The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 54 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.48% - 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£451 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £476 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+39.92% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
311 206 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 50.24% 53.09% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 105 68
Average daily rate £365 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.73% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in the North East

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) JSP 440
3 8 (72.73%) WhatsUp Gold
3 8 (72.73%) vSphere
3 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
3 8 (72.73%) Network Management
3 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (72.73%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 8 (72.73%) Service Management
3 8 (72.73%) McAfee
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) SSL
4 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) Cryptography

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) SSL
4 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (63.64%) Junos
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (18.18%) SMS
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Network Management
1 8 (72.73%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
1 8 (72.73%) Service Management
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 7 (63.64%) Network Design
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) JSP 440
2 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
1 8 (72.73%) vSphere
1 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
2 8 (72.73%) McAfee
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Crossbeam
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed