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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foundry
Rank 391 - 355
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foundry 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% - 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£363 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foundry across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
City of London - 2 £388 -
Foundry
England

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Grunt
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Foundry 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 Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Grunt
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Arduino
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Nortel
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Facebook
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) Google