The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IronPort 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.78% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IronPort
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 179 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.02% 43.45% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £22.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £63.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IronPort
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

IronPort Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

IronPort
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IronPort across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IronPort Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

IronPort
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IronPort across the Lancashire region.

IronPort Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

IronPort
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Blackpool - 5 £261 -
Chorley - 1 - -
IronPort
North West

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Lync
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Brightmail
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) ThinPrint
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) XenServer
4 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Compaq

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Lync
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Messaging Support
2 3 (42.86%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Support
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Brightmail
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 4 (57.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Compaq
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) ThinPrint
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) SAP