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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetScout
Rank 578 553 538
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing NetScout 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.023% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£150 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-64.70% +13.33%
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
23262 21920 22222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.60% 46.10% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13976 12781 11849
Average daily rate £388 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1108 1231
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.43 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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
London - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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NetScout
Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (60.00%) SLA
2 6 (60.00%) Remedy
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) AlgoSec
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (20.00%) VPN

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
1 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) AlgoSec
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) NetIQ