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 4 September 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 Clearswift Limited.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift
Rank 613 596 578
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 20 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.078% 0.055% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
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£350 £493 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £493 -
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Clearswift within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Clearswift Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 4 September 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
Vacancies
England -2 16 £338 -31.48%
Manchester - 14 £350 -
North West - 14 £350 -
Wales - 4 £400 -
Newport - 4 £400 -
South Wales - 4 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £325 -
Derbyshire - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 50 (81.97%) Cisco
2 46 (75.41%) Firewall
3 40 (65.57%) CheckPoint
4 36 (59.02%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (59.02%) Kalman Filter
5 35 (57.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 35 (57.38%) PKI
5 35 (57.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (57.38%) SSL
6 32 (52.46%) Kaspersky
7 31 (50.82%) ITIL
8 30 (49.18%) CISMP
9 28 (45.90%) CISSP
10 27 (44.26%) CISM
11 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
12 25 (40.98%) Migration
12 25 (40.98%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (39.34%) VMware
14 23 (37.70%) SIEM
15 22 (36.07%) Network Security
16 21 (34.43%) Citrix
16 21 (34.43%) WAN
16 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
17 20 (32.79%) QA
18 17 (27.87%) Security Patching
19 15 (24.59%) CCENT
19 15 (24.59%) Service Delivery
20 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
21 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
21 12 (19.67%) SMTP

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.84%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (75.41%) Firewall
2 36 (59.02%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (57.38%) SSL
4 22 (36.07%) Network Security
5 21 (34.43%) WAN
6 12 (19.67%) SMTP
7 4 (6.56%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) X.400
8 3 (4.92%) X.500
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (3.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.64%) BGP
10 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.64%) MGCP
10 1 (1.64%) DHCP
10 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.64%) VPN
10 1 (1.64%) DNS
10 1 (1.64%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.92%) Military
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Analyst
2 33 (54.10%) Security Analyst
3 23 (37.70%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Technical Security Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Implementation Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) PC Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 35 (57.38%) PKI
2 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Life Science
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) CESG
5 2 (3.28%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Kalman Filter
2 35 (57.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 31 (50.82%) ITIL
4 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (40.98%) Migration
6 23 (37.70%) SIEM
7 17 (27.87%) Security Patching
8 15 (24.59%) Service Delivery
9 12 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Boundary Protection
12 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.64%) Change Management
12 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) CISMP
2 28 (45.90%) CISSP
3 27 (44.26%) CISM
4 25 (40.98%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (24.59%) CCENT
6 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) MCSE
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (57.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (32.79%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.64%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.28%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (81.97%) Cisco
2 40 (65.57%) CheckPoint
3 32 (52.46%) Kaspersky
4 24 (39.34%) VMware
5 21 (34.43%) Citrix
6 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.84%) Lotus
8 5 (8.20%) EMC
8 5 (8.20%) McAfee
9 4 (6.56%) HP
10 2 (3.28%) Juniper
10 2 (3.28%) NetApp
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
11 1 (1.64%) Mitel
11 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.64%) Veeam
11 1 (1.64%) RightFax
11 1 (1.64%) Symantec