The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Foundry products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foundry over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Foundry Networks.

Foundry
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 616 623
Rank change year-on-year +38 +7  
Contract jobs citing Foundry 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £750 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +76.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £750 -
% change year-on-year -53.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Foundry is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18663 22601 23348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.65% 43.95% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11557 14106 13532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 733 1016
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.90 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Foundry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Foundry in England

Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Foundry in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Foundry in England

Foundry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Foundry in England

Foundry
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foundry within the England region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
South East +24 1 - -
London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 -
Foundry
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Foundry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Foundry.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Xsan
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) StorNext
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) Autodesk Flame
3 2 (33.33%) NUKE
3 2 (33.33%) Post-Production
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Maya
3 2 (33.33%) Autodesk
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCSP
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Foundry
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Autodesk Flame
1 2 (33.33%) Maya
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) NUKE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Production Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Post-Production
2 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) StorNext
1 2 (33.33%) Xsan
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Autodesk
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL