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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 119 124
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 2 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.66% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 5.51% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £413 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +23.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +8.92% -22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +57.69%  

NetScaler is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 345 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.64% 12.06% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 165 220
Median daily rate £400 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -44.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing NetScaler as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NetScaler in the West Midlands

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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

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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

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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 April 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 +9 1 - -
Birmingham +8 1 £413 +3.12%
Staffordshire - 1 £413 -
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telephony Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Service Design
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AppDNA
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) NVIDIA
2 1 (33.33%) Proofpoint
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas