The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Crossbeam products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Crossbeam over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Crossbeam Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Crossbeam
Rank 255 247 228
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.021% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.044% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£405 £334 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.34% +7.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £274 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4621 4505 4160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.16% 47.63% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2261 2032
Average daily rate £377 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 261 333
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Crossbeam
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Crossbeam Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Crossbeam
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Crossbeam across the South East region.

Crossbeam Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Crossbeam
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Crossbeam across the South East region.

Crossbeam Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Crossbeam
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crossbeam within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Berkshire - 1 £405 -
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England

Crossbeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam.

1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) Change Control
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
6 3 (33.33%) CCSE
6 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 3 (33.33%) CCSA
6 3 (33.33%) Nortel Alteon
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
6 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
6 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 3 (33.33%) Netcool
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) TACACS
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Radware
6 3 (33.33%) DAB
6 3 (33.33%) Solaris
6 3 (33.33%) Linux

Crossbeam
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 3 (33.33%) Nortel Alteon
5 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 3 (33.33%) TACACS
5 3 (33.33%) DAB
5 3 (33.33%) SMS
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) BGP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCSE
1 3 (33.33%) CCSA
1 3 (33.33%) CCSP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Netcool
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Radware
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Nortel
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) IBM