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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clearswift over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clearswift
Rank 137 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 19 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Median daily rate £210 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £350 £460
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 - -
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
1587 1808 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.38% 43.06% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 1025 748
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 101 100
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Clearswift
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Clearswift as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clearswift within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 19 £210 -40.00%
Clearswift
England

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clearswift also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Clearswift.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (89.29%) CheckPoint
3 18 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (57.14%) SmoothWall
4 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (50.00%) Network Security
5 14 (50.00%) PKI
5 14 (50.00%) ITIL
5 14 (50.00%) SSL
6 12 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (39.29%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Citrix
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 10 (35.71%) EMC
8 10 (35.71%) Windows
8 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
8 10 (35.71%) Intel Security
8 10 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (35.71%) ITIL V3
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
9 9 (32.14%) Application Rationalisation
9 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
9 9 (32.14%) Migration
9 9 (32.14%) CISMP

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (50.00%) Network Security
3 14 (50.00%) SSL
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Network Security Manager
1 16 (57.14%) Security Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Network Manager
4 6 (21.43%) ICT Assistant
4 6 (21.43%) ICT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) ICT Network Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Assistant IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Assistant
6 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) PKI
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
1 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL V3
4 9 (32.14%) Application Rationalisation
4 9 (32.14%) Migration
5 8 (28.57%) Email Filtering
5 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) SIEM
5 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (25.00%) Threat Management
6 7 (25.00%) Web Filtering
7 5 (17.86%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CISMP
4 8 (28.57%) CCENT
4 8 (28.57%) CISSP
5 7 (25.00%) CISM
6 6 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (21.43%) CLAS
7 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (7.14%) CCNA
9 1 (3.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) SmoothWall
2 10 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) EMC
4 10 (35.71%) Intel Security
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Kaspersky
6 7 (25.00%) Avaya