The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift
Rank 579 566 570
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 15 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.017% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 11
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£425 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 19 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 31 July 2014. 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 -17 13 £425 - 1
South East +1 10 £425 - 1
Hampshire -1 10 £425 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £419 -
London - 3 - -
Maidstone - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 27 (55.10%) Windows
4 26 (53.06%) MS Exchange
5 25 (51.02%) Security Cleared
6 21 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 21 (42.86%) SMTP
7 20 (40.82%) Firewall
8 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (34.69%) DHCP
8 17 (34.69%) DNS
9 16 (32.65%) Symantec
9 16 (32.65%) VMware
10 14 (28.57%) ISA Server
10 14 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
11 13 (26.53%) X.400
11 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (26.53%) MCSE
11 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
11 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
12 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
12 12 (24.49%) ITIL
12 12 (24.49%) X.500
12 12 (24.49%) MAILsweeper
13 11 (22.45%) Websense
13 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
13 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (22.45%) OpenView Configuration Management

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (53.06%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (22.45%) IIS
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.12%) Documentum
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) SMTP
2 20 (40.82%) Firewall
3 17 (34.69%) DHCP
3 17 (34.69%) DNS
4 13 (26.53%) X.400
5 12 (24.49%) X.500
6 6 (12.24%) IPv4
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
7 5 (10.20%) FTP
7 5 (10.20%) HTTP
7 5 (10.20%) Internet
8 4 (8.16%) SSL
9 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.08%) SAN
11 1 (2.04%) Network Security
11 1 (2.04%) VPN
11 1 (2.04%) VoIP
11 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MSI
General
1 9 (18.37%) Military
2 6 (12.24%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Consultant
2 8 (16.33%) Messaging Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Messaging Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
2 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.24%) Statistics
4 3 (6.12%) CLARiiON
4 3 (6.12%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.33%) Server Monitoring
4 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (10.20%) Change Control
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Document Management
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.04%) Change Management
9 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) VBScript
3 8 (16.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) MCSE
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) ISA Server
3 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (22.45%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (14.29%) vSphere
5 7 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.08%) UAG
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) MAILsweeper
2 11 (22.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (20.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (12.24%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (12.24%) OpenView
4 6 (12.24%) DameWare
4 6 (12.24%) OVSD
5 5 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (6.12%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (6.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (4.08%) WSUS
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
8 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Symantec
2 16 (32.65%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) RightFax
3 11 (22.45%) Websense
3 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 11 (22.45%) Open Text
4 7 (14.29%) McAfee
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) IBM
5 6 (12.24%) Nokia
5 6 (12.24%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) Sophos
5 6 (12.24%) F5
6 3 (6.12%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.12%) Kaspersky
6 3 (6.12%) Proofpoint
6 3 (6.12%) SurfControl
6 3 (6.12%) EMC
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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