The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 London 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 398 380 398
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing IronPort 4 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.099% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10367 11115 11883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.64% 45.84% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6565 7068 7155
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 290 328
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

IronPort
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

IronPort
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

IronPort
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

IronPort
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 IronPort within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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 +26 1 - - 2
IronPort
England

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) ScanSafe
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Squid
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Tufin
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (10.00%) FCoE
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) MobileIron

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (10.00%) FCoE
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) RIP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Network Design
1 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (10.00%) Release Management
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (10.00%) Squid
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) ScanSafe
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Tufin
5 1 (10.00%) LogLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Exinda
5 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Stonesoft