The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West 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 Clearswift Limited.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.037% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1328 1260 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.03% 46.79% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 538 739
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 116
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Clearswift
England

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

Clearswift
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

Clearswift
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

Clearswift
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SurfControl
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Kaspersky
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) SurfControl
2 3 (75.00%) Kaspersky