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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetScout
UK
Rank 576 608 602
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Contract jobs citing NetScout 5 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.045% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £433 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -7.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £365 £400
% change year-on-year
- -8.75%
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
19957 21983 23193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 43.30% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12269 12923 13592
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 873 1019
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £39.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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
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 3 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 January 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 +32 5 £433 +13.81% 1
London +11 5 £433 -27.91% 1
City of London - 3 £433 - 1

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) IGMP
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
3 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree

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 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) IGMP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) H.323
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MGCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (20.00%) SevOne