The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cyber-Ark 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 Cyber-Ark over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Cyber-Ark Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber-Ark
Rank 544 556 578
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Cyber-Ark 49 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.050% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +241.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Cyber-Ark
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber-Ark within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cyber-Ark Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber-Ark
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cyber-Ark Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber-Ark
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber-Ark within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Cyber-Ark Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cyber-Ark
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 Cyber-Ark within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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 +10 49 £450 -12.19% 4
London +19 27 £475 -7.31% 2
North West - 22 £425 - 1
City of London +19 6 £413 -21.42% 1
Manchester - 5 £475 - 1

Cyber-Ark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cyber-Ark 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 Cyber-Ark.

1 62 (53.91%) Banking
2 58 (50.43%) Windows
3 46 (40.00%) UNIX
3 46 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 45 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 37 (32.17%) Finance
6 22 (19.13%) Splunk
7 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (16.52%) Management Information System
7 19 (16.52%) Middleware
7 19 (16.52%) CISSP
8 18 (15.65%) Linux
8 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (15.65%) CISM
8 18 (15.65%) Gemalto
8 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (13.91%) Database Security
9 16 (13.91%) Investment Banking
9 16 (13.91%) TIBCO
9 16 (13.91%) MS Excel
10 15 (13.04%) ITIL
10 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 15 (13.04%) BladeLogic
10 15 (13.04%) Security Architecture
11 14 (12.17%) IIS
11 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
12 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
12 13 (11.30%) CheckPoint
12 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2007

Cyber-Ark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cyber-Ark 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 Cyber-Ark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.17%) IIS
1 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.96%) TIBCO EMS
4 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.22%) Apache
5 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (13.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) LDAP
2 2 (1.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.87%) VoIP
3 1 (0.87%) Softphone
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
General
1 62 (53.91%) Banking
2 37 (32.17%) Finance
3 16 (13.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Analyst
2 25 (21.74%) Security Analyst
3 19 (16.52%) Consultant
4 15 (13.04%) Administrator
4 15 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) Cyber-Ark Specialist
5 10 (8.70%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
6 9 (7.83%) Middleware Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
9 5 (4.35%) Communications Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Wintel Support
10 4 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) Middleware
2 8 (6.96%) Rendezvous
3 5 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.74%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.87%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.48%) Economics
3 1 (0.87%) LPAR
3 1 (0.87%) Replication
3 1 (0.87%) Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) HACMP
3 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.43%) Windows
2 46 (40.00%) UNIX
3 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.65%) Linux
4 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.83%) AIX
7 7 (6.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.91%) Database Security
2 15 (13.04%) Security Architecture
2 15 (13.04%) ITIL
3 12 (10.43%) Information Security
4 11 (9.57%) Change Management
5 9 (7.83%) Migration
6 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.35%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (3.48%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.61%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (1.74%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.74%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.74%) Release Management
10 2 (1.74%) SIEM
10 2 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.43%) Shell Script
2 7 (6.09%) Perl
3 4 (3.48%) SQL
4 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.87%) C
5 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) CISSP
2 18 (15.65%) CISM
3 9 (7.83%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.87%) PMP
5 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.87%) XenServer
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.87%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.87%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.74%) OpenView
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) Splunk
3 18 (15.65%) Gemalto
4 16 (13.91%) TIBCO
5 13 (11.30%) CheckPoint
6 12 (10.43%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.83%) HP
8 8 (6.96%) Oracle
8 8 (6.96%) Tumbleweed
9 6 (5.22%) VMware
9 6 (5.22%) IBM
10 4 (3.48%) Imperva
11 3 (2.61%) McAfee
11 3 (2.61%) ArcSight
11 3 (2.61%) Symantec
11 3 (2.61%) Citrix
12 2 (1.74%) Remedy
12 2 (1.74%) BMC
13 1 (0.87%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.87%) Juniper
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