The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of NetScout products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScout over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetScout
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NetScout 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1384 1090 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.73% 45.21% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 501 681
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 90 79
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.61% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
NetScout
England

NetScout
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NetScout Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NetScout
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NetScout Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) e-Health
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Nortel
3 4 (66.67%) Avaya
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) WAAS
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Extranet
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Operations Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Nortel
2 4 (66.67%) Avaya