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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foundry
Rank 657 632 608
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Contract jobs citing Foundry 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.040% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £345 £350
% change year-on-year
- -1.42%
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
24337 25104 24254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.05% 44.07% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14903 14727 13393
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 819 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 5 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 25 July 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 -6 4 £400 +26.98% 5
London -3 3 £400 +6.66%
South East +1 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) DataPower
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) AMQP
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
4 1 (14.29%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Go
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto