The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetScout products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScout over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within NetScout Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetScout
Rank 583 574 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing NetScout 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.039% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £150 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23573 23274 22511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.49% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14262 13334 12783
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1009 1042 1040
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

NetScout
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScout across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

NetScout Jobs Demand Trend in England

NetScout
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetScout across the England region.

NetScout Daily Rate Trend in England

NetScout
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScout across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

NetScout Daily Rate Histogram in England

NetScout
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetScout across the England region.

NetScout Hourly Rate Trend in England

NetScout
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScout within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 3 £440 -
London -8 2 £350 -30.00%
NetScout
UK

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NetScout also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScout.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) Firewall
3 15 (41.67%) Wireless
3 15 (41.67%) Change Management
4 14 (38.89%) ITIL
5 13 (36.11%) SLA
6 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 11 (30.56%) Network Management
7 11 (30.56%) Finance
7 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
7 11 (30.56%) HP
7 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
7 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) McAfee
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 10 (27.78%) Imperva
8 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (25.00%) Performance Management
9 9 (25.00%) F5
9 9 (25.00%) Network Security
9 9 (25.00%) Service Management
9 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 9 (25.00%) DNS
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (25.00%) DHCP

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing NetScout also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NetScout. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) Wireless
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.00%) DNS
5 9 (25.00%) DHCP
5 9 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (22.22%) LAN
6 8 (22.22%) WAN
6 8 (22.22%) Wireshark
7 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (16.67%) Multicast
9 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
9 5 (13.89%) SNMP
10 4 (11.11%) SMTP
10 4 (11.11%) Internet
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
1 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Services Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
4 2 (5.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Change Management
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 11 (30.56%) Network Management
4 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 9 (25.00%) Service Management
5 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 5 (13.89%) Network Design
9 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
9 5 (13.89%) Network Architecture
10 4 (11.11%) Change Control
10 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) CISSP
5 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) PMP
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.78%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.78%) Ionix
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) McAfee
4 10 (27.78%) Imperva
5 9 (25.00%) F5
6 8 (22.22%) NetApp
7 7 (19.44%) Nokia
7 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
8 6 (16.67%) Juniper
8 6 (16.67%) BMC
8 6 (16.67%) Bloomberg
8 6 (16.67%) Remedy
9 5 (13.89%) TIBCO
9 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
9 5 (13.89%) Brocade
9 5 (13.89%) Polycom
9 5 (13.89%) TippingPoint
9 5 (13.89%) Tufin