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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 578 614 600
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing IronPort 69 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.076% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 18
Median daily rate £410 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £314 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £398 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.47

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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 26 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 30 June 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 +51 54 £405 +8.00% 4
London +28 17 £423 +2.42% 3
Scotland - 12 £440 - 1
South East +11 11 £364 -3.00%
Erskine - 9 £435 - 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £435 - 1
East of England +24 7 £425 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £425 +13.33%
Bedfordshire +11 7 £425 +13.33%
North West - 7 - - 1
Manchester - 7 - - 1
Milton Keynes +9 6 £425 +13.33%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £336 -
Bristol - 6 £365 -
North East - 6 £336 -
South West - 6 £365 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £321 -
Luton - 4 £425 -
Kent - 4 £321 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -
Belfast - 3 £575 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £575 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £575 -
Bedford +6 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £440 -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 95 (75.40%) MS Exchange
2 65 (51.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 62 (49.21%) PowerShell
5 61 (48.41%) Skype for Business
6 58 (46.03%) Windows
7 55 (43.65%) Migration
7 55 (43.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 53 (42.06%) Cisco
10 49 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 48 (38.10%) Windows Server
12 44 (34.92%) Office 365
13 43 (34.13%) SharePoint
14 39 (30.95%) HP
14 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (26.98%) Data Centre
16 33 (26.19%) Security Cleared
17 32 (25.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (25.40%) Symantec
18 31 (24.60%) Dell
18 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (24.60%) MCSE
18 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (23.02%) Load Balancing
20 28 (22.22%) Firewall
21 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
22 26 (20.63%) DNS
23 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
24 24 (19.05%) Citrix

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 95 (75.40%) MS Exchange
2 65 (51.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (48.41%) Skype for Business
4 55 (43.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (34.13%) SharePoint
7 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (12.70%) OpenStack
9 14 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (3.97%) IIS
12 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) ProjectWise
3 7 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Faxination
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (34.92%) Office 365
2 8 (6.35%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) Firewall
2 26 (20.63%) DNS
3 19 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (15.08%) SAN
3 19 (15.08%) VPN
4 17 (13.49%) Skype
5 15 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (11.90%) Wireless
6 11 (8.73%) VoIP
7 10 (7.94%) DHCP
7 10 (7.94%) FTP
7 10 (7.94%) SSL
8 9 (7.14%) Internet
8 9 (7.14%) NetScaler
8 9 (7.14%) Network Security
8 9 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (7.14%) SMTP
8 9 (7.14%) WAN
9 8 (6.35%) FWSM
9 8 (6.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.17%) QlikView
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 18 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.97%) Law
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Messaging Engineer
2 22 (17.46%) Exchange Engineer
3 21 (16.67%) Consultant
4 20 (15.87%) Analyst
5 17 (13.49%) Messaging Consultant
6 15 (11.90%) Exchange Consultant
7 11 (8.73%) Messaging Analyst
7 11 (8.73%) Messaging Specialist
8 8 (6.35%) Messaging Support
9 7 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Cisco Specialist
11 5 (3.97%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.17%) Middleware
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.87%) Blackberry
3 13 (10.32%) Clustering
4 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.14%) CLARiiON
6 5 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.17%) Wiki
8 3 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.59%) BYOD
9 2 (1.59%) DataPower
9 2 (1.59%) EFT
10 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.79%) Replication
10 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.03%) Windows
2 48 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (25.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.35%) Android
6 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.35%) Linux
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.38%) Unix
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Migration
2 29 (23.02%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (8.73%) Project Management
5 10 (7.94%) Network Management
6 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.35%) B2B
7 8 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (6.35%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.35%) ITIL
7 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.76%) Workflow
9 5 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.17%) Information Security
10 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.17%) Web Filtering
11 3 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.38%) Service Management
12 2 (1.59%) People Management
12 2 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.73%) SQL
3 8 (6.35%) LINC
4 6 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.76%) Ruby
5 4 (3.17%) C
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.60%) MCSE
2 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.52%) Degree
5 6 (4.76%) CCSE
6 4 (3.17%) CCNA
6 4 (3.17%) CCNP
6 4 (3.17%) CCSA
6 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.38%) CCDA
7 3 (2.38%) CCDP
8 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.90%) Brightmail
3 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 6 (4.76%) vSphere
5 6 (4.76%) XenApp
5 6 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.76%) XenServer
6 5 (3.97%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.38%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.76%) SCCM
5 5 (3.97%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (42.06%) Cisco
3 39 (30.95%) HP
4 32 (25.40%) Symantec
5 31 (24.60%) Dell
6 24 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 24 (19.05%) Citrix
7 22 (17.46%) VMware
8 21 (16.67%) RightFax
9 16 (12.70%) F5
10 13 (10.32%) Blue Coat
11 12 (9.52%) Oracle
12 10 (7.94%) NetApp
13 9 (7.14%) EMC
13 9 (7.14%) IBM
13 9 (7.14%) Nokia
14 8 (6.35%) MobileIron
15 7 (5.56%) Postini
15 7 (5.56%) Proofpoint
15 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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