The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort 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 IronPort over the 3 months to 5 May 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 IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank 399 407 381
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing IronPort 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.078% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.24 -
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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
10005 10295 9832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.50% 44.11% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6473 6760 6169
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 268
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IronPort Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IronPort Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Qualys
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (30.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Messaging Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) CCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CISMP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
2 3 (30.00%) Qualys
2 3 (30.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Trustwave
4 1 (10.00%) Tufin