Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 190 173
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17 -10
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 0.94% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
West Midlands median daily rate £270 £600 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +110.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £177 £600 £260
90th Percentile £344 £600 £361
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% +63.46%

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 745 744 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.00% 13.58% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 370 296
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £156 £200 £181
90th Percentile £508 £540 £500
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.07% -14.29% -25.53%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.95 £38.08 £41.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.32%

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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

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScaler in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 January 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
Coventry +10 2 £268 -
Birmingham -3 2 £275 -
Shropshire - 2 £173 -
Staffordshire +9 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £370 -
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) XenServer
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (20.00%) Telnet
7 2 (20.00%) X-Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Telnet
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) XenServer
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Dell