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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix NetScaler
Rank 109 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 34 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 1.12% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Median daily rate £463 £511 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.49% +62.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £33.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -6.38%
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
463 267 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 11.18% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 146 162
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 32
Median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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
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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScaler within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 - 18 - -
Birmingham -10 6 £463 -9.49%
Staffordshire - 3 £420 -
Warwickshire - 3 £435 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

NetScaler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (71.70%) Citrix
2 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
2 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
3 28 (52.83%) Cisco
4 15 (28.30%) Wireless
5 14 (26.42%) Network Design
6 13 (24.53%) XenDesktop
7 12 (22.64%) Migration
7 12 (22.64%) DAB
7 12 (22.64%) Windows
8 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (20.75%) Juniper
8 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (18.87%) CCNP
9 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
10 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (15.09%) VMware
11 8 (15.09%) VoIP
11 8 (15.09%) XenApp
11 8 (15.09%) XenServer
12 7 (13.21%) Aruba
12 7 (13.21%) CCNA
13 6 (11.32%) Project Management
13 6 (11.32%) Blue Coat
13 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (11.32%) Rackspace
13 6 (11.32%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business

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 (9.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Wireless
2 12 (22.64%) DAB
3 8 (15.09%) VoIP
4 5 (9.43%) BGP
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (9.43%) WAN
5 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) Network Security
5 4 (7.55%) VPN
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (5.66%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) MPLS
6 3 (5.66%) Skype
7 2 (3.77%) DMVPN
7 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.77%) Multicast
7 2 (3.77%) OSPF
7 2 (3.77%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.77%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) HDInsight
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Power BI
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Designer
3 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Network Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Network Designer
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Migration Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) CESG
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Network Design
2 12 (22.64%) Migration
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Presales
4 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.77%) ERP
6 2 (3.77%) Machine Learning
6 2 (3.77%) Web Development
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL
7 1 (1.89%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Java
1 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.77%) PHP
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.77%) Python
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
1 2 (3.77%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) SC Cleared
1 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.87%) CCNP
4 7 (13.21%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) CCDP
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) XenDesktop
2 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (15.09%) XenApp
3 8 (15.09%) XenServer
4 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Citrix
2 28 (52.83%) Cisco
3 11 (20.75%) Juniper
4 8 (15.09%) VMware
5 7 (13.21%) Aruba
6 6 (11.32%) Blue Coat
6 6 (11.32%) Rackspace
7 5 (9.43%) F5
8 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.66%) Brocade
9 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.77%) Avaya
10 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.89%) HP
11 1 (1.89%) Symantec