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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clearswift
Rank 582 574 548
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 31 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.075% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 18 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 27 £325 -25.71% 1
North West - 17 £325 -
Manchester - 17 £325 -
Wales +6 4 £400 -5.88%
South Wales -3 4 £400 -5.88%
London -14 4 £275 -
East of England - 4 £363 -
Newport - 4 £400 -
Essex - 4 £363 -
City of London -6 2 £275 -
Hook -2 1 £425 -1.84%
Hampshire -5 1 £425 -2.85%
South East -20 1 £425 -2.85% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £230 -
Leeds - 1 - -

Clearswift
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (75.81%) Firewall
2 43 (69.35%) Cisco
3 36 (58.06%) CheckPoint
4 34 (54.84%) SSL
4 34 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (43.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 27 (43.55%) PKI
5 27 (43.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (43.55%) Kalman Filter
6 26 (41.94%) CISSP
6 26 (41.94%) CISMP
6 26 (41.94%) Kaspersky
7 25 (40.32%) ITIL
8 24 (38.71%) Citrix
8 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (35.48%) Windows
9 22 (35.48%) CISM
10 20 (32.26%) VMware
10 20 (32.26%) Network Security
10 20 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (30.65%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (30.65%) Migration
11 19 (30.65%) SIEM
12 16 (25.81%) QA
13 15 (24.19%) CCENT
13 15 (24.19%) WAN
13 15 (24.19%) SMTP
13 15 (24.19%) Security Patching
13 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
14 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange

Clearswift
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.97%) IBM Notes
3 11 (17.74%) IIS
4 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.29%) Apache
4 7 (11.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (9.68%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.23%) Lync
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (75.81%) Firewall
2 34 (54.84%) SSL
2 34 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (32.26%) Network Security
4 15 (24.19%) WAN
4 15 (24.19%) SMTP
5 8 (12.90%) X.400
5 8 (12.90%) X.500
6 7 (11.29%) VPN
7 4 (6.45%) SAN
8 2 (3.23%) Internet
8 2 (3.23%) DNS
8 2 (3.23%) DHCP
9 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.61%) ISDN
9 1 (1.61%) LAN
9 1 (1.61%) BGP
9 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.61%) MGCP
9 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (12.90%) Military
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Analyst
2 22 (35.48%) Security Analyst
3 18 (29.03%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Security Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Security Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Implementation Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Domino Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) PKI
2 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.68%) Clustering
5 5 (8.06%) Life Science
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 27 (43.55%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (40.32%) ITIL
3 19 (30.65%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (30.65%) Migration
3 19 (30.65%) SIEM
4 15 (24.19%) Security Patching
5 13 (20.97%) Service Delivery
6 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Information Security
8 5 (8.06%) Boundary Protection
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.61%) Change Management
10 1 (1.61%) Data Management
10 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) CISSP
1 26 (41.94%) CISMP
2 22 (35.48%) CISM
3 20 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (24.19%) CCENT
5 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) ISACA
8 2 (3.23%) MCSE
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (43.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.81%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.61%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Cisco
2 36 (58.06%) CheckPoint
3 26 (41.94%) Kaspersky
4 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.71%) Citrix
5 20 (32.26%) VMware
6 13 (20.97%) Lotus
7 4 (6.45%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) McAfee
8 3 (4.84%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) NetApp
10 1 (1.61%) Juniper
10 1 (1.61%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Mitel
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) RightFax