Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Network Packet Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Packet Analysis over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Network Packet Analysis
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 629 688
Rank change year-on-year -13 +59 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Packet Analysis 16 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.029% 0.027% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.032% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £388 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% -23.65% -
10th Percentile £428 £298 £443
90th Percentile £482 £538 £574
UK median daily rate £440 £388 £508
% change year-on-year +13.55% -23.65% +19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Network Packet Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46,941 44,047 50,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 85.34% 84.21% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,770 26,955 31,431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,888 1,681 1,918
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% +4.55%

Network Packet Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Network Packet Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Packet Analysis in the UK excluding London

Network Packet Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Packet Analysis in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Packet Analysis in the UK excluding London

Network Packet Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Packet Analysis within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Midlands +8 13 £440 -
West Midlands -12 13 £440 -
South East -11 2 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Network Packet Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Packet Analysis 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Network Packet Analysis.

1 14 (87.50%) WAN
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (87.50%) McAfee
1 14 (87.50%) Wireless
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (87.50%) F5
2 13 (81.25%) Blue Coat
2 13 (81.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (81.25%) Fortinet
2 13 (81.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
2 13 (81.25%) BMC
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Internet
2 13 (81.25%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (43.75%) Aruba
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) CISSP
6 6 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Coaching
7 5 (31.25%) CCIE

Network Packet Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) WAN
1 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Internet
2 13 (81.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) HSRP
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Network Load Balancing
1 13 (81.25%) WAN Optimisation
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
2 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (37.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (6.25%) Threat Detection
5 1 (6.25%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
5 6 (37.50%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (31.25%) CCIE
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) CEH
7 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) GCIH
7 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (6.25%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) F5
1 14 (87.50%) McAfee
2 13 (81.25%) Blue Coat
2 13 (81.25%) BMC
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Fortinet
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) Aruba
3 7 (43.75%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.25%) Darktrace
4 1 (6.25%) FireEye
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk