The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Clearswift products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clearswift over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clearswift
Rank 613 582 539
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -43
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 6 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.038% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.082% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 24
Average daily rate £363 £318 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.17% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Clearswift
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clearswift within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Clearswift Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Clearswift
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clearswift within the UK.

Clearswift Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Clearswift
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clearswift within the UK.

Clearswift Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Clearswift
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clearswift within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
England -13 6 £363 +14.17%
South East +2 5 £363 -39.58%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £363 -
Reading - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £363 -
Hampshire +1 1 £363 -39.58%
London -8 1 £418 -1.76%
City of London - 1 £418 -
Southampton - 1 £363 -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
5 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (31.25%) Network Management
6 5 (31.25%) Junos
6 5 (31.25%) MRTG
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Avaya
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) SNMP
6 5 (31.25%) Statistics
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) SmoothWall
7 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (18.75%) PKI
8 3 (18.75%) Threat Management
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) SCOM
8 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (31.25%) Junos
3 5 (31.25%) MRTG
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (6.25%) Telepresence
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (31.25%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
5 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (31.25%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Threat Management
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISMP
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CLAS
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (25.00%) SmoothWall
3 3 (18.75%) SCOM
4 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
4 2 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) Avaya
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
6 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
6 3 (18.75%) McAfee
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) arcserve
7 2 (12.50%) CA
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (12.50%) Trustwave
7 2 (12.50%) Veeam
8 1 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) Mitel