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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NetScout
Rank - 670 635
Contract jobs citing NetScout 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.012% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £440 £150
% change year-on-year
- +193.33%
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
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ScanSafe