Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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.

Cisco Stealthwatch (Lancope)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 738 867 873
Rank change year-on-year +129 +6 -57
Contract jobs citing Stealthwatch 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.060% 0.048% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -8.11%
10th Percentile £383 £413 £320
90th Percentile £568 £438 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,952 14,500 12,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.44% 14.61% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,644 9,688 8,231
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £274 £310 £271
90th Percentile £675 £656 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 358 272
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.84 £47.83 £47.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% +16.67% -19.46%

Stealthwatch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Stealthwatch in the UK

Stealthwatch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stealthwatch in the UK

Stealthwatch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stealthwatch over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stealthwatch in the UK

Stealthwatch
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stealthwatch within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 5 £475 +11.76% 5
London - 4 £475 - 2
UK excluding London +96 2 £475 +11.76% 3
East of England +38 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for Stealthwatch.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) TrustSec
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) PMI
5 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel

Stealthwatch
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) DNA
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
2 1 (16.67%) VMware