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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank 577 573 568
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing IronPort 53 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.076% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 20
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£470 £338 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.25% -19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.38% -
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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IronPort within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
England +2 53 £470 +34.28% 6
Wiltshire +15 23 £475 +5.55% 1
South West +4 23 £475 +5.55% 1
Swindon +6 16 £475 +5.55% 1
South East -10 16 £318 -0.78%
Hampshire +4 15 £310 -3.12%
East Midlands -6 8 £375 -
Derbyshire - 7 £375 -
Andover - 6 £388 -
Derby - 6 - -
Southampton +5 3 £290 -7.93%
London -11 3 £413 +10.00% 1
East of England - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +9 1 £413 -
Milton Keynes -10 1 £400 +37.93%
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £400 +37.93%
Manchester -20 1 - - 2
North West -31 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 52 (70.27%) Cisco
2 51 (68.92%) Firewall
3 48 (64.86%) Blue Coat
4 38 (51.35%) Network Security
5 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (37.84%) SSL
6 28 (37.84%) VPN
7 27 (36.49%) Juniper
8 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (32.43%) Load Balancing
10 23 (31.08%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (29.73%) Cisco ISE
11 22 (29.73%) IPsec
12 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
13 19 (25.68%) VMware
14 18 (24.32%) Wireless
14 18 (24.32%) Sourcefire
14 18 (24.32%) CCIE
14 18 (24.32%) F5
14 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
15 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
15 17 (22.97%) Citrix
15 17 (22.97%) OSPF
15 17 (22.97%) BGP
16 16 (21.62%) CCNP
16 16 (21.62%) Windows
16 16 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
17 14 (18.92%) Junos

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IronPort 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 IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) Lync
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) Firewall
2 38 (51.35%) Network Security
3 28 (37.84%) VPN
3 28 (37.84%) SSL
4 25 (33.78%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (29.73%) Cisco ISE
5 22 (29.73%) IPsec
6 18 (24.32%) Wireless
6 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (22.97%) OSPF
7 17 (22.97%) BGP
8 16 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (18.92%) Junos
10 13 (17.57%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (16.22%) LAN
12 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
13 10 (13.51%) MPLS
13 10 (13.51%) VLAN
13 10 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (12.16%) WAN
General
1 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Law
2 2 (2.70%) Military
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Security Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Support
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.76%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.70%) JSF
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.70%) SecurID
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) UNIX
2 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Load Balancing
2 23 (31.08%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (14.86%) Network Architecture
3 11 (14.86%) Network Management
3 11 (14.86%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Network Design
5 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL
5 8 (10.81%) SIEM
5 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.81%) Time Management
5 8 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.11%) CRM
6 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security
8 4 (5.41%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (24.32%) CCIE
3 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
4 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
4 16 (21.62%) CCNP
5 14 (18.92%) Degree
6 12 (16.22%) CISSP
7 9 (12.16%) CCSE
8 7 (9.46%) CCSA
9 5 (6.76%) JNCIP
9 5 (6.76%) JNCIE
10 4 (5.41%) CCDP
11 2 (2.70%) CCNA
11 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Nessus
1 8 (10.81%) Nmap
2 6 (8.11%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) Cisco
2 48 (64.86%) Blue Coat
3 27 (36.49%) Juniper
4 19 (25.68%) VMware
5 18 (24.32%) Sourcefire
5 18 (24.32%) F5
6 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
6 17 (22.97%) Citrix
7 14 (18.92%) Intel
7 14 (18.92%) McAfee
8 13 (17.57%) HP
9 12 (16.22%) Nokia
10 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.81%) ArcSight
11 7 (9.46%) Tufin
11 7 (9.46%) Fortinet
12 5 (6.76%) Websense
12 5 (6.76%) Symantec
13 4 (5.41%) Remedy
13 4 (5.41%) Brocade
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