The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AlgoSec products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AlgoSec over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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 AlgoSec.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AlgoSec
Rank 626 640 631
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

AlgoSec
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AlgoSec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

AlgoSec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AlgoSec
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AlgoSec within the UK.

AlgoSec Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AlgoSec
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AlgoSec within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

AlgoSec Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AlgoSec
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AlgoSec within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 12 £375 -21.05%
Southampton - 10 £375 -
Hampshire - 10 £375 -
South East - 10 £375 -
London -8 2 £500 +5.26%
City of London +30 1 £500 +5.26%

AlgoSec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AlgoSec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AlgoSec.

1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) Palo Alto
4 13 (68.42%) FortiGate
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
4 13 (68.42%) Tufin
4 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
4 13 (68.42%) CCNA
5 11 (57.89%) CCNP
6 10 (52.63%) Wireless
6 10 (52.63%) LAN
6 10 (52.63%) VoIP
6 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 10 (52.63%) Network Security
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.26%) Qualys
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.26%) Splunk
8 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
8 1 (5.26%) SIEM
8 1 (5.26%) MS Office

AlgoSec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 10 (52.63%) Network Security
3 10 (52.63%) VoIP
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSight Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Presales
2 1 (5.26%) SIEM
2 1 (5.26%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) CCNA
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Palo Alto
3 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (68.42%) Tufin
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Qualys
5 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk