The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 520 508 564
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +56
Contract jobs citing IronPort 37 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.032% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.069% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
Average daily rate £400 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-28.73% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.24 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.24 - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23572 20174 25406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.90% 46.72% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13513 11085 13351
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1038 1111 1254
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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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 17 April 2014.

IronPort Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North West -9 14 £275 -38.88% 2
South East -7 10 £338 - 1
London -33 5 £550 - 2
South West -24 2 £373 +14.61%
East of England -30 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (58.82%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) Firewall
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
4 22 (43.14%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) PowerShell
6 16 (31.37%) Symantec
7 15 (29.41%) Blackberry
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
8 14 (27.45%) Blue Coat
8 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
10 11 (21.57%) Citrix
10 11 (21.57%) F5
11 10 (19.61%) IIS
11 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
11 10 (19.61%) VMware
12 9 (17.65%) ProxySG
12 9 (17.65%) SMTP
12 9 (17.65%) ITIL
12 9 (17.65%) SAN
12 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 9 (17.65%) Lync
13 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (15.69%) SQL
13 8 (15.69%) Oracle
13 8 (15.69%) LAN
13 8 (15.69%) Release Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.61%) IIS
3 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
4 9 (17.65%) Lync
5 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (7.84%) Apache
8 3 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) SMTP
3 8 (15.69%) LAN
4 7 (13.73%) WAN
4 7 (13.73%) VPN
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security
5 4 (7.84%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) SSL
6 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.88%) VoIP
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) HTTP
6 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.96%) FWSM
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) QlikView
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Consultant
2 6 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.73%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Wiki
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (1.96%) MVS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Release Management
3 7 (13.73%) Change Management
3 7 (13.73%) Change Control
3 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Network Management
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) REXX
3 1 (1.96%) JCL
3 1 (1.96%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 9 (17.65%) ProxySG
2 7 (13.73%) VMware ESX
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.96%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (7.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.92%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Symantec
4 14 (27.45%) Blue Coat
5 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 11 (21.57%) Citrix
6 11 (21.57%) F5
7 10 (19.61%) VMware
8 8 (15.69%) Oracle
9 7 (13.73%) Open Text
9 7 (13.73%) Siebel
9 7 (13.73%) Informatica
10 5 (9.80%) HP
10 5 (9.80%) RightFax
10 5 (9.80%) MobileIron
11 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
12 2 (3.92%) Sophos
12 2 (3.92%) BT
12 2 (3.92%) Trend Micro
13 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
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