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 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 IronPort Systems.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IronPort
Rank 596 625 568
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -57
Contract jobs citing IronPort 65 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.030% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.068% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 24
Median daily rate £425 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £390 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +16.00%
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%

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 25 July 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 28 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 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 +36 56 £418 +11.33%
London +19 24 £438 +6.06%
North West - 10 - -
Manchester - 10 - -
East of England +26 9 £425 +13.33%
Bedfordshire +10 7 £425 +13.33%
Renfrewshire - 7 £325 -
Scotland - 7 £325 -
Erskine - 7 £325 -
Bristol - 5 £360 -
South West - 5 £360 -
South East +1 4 £328 +5.64%
North East - 4 £336 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £336 -
Luton - 4 £425 -
City of London +49 3 £450 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £321 -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £460 +22.66%
Hertfordshire +16 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes +11 2 £460 +22.66%
Bedford +5 2 - -
Belfast - 2 £575 -
Kent - 2 £321 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £321 -
County Antrim - 2 £575 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £575 -
Hertford - 1 £450 -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (74.22%) MS Exchange
2 72 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 65 (50.78%) Windows
4 62 (48.44%) Active Directory
5 61 (47.66%) Skype for Business
6 59 (46.09%) PowerShell
7 57 (44.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 53 (41.41%) Migration
9 52 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 52 (40.63%) Windows Server
10 49 (38.28%) Office 365
10 49 (38.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 48 (37.50%) Cisco
12 47 (36.72%) SharePoint
13 44 (34.38%) HP
14 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (28.91%) Data Centre
16 31 (24.22%) Load Balancing
16 31 (24.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (24.22%) MCSE
17 30 (23.44%) DNS
17 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (22.66%) Symantec
18 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (21.88%) Security Cleared
19 28 (21.88%) SAN
19 28 (21.88%) Firewall
20 27 (21.09%) Blackberry
21 24 (18.75%) VMware
21 24 (18.75%) CheckPoint

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 (74.22%) MS Exchange
2 61 (47.66%) Skype for Business
3 57 (44.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (38.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 47 (36.72%) SharePoint
7 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (13.28%) OpenStack
9 14 (10.94%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (3.91%) IIS
11 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.78%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) ProjectWise
3 4 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Faxination
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (38.28%) Office 365
2 14 (10.94%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.44%) DNS
2 28 (21.88%) Firewall
2 28 (21.88%) SAN
3 20 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (14.84%) VPN
5 17 (13.28%) Skype
6 16 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (12.50%) Wireless
7 14 (10.94%) NAS
8 10 (7.81%) FTP
8 10 (7.81%) SSL
9 9 (7.03%) DHCP
9 9 (7.03%) Internet
9 9 (7.03%) NetScaler
9 9 (7.03%) Network Security
9 9 (7.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (7.03%) SMTP
9 9 (7.03%) VLAN
9 9 (7.03%) WAN
10 8 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.13%) QlikView
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Banking
3 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Law
5 3 (2.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) Messaging Engineer
2 19 (14.84%) Analyst
3 16 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Consultant
5 12 (9.38%) Messaging Specialist
6 10 (7.81%) Active Directory Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Messaging Consultant
6 10 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Messaging Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) PowerShell Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) SCCM Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Exchange Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Messaging Support
8 7 (5.47%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Cisco Specialist
10 5 (3.91%) Exchange Specialist
10 5 (3.91%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.91%) Data Centre
2 27 (21.09%) Blackberry
3 17 (13.28%) Clustering
4 15 (11.72%) CLARiiON
5 12 (9.38%) Computer Science
6 10 (7.81%) Virtual Team
7 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.13%) BYOD
8 4 (3.13%) Wiki
9 3 (2.34%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.56%) DataPower
10 2 (1.56%) EFT
11 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.78%) Replication
11 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.78%) Windows
2 52 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 39 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.38%) Android
6 12 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 12 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (8.59%) Linux
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.34%) Unix
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.41%) Migration
2 31 (24.22%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.59%) Network Management
3 11 (8.59%) Project Management
4 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.03%) ITIL
4 9 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (7.03%) Workflow
5 8 (6.25%) B2B
5 8 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.69%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.69%) Service Management
7 5 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.91%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.13%) Information Security
8 4 (3.13%) Web Filtering
9 3 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.34%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.09%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.38%) SQL
3 9 (7.03%) Bash Shell
3 9 (7.03%) Ruby
4 5 (3.91%) LINC
5 4 (3.13%) C
6 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) MCSE
1 31 (24.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.38%) Degree
5 6 (4.69%) CCSE
6 5 (3.91%) CCNP
6 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.13%) CCDP
7 4 (3.13%) CCNA
7 4 (3.13%) CCSA
8 3 (2.34%) CCDA
9 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.78%) CCIE
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.94%) Brightmail
4 9 (7.03%) VMware Server
5 8 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.91%) XenApp
6 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.13%) vSphere
7 4 (3.13%) XenServer
8 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 16 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (7.03%) SCCM
3 8 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (4.69%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 72 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.50%) Cisco
3 44 (34.38%) HP
4 29 (22.66%) Symantec
5 24 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 24 (18.75%) Dell
5 24 (18.75%) VMware
6 23 (17.97%) Citrix
7 20 (15.63%) RightFax
8 16 (12.50%) F5
8 16 (12.50%) NetApp
9 15 (11.72%) EMC
10 13 (10.16%) Blue Coat
10 13 (10.16%) Postini
10 13 (10.16%) Proofpoint
11 12 (9.38%) MobileIron
11 12 (9.38%) Oracle
12 9 (7.03%) IBM
12 9 (7.03%) Nokia
13 7 (5.47%) SolarWinds