Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for NetScaler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetScaler over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix NetScaler
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 181 172
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 5 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.11% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.69% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £370 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.85% -20.00% +54.17%
10th Percentile £288 £270 £313
90th Percentile £414 £388 £481
England median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £78.75 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +186.36% -31.25% +37.22%

NetScaler is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 662 722 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.11% 15.59% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 431 461
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £160 £181
90th Percentile £530 £500 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 36
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.92 £24.98 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.28% +7.44% +32.86%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.85 £11.76
90th Percentile £28.38 £55.50 £39.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

NetScaler
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing NetScaler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in the West Midlands

NetScaler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScaler in the West Midlands

NetScaler
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScaler 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 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 4 - -
Birmingham +3 3 £300 -11.11%
Coventry - 1 £445 - 1
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NetScaler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NetScaler.

1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Meraki
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Aruba
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (10.00%) CCSA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) BGP

NetScaler
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) CCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Meraki
3 3 (30.00%) Aruba
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Prolexic