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 22 May 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 AlgoSec.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AlgoSec
Rank 604 579 547
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -32
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£475 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 6 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 22 May 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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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 -26 3 £475 +58.33%
London - 2 £475 -
City of London - 2 £475 -
Norwich - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £500 -

AlgoSec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) Tufin
6 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) SecurID
6 9 (56.25%) eTOM
6 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
6 9 (56.25%) Degree
6 9 (56.25%) Network Security
6 9 (56.25%) Wireless
6 9 (56.25%) IPsec
6 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
6 9 (56.25%) Validation
6 9 (56.25%) CCNP
6 9 (56.25%) RIP
6 9 (56.25%) VPN
6 9 (56.25%) SSL
6 9 (56.25%) ITIL
6 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 9 (56.25%) WLAN
6 9 (56.25%) Internet
6 9 (56.25%) OSPF
6 9 (56.25%) CISSP
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (56.25%) CA

AlgoSec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 9 (56.25%) IPsec
3 9 (56.25%) RIP
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 9 (56.25%) SSL
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) WLAN
3 9 (56.25%) Internet
3 9 (56.25%) OSPF
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (31.25%) MPLS
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) EDMS
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design Specialist
3 4 (25.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) eTOM
1 9 (56.25%) Validation
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) CCNP
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Tufin
5 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
5 9 (56.25%) CA
5 9 (56.25%) F5
6 3 (18.75%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (18.75%) Splunk
6 3 (18.75%) Lumension
6 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle