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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix NetScaler
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 2.31% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £470
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
333 260 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.10% 10.00% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 131 127
Median daily rate £363 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 51
Median hourly rate £22.73 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £24.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 1 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
Coventry -6 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) CCDA
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) ATM
2 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCDA
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas