The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 June 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 475 498
Rank change year-on-year +19 +23  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 132 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 2.09% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £319
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £24.93 £41.00 £29.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.19% +40.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £41.00 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.75 £41.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +57.69%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6280 8561 8086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.57% 16.14% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3720 5192 4560
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 421 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +21.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetScaler in the UK

NetScaler
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +23 119 £400 - 29
London +2 50 £425 - 8
South East +52 31 £405 -1.58% 6
Hampshire +22 19 £401 +18.81% 2
City of London +5 13 £451 +20.26% 3
North West +27 12 £381 +8.92% 1
East of England -1 10 £450 +20.00% 3
Cheshire - 8 £381 - 1
South West - 7 £483 - 2
South Wales -1 6 £280 -20.00%
Wales -2 6 £280 -20.00%
Cardiff - 6 £280 -
Wiltshire - 6 £483 -
West Sussex +22 5 £395 -4.24%
Berkshire +22 5 £450 - 1
Crawley +4 5 £395 -4.24%
East Midlands -7 5 £375 +7.14%
Bedfordshire - 5 £413 -
Swindon - 5 £600 -
Luton - 4 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £485 -
Scotland +15 3 £413 +26.72%
Edinburgh +5 3 £413 +17.85%
Merseyside +1 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 -
Huntingdon - 3 £485 -
Nottingham - 3 £375 -
Portsmouth - 3 £375 -
North East +55 2 - -
Surrey +4 2 £503 +5.78%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 191 (79.58%) Citrix
2 115 (47.92%) Cisco
3 108 (45.00%) Windows
4 107 (44.58%) Firewall
5 102 (42.50%) VMware
6 90 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 64 (26.67%) XenApp
8 63 (26.25%) XenDesktop
9 62 (25.83%) Active Directory
10 58 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (23.75%) Load Balancing
11 57 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (22.50%) DNS
13 53 (22.08%) LAN
14 50 (20.83%) WAN
15 49 (20.42%) Wireless
16 48 (20.00%) Data Centre
17 47 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
18 46 (19.17%) Hyper-V
18 46 (19.17%) Windows Server
19 45 (18.75%) CheckPoint
20 44 (18.33%) PowerShell
21 42 (17.50%) VPN
22 40 (16.67%) CCNP
23 37 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
24 36 (15.00%) XenServer
24 36 (15.00%) Network Security
25 35 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
25 35 (14.58%) Skype for Business
26 34 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012

NetScaler
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (14.58%) Skype for Business
2 13 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.08%) IIS
4 5 (2.08%) nginx
4 5 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.83%) Apache
7 2 (0.83%) JBoss
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.42%) Office 365
2 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.33%) IaaS
5 7 (2.92%) PaaS
6 3 (1.25%) GitHub
6 3 (1.25%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) iTunes
7 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (44.58%) Firewall
2 54 (22.50%) DNS
3 53 (22.08%) LAN
4 50 (20.83%) WAN
5 49 (20.42%) Wireless
6 42 (17.50%) VPN
7 37 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 36 (15.00%) Network Security
9 33 (13.75%) TCP/IP
10 29 (12.08%) BGP
11 28 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (11.67%) DHCP
12 27 (11.25%) MPLS
13 24 (10.00%) SSL
14 23 (9.58%) VLAN
15 20 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (7.92%) Cisco ISE
16 19 (7.92%) OSPF
17 18 (7.50%) VoIP
18 16 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.25%) Couchbase
4 3 (1.25%) Redis
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.25%) Selenium
4 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.83%) MSI
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (11.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.42%) Banking
3 10 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.25%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 30 (12.50%) Consultant
3 27 (11.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 23 (9.58%) Architect
5 22 (9.17%) Designer
6 19 (7.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (7.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (7.92%) Security Engineer
7 18 (7.50%) Solutions Designer
8 16 (6.67%) Analyst
8 16 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Citrix Specialist
10 12 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
11 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (3.33%) Network Analyst
14 7 (2.92%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 7 (2.92%) Network Architect
14 7 (2.92%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.50%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.33%) Regular Expression
3 6 (2.50%) SAML
4 5 (2.08%) .NET
4 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.08%) Web Services
5 2 (0.83%) LAMP
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.42%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.42%) COM
6 1 (0.42%) CSS
6 1 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) WCF
6 1 (0.42%) WPF
6 1 (0.42%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.25%) Clustering
3 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.92%) BBC
6 6 (2.50%) PKI
7 5 (2.08%) BYOD
7 5 (2.08%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.08%) FlexPod
7 5 (2.08%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.25%) NHS
10 2 (0.83%) FMCG
10 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (45.00%) Windows
2 57 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (19.17%) Windows Server
4 34 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (11.67%) Linux
6 16 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.42%) Windows 10
8 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.92%) Unix
10 5 (2.08%) CentOS
11 3 (1.25%) Android
11 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.75%) Load Balancing
2 30 (12.50%) ITIL
2 30 (12.50%) Migration
3 26 (10.83%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (10.42%) TOGAF
5 23 (9.58%) Network Design
5 23 (9.58%) Web Filtering
6 22 (9.17%) Change Management
7 16 (6.67%) Email Filtering
7 16 (6.67%) High Availability
8 15 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (6.25%) Project Management
9 13 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.00%) Network Management
11 11 (4.58%) SIEM
12 10 (4.17%) Patch Management
13 9 (3.75%) Information Security
13 9 (3.75%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.75%) Security Architecture
14 8 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.00%) SQL
3 9 (3.75%) Perl
4 8 (3.33%) Python
5 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.08%) C#
5 5 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.25%) C
7 3 (1.25%) Java
7 3 (1.25%) Ruby
8 2 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.42%) VB6
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (16.67%) CCNP
3 27 (11.25%) Security Cleared
4 22 (9.17%) CCIE
4 22 (9.17%) CCNA
5 17 (7.08%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.17%) CCA
10 8 (3.33%) CCDP
11 7 (2.92%) MCSE
12 6 (2.50%) CISSP
12 6 (2.50%) Degree
12 6 (2.50%) SANS
13 4 (1.67%) CCAA
13 4 (1.67%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.67%) VCP6
14 3 (1.25%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.67%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.25%) SLA
5 2 (0.83%) GDPR
6 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (26.67%) XenApp
2 63 (26.25%) XenDesktop
3 62 (25.83%) Active Directory
4 58 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (19.17%) Hyper-V
6 36 (15.00%) XenServer
7 35 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (8.33%) vSphere
10 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (2.08%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.08%) vCloud
12 4 (1.67%) Docker
12 4 (1.67%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.83%) NFS
13 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (10.42%) SCCM
2 17 (7.08%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (4.58%) Cacti
4 9 (3.75%) SCOM
5 7 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.92%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (2.50%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.08%) AppDNA
7 5 (2.08%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.08%) OpenView
7 5 (2.08%) QRadar
7 5 (2.08%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.25%) Graphite
9 3 (1.25%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.25%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.83%) vMotion
10 2 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 191 (79.58%) Citrix
2 115 (47.92%) Cisco
3 102 (42.50%) VMware
4 90 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 45 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 31 (12.92%) F5
7 29 (12.08%) Juniper
8 27 (11.25%) Palo Alto
9 24 (10.00%) HP
9 24 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 17 (7.08%) Dell
11 15 (6.25%) AppSense
11 15 (6.25%) Fortinet
12 13 (5.42%) McAfee
13 11 (4.58%) Brocade
14 10 (4.17%) NetApp
15 9 (3.75%) Arista
15 9 (3.75%) Extreme Networks
15 9 (3.75%) Virgin Media
16 7 (2.92%) Riverbed
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £485.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago