The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 6 December 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 Foundry Networks.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 428 424 424
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Foundry 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.055% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £535 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +28.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £694 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Foundry
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9484 9016 10350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 40.37% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6302 5962 7066
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 157 262
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Foundry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in London

Foundry
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Foundry Daily Rate Trend in London

Foundry
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foundry across the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in London

Foundry
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Foundry Hourly Rate Trend in London

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foundry 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 London region with a requirement for Foundry.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Autodesk
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Maya
1 2 (40.00%) Xsan
1 2 (40.00%) StorNext
1 2 (40.00%) Autodesk Flame
1 2 (40.00%) NUKE
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) ZyXEL
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Autodesk Flame
1 2 (40.00%) Maya
1 2 (40.00%) NUKE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
1 2 (40.00%) Production Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Support
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) StorNext
1 2 (40.00%) Xsan
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Autodesk
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) ZyXEL