The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rapid7 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid7 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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 Rapid7 LLC.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7
Rank 430 426 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £513 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £446 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rapid7
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9460 9947 10299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.35% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6428 6720
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 227 207
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.00 £33.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Rapid7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rapid7 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rapid7 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rapid7
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rapid7 across the London region.

Rapid7 Daily Rate Trend in London

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7.

1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
2 4 (57.14%) EnCase
3 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
3 3 (42.86%) GCFE
3 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (42.86%) QRadar
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) CFCE
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (42.86%) GIAC
3 3 (42.86%) GIS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) GCFA
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) EnCE
4 2 (28.57%) Qualys
4 2 (28.57%) Nessus
4 2 (28.57%) Tripwire
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) OpenVAS
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) CEH

Rapid7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) IntruShield
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CFCE
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) EnCE
1 3 (42.86%) GCFA
1 3 (42.86%) GCFE
1 3 (42.86%) GIAC
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) EnCase
2 3 (42.86%) QRadar
3 2 (28.57%) Nessus
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Qualys
3 2 (28.57%) Tripwire
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire