The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Crossbeam Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Crossbeam
Rank 587 567 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.008% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£336 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22756 22125 21487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 44.80% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13750 12512 11948
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1011 1115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Crossbeam
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Crossbeam Jobs Demand Trend in England

Crossbeam
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Crossbeam Daily Rate Trend in England

Crossbeam
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Crossbeam across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Crossbeam Daily Rate Histogram in England

Crossbeam
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Crossbeam Hourly Rate Trend in England

Crossbeam
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 Crossbeam within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -10 7 £360 -
London - 3 £322 -
Crossbeam
UK

Crossbeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) Network Security
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) F5
7 6 (40.00%) TippingPoint
7 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (40.00%) Juniper
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) MS Office
7 6 (40.00%) Nokia
7 6 (40.00%) McAfee
7 6 (40.00%) Change Control
7 6 (40.00%) Junos
8 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
8 5 (33.33%) QMS
9 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (26.67%) vSphere
9 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) Cryptography

Crossbeam
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (40.00%) Junos
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) DAB
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
3 5 (33.33%) QMS
3 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
2 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) TippingPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (40.00%) McAfee
4 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) Nokia
5 4 (26.67%) EMC
5 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.67%) Sandvine
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Redknee
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Sun