The table below looks at the statistics for NetScaler skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 132 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.18% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
NetScaler
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
352 339 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.85% 13.25% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 162 189
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £16.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.20 £29.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing NetScaler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NetScaler Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NetScaler
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NetScaler Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NetScaler
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NetScaler Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NetScaler
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Solihull +2 3 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) VoIP
5 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 6 (37.50%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) XenApp
6 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) CCDA
7 4 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (25.00%) CESG
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) DAB
8 3 (18.75%) Frame Relay
8 3 (18.75%) Brocade
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) ATM
3 3 (18.75%) DAB
3 3 (18.75%) Frame Relay
3 3 (18.75%) Skype
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) HDInsight
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Power BI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Azure Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Network Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Nortel Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CESG
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) CCDA
4 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Brocade
6 3 (18.75%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (6.25%) Avaya
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) Nortel