The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AlgoSec
Rank 585 554 578
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.009% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate £300 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 4 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -34 3 £300 -29.41%
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South East - - - -

AlgoSec
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) CCIE
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
7 2 (16.67%) CCSE
7 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (16.67%) Tufin
7 2 (16.67%) CCSP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper
8 1 (8.33%) Websense
8 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
8 1 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX

AlgoSec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
1 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCIE
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CCSP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) Tufin
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (8.33%) Websense