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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Crossbeam
Rank 565 - 561
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 8 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% - 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 - £325
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
23814 22459 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.69% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13775 12894 13142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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 1087 1022 1247
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.57 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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
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 16 September 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
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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
South East - 7 £350 -
East of England - - - -
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Crossbeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Network Management
4 7 (58.33%) F5
4 7 (58.33%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) SMS
6 5 (41.67%) Juniper
6 5 (41.67%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
7 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (33.33%) Nortel Alteon
7 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (33.33%) CCSA
7 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (33.33%) ProxySG
7 4 (33.33%) CCSE
7 4 (33.33%) Netcool
7 4 (33.33%) Nokia
7 4 (33.33%) Nortel
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) TACACS

Crossbeam
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) SMS
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) TACACS
4 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 4 (33.33%) Nortel Alteon
4 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) Junos
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WAP
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCSP
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) CCSA
1 4 (33.33%) CCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) OpenView
1 4 (33.33%) Netcool
2 3 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) Nokia
5 4 (33.33%) Radware
5 4 (33.33%) Nortel
5 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 3 (25.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (25.00%) 3Com
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) McAfee