Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 645 622 654
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32 +37
Contract jobs citing Network Packet Analysis 18 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.032% 0.039% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.046% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £433 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -4.42% -
10th Percentile £416 £313 £420
90th Percentile £480 £460 £505
UK median daily rate £445 £433 £455
% change year-on-year +2.89% -4.95% +7.06%
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 48,208 45,256 47,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 86.06% 84.38% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,770 27,992 29,525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £249
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,796 1,645 2,005
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 12 December 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 -9 17 £443 -1.67%
West Midlands -14 17 £443 -1.67%
South East - 1 - -
Network Packet Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 18 (100.00%) McAfee
2 17 (94.44%) BMC
2 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Internet
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) IBM
2 17 (94.44%) CCNP
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Wireless
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (94.44%) Blue Coat
2 17 (94.44%) Fortinet
2 17 (94.44%) Network Load Balancing
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (94.44%) F5
2 17 (94.44%) WAN Optimisation
3 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL V3
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (55.56%) HP
5 10 (55.56%) Aruba
6 8 (44.44%) CISSP
7 7 (38.89%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Coaching
8 6 (33.33%) 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 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
1 17 (94.44%) Internet
1 17 (94.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
1 17 (94.44%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) BGP
2 3 (16.67%) HSRP
2 3 (16.67%) MPLS
2 3 (16.67%) OSPF
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 15 (83.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Network Load Balancing
1 17 (94.44%) WAN Optimisation
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL V3
2 13 (72.22%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (38.89%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Detection
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CCNP
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) CISSP
4 7 (38.89%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (33.33%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CEH
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) GCIH
6 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) McAfee
2 17 (94.44%) Blue Coat
2 17 (94.44%) BMC
2 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) F5
2 17 (94.44%) Fortinet
2 17 (94.44%) IBM
3 10 (55.56%) Aruba
3 10 (55.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Darktrace
4 1 (5.56%) FireEye
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk