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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 619 617 587
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing Foundry 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £750 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% +26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Foundry
UK

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
22472 23361 22437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.85% 45.36% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14022 13563 12946
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1022 1013
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £750 - 1
Foundry
UK

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) SMTP
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) DataPower
3 4 (57.14%) IronPort
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) EMC

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) SMTP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) AMQP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) International Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Go
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) IronPort
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware