The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Draytek products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Draytek over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 the Draytek Corp.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Draytek
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Draytek 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £345 -
% change year-on-year
-24.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £13.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 392 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.52% 47.52% 54.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 167 248
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 30
Average hourly rate £16.13 £31.56 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.35 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Draytek
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Draytek Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Draytek
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Draytek across the Cheshire region.

Draytek Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Draytek
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Draytek 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 Draytek.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Sophos
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

Draytek
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Draytek 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 Draytek. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Sophos
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL