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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetScout
Rank 544 527 506
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs citing NetScout 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
London -6 2 £450 +5.88% 1
South East -5 1 - - 2
South West - - - -
NetScout
UK

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (80.00%) Opsware
1 12 (80.00%) Network Management
2 11 (73.33%) CMDB
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) HP NNM
5 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
5 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (6.67%) RMDS
8 1 (6.67%) Radianz
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Multicast
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Network Management
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCIE
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP NNM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Opsware
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Radianz
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) LogLogic
5 1 (6.67%) Tufin
5 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Tradeweb
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds