% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 301 183
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £440 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 23
Median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £16.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the South West

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in the South West

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler in the South West

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wiltshire - 8 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) SIEM
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
7 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
7 4 (36.36%) Security Management
7 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) SSL
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Information Security
7 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
7 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (36.36%) Aruba
7 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
1 7 (63.64%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Data Encryption
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Network Segmentation
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SANS
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Aruba
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat