The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort 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 IronPort over the 3 months to 24 December 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 IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 560 536 531
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing IronPort 19 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.032% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.070% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
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£350 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in England

IronPort
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IronPort Daily Rate Trend in England

IronPort
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IronPort across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IronPort Daily Rate Histogram in England

IronPort
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IronPort Hourly Rate Trend in England

IronPort
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 IronPort within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
North West -5 6 £313 +0.80% 1
London +18 5 £388 - 3
South West - 4 £375 -
South East -31 3 £398 +3.92% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 28 (50.91%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
4 17 (30.91%) Blackberry
5 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (25.45%) Firewall
7 13 (23.64%) Symantec
7 13 (23.64%) Juniper
7 13 (23.64%) Android
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (21.82%) Network Security
9 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (18.18%) Lync
10 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.18%) LAN
10 10 (18.18%) WAN
10 10 (18.18%) Blue Coat
11 8 (14.55%) Windows
11 8 (14.55%) HP
11 8 (14.55%) Banking
11 8 (14.55%) F5
11 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
11 8 (14.55%) Office 365
12 7 (12.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (12.73%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IronPort 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 IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (18.18%) Lync
4 7 (12.73%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Firewall
2 12 (21.82%) Network Security
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (18.18%) LAN
3 10 (18.18%) WAN
4 7 (12.73%) VPN
4 7 (12.73%) Wireless
4 7 (12.73%) Unified Communications
5 6 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.27%) DNS
8 3 (5.45%) SSL
8 3 (5.45%) SAN
8 3 (5.45%) Internet
8 3 (5.45%) MPLS
8 3 (5.45%) OSPF
8 3 (5.45%) BGP
8 3 (5.45%) IPsec
8 3 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (14.55%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Messaging Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Network Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.27%) iPhone
2 4 (7.27%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Android
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.27%) Network Design
4 4 (7.27%) SIEM
5 3 (5.45%) Change Control
5 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.64%) Process Management
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) VBScript
2 3 (5.45%) C
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Brightmail
3 4 (7.27%) ProxySG
4 3 (5.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (12.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (10.91%) SCOM
4 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Juniper
3 13 (23.64%) Symantec
4 10 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.55%) F5
5 8 (14.55%) HP
6 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.09%) Nokia
7 5 (9.09%) Websense
7 5 (9.09%) RightFax
8 4 (7.27%) McAfee
9 3 (5.45%) Intel
9 3 (5.45%) Avaya
9 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) ScanSafe
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.64%) MobileIron
10 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
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