Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 783 856
Rank change year-on-year -39 +73 -29
Contract jobs citing Red Box 15 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.044% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
England median daily rate £475 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +106.25% -5.88%
UK median daily rate £475 £413 £200
% change year-on-year +15.15% +106.25% -5.88%
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 38,410 36,754 42,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.06% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,093 22,804 26,183
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,334 1,246 1,511
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 23 May 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 -47 15 £475 +13.43% 1
Red Box
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) CCNA
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) VoIP
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Mitel
2 12 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (80.00%) BT
2 12 (80.00%) Meraki
3 11 (73.33%) PABX
3 11 (73.33%) Polycom
3 11 (73.33%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (73.33%) Aastra
4 10 (66.67%) Supplier Management
4 10 (66.67%) MD110
4 10 (66.67%) DNA
4 10 (66.67%) Juniper
4 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
4 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 10 (66.67%) BCP
4 10 (66.67%) Project Management
4 10 (66.67%) LAN
5 9 (60.00%) AirWatch
5 9 (60.00%) ADSL
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (60.00%) Tandberg
6 3 (20.00%) XMPP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) VoIP
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
1 12 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (73.33%) PABX
3 10 (66.67%) LAN
3 10 (66.67%) MD110
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (60.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) WebEx
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Mitel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Mitel Voice Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) BCP
1 10 (66.67%) DNA
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
1 10 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNA
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) BT
2 12 (80.00%) Meraki
2 12 (80.00%) Mitel
3 11 (73.33%) Aastra
3 11 (73.33%) Polycom
4 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
4 10 (66.67%) Juniper
5 9 (60.00%) Tandberg
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Speakerbus
7 1 (6.67%) Aruba