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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank 604 574 538
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -36
Contract jobs citing IronPort 16 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.068% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 24
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£388 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 18 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 31 July 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 -45 16 £388 +10.71% 5
East Midlands +7 8 £375 -
Derbyshire - 7 £375 -
Derby - 6 - -
South East -17 5 £310 -6.06% 2
Hampshire -9 4 £310 -
Havant - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £310 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £400 - 1
London -4 1 £413 - 3
Wiltshire -8 1 £525 +16.66%
City of London -9 1 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 1 £400 - 1
Swindon -11 1 £525 +16.66%
South West -18 1 £525 +16.66%
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) Blue Coat
3 19 (50.00%) Firewall
4 18 (47.37%) Network Security
5 16 (42.11%) Citrix
5 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (39.47%) Windows
6 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
7 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
8 13 (34.21%) HP
9 12 (31.58%) Sourcefire
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (28.95%) Juniper
10 11 (28.95%) Nokia
11 10 (26.32%) SSL
11 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
12 9 (23.68%) OSPF
12 9 (23.68%) BGP
12 9 (23.68%) Wireless
13 8 (21.05%) VMware
13 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (21.05%) Nmap
13 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (21.05%) CCSE
13 8 (21.05%) Nessus
13 8 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (21.05%) ArcSight
13 8 (21.05%) SIEM
13 8 (21.05%) Network Management
13 8 (21.05%) F5

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Lync
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Network Security
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (26.32%) SSL
5 9 (23.68%) OSPF
5 9 (23.68%) BGP
5 9 (23.68%) Wireless
6 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (18.42%) VPN
8 6 (15.79%) WAN
8 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.79%) NetScreen
8 6 (15.79%) VLAN
8 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (15.79%) NetScaler
9 4 (10.53%) 802.11
9 4 (10.53%) DNS
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.26%) SecurID
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 8 (21.05%) Network Management
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
2 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCSE
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) CCSA
4 6 (15.79%) CCIE
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
5 4 (10.53%) CCDP
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) XenApp
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Nessus
1 8 (21.05%) Nmap
2 6 (15.79%) FortiGate
3 3 (7.89%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) Blue Coat
3 16 (42.11%) Citrix
4 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
5 13 (34.21%) HP
6 12 (31.58%) Sourcefire
7 11 (28.95%) Nokia
7 11 (28.95%) Juniper
8 8 (21.05%) F5
8 8 (21.05%) ArcSight
8 8 (21.05%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) Tufin
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
10 5 (13.16%) Symantec
11 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
11 4 (10.53%) Brocade
11 4 (10.53%) Dell
12 3 (7.89%) CA
12 3 (7.89%) IBM
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