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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetScout over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NetScout
Rank 599 566 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Contract jobs citing NetScout 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.017% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-72.72% -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1246 1152 1307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

NetScout
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetScout within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScout within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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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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 -34 2 £150 -73.91% 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Hayes - - - -
London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1

NetScout
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) SLA
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) Remedy
2 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
3 3 (27.27%) NetIQ
3 3 (27.27%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) AlgoSec
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
1 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Remedy
3 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
3 3 (27.27%) NetIQ
3 3 (27.27%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) AlgoSec