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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank 412 429 404
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing IronPort 3 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.017% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.037% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 17
Average daily rate
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£413 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.84%
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
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 1 £413 -
IronPort
England

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint