The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Crossbeam products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Crossbeam over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Crossbeam Systems, Inc.

Crossbeam
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 648 629
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19  
Contract jobs citing Crossbeam 1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.004% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
UK median daily rate £223 - £339
10th Percentile £219 - £264
90th Percentile £226 - £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 - £339
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Crossbeam is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20651 24117 24949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.90% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20874 27087 25776
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £240 £238 £213
90th Percentile £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1641 1981
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Crossbeam
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Crossbeam in the UK

Crossbeam
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crossbeam in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crossbeam in the UK

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Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crossbeam within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 1 £223 - 1
UK excluding London - 1 £223 - 1
North of England - 1 £223 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Crossbeam 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 Crossbeam.

1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Yammer
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Escalation Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

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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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Support
1 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam Support
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint