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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 577 603
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26  
Contract jobs citing IronPort 7 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.25% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 14
Median daily rate £370 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.75% +13.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -12.94% +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IronPort 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 18654 21963 22858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.48% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11423 13783 13673
Median daily rate £427 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 1041
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

IronPort
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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

IronPort
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

IronPort
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 3 months to 24 June 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 West +2 3 £370 +1.36%
South East +21 2 £370 -7.50%
London 0 2 - - 1
IronPort
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (48.00%) Windows
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (44.00%) Office 365
3 10 (40.00%) RightFax
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) Intel
4 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Wireless
5 8 (32.00%) IP Telephony
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) CA
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (32.00%) Network Management
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco IPT
5 8 (32.00%) Data Centre

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 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.00%) Quickr
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (32.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (32.00%) MPLS
3 8 (32.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) FWSM
5 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) BGP
6 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) OSPF
6 3 (12.00%) PPP
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Network Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (40.00%) Intel
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) RightFax
3 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 8 (32.00%) CA
4 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (20.00%) Nokia
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) F5
8 2 (8.00%) BT
9 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.00%) Foundry
9 1 (4.00%) Lancope
9 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
9 1 (4.00%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: negotiable
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