The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam over the 3 months to 9 February 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 Crossbeam Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Crossbeam
Rank 619 606 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.019% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate £385 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22102 23646 22499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.93% 45.78% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13728 12376
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 998 981
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Crossbeam
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Crossbeam within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Crossbeam Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Crossbeam
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Crossbeam within the UK.

Crossbeam Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Crossbeam
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Crossbeam within the UK.

Crossbeam Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Crossbeam
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crossbeam within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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
Scotland -5 3 £385 -14.44%
West Lothian - 3 £385 -
South East -8 2 - -
England -34 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 £385 -
Hampshire - 2 - -

Crossbeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) CCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (22.22%) QMS
7 2 (22.22%) Change Control
7 2 (22.22%) FWSM
7 2 (22.22%) Presales
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) CCNP
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Nokia
7 2 (22.22%) CCSA
7 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
7 2 (22.22%) BGP
7 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF

Crossbeam
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) FWSM
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) QMS
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCSA
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 1 (11.11%) TippingPoint