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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clearswift
Rank 634 658 621
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 18 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.026% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.060% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 14
Median daily rate £300 £338 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -26.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £224 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £493
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 13 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 30 September 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 +2 18 £300 -11.11% 1
North West +12 12 £210 -40.00%
Manchester -13 12 £210 -40.00%
Essex - 3 - -
South East - 3 £363 -
East of England - 3 - -
Berkshire - 1 £388 -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £388 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £338 -
Chichester - 1 - -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 30 (73.17%) Cisco
1 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
3 18 (43.90%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (39.02%) SmoothWall
4 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
5 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 14 (34.15%) SSL
6 14 (34.15%) ITIL
6 14 (34.15%) Network Security
6 14 (34.15%) PKI
7 12 (29.27%) Citrix
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (29.27%) VMware
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
8 11 (26.83%) Migration
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
9 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
9 10 (24.39%) EMC
9 10 (24.39%) SQL
9 10 (24.39%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (24.39%) ITIL V3
9 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.95%) Application Rationalisation
10 9 (21.95%) Kaspersky

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 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) iTunes
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (34.15%) Network Security
3 14 (34.15%) SSL
4 9 (21.95%) WAN
5 8 (19.51%) VoIP
6 3 (7.32%) DNS
7 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) Junos
7 2 (4.88%) MRTG
7 2 (4.88%) SMTP
7 2 (4.88%) SNMP
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.44%) DHCP
8 1 (2.44%) SAN
8 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Security Manager
1 16 (39.02%) Security Manager
2 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Network Manager
4 6 (14.63%) ICT Assistant
4 6 (14.63%) ICT Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) ICT Network Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Assistant IT Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Domino Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) IT Assistant
7 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) PKI
2 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.88%) BYOD
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) iPad
5 2 (4.88%) iPhone
5 2 (4.88%) Life Science
5 2 (4.88%) Statistics
6 1 (2.44%) CMDB
6 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) Migration
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL V3
5 9 (21.95%) Application Rationalisation
6 8 (19.51%) Email Filtering
6 8 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
6 8 (19.51%) SIEM
6 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (17.07%) Threat Management
7 7 (17.07%) Web Filtering
8 6 (14.63%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Network Management
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (21.95%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CISMP
4 8 (19.51%) CCENT
4 8 (19.51%) CISSP
5 7 (17.07%) CISM
6 6 (14.63%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (14.63%) CLAS
7 3 (7.32%) CCNA
7 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) CISA
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) SmoothWall
2 10 (24.39%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (9.76%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Cisco
2 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 10 (24.39%) EMC
5 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
6 9 (21.95%) Avaya
6 9 (21.95%) Kaspersky
7 4 (9.76%) Apple
7 4 (9.76%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 2 (4.88%) Nokia
8 2 (4.88%) Proofpoint
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow