The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TippingPoint
Rank 247 236 223
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.012% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.025% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.99% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TippingPoint
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TippingPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TippingPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TippingPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Surrey - 8 £500 -
Kent - 2 £500 -
TippingPoint
England

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Junos
1 8 (61.54%) F5
2 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 7 (53.85%) Network Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
2 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Nokia
2 7 (53.85%) NetScreen
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) SLA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Splunk
6 3 (23.08%) Snort
7 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
7 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) Junos
2 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (53.85%) NetScreen
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) SMS
7 1 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
1 7 (53.85%) Network Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
1 8 (61.54%) F5
2 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
2 7 (53.85%) Nokia
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper