The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TippingPoint
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£297 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £800
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -46.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1178 1106 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.57% 43.41% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 530 441
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 71
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR