The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 58 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£511 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.01% +97.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 136 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.75% 18.18% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 84 47
Average daily rate £313 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

NetScaler
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing NetScaler also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScaler.

1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) vMotion
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing NetScaler also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScaler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco