The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Q1 Labs 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 Q1 Labs over the 3 months to 18 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 Q1 Labs.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Q1 Labs
Rank - 501 -
Contract jobs citing Q1 Labs 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.005% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Q1 Labs
UK

Q1 Labs
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Q1 Labs Jobs Demand Trend in England

Q1 Labs
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Q1 Labs across the England region.

Q1 Labs Daily Rate Trend in England

Q1 Labs
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 Q1 Labs within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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
London - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Q1 Labs
UK

Q1 Labs
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Q1 Labs 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 Q1 Labs.

1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

Q1 Labs
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Q1 Labs 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 Q1 Labs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Junos
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ClearTrust
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Gemalto
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
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