The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 64 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.69% 1.06% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 2.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£311 £339 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.48% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
TippingPoint
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
252 173 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.57% 45.77% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 117 36
Average daily rate £294 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +143.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £10.85 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £36.25 £10.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

TippingPoint
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 5 £311 -8.25%
TippingPoint
North East

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) HP
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Network Security
5 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (50.00%) Junos
6 5 (50.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) McAfee
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (50.00%) Internet
6 5 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco
7 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 4 (40.00%) Windows
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (40.00%) EMC
7 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) JSP 440
7 4 (40.00%) Crossbeam
7 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (40.00%) vSphere

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Junos
4 5 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Crossbeam
4 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (40.00%) EMC