The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 67 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing IronPort 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.45% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £363 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £368 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.24
IronPort
South West

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

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
384 306 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 43.29% 34.89% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 218 208
Average daily rate £365 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Average hourly rate £20.39 £22.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £16.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IronPort
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IronPort across the Bristol region.

IronPort Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Nokia
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) FWSM
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 4 (57.14%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (57.14%) CA
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) RightFax
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) FWSM
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) PPP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Messaging Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Nokia
3 4 (57.14%) CA
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) RightFax
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec