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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift
Rank 130 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% - 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Clearswift
England

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
1671 1280 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.96% 42.50% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 647 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clearswift across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Clearswift Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clearswift within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 17 £325 -
Clearswift
England

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 35 (97.22%) CheckPoint
3 34 (94.44%) SSL
4 33 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 27 (75.00%) PKI
5 27 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (72.22%) CISMP
6 26 (72.22%) Kaspersky
7 25 (69.44%) CISSP
8 22 (61.11%) CISM
8 22 (61.11%) Citrix
9 21 (58.33%) ITIL
10 20 (55.56%) Network Security
10 20 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (52.78%) SIEM
11 19 (52.78%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (44.44%) QA
13 15 (41.67%) CCENT
13 15 (41.67%) Security Patching
13 15 (41.67%) VMware
14 14 (38.89%) WAN
14 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
14 14 (38.89%) Migration
15 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
16 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (25.00%) Windows
18 7 (19.44%) IBM Notes

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (19.44%) IIS
1 7 (19.44%) IBM Notes
1 7 (19.44%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (94.44%) SSL
3 33 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (55.56%) Network Security
5 14 (38.89%) WAN
6 7 (19.44%) VPN
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Analyst
2 21 (58.33%) Security Analyst
3 17 (47.22%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) PC Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) PC Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 27 (75.00%) PKI
2 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 27 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (58.33%) ITIL
3 19 (52.78%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (52.78%) SIEM
4 15 (41.67%) Security Patching
5 14 (38.89%) Migration
6 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
7 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (19.44%) Information Security
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.78%) Data Management
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) CISMP
2 25 (69.44%) CISSP
3 22 (61.11%) CISM
4 20 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (41.67%) CCENT
6 3 (8.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (44.44%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (97.22%) CheckPoint
3 26 (72.22%) Kaspersky
4 22 (61.11%) Citrix
5 15 (41.67%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) Lotus
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee