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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AlgoSec
Rank 623 661 630
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -31
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.012% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
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
24057 25710 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.07% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14701 15190 14413
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 1095 1105
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.51 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +0.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +26 11 £375 -
South East +18 9 £375 -
Southampton - 9 £375 -
Hampshire - 9 £375 -
London +9 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 £500 -

AlgoSec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Tufin
3 13 (81.25%) FortiGate
3 13 (81.25%) CCNA
3 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
4 11 (68.75%) CCNP
4 11 (68.75%) Palo Alto
5 10 (62.50%) Network Security
5 10 (62.50%) Wireless
5 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 10 (62.50%) VoIP
5 10 (62.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) MS Office
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) Finance

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 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 10 (62.50%) VoIP
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall Engineer
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
1 1 (6.25%) Information Security
1 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (6.25%) Presales
1 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
1 1 (6.25%) SIEM
1 1 (6.25%) SOA
1 1 (6.25%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) CCNA
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Tufin
3 11 (68.75%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (6.25%) Axway
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Qualys
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Tripwire