Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 715 883 -
Rank change year-on-year +168 - -
Contract jobs citing Iperf 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.041% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median daily rate £232 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.24% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £200 -
% change year-on-year -17.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 9,722 14,375 12,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.43% 14.63% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,479 9,603 8,304
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.93% +5.89%
10th Percentile £265 £310 £273
90th Percentile £675 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 352 263
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.00 £11.27
90th Percentile £48.68 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.71
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.39% -15.65%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Iperf over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 February 2020. 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 +165 3 £232 +16.24%
London - 2 £300 -
UK excluding London +123 1 £165 -17.52%
East of England - 1 £165 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) Anycast
3 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) SevOne
3 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (50.00%) NetScout
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Nessus
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) Nmap
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) DNA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Multicast
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Anycast
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) VPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VXLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) DNA
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) Nmap
1 1 (25.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) NetScout
2 2 (50.00%) SevOne
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk