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 28 June 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.

NetScout
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 618 600
Rank change year-on-year +41 -18  
Contract jobs citing NetScout 6 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.004% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.009% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Median daily rate £488 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £229 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £286 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £250 £400
% change year-on-year +55.00% -37.50%  
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 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19349 25149 23923
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1375 1807
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

NetScout
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NetScout as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +16 5 £500 +81.81%
South West - 1 £388 -
NetScout
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) OSPF
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) Wireshark
2 7 (53.85%) Cacti
3 6 (46.15%) Multicast
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) Network Management
5 4 (30.77%) Junos
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) Nagios
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) WLAN
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Ethernet

NetScout
Co-occurring 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) BGP
1 7 (53.85%) OSPF
1 7 (53.85%) Wireshark
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Multicast
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) Junos
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) DMZ
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) IGMP
5 3 (23.08%) SNMP
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Performance Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cacti
2 4 (30.77%) Nagios
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) Aruba
5 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Acme Packet
6 1 (7.69%) Arista
6 1 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Huawei
6 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Redknee
6 1 (7.69%) SevOne
6 1 (7.69%) Tekelec