The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort 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 IronPort over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IronPort 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £310 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.54% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.24 -
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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
457 356 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.88% 43.90% 51.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 160 171
Average daily rate £475 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 26
Average hourly rate £16.84 £28.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +43.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning