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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 406 425 403
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing IronPort 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.032% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.070% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
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
10902 11470 11462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 45.42% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7557 7116
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 229 305
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IronPort across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

IronPort Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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 +22 5 - - 1
IronPort
England

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (66.67%) Symantec
2 7 (58.33%) Middleware
2 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (58.33%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) Android
2 7 (58.33%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (58.33%) Lync
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 7 (58.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (58.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) ScanSafe
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (58.33%) Office Communications Server
1 7 (58.33%) Lync
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (8.33%) FCoE
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Messaging Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (58.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Symantec
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) ScanSafe
5 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Exinda
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (8.33%) Tufin
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat