Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Clearswift products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clearswift over the 6 months to 22 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 Clearswift Limited.

Clearswift
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 861 876
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -46
Contract jobs citing Clearswift 24 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.079% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 19
UK median daily rate £356 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £178 £159 £251
90th Percentile £501 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
UK median hourly rate - £20.73 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.73 -

Clearswift 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1473 1700 2082
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Clearswift
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Clearswift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Clearswift in the UK

Clearswift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Clearswift in the UK

Clearswift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clearswift over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clearswift in the UK

Clearswift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clearswift in the UK

Clearswift
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clearswift within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -3 19 £356 +7.55% 1
UK excluding London +13 15 £350 +3.70% 1
London -27 9 £378 +11.03%
East of England -11 6 £335 -27.57%
North of England +56 4 £450 +114.29% 1
North West -3 4 £450 +114.29% 1
Scotland - 3 £245 -
Northern Ireland -43 2 £385 +8.45%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Clearswift also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Clearswift.

1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) Skype for Business
5 12 (50.00%) SCCM
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (45.83%) McAfee
7 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (37.50%) DHCP
8 9 (37.50%) DNS
8 9 (37.50%) NetApp
8 9 (37.50%) Blackberry
8 9 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (37.50%) Skype
9 8 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (33.33%) Symantec
9 8 (33.33%) Firewall
10 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (25.00%) SAN
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Lumension
10 6 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (20.83%) vCenter Server
11 5 (20.83%) HSRP
11 5 (20.83%) MobileIron
11 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (20.83%) Mimecast
11 5 (20.83%) NX-OS

Clearswift
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (54.17%) Skype for Business
2 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Mimecast
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DHCP
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
1 9 (37.50%) Skype
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
4 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (20.83%) HSRP
4 5 (20.83%) IPsec
4 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
4 5 (20.83%) Junos
4 5 (20.83%) NX-OS
4 5 (20.83%) OSPF
4 5 (20.83%) SNMP
4 5 (20.83%) SSL
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) VRRP
4 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
3 4 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.17%) PDA
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) SUSE
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (20.83%) Email Filtering
3 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Email Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.33%) GMP
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) DFS Replication
2 5 (20.83%) NFS
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (20.83%) vCenter Server
5 4 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (16.67%) WSUS
6 3 (12.50%) AirWatch
6 3 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
7 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (4.17%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
8 1 (4.17%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) McAfee
4 9 (37.50%) NetApp
5 8 (33.33%) Symantec
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) Lumension
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Huawei
7 5 (20.83%) Juniper
7 5 (20.83%) MobileIron
8 4 (16.67%) IronPort
8 4 (16.67%) Micro Focus
9 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (8.33%) FireEye
9 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) Sophos
10 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire