The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IronPort 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IronPort
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 288 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.53% 47.14% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 144
Average daily rate £363 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.48 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IronPort across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IronPort
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing IronPort also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IronPort.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing IronPort also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) RightFax
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec