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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Crossbeam
Rank 553 - 497
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% - 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£378 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 - £310
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
21409 20707 18382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.41% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12440 11590 10051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £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 880 909 1100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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
South East - 3 £378 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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UK

Crossbeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) F5
4 8 (61.54%) UNIX
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) Change Control
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
7 5 (38.46%) Dell
7 5 (38.46%) Sun
7 5 (38.46%) Solaris
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 5 (38.46%) DAB
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
7 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
7 5 (38.46%) Network Security
7 5 (38.46%) Network Management
8 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
8 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
8 4 (30.77%) Nortel Alteon
8 4 (30.77%) CCSE
8 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
8 4 (30.77%) CCSA

Crossbeam
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) DAB
4 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
5 4 (30.77%) Nortel Alteon
5 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
5 4 (30.77%) TACACS
5 4 (30.77%) SMS
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) RIP
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) Broadband
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
3 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCSE
1 4 (30.77%) CCSA
1 4 (30.77%) CCSP
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) OpenView
1 4 (30.77%) Netcool
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (76.92%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Dell
3 5 (38.46%) Sun
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Radware
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Nortel
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) McAfee
7 1 (7.69%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds