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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
England / West Midlands
Rank 124 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 1.17% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -3.84%

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
322 257 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.36% 10.93% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 123 143
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCDA
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) ATM
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) Frame Relay
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) CCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) ATM
2 3 (42.86%) Frame Relay
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CCDA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AppDNA
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel