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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetScout
Rank 584 578 567
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing NetScout 12 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.069% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Average daily rate £550 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NetScout
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
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 12 £465 - 2
London +6 1 £600 +33.33%
NetScout
UK

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) Aruba
4 8 (53.33%) OSPF
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) Wireless
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Avaya
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WLAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Brocade
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (33.33%) 802.1X
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 5 (33.33%) VLAN
6 5 (33.33%) IPsec
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) 802.11
6 5 (33.33%) IPv6
6 5 (33.33%) SNMP
7 4 (26.67%) EMC
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) OSPF
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) WLAN
4 5 (33.33%) 802.11
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 5 (33.33%) SNMP
4 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (13.33%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) NGOSS
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) CatOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) eTOM
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCIE
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (13.33%) Ionix
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Aruba
3 8 (53.33%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Avaya
4 6 (40.00%) Brocade
4 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (13.33%) CA
7 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Empirix
8 1 (6.67%) Micro Focus
8 1 (6.67%) Tektronix