Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 194 209
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 +36
Contract jobs citing IronPort 13 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
North West median daily rate £338 £458 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.23% +14.73% +8.50%
10th Percentile £212 £400 £376
90th Percentile £535 £473 £423
England median daily rate £396 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +7.09% -12.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £20.50 - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 - £60.00

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 2,545 2,441 3,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.78% 42.73% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,525 1,464 1,884
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £207 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 151 127
North West median hourly rate £17.80 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £43.63 £43.75 £45.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% +2.21% -2.86%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -2 11 £338 -26.23% 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
IronPort
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Forcepoint
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
5 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) NAS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (30.77%) NAS
1 4 (30.77%) Sourcefire
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) EFT
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) HOOD
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCSA
2 2 (15.38%) CCSE
2 2 (15.38%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) COBIT
2 2 (15.38%) COSO
2 2 (15.38%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) QRadar
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Forcepoint
3 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) Polycom
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 2 (15.38%) VMware