Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 172 190
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18 -23
Contract jobs citing NetScaler 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.18% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £268 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% -47.55% +78.95%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £438
90th Percentile £422 £347 £582
England median daily rate £416 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +1.52% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £135.00 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +272.41% -34.09% +29.41%

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 631 763 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.17% 15.75% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 466 410
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £186 £160 £205
90th Percentile £538 £504 £540
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.31 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.56% +102.07% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.95 £10.05
90th Percentile £30.80 £44.35 £40.24
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%

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 18 December 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
Birmingham +4 3 £300 +9.09%
Coventry -5 1 £445 +66.36% 2
Shropshire -56 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
NetScaler
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Akamai
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) Prolexic

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Akamai
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) Prolexic
3 1 (14.29%) VMware