The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry 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 Foundry over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Foundry Networks.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 585 584 554
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing Foundry 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.009% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 996 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in England

Foundry
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Foundry Daily Rate Trend in England

Foundry
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Foundry Hourly Rate Trend in England

Foundry
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 Foundry within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London - 3 £407 -
West Midlands +9 1 £315 -10.00%
South East - 1 - - 1
Foundry
UK

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
3 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) IronPort
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) SecurID
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Foundry 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 Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) VRRP
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) International Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SecurID
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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