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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 10 December 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 IronPort Systems.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 587 587 593
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing IronPort 16 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.068% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.16% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Median daily rate £400 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £362 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -
IronPort
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
20779 21463 23096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.32% 42.62% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12798 12777 13930
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 892 1141
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £45.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IronPort as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +5 5 - - 1
South East +10 4 £380 -24.00% 1
London +4 2 £400 -23.80% 1
North West -2 2 £399 +8.50%
North East - 2 £445 -
South West +3 1 - - 1
IronPort
UK

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IronPort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IronPort.

1 38 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
4 26 (45.61%) Office 365
5 25 (43.86%) Windows
6 22 (38.60%) HP
7 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
8 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 19 (33.33%) Blackberry
9 18 (31.58%) SAN
10 17 (29.82%) Cisco
10 17 (29.82%) Skype for Business
11 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (26.32%) Symantec
13 14 (24.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (24.56%) NetApp
13 14 (24.56%) EMC
13 14 (24.56%) CLARiiON
13 14 (24.56%) NAS
13 14 (24.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 14 (24.56%) Mimecast
14 13 (22.81%) Proofpoint
14 13 (22.81%) Postini
14 13 (22.81%) Clustering
14 13 (22.81%) Migration
14 13 (22.81%) DNS
15 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
15 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
15 12 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (21.05%) PowerShell

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.82%) Skype for Business
3 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (24.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
7 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (7.02%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 26 (45.61%) Office 365
2 14 (24.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) SAN
2 14 (24.56%) NAS
3 13 (22.81%) DNS
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (14.04%) Wireless
6 7 (12.28%) SMTP
7 6 (10.53%) Network Security
8 4 (7.02%) Skype
8 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.02%) VLAN
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (5.26%) Firewall
9 3 (5.26%) VoIP
9 3 (5.26%) WAN
10 2 (3.51%) 802.11
10 2 (3.51%) DHCP
10 2 (3.51%) LAN
10 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.75%) FWSM
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) IronPort Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Network Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Messaging Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Wireless Network Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Lync Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.56%) CLARiiON
3 13 (22.81%) Clustering
4 10 (17.54%) Virtual Team
5 4 (7.02%) BYOD
5 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.05%) Android
3 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.02%) Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Migration
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.28%) Network Management
5 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.53%) Service Management
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.02%) Presales
7 4 (7.02%) Workflow
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) People Management
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.51%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.75%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.02%) Ruby
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) MCSE
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) CCDP
2 6 (10.53%) CCNP
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.02%) CCIE
4 2 (3.51%) CCDA
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) MCTS
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.51%) Brightmail
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.75%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (14.04%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (8.77%) SCCM
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (3.51%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.75%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) HP
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco
4 15 (26.32%) Symantec
5 14 (24.56%) EMC
5 14 (24.56%) NetApp
6 13 (22.81%) Postini
6 13 (22.81%) Proofpoint
7 12 (21.05%) MobileIron
7 12 (21.05%) RightFax
8 7 (12.28%) Sourcefire
8 7 (12.28%) VMware
9 6 (10.53%) F5
10 4 (7.02%) Aruba
10 4 (7.02%) Citrix
10 4 (7.02%) Meraki
10 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.02%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (7.02%) ScanSafe
11 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint