The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort 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 IronPort over the 3 months to 24 July 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 IronPort Systems.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 153 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IronPort 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% - 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IronPort
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
1696 1655 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.78% 43.82% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 858 670
Median daily rate £400 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IronPort as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IronPort
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IronPort Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IronPort
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IronPort Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IronPort
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 IronPort within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 - 10 - -
IronPort
England

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 20 (86.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (60.87%) Skype for Business
4 14 (60.87%) Dell
5 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
6 8 (34.78%) Symantec
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
7 6 (26.09%) AirWatch
7 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) RightFax
8 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) Office 365
11 2 (8.70%) ThinPrint
11 2 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (8.70%) Network Security
11 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.70%) Brightmail

IronPort
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 20 (86.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (69.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (60.87%) Skype for Business
5 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Messaging Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Messaging Support
5 2 (8.70%) Check Point Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Brightmail
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
1 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) AirWatch
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Dell
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Symantec
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) RightFax
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Compaq
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) ThinPrint
4 2 (8.70%) VMware