The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint 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 TippingPoint over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 385 382 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.009% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £508 £333
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9189 9425 9006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.73% 44.38% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5976 6033 5789
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 211 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.30 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in London

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in London

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (50.00%) Multicast
4 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (50.00%) Nokia
4 3 (50.00%) RMDS
4 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
4 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
5 2 (33.33%) Junos
5 2 (33.33%) Tufin
5 2 (33.33%) LogLogic
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) Multicast
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) DSL
5 1 (16.67%) TACACS
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) LogLogic
4 2 (33.33%) Tufin
5 1 (16.67%) Polycom
5 1 (16.67%) Tradeweb
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (16.67%) Nortel
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Radianz