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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift
Rank 558 530 514
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 18 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.072% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 15
Average daily rate
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£318 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.80% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £289 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £319 £125
% change year-on-year
- +155.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.72%

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £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 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -36 18 £318 -11.80% 5
South East -26 7 £500 +11.11% 4
London -33 4 £245 -31.94%
City of London +8 1 £245 -36.36%
Halifax - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Reading - - - - 4
Berkshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (59.09%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) PowerShell
5 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
7 16 (36.36%) Forefront TMG
7 16 (36.36%) X.400
7 16 (36.36%) X.500
8 15 (34.09%) DV Cleared
9 14 (31.82%) Military
10 13 (29.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (29.55%) SMTP
10 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
10 13 (29.55%) Boundary Protection
11 12 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (27.27%) Integration Testing
11 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (25.00%) Citrix
12 11 (25.00%) IIS
13 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
13 10 (22.73%) VPN
13 10 (22.73%) SSL
13 10 (22.73%) Blackberry
14 9 (20.45%) Symantec
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco
14 9 (20.45%) FTP
15 8 (18.18%) PKI
16 7 (15.91%) Information Security
16 7 (15.91%) Lync

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.00%) IIS
4 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
4 7 (15.91%) Apache
4 7 (15.91%) Lync
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 16 (36.36%) X.400
2 16 (36.36%) X.500
3 13 (29.55%) SMTP
4 10 (22.73%) VPN
4 10 (22.73%) SSL
5 9 (20.45%) FTP
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
8 4 (9.09%) Network Security
8 4 (9.09%) HTTP
8 4 (9.09%) DHCP
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (9.09%) DNS
9 3 (6.82%) HTTPS
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
General
1 14 (31.82%) Military
2 3 (6.82%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) Ajax
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 8 (18.18%) PKI
3 6 (13.64%) Clustering
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.82%) Replication
5 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.55%) Life Science
7 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX
5 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Boundary Protection
2 12 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) VBScript
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CISSP
4 3 (6.82%) CISMP
4 3 (6.82%) ISACA
5 2 (4.55%) VCP4
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Forefront TMG
2 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
3 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.82%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.82%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.82%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.45%) Symantec
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) McAfee
5 7 (15.91%) Lotus
6 6 (13.64%) HP
6 6 (13.64%) MobileIron
7 5 (11.36%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Altiris
8 4 (9.09%) Proofpoint
9 3 (6.82%) F5
9 3 (6.82%) Sophos
10 2 (4.55%) Websense