The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 Crossbeam Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Crossbeam
Rank 586 489 565
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +76
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 4 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.070% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate £274 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £310 -
% change year-on-year
-11.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Crossbeam
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 2 £334 +7.66%
East of England -26 2 £230 - 1
London - - - -
North West - - - -
Crossbeam
UK

Crossbeam
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE

Crossbeam
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia