Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 August 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 IronPort Systems.

IronPort
England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 199 215
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 +19
Contract jobs citing IronPort 14 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.16% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
North West median daily rate £338 £345 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -21.59% -23.48%
10th Percentile £212 £343 £278
90th Percentile £420 £350 £460
England median daily rate £353 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +0.71% -16.67% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £20.50 - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 - -

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,522 2,515 3,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.30% 43.85% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,433 1,997
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £263
90th Percentile £586 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 160 143
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.00 £47.26
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.37% -1.90%

IronPort
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IronPort as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IronPort in the North West

IronPort
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IronPort in the North West

IronPort
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IronPort in the North West over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IronPort in the North West

IronPort
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IronPort in the North West

IronPort
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Manchester -15 14 £338 -2.17% 1
IronPort
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IronPort 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 North West region with a requirement for IronPort.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
3 7 (50.00%) Office 365
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
6 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (28.57%) Skype
6 4 (28.57%) NAS
7 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (21.43%) Email Filtering
7 3 (21.43%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 3 (21.43%) Micro Focus
7 3 (21.43%) Forcepoint
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) SUSE
7 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
7 3 (21.43%) PKI
8 2 (14.29%) Incident Management

IronPort
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DHCP
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) SMS
3 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OAuth
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) SUSE
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Email Filtering
3 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (7.14%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (14.29%) MaaS360
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Clearswift
4 3 (21.43%) Forcepoint
4 3 (21.43%) Micro Focus
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (14.29%) Polycom
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) RightFax
6 1 (7.14%) SAP