The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of NetScout products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetScout over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NetScout
UK / England
Rank 578 606 561
Rank change year-on-year +28 -45  
Contract jobs citing NetScout 7 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.018% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.042% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Median daily rate £433 £530 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.39% +103.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £493 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate - £540 £375
% change year-on-year - +44.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NetScout is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18341 21404 21797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11404 13147 12563
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 762 922
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

NetScout
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NetScout as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for NetScout in England

NetScout
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetScout in England

NetScout
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetScout in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetScout in England

NetScout
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetScout in England

NetScout
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetScout within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London +39 6 £433 -15.19%
South East +12 1 - -
NetScout
UK

NetScout
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for NetScout.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (75.00%) BGP
3 9 (75.00%) MPLS
3 9 (75.00%) OSPF
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) IGMP
5 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
5 7 (58.33%) F5
5 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (58.33%) WAN
6 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (41.67%) HSRP
7 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (41.67%) Wireless
7 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
7 5 (41.67%) Network Management
7 5 (41.67%) Junos
7 5 (41.67%) Aruba
7 5 (41.67%) Juniper
7 5 (41.67%) CCNP
7 5 (41.67%) SNMP
7 5 (41.67%) LAN
8 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (33.33%) High Availability
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

NetScout
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 9 (75.00%) MPLS
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
4 7 (58.33%) IGMP
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) HSRP
5 5 (41.67%) Junos
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) Multicast
6 4 (33.33%) NX-OS
7 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (41.67%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
2 7 (58.33%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Aruba
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) Meraki
6 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
6 2 (16.67%) Reuters
6 2 (16.67%) SevOne
7 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (8.33%) Nokia
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy