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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IronPort
UK / England
Rank 550 572 558
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing IronPort 17 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.069% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.16% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 9
Median daily rate £338 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £281 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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
18459 19999 21199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 43.00% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11915 12658
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 815 938
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +9 5 - - 1
North West +19 4 £341 +13.75%
South East +7 4 - -
South West +10 3 £341 -3.87%
IronPort
UK

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Office 365
4 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (28.57%) Migration
8 10 (28.57%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) MCSE
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (20.00%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) Intel
11 6 (17.14%) SMTP
11 6 (17.14%) RightFax
11 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
12 5 (14.29%) Network Management
12 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business

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 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (17.14%) SMTP
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
5 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) Skype
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) FWSM
7 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.86%) MPLS
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Network Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) IronPort Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Messaging Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Wireless Network Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Lync Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) EFT
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (11.43%) Presales
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
5 1 (2.86%) Ticket Management
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCDP
2 4 (11.43%) CCIE
2 4 (11.43%) CCNP
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) MCTS
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CCSE
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.86%) Brightmail
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.86%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.86%) SafeCom
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (17.14%) Intel
4 6 (17.14%) RightFax
5 4 (11.43%) Aruba
5 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.43%) Meraki
5 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
5 4 (11.43%) Ruckus Wireless
5 4 (11.43%) ScanSafe
5 4 (11.43%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.57%) F5
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Sophos
7 2 (5.71%) Trend Micro
7 2 (5.71%) VMware
8 1 (2.86%) Foundry