The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Lancashire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IronPort 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£251 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 121 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.02% 44.81% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 49 105
Average daily rate £338 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (58.82%) Symantec
3 9 (52.94%) SAN
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 8 (47.06%) Release Management
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (41.18%) Clustering
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) Informatica
5 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Open Text
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
5 7 (41.18%) Siebel
5 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (41.18%) IIS
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Wiki
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Release Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) REXX
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (17.65%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Symantec
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Open Text
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Siebel
4 7 (41.18%) Informatica
5 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
6 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) CA