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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clearswift
Rank 585 566 546
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 27 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 20
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£400 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £382 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+70.90% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50

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
26037 24193 25519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 46.22% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15267 13737 13206
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1239 1166 1307
Average hourly rate £17.55 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 2014.

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 17 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 October 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 -29 27 £400 +23.07% 2
South East -6 17 £493 - 2
London 0 8 £235 -27.69%
East of England - 2 £340 -
Kent - 1 £375 - 2
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (59.52%) Firewall
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) PowerShell
5 21 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 20 (47.62%) Windows
6 20 (47.62%) X.400
6 20 (47.62%) X.500
6 20 (47.62%) DV Cleared
7 17 (40.48%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (38.10%) SMTP
9 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
9 15 (35.71%) VBScript
9 15 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 15 (35.71%) Military
10 13 (30.95%) Integration Testing
11 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (26.19%) IIS
13 10 (23.81%) FTP
13 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (21.43%) XML
15 8 (19.05%) SQL
15 8 (19.05%) HTTP
15 8 (19.05%) Symantec
15 8 (19.05%) HP
15 8 (19.05%) Internet
16 7 (16.67%) PKI
17 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
17 6 (14.29%) VMware

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 21 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (26.19%) IIS
4 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (7.14%) Lync
7 3 (7.14%) Documentum
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) X.400
2 20 (47.62%) X.500
3 16 (38.10%) SMTP
4 10 (23.81%) FTP
5 8 (19.05%) HTTP
5 8 (19.05%) Internet
6 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 5 (11.90%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) IPv4
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.76%) VPN
9 1 (2.38%) SAN
9 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 15 (35.71%) Military
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Messaging Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) MSMQ
2 2 (4.76%) Ajax
2 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) PKI
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 3 (7.14%) Statistics
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Integration Testing
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.90%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.14%) Release Management
4 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.14%) Validation
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Document Management
4 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) PowerShell
2 15 (35.71%) VBScript
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Forefront TMG
2 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.14%) HP SIM
4 3 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (7.14%) OpenView
4 3 (7.14%) OVSD
4 3 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (7.14%) DameWare
5 2 (4.76%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.76%) SCCM
5 2 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) HP
2 8 (19.05%) Symantec
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Altiris
4 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) Proofpoint
5 4 (9.52%) McAfee
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (7.14%) Nokia
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) F5
6 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.76%) Sophos
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) Websense
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