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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScaler over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller
Rank 113 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 2.09% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£374 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.80% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
376 287 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.47% 12.57% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 118 101
Average daily rate £340 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £173 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

NetScaler
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScaler across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

NetScaler Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £511 - 6
Shropshire - 1 £238 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
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England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (18.18%) FCoE
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
5 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) LAN

NetScaler
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FCoE
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) IPv6
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
2 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
2 1 (9.09%) HP MASE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) AirMagnet
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Motorola
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba