Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 211 237
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26 -41
Contract jobs citing IronPort 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.19% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.41% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
North West median daily rate £458 £399 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.73% +8.50% +17.60%
10th Percentile £400 £376 £359
90th Percentile £473 £423 £376
England median daily rate £370 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -12.94% -5.56% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2466 3152 3543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.99% 46.22% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1874 1949
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 127 178
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.73 £11.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.30 £46.45
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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
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 21 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
Manchester +26 11 £458 - 3
IronPort
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for IronPort.

1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 6 (54.55%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) WSUS
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (36.36%) SUSE
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
4 4 (36.36%) Micro Focus
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Clearswift
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) MobileIron
4 4 (36.36%) Email Filtering
4 4 (36.36%) Task Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Lumension
4 4 (36.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter

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 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Messaging Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) SUSE
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Email Filtering
1 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
1 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (36.36%) Task Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (36.36%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Clearswift
2 4 (36.36%) Lumension
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
2 4 (36.36%) Micro Focus
2 4 (36.36%) MobileIron
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) OpenText
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) VMware