Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Box products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Box over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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 Red Box Recorders.

Red Box
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 793 844
Rank change year-on-year -50 +51 -9
Contract jobs citing Red Box 12 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.048% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
England median daily rate £399 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.18% +25.93% +17.39%
10th Percentile £373 £290 £300
90th Percentile £432 £482 £466
UK median daily rate £399 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -6.18% +25.93% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Red Box 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 39,227 39,549 41,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.07% 44.78% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,968 24,532 25,267
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,321 1,454 1,723
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.88%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.29 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £45.43 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +8.73%

Red Box
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Box in England

Red Box
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Box in England

Red Box
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 Red Box within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
London -26 11 £399 -6.45%
South West - 1 - -
Red Box
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Box also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Red Box.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) CCNA
6 6 (50.00%) CCNP
7 5 (41.67%) MPLS
7 5 (41.67%) OSPF
7 5 (41.67%) BGP
7 5 (41.67%) CCVP
8 4 (33.33%) VLAN
8 4 (33.33%) Speakerbus
8 4 (33.33%) BT
8 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
8 4 (33.33%) VoIP
8 4 (33.33%) OpenScape
8 4 (33.33%) Hedge funds
8 4 (33.33%) Etrali
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (25.00%) Telepresence
9 3 (25.00%) XMPP
9 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (16.67%) Polycom
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (16.67%) Handset
10 2 (16.67%) CCIE
10 2 (16.67%) ITIL
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX

Red Box
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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) BGP
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
2 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 4 (33.33%) OpenScape
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Telepresence
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (16.67%) Handset
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signage
4 1 (8.33%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCVP
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) BT
2 4 (33.33%) Etrali
2 4 (33.33%) Speakerbus
3 2 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel