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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 580 605 556
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -49
Contract jobs citing IronPort 56 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.031% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.070% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 21
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £406 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
22436 22831 22227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.16% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13975 13789 12565
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 1001 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.92 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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

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 28 July 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
London +27 23 £438 +6.06%
North West - 10 - -
East of England +29 9 £425 +13.33%
North East - 5 £350 -
South West - 5 £360 -
South East +10 4 £328 +5.64%
IronPort
UK

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 69 (69.70%) MS Exchange
2 52 (52.53%) Microsoft
3 44 (44.44%) Cisco
4 42 (42.42%) Windows
5 39 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 37 (37.37%) Skype for Business
6 37 (37.37%) Data Centre
7 36 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 36 (36.36%) HP
8 31 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (30.30%) Migration
10 29 (29.29%) DNS
10 29 (29.29%) Windows Server
11 28 (28.28%) SAN
11 28 (28.28%) Office 365
11 28 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (27.27%) Blackberry
13 26 (26.26%) Firewall
13 26 (26.26%) Symantec
14 25 (25.25%) SharePoint
14 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (23.23%) VMware
16 22 (22.22%) Dell
16 22 (22.22%) Citrix
17 21 (21.21%) CheckPoint
18 20 (20.20%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (19.19%) RightFax
19 19 (19.19%) VPN
20 18 (18.18%) Finance
21 17 (17.17%) Clustering

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 69 (69.70%) MS Exchange
2 37 (37.37%) Skype for Business
3 31 (31.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (25.25%) SharePoint
6 12 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.05%) IIS
7 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.01%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) ProjectWise
2 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Faxination
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.28%) Office 365
2 14 (14.14%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.29%) DNS
2 28 (28.28%) SAN
3 26 (26.26%) Firewall
4 20 (20.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (19.19%) VPN
6 16 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (14.14%) NAS
8 13 (13.13%) Wireless
9 10 (10.10%) FTP
9 10 (10.10%) SMTP
9 10 (10.10%) SSL
10 9 (9.09%) Internet
10 9 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 9 (9.09%) Network Security
10 9 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (9.09%) VLAN
10 9 (9.09%) WAN
11 8 (8.08%) FWSM
11 8 (8.08%) Unified Communications
11 8 (8.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.04%) QlikView
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.05%) Law
5 3 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.17%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) Messaging Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Active Directory Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
4 10 (10.10%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Messaging Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Messaging Specialist
7 7 (7.07%) Messaging Support
7 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Exchange Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Cisco Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) Exchange Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.04%) Middleware
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.37%) Data Centre
2 27 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 17 (17.17%) Clustering
4 15 (15.15%) CLARiiON
5 10 (10.10%) Virtual Team
6 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.04%) BYOD
7 4 (4.04%) Wiki
8 2 (2.02%) DataPower
8 2 (2.02%) EFT
9 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.01%) Replication
9 1 (1.01%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.42%) Windows
2 29 (29.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.12%) Android
4 12 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 12 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
4 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.11%) Linux
5 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.03%) Unix
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Migration
2 11 (11.11%) Network Management
2 11 (11.11%) Project Management
3 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.09%) ITIL
3 9 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.09%) Workflow
4 8 (8.08%) B2B
4 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
4 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.06%) Service Management
6 5 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.04%) Web Filtering
8 3 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.03%) People Management
9 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.11%) SQL
3 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.09%) Ruby
4 5 (5.05%) LINC
5 3 (3.03%) C
6 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) MCSE
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) CCNP
3 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.04%) CCDP
4 4 (4.04%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) CCDA
5 3 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.01%) CCIE
6 1 (1.01%) CCSA
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.09%) Brightmail
3 9 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 8 (8.08%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (5.05%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.04%) vSphere
6 4 (4.04%) XenApp
6 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.04%) XenServer
7 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Clustering
1 16 (16.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (9.09%) SCCM
3 8 (8.08%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (8.08%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (6.06%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.44%) Cisco
3 36 (36.36%) HP
4 26 (26.26%) Symantec
5 23 (23.23%) VMware
6 22 (22.22%) Citrix
6 22 (22.22%) Dell
7 21 (21.21%) CheckPoint
8 19 (19.19%) RightFax
9 16 (16.16%) F5
9 16 (16.16%) NetApp
10 15 (15.15%) EMC
11 13 (13.13%) Postini
11 13 (13.13%) Proofpoint
12 12 (12.12%) MobileIron
12 12 (12.12%) Oracle
13 10 (10.10%) Blue Coat
14 9 (9.09%) IBM
14 9 (9.09%) Nokia
15 7 (7.07%) CA