The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Clearswift products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clearswift over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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 Clearswift Limited.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift
Rank 204 196 222
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.036% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £360 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+240.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Clearswift
London

Clearswift
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Clearswift Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Clearswift
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clearswift across the City of London region.

Clearswift Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Clearswift 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 Clearswift.

1 22 (88.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (60.00%) Symantec
4 15 (60.00%) RightFax
5 13 (52.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (52.00%) SMTP
6 12 (48.00%) Windows
7 11 (44.00%) MAILsweeper
7 11 (44.00%) Open Text
8 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (36.00%) DHCP
9 9 (36.00%) DNS
9 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
10 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (28.00%) ISA Server
11 7 (28.00%) MCSE
12 6 (24.00%) VB
12 6 (24.00%) Mitel
12 6 (24.00%) Law
12 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (24.00%) Server Monitoring
13 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (20.00%) Lync

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Clearswift 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 Clearswift. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (88.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (68.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Lync
6 3 (12.00%) IIS
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SMTP
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (12.00%) X.400
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) S/MIME
5 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) IPv4
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Messaging Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Messaging Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) ISA Server
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (44.00%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (12.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (4.00%) DameWare
4 1 (4.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) Symantec
2 15 (60.00%) RightFax
3 11 (44.00%) Open Text
4 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) Mitel
6 5 (20.00%) Websense
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
9 1 (4.00%) F5
9 1 (4.00%) Becrypt
9 1 (4.00%) Nokia
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (4.00%) McAfee