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 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank - - 434
Contract jobs citing Foundry 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9460 9947 10299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.35% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6428 6720
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 227 207
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.00 £33.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) International Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) International Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (50.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware