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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 543 527 551
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing IronPort 40 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.062% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 7
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£350 £419 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.68%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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

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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 22 August 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
(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 +11 14 £325 - 2
South West -22 12 £425 -
London -6 4 - - 2
North West +3 3 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (56.58%) Cisco
2 34 (44.74%) Firewall
3 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 27 (35.53%) MS Exchange
5 25 (32.89%) F5
6 21 (27.63%) Symantec
6 21 (27.63%) Blackberry
6 21 (27.63%) Blue Coat
7 20 (26.32%) Juniper
7 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
8 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
9 17 (22.37%) Windows
10 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
11 15 (19.74%) Network Security
11 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (19.74%) ProxySG
12 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
13 12 (15.79%) McAfee
13 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
14 11 (14.47%) HP
14 11 (14.47%) LAN
14 11 (14.47%) WAN
14 11 (14.47%) Lync
14 11 (14.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 10 (13.16%) Kalman Filter

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (35.53%) MS Exchange
2 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.47%) Lync
3 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.95%) IIS
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
1 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.74%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (19.74%) Network Security
4 11 (14.47%) LAN
4 11 (14.47%) WAN
4 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (13.16%) VPN
6 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (10.53%) SAN
7 6 (7.89%) VoIP
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.26%) SMTP
8 4 (5.26%) SSL
9 3 (3.95%) IPsec
9 3 (3.95%) Wireless
9 3 (3.95%) DNS
9 3 (3.95%) OSPF
9 3 (3.95%) BGP
9 3 (3.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Consultant
2 9 (11.84%) Messaging Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Designer
4 7 (9.21%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Network Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Open Source
3 2 (2.63%) iPad
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) iPhone
3 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.16%) Android
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.32%) Linux
7 1 (1.32%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (11.84%) Release Management
3 7 (9.21%) ITIL
4 6 (7.89%) SIEM
4 6 (7.89%) Change Control
4 6 (7.89%) Change Management
5 4 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.26%) Security Testing
5 4 (5.26%) Network Design
5 4 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.26%) C
2 4 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) CISSP
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.95%) CCNP
6 2 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (1.32%) MCT
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) ProxySG
2 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.16%) Brightmail
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.95%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.95%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.32%) Squid
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.95%) SCOM
2 3 (3.95%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Cisco
2 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.89%) F5
4 21 (27.63%) Symantec
4 21 (27.63%) Blue Coat
5 20 (26.32%) Juniper
6 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
7 12 (15.79%) McAfee
8 11 (14.47%) HP
9 8 (10.53%) Sourcefire
10 7 (9.21%) RightFax
10 7 (9.21%) MobileIron
11 5 (6.58%) VMware
11 5 (6.58%) Avaya
11 5 (6.58%) Citrix
11 5 (6.58%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.26%) Nokia
12 4 (5.26%) Websense
12 4 (5.26%) BT
13 3 (3.95%) Open Text
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