The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 TippingPoint Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 116 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£318 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £347 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.03% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
TippingPoint
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1338 1111 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.32% 45.78% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 501 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TippingPoint across the Berkshire region.

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

TippingPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint across the Berkshire region.

TippingPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

TippingPoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 6 £318 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Reading - 1 - -
TippingPoint
South East

TippingPoint
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TippingPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TippingPoint.

1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (30.00%) SMS
4 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) GIAC
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) GCFA

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing TippingPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TippingPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) GIAC
1 1 (10.00%) GCIA
1 1 (10.00%) GCIH
1 1 (10.00%) GCFA
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet