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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IronPort
Rank 591 556 515
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -41
Contract jobs citing IronPort 22 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.068% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 24
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£363 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £229 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.47 -
UK excluding London average 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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
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 19 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 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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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 -47 18 £375 +7.14% 17
South East -15 8 £375 +29.31% 4
East Midlands -2 5 £375 - 4
Hampshire +3 4 £310 +34.78% 3
Derbyshire - 4 £375 - 2
Derby - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £375 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £375 -
Surrey -5 2 £390 -20.00%
London -16 2 £413 -25.00% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £310 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Havant - 2 - - 1
Cobham - 2 £390 -
City of London -7 1 £413 -25.00%
Bedford - 1 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Blue Coat
3 22 (52.38%) Firewall
4 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
5 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (38.10%) HP
6 16 (38.10%) Windows
7 15 (35.71%) Citrix
8 14 (33.33%) Nokia
8 14 (33.33%) Network Security
9 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
10 12 (28.57%) BGP
10 12 (28.57%) OSPF
11 11 (26.19%) Juniper
11 11 (26.19%) Wireless
12 10 (23.81%) SSL
12 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (23.81%) VPN
12 10 (23.81%) Network Management
13 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (19.05%) CCSE
14 8 (19.05%) Sourcefire
14 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (19.05%) Degree
15 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
15 7 (16.67%) Symantec
15 7 (16.67%) ITIL
15 7 (16.67%) VMware

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.52%) Lync
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (33.33%) Network Security
4 12 (28.57%) OSPF
4 12 (28.57%) BGP
5 11 (26.19%) Wireless
6 10 (23.81%) VPN
6 10 (23.81%) SSL
7 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (14.29%) Unified Communications
9 6 (14.29%) FWSM
9 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
9 6 (14.29%) NetScreen
9 6 (14.29%) IP Telephony
9 6 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Security Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Design Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Wintel Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Firewall Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
9 2 (4.76%) Messaging Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Designer
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) HP Storage
4 2 (4.76%) SecurID
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Load Balancing
2 10 (23.81%) Network Management
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (11.90%) SIEM
5 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Network Design
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) CCSE
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) CCSA
3 6 (14.29%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CCDA
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CISMP
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) XenApp
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (14.29%) Nmap
1 6 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.90%) Nessus
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Blue Coat
3 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
4 16 (38.10%) HP
5 15 (35.71%) Citrix
6 14 (33.33%) Nokia
7 11 (26.19%) Juniper
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Sourcefire
9 7 (16.67%) VMware
9 7 (16.67%) Symantec
9 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 6 (14.29%) Tufin
10 6 (14.29%) F5
10 6 (14.29%) Fortinet
10 6 (14.29%) IBM
10 6 (14.29%) CA
11 5 (11.90%) ArcSight
12 4 (9.52%) Dell
12 4 (9.52%) Brocade
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