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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AlgoSec over the 3 months to 27 August 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 AlgoSec.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AlgoSec
Rank 595 572 585
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.012% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
25763 25003 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.34% 46.85% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 13841 13899
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1121 1386
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

AlgoSec
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AlgoSec within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AlgoSec within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -13 5 - - 2
Berkshire +12 3 - -
South East -8 3 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
London - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -

AlgoSec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AlgoSec 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 AlgoSec.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Tufin
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (37.50%) CCSP
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) RIP
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) SecurID
4 3 (37.50%) eTOM
5 2 (25.00%) NetScout
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

AlgoSec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AlgoSec 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 AlgoSec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) RIP
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) eTOM
2 3 (37.50%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCSP
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
2 3 (37.50%) Tufin
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) NetScout
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat