Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IronPort over the 6 months to 22 November 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 IronPort Systems.

IronPort
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 800 785
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing IronPort 40 66 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.067% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 40
England median daily rate £370 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £329 £355 £303
90th Percentile £473 £457 £550
UK median daily rate £370 £410 £450
% change year-on-year -9.76% -8.89% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
England median hourly rate - £60.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.50% -
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +87.50% -

IronPort is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40625 44273 44639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.81% 45.20% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 27361 26823
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1550 1921
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

IronPort
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IronPort as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IronPort in England

IronPort
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IronPort in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IronPort in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IronPort in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IronPort in England

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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 IronPort within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +74 23 £363 -9.09% 3
South East +16 11 £400 +5.26%
North West +10 11 £458 +14.73% 3
North East +69 8 £361 -13.07%
South West +9 5 £370 +0.68%
Yorkshire - 4 £288 -
London -54 1 - -
IronPort
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for IronPort.

1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Office 365
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.00%) Windows
4 13 (32.50%) Skype for Business
4 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
5 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (30.00%) Skype
5 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (30.00%) Migration
6 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (25.00%) MCSE
7 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (20.00%) F5
9 8 (20.00%) Brightmail
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) C#

IronPort
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (32.50%) Skype for Business
2 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (17.50%) OpenStack
7 3 (7.50%) IBM Domino
8 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.50%) Quickr
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Skype
2 11 (27.50%) Firewall
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
5 5 (12.50%) DHCP
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (10.00%) MPLS
6 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.00%) Wireless
7 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.50%) SMTP
8 2 (5.00%) DKIM
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 6 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Collaboration Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
1 8 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) DataPower
4 2 (5.00%) e-Health
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (17.50%) SIEM
4 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.00%) Network Management
4 6 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (15.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Email Filtering
6 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C#
1 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) MCSE
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Brightmail
3 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Xen
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) F5
4 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.50%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) McAfee
5 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) CA
7 4 (10.00%) Clearswift
7 4 (10.00%) Juniper
7 4 (10.00%) Lumension
7 4 (10.00%) Micro Focus
7 4 (10.00%) MobileIron
7 4 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) OpenText
8 3 (7.50%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) Lotus