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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetScout
Rank 582 574 545
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing NetScout 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.057% 0.041% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -
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
22751 22147 21533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.00% 44.85% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13744 12513 11981
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1007 1121
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 10 £400 - 3
London +5 3 £450 -10.00%
NetScout
UK

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (92.16%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) Firewall
3 26 (50.98%) Change Management
4 25 (49.02%) Finance
5 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 22 (43.14%) ITIL
6 22 (43.14%) Wireshark
7 21 (41.18%) F5
7 21 (41.18%) DHCP
7 21 (41.18%) DNS
7 21 (41.18%) CheckPoint
8 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
8 20 (39.22%) SolarWinds
9 19 (37.25%) Network Security
9 19 (37.25%) Service Management
10 18 (35.29%) Juniper
10 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 18 (35.29%) Lancope
11 16 (31.37%) Multicast
11 16 (31.37%) Blue Coat
11 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (31.37%) Wireless
11 16 (31.37%) Bloomberg
12 14 (27.45%) TIBCO
12 14 (27.45%) Rendezvous
12 14 (27.45%) RMDS
12 14 (27.45%) TippingPoint
12 14 (27.45%) LogLogic
12 14 (27.45%) Tufin

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (21.57%) MS Visio
2 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (27.45%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 22 (43.14%) Wireshark
4 21 (41.18%) DNS
4 21 (41.18%) DHCP
5 19 (37.25%) Network Security
6 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 16 (31.37%) Multicast
7 16 (31.37%) Wireless
8 12 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (17.65%) LAN
9 9 (17.65%) WAN
10 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (13.73%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (11.76%) SNMP
12 4 (7.84%) SMTP
12 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
12 4 (7.84%) Internet
12 4 (7.84%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Network Consultant
1 13 (25.49%) Consultant
2 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Security Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Firewall Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Service Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Services Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
2 14 (27.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) CMDB
5 2 (3.92%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Change Management
2 22 (43.14%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) Service Management
4 14 (27.45%) Network Architecture
5 13 (25.49%) Load Balancing
5 13 (25.49%) Network Management
5 13 (25.49%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Management
7 8 (15.69%) Information Assurance
8 7 (13.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
9 6 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
10 5 (9.80%) Network Design
10 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
11 4 (7.84%) Change Control
11 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CISSP
3 10 (19.61%) CCNA
3 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) CCIE
6 5 (9.80%) CCNP
7 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) PMP
8 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP NNM
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (92.16%) Cisco
2 21 (41.18%) CheckPoint
2 21 (41.18%) F5
3 20 (39.22%) SolarWinds
4 18 (35.29%) Lancope
4 18 (35.29%) Juniper
5 16 (31.37%) Bloomberg
5 16 (31.37%) Blue Coat
6 14 (27.45%) TIBCO
6 14 (27.45%) Tufin
6 14 (27.45%) TippingPoint
6 14 (27.45%) LogLogic
7 13 (25.49%) Tradeweb
7 13 (25.49%) Radianz
7 13 (25.49%) HP
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.61%) Imperva
8 10 (19.61%) McAfee
9 8 (15.69%) NetApp
10 7 (13.73%) Nokia