Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Stealthwatch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stealthwatch over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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.

Cisco Stealthwatch (Lancope)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 829 834 833
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Stealthwatch 11 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.081% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
England median daily rate £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% - +44.68%
10th Percentile £413 £327 £388
90th Percentile £574 £488 £518
UK median daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.47% - +44.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Stealthwatch is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,584 11,110 10,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.90% 12.03% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,145 7,641 6,471
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 245 230
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -16.85% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.93 £12.73
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £49.65
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

Stealthwatch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Stealthwatch in England

Stealthwatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stealthwatch in England

Stealthwatch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stealthwatch in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stealthwatch in England

Stealthwatch
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 Stealthwatch within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
North West - 8 £425 - 1
North of England - 8 £425 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
London +5 1 £600 +56.86%
Stealthwatch
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Stealthwatch 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 Stealthwatch.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Firepower
3 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 7 (63.64%) LAN
6 6 (54.55%) WAN
6 6 (54.55%) CCIE
6 6 (54.55%) OSPF
6 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (54.55%) CCIE Security
7 5 (45.45%) NX-OS
7 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
7 5 (45.45%) F5
7 5 (45.45%) Tufin
7 5 (45.45%) BGP
7 5 (45.45%) WLAN
7 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (45.45%) Wireless
8 4 (36.36%) CCNA
9 3 (27.27%) DNA
9 3 (27.27%) Ethernet

Stealthwatch
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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Firepower
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) OSPF
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
6 5 (45.45%) BGP
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
6 5 (45.45%) NX-OS
6 5 (45.45%) Wireless
6 5 (45.45%) WLAN
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
1 1 (9.09%) OpenID
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
1 1 (9.09%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) DNA
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) CMMI
4 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE Security
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (9.09%) CCSA
6 1 (9.09%) CCSP
6 1 (9.09%) CISA
6 1 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CASB
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (9.09%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) Tufin
5 3 (27.27%) IronPort
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Meraki
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Zscaler