The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Clearswift products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clearswift over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Clearswift Limited.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift
Rank 121 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£318 £313 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.43%
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1430 1192 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.38% 44.20% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 571 579
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £149 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 73 108
Average hourly rate £18.13 £20.06 £19.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.38 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Clearswift
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Clearswift Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Clearswift Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Clearswift Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Clearswift 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 Clearswift.

1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Lotus
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) ISACA
3 3 (42.86%) CISMP
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Life Science
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Clearswift 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 Clearswift. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISACA
1 3 (42.86%) CISMP
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Lotus
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint