The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort 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 IronPort over the 3 months to 28 May 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 IronPort Systems.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 595 628 559
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -69
Contract jobs citing IronPort 61 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.038% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 20
Median daily rate £420 £368 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £418 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.19% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £31.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.24

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
24339 24738 23537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.81% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15014 14307 13348
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 1137 1051
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IronPort
Daily Rate Trend

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

IronPort Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IronPort
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

IronPort Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IronPort
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IronPort Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IronPort
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +8 38 £370 -2.63% 4
Scotland - 20 £430 -
Renfrewshire - 15 £435 -
Erskine - 15 £435 -
South East +6 13 £400 - 1
London -3 9 £463 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £445 +18.73% 1
Milton Keynes +9 7 £445 +18.73% 1
Bristol +4 6 £365 +1.38% 1
South West -3 6 £365 +1.38% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £321 -
North East - 5 £321 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £321 -
North West 0 4 £280 -51.30%
Manchester -11 4 £280 -51.30%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -
Kent - 4 £321 -
Belfast - 3 £575 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £575 -
County Antrim - 3 £575 -
Glasgow - 2 £440 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Southampton +13 1 £390 -7.14%
East of England +8 1 - -
Bedfordshire +1 1 - -
Hampshire -8 1 £390 -6.30%
Luton - 1 - -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 77 (69.37%) MS Exchange
2 59 (53.15%) PowerShell
2 59 (53.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (48.65%) Migration
4 51 (45.95%) Cisco
4 51 (45.95%) Skype for Business
5 50 (45.05%) Microsoft
6 49 (44.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 46 (41.44%) Windows
8 43 (38.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 41 (36.94%) Active Directory
10 37 (33.33%) SharePoint
11 35 (31.53%) Security Cleared
11 35 (31.53%) Windows Server
12 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (29.73%) Office 365
14 32 (28.83%) Firewall
15 30 (27.03%) Data Centre
16 29 (26.13%) SC Cleared
16 29 (26.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (26.13%) MCSE
16 29 (26.13%) HP
16 29 (26.13%) CheckPoint
16 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (23.42%) Dell
19 25 (22.52%) Exchange Server 2003
20 24 (21.62%) Symantec
20 24 (21.62%) VPN
21 23 (20.72%) Load Balancing

IronPort
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 77 (69.37%) MS Exchange
2 59 (53.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (45.95%) Skype for Business
4 49 (44.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (38.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 25 (22.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (13.51%) OpenStack
9 14 (12.61%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (4.50%) IIS
11 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) ProjectWise
3 7 (6.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) Firewall
2 24 (21.62%) VPN
3 21 (18.92%) DNS
4 18 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (15.32%) Skype
6 14 (12.61%) Wireless
7 13 (11.71%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (10.81%) FTP
9 11 (9.91%) FWSM
9 11 (9.91%) SAN
9 11 (9.91%) SSL
10 10 (9.01%) Internet
10 10 (9.01%) NetScaler
10 10 (9.01%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (8.11%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (8.11%) IP Telephony
11 9 (8.11%) MPLS
11 9 (8.11%) Unified Communications
12 7 (6.31%) DHCP
12 7 (6.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.60%) QlikView
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (16.22%) Banking
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Law
3 1 (0.90%) Advertising
3 1 (0.90%) Electronics
3 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Messaging Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
2 20 (18.02%) Consultant
2 20 (18.02%) Exchange Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Messaging Consultant
4 15 (13.51%) Exchange Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) Messaging Specialist
6 9 (8.11%) Messaging Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Messaging Support
7 8 (7.21%) Security Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Network Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) PowerShell Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.01%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.50%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Wiki
6 3 (2.70%) DataPower
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.90%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.90%) EFT
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.44%) Windows
2 35 (31.53%) Windows Server
3 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.01%) Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Unix
7 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.65%) Migration
2 23 (20.72%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.01%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (8.11%) B2B
4 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 9 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (8.11%) Network Management
4 9 (8.11%) Project Management
5 8 (7.21%) Data Migration
5 8 (7.21%) ITIL
5 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.41%) Workflow
7 4 (3.60%) Information Security
8 3 (2.70%) SIEM
9 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.90%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.90%) Change Management
10 1 (0.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (0.90%) Service Management
10 1 (0.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.91%) SQL
3 8 (7.21%) LINC
4 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.41%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) C
5 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (31.53%) Security Cleared
2 29 (26.13%) MCSE
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (26.13%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) Degree
4 7 (6.31%) CCSE
5 4 (3.60%) CCSA
6 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) CCNA
7 1 (0.90%) CCNP
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (36.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.71%) Brightmail
4 6 (5.41%) VMware Server
4 6 (5.41%) vSphere
4 6 (5.41%) XenApp
4 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.41%) XenServer
5 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.70%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.90%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (6.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (5.41%) SCCM
4 4 (3.60%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (45.95%) Cisco
2 50 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 29 (26.13%) CheckPoint
3 29 (26.13%) HP
4 26 (23.42%) Dell
5 24 (21.62%) Symantec
6 22 (19.82%) Citrix
7 19 (17.12%) VMware
8 15 (13.51%) Blue Coat
9 13 (11.71%) F5
9 13 (11.71%) Oracle
9 13 (11.71%) RightFax
10 12 (10.81%) IBM
10 12 (10.81%) Nokia
11 9 (8.11%) CA
11 9 (8.11%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.41%) Compaq
12 6 (5.41%) ThinPrint
13 4 (3.60%) Informatica
13 4 (3.60%) Siebel
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