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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift
Rank 540 496 508
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +12
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 17 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.096% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.21% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £324 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.43%
Clearswift
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Clearswift
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Clearswift Jobs Demand Trend in England

Clearswift
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Clearswift Daily Rate Trend in England

Clearswift
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clearswift across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Clearswift Daily Rate Histogram in England

Clearswift
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Clearswift Hourly Rate Trend in England

Clearswift
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clearswift within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +3 4 £275 -
South East - 4 £375 - 1
London -21 2 £425 +30.97% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Clearswift
UK

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) Firewall
3 22 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 20 (45.45%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
6 18 (40.91%) Forefront TMG
6 18 (40.91%) X.400
6 18 (40.91%) X.500
7 17 (38.64%) SMTP
7 17 (38.64%) DV Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) Boundary Protection
8 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 16 (36.36%) Military
9 15 (34.09%) IIS
10 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
11 13 (29.55%) FTP
11 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
11 13 (29.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
12 10 (22.73%) Citrix
12 10 (22.73%) VPN
12 10 (22.73%) SSL
12 10 (22.73%) VBScript
12 10 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (20.45%) XML
13 9 (20.45%) Symantec
14 8 (18.18%) Cisco
14 8 (18.18%) HTTP
14 8 (18.18%) Internet

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (34.09%) IIS
3 10 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.91%) Lync
4 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
4 7 (15.91%) Apache
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) X.400
2 18 (40.91%) X.500
3 17 (38.64%) SMTP
4 13 (29.55%) FTP
5 10 (22.73%) VPN
5 10 (22.73%) SSL
6 8 (18.18%) HTTP
6 8 (18.18%) Internet
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
9 4 (9.09%) Network Security
10 3 (6.82%) DHCP
10 3 (6.82%) DNS
10 3 (6.82%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
General
1 16 (36.36%) Military
2 3 (6.82%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) Ajax
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) PKI
2 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Clustering
5 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.82%) Replication
6 2 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Boundary Protection
2 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) VBScript
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) ISACA
3 3 (6.82%) CISMP
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Forefront TMG
2 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.82%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.82%) SCDPM
3 3 (6.82%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 10 (22.73%) Citrix
3 9 (20.45%) Symantec
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) Lotus
6 6 (13.64%) McAfee
6 6 (13.64%) HP
7 5 (11.36%) Altiris
8 4 (9.09%) VMware
8 4 (9.09%) Proofpoint
8 4 (9.09%) MobileIron
9 3 (6.82%) Sophos
9 3 (6.82%) F5
10 2 (4.55%) Websense