The first table below looks at the demand for CORE IMPACT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CORE IMPACT over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Systems Management category.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Core Security Technologies CORE IMPACT
Rank 592 - 586
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CORE IMPACT 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.097% - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4126 3199 3765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.34% 6.60% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2386 1822 2003
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 163 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%

CORE IMPACT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CORE IMPACT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK.

CORE IMPACT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

CORE IMPACT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CORE IMPACT
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 CORE IMPACT within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 4 £333 -
West Midlands - 3 £265 -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
London - - - -
South West - - - -

CORE IMPACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CORE IMPACT 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 CORE IMPACT.

1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Nmap
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Python

CORE IMPACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CORE IMPACT 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 CORE IMPACT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Security Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Nmap
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft