The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Foundry 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 Foundry over the 3 months to 10 December 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 Foundry Networks.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 611 642 643
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Contract jobs citing Foundry 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.030% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £535 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +28.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £694 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 -
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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Foundry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Foundry
Daily Rate Trend

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

Foundry Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Foundry
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Foundry
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Foundry Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Foundry
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +14 3 £488 -8.87% 2
London +6 3 £488 -8.87%

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Autodesk
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Maya
2 2 (33.33%) Xsan
2 2 (33.33%) StorNext
2 2 (33.33%) Autodesk Flame
2 2 (33.33%) NUKE
2 2 (33.33%) Post-Production
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) FWSM
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Huawei
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade

Foundry
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Autodesk Flame
1 2 (33.33%) Maya
1 2 (33.33%) NUKE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) FWSM
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) RIP
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
1 2 (33.33%) Production Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Support
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Post-Production
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) StorNext
1 2 (33.33%) Xsan
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Autodesk
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Huawei
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL