The table below looks at the statistics for NetCrunch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetCrunch over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AdRem NetCrunch
Rank 617 614 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing NetCrunch 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.004% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £263 -
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4820 4527 4003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 8.00% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2969 2678 2315
Average daily rate £403 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 154 157
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 £45.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

NetCrunch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetCrunch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

NetCrunch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetCrunch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetCrunch within the UK.

NetCrunch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetCrunch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetCrunch within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

NetCrunch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetCrunch
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetCrunch within the UK.

NetCrunch Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetCrunch
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetCrunch within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
England -6 8 £330 +25.71%
London - 6 £350 -
Brighton -1 2 £310 +18.09%
East Sussex -1 2 £310 +18.09%
South East -24 2 £310 +18.09%

NetCrunch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetCrunch 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 NetCrunch.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Change Control
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) Nortel
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP

NetCrunch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetCrunch 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 NetCrunch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Communications Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (25.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) Nortel
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) SonicWALL
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk