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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IronPort
UK
Rank 582 586 607
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing IronPort 19 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.098% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.094% 0.23% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 7
Median daily rate £345 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +7.40%
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
20236 22175 23848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.32% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 13270 13641
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 965
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 14 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -18 15 £338 -10.00% 2
Bristol +3 6 £341 -5.20%
South West -2 6 £341 -5.20%
South East +9 4 £325 -27.57%
Manchester +6 4 £338 +12.50% 1
North West +4 4 £338 +12.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £450 -
Belfast - 4 £450 -
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
Hampshire 0 3 £325 -25.71%
Havant -5 3 £325 -23.30%
Bolton - 3 £338 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 22 (51.16%) MS Exchange
2 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (46.51%) Office 365
4 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
5 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
5 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
5 16 (37.21%) HP
5 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (34.88%) Cisco
6 15 (34.88%) DNS
7 13 (30.23%) Migration
8 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (25.58%) MCSE
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
8 11 (25.58%) Firewall
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
9 10 (23.26%) VPN
9 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
9 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (23.26%) Skype for Business
10 9 (20.93%) Network Management
10 9 (20.93%) Skype

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 22 (51.16%) MS Exchange
2 20 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
5 10 (23.26%) Skype for Business
6 8 (18.60%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (18.60%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.65%) IIS
8 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 11 (25.58%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) VPN
4 9 (20.93%) MPLS
4 9 (20.93%) Skype
4 9 (20.93%) Wireless
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (13.95%) DHCP
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (11.63%) FWSM
6 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
6 5 (11.63%) SMTP
6 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
7 4 (9.30%) DWDM
7 4 (9.30%) SSL
7 4 (9.30%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.98%) Network Security
9 2 (4.65%) Spanning Tree
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Messaging Specialist
3 7 (16.28%) Lync Specialist
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) IronPort Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Messaging Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Network Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (9.30%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) DataPower
6 1 (2.33%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.93%) Network Management
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security
5 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) SIEM
6 1 (2.33%) Ticket Management
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
2 4 (9.30%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) MCSE
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) JNCIE
3 4 (9.30%) JNCIP
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.98%) Firmware
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.30%) Nagios
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) EdgeSight
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.65%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.33%) SafeCom
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) HP
3 15 (34.88%) Cisco
4 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
5 6 (13.95%) IBM
5 6 (13.95%) Intel
5 6 (13.95%) RightFax
6 5 (11.63%) CA
6 5 (11.63%) Nokia
6 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.30%) Aruba
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.30%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) Radware
7 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
7 4 (9.30%) SevOne
7 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.30%) Symantec
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