The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of NetScout products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScout over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetScout
UK
Rank 590 616 588
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing NetScout 4 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.025% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £375 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate - £465 £400
% change year-on-year
- +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

NetScout
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NetScout as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

NetScout Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetScout
Daily Rate Trend

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

NetScout Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetScout
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetScout within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

NetScout Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetScout
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NetScout Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetScout
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScout within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 4 £375 -31.81% 1
London +26 4 £375 -37.50%

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetScout also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NetScout.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) IGMP
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Aruba

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) IGMP
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) NX-OS
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (25.00%) Reuters
5 2 (25.00%) SevOne