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 7 July 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 IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank 559 520 503
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -17
Contract jobs citing IronPort 16 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.071% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 24
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.47 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.47 -
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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
22418 21649 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.10% 45.21% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13456 12388 11690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 983 1169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.24 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
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

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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 7 July 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
South East -18 7 £375 +29.31% 1
East Midlands -2 5 £375 - 4
East of England - 3 £375 -
London -10 1 £413 -21.42% 5
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IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Blue Coat
3 17 (45.95%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
7 11 (29.73%) HP
7 11 (29.73%) Wireless
8 10 (27.03%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) VPN
8 10 (27.03%) Network Management
9 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (24.32%) Network Security
9 9 (24.32%) Nokia
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) Sourcefire
10 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
11 7 (18.92%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) ITIL
11 7 (18.92%) OSPF
11 7 (18.92%) Symantec
11 7 (18.92%) BGP
11 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
12 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
12 6 (16.22%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (16.22%) F5
12 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
12 6 (16.22%) FWSM
12 6 (16.22%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) Lync
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (29.73%) Wireless
4 10 (27.03%) VPN
5 9 (24.32%) Network Security
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (18.92%) OSPF
6 7 (18.92%) BGP
7 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) MPLS
7 6 (16.22%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
7 6 (16.22%) FWSM
8 5 (13.51%) SSL
8 5 (13.51%) WAN
8 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (10.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Network Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Wintel Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.41%) SecurID
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Network Management
2 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (13.51%) SIEM
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Network Design
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) CCSE
3 3 (8.11%) CCNP
3 3 (8.11%) CCDP
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCDA
5 1 (2.70%) CISMP
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (16.22%) Nmap
2 5 (13.51%) Nessus
3 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Blue Coat
3 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
4 11 (29.73%) HP
5 10 (27.03%) Citrix
6 9 (24.32%) Nokia
7 8 (21.62%) Sourcefire
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) Symantec
8 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
9 6 (16.22%) F5
9 6 (16.22%) IBM
9 6 (16.22%) Juniper
9 6 (16.22%) CA
10 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
11 4 (10.81%) Dell
11 4 (10.81%) Brocade
12 3 (8.11%) Websense
12 3 (8.11%) RightFax
Derby, Derbyshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago