Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 769 851 845
Rank change year-on-year +82 -6 +36
Contract jobs citing Stealthwatch 12 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
England median daily rate £419 £431 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% +18.97% -30.95%
10th Percentile £362 £413 £254
90th Percentile £588 £574 £454
UK median daily rate £419 £431 £425
% change year-on-year -2.90% +1.47% -19.05%
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 11,305 13,396 10,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.57% 14.32% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,744 9,115 7,129
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 374 241
England median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.47 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.02 £47.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.15 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.86% -2.78% -22.58%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
London +89 4 £411 -31.46%
North of England +41 3 £575 +35.29% 1
North West +18 3 £575 +35.29% 1
South West - 3 £461 -
East of England +21 2 £384 -
Stealthwatch
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) CCIE
6 4 (33.33%) DNA
7 3 (25.00%) WLAN
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Aruba
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) Modbus
6 2 (16.67%) Profibus
6 2 (16.67%) SSH
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Design Authority
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) Servlets
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (16.67%) SCADA
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) DNA
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (8.33%) CCDP
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Aruba
2 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Arista
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 2 (16.67%) ShoreTel
4 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) Zscaler