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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clearswift over the 3 months to 28 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 Clearswift Limited.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clearswift
Rank 621 633 602
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 30 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.023% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.052% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £230 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -45.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £183 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £288 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 - -

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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Clearswift
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Clearswift as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clearswift within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +6 30 £350 +58.19% 2
North West +19 20 £210 +12.00%
Manchester +13 20 £210 +12.00%
East of England +24 4 £375 +3.44% 1
Essex +4 4 £375 +3.44% 1
South East - 4 £388 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £388 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
London +6 2 £325 +41.30%
Colchester - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £388 -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Clearswift also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Clearswift.

1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (34.29%) SmoothWall
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 12 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (31.43%) Network Security
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) SSL
8 10 (28.57%) PKI
8 10 (28.57%) VMware
9 9 (25.71%) Citrix
9 9 (25.71%) Migration
10 8 (22.86%) Intel Security
10 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (22.86%) CISMP
10 8 (22.86%) Kaspersky
10 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
11 7 (20.00%) SIEM
11 7 (20.00%) CCENT
11 7 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) IBM Domino
4 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) iTunes
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (31.43%) Network Security
4 10 (28.57%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) SMTP
7 3 (8.57%) DNS
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.86%) DHCP
9 1 (2.86%) Junos
9 1 (2.86%) MRTG
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) Skype
9 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Network Security Manager
1 12 (34.29%) Security Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) ICT Assistant
3 5 (14.29%) ICT Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Network Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) ICT Network Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Domino Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) PKI
2 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (11.43%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.71%) BYOD
5 2 (5.71%) Clustering
5 2 (5.71%) iPad
5 2 (5.71%) iPhone
5 2 (5.71%) Life Science
6 1 (2.86%) CMDB
6 1 (2.86%) Informatics
6 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (20.00%) SIEM
4 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (17.14%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (17.14%) Threat Management
6 4 (11.43%) Email Filtering
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) Web Filtering
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISMP
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCENT
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CISSP
3 6 (17.14%) CISM
3 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) CCNP
4 5 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (14.29%) CLAS
5 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
6 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.86%) CISA
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SmoothWall
2 7 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (11.43%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) Intel Security
6 8 (22.86%) Kaspersky
7 7 (20.00%) EMC
8 5 (14.29%) Avaya
9 4 (11.43%) Apple
9 4 (11.43%) HP
9 4 (11.43%) Lotus
10 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
10 2 (5.71%) Juniper
10 2 (5.71%) Nokia
10 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
10 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.71%) Symantec
11 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.86%) Veeam