Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Iperf skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Iperf over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Iperf
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 906 -
Rank change year-on-year +68 - -
Contract jobs citing Iperf 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.001% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.036% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.65% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,793 13,794 10,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,261 9,168 6,976
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 373 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -15.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £49.57 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

Iperf
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Iperf as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Iperf in the UK

Iperf
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Iperf in the UK

Iperf
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Iperf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Iperf in the UK

Iperf
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Iperf within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +42 5 £425 - 1
London +53 4 £425 -
South West - 1 - - 1
UK excluding London - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Iperf 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 with a requirement for Iperf.

1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) MGCP
2 3 (60.00%) TACACS
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (60.00%) NX-OS

Iperf
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) 802.11
2 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) MGCP
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (60.00%) TACACS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy