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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 7 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 IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank - 123 129
Contract jobs citing IronPort 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.47 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.47 -
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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
1662 1281 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.77% 42.42% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 649 496
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 90 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 £34.48 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IronPort 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 IronPort across the North West region.

IronPort 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 IronPort across the North West region.

IronPort Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Trustwave
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IronPort 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 IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Trustwave