Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 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
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 818 888
Rank change year-on-year -37 +70 -65
Contract jobs citing NetScout 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.034% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
England median daily rate £275 £433 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.42% -11.73% +22.50%
10th Percentile £263 £345 £244
90th Percentile £288 £525 £540
UK median daily rate £275 £433 £490
% change year-on-year -36.42% -11.73% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,128 38,631 45,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.87% 43.85% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,561 23,821 28,222
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,425 1,257 1,475
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.45 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 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 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 7 £275 -38.89%
South West -3 1 - - 1
NetScout
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NetScout also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for NetScout.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Network Management
3 5 (62.50%) Junos
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (62.50%) NX-OS
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Multicast
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) VPLS
3 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (62.50%) Junos
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Multicast
2 5 (62.50%) NX-OS
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) VPLS
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (50.00%) H.323
3 4 (50.00%) ISDN
3 4 (50.00%) MGCP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) Endace
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Reuters
4 4 (50.00%) SevOne
5 3 (37.50%) Sun
6 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (12.50%) Arista
7 1 (12.50%) Aruba
7 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (12.50%) Lancope
7 1 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (12.50%) Splunk
7 1 (12.50%) VMware