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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Clearswift
Rank 624 599 613
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 23 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.061% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.14% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 8
Median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £275 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 June 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 11 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 June 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 +4 23 £375 +15.38% 7
Manchester -3 16 £375 +15.38%
North West -13 16 £375 +15.38%
London +11 3 £325 +18.18%
South East +10 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
City of London +53 1 £325 +18.18%
East of England +17 1 £375 +3.44% 5
Essex +7 1 £375 +3.44% 5
Ilford +4 1 - -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 18 (64.29%) Cisco
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (42.86%) SmoothWall
5 11 (39.29%) Network Security
5 11 (39.29%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) SSL
6 10 (35.71%) PKI
7 9 (32.14%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (28.57%) CISMP
8 8 (28.57%) Kaspersky
9 7 (25.00%) CCENT
9 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
9 7 (25.00%) SIEM
9 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) CISSP
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (21.43%) WAN

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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (39.29%) Network Security
4 10 (35.71%) SSL
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) SMTP
7 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.57%) DHCP
9 1 (3.57%) DNS
9 1 (3.57%) SAN
9 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Security Manager
1 12 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) ICT Assistant
2 5 (17.86%) ICT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Network Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) ICT Network Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Domino Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) PKI
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Life Science
5 1 (3.57%) BYOD
5 1 (3.57%) Informatics
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (25.00%) SIEM
4 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (21.43%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (21.43%) Threat Management
6 4 (14.29%) Email Filtering
6 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
8 2 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CISMP
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCENT
2 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (21.43%) CISM
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (17.86%) CLAS
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) CISA
7 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SmoothWall
2 5 (17.86%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) Kaspersky
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
6 4 (14.29%) Avaya
6 4 (14.29%) Lotus
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
8 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Juniper
8 2 (7.14%) Trustwave
9 1 (3.57%) Apple
9 1 (3.57%) arcserve
9 1 (3.57%) Proofpoint
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) Veeam