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 24 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 AlgoSec.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AlgoSec
Rank 581 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 5 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 24 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
England -25 11 £400 -5.88%
East of England - - - -
London - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Norfolk - - - -

AlgoSec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) VPN
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (86.67%) CISSP
3 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Degree
3 13 (86.67%) Tufin
4 12 (80.00%) F5
4 12 (80.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (80.00%) SecurID
4 12 (80.00%) eTOM
4 12 (80.00%) Fortinet
4 12 (80.00%) IPsec
4 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (80.00%) SSL
4 12 (80.00%) RIP
4 12 (80.00%) OSPF
4 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (80.00%) CCNP
4 12 (80.00%) Internet
5 8 (53.33%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (53.33%) Demand Forecasting
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (46.67%) CA
6 7 (46.67%) Validation

AlgoSec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) VPN
3 13 (86.67%) Firewall
4 12 (80.00%) RIP
4 12 (80.00%) OSPF
4 12 (80.00%) IPsec
4 12 (80.00%) SSL
4 12 (80.00%) Internet
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WLAN
5 7 (46.67%) Wireless
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.67%) DMZ
General
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Design Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) IP Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design Specialist
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) eTOM
3 8 (53.33%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (53.33%) Demand Forecasting
4 7 (46.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CISSP
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) CCNP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) CEH
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Tufin
3 12 (80.00%) F5
3 12 (80.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (46.67%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) NetScout
6 1 (6.67%) Qualys