The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 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 Cyber-Ark Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cyber-Ark
Rank 583 585 515
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -70
Contract jobs citing Cyber-Ark 43 27 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.052% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 58
Average daily rate £550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

Cyber-Ark Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cyber-Ark
Top 16 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 41 £550 +2.32% 8
London +28 36 £550 -2.22% 2
City of London +45 15 £550 -8.33%
South East - 3 £550 - 2
Scotland -3 2 £625 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £625 -
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £515 -
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Reading - 1 £550 -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £515 -

Cyber-Ark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 37 (31.90%) Unix
2 37 (31.90%) Active Directory
3 34 (29.31%) Information Security
4 25 (21.55%) Finance
5 24 (20.69%) CISSP
5 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.69%) Linux
6 23 (19.83%) Identity Access Management
7 20 (17.24%) CISM
7 20 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 20 (17.24%) Banking
8 17 (14.66%) HP
9 16 (13.79%) IBM
9 16 (13.79%) Oracle
10 15 (12.93%) SIEM
10 15 (12.93%) SailPoint
11 14 (12.07%) Splunk
11 14 (12.07%) Security Architecture
12 12 (10.34%) AIX
12 12 (10.34%) VMS
12 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
13 11 (9.48%) Investment Banking
14 10 (8.62%) VMware
14 10 (8.62%) CA
14 10 (8.62%) Symantec
14 10 (8.62%) LDAP
14 10 (8.62%) ArcSight
15 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (7.76%) BCP

Cyber-Ark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) LDAP
2 9 (7.76%) Firewall
3 7 (6.03%) SSH
4 5 (4.31%) SNMP
5 4 (3.45%) DNS
5 4 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 4 (3.45%) SAN
6 3 (2.59%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) PuTTY
6 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.59%) Telnet
6 3 (2.59%) VPN
7 1 (0.86%) DMZ
7 1 (0.86%) Intranet
7 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Banking
3 11 (9.48%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.76%) Advertising
5 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
2 21 (18.10%) Consultant
3 20 (17.24%) Analyst
4 15 (12.93%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 15 (12.93%) Security Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) Administrator
6 12 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Senior Security Analyst
8 10 (8.62%) Architect
8 10 (8.62%) Security Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Security Architect
9 9 (7.76%) Security Consultant
10 8 (6.90%) Active Directory Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
12 5 (4.31%) ArcSight Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Cyber-Ark Specialist
12 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.45%) Unix Administrator
13 4 (3.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) SailPoint
2 7 (6.03%) Web Services
3 6 (5.17%) Middleware
4 5 (4.31%) .NET
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.31%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.72%) Clustering
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 37 (31.90%) Unix
3 24 (20.69%) Linux
4 12 (10.34%) AIX
4 12 (10.34%) VMS
5 5 (4.31%) Solaris
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Information Security
2 23 (19.83%) Identity Access Management
3 15 (12.93%) SIEM
4 14 (12.07%) Security Architecture
5 9 (7.76%) BCP
5 9 (7.76%) Password Management
5 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
6 7 (6.03%) Analytics
6 7 (6.03%) Security Operations
7 5 (4.31%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.31%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.31%) Use Case
8 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (3.45%) Migration
8 4 (3.45%) Project Management
8 4 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.31%) SQL
3 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.45%) Korn
3 4 (3.45%) Perl
3 4 (3.45%) Python
4 3 (2.59%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) C#
5 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) CISSP
2 20 (17.24%) CISM
3 5 (4.31%) CCNA
3 5 (4.31%) CCSA
3 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.31%) JNCIA
4 2 (1.72%) OCA
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) GIAC
5 1 (0.86%) ISACA
5 1 (0.86%) SANS
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 37 (31.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.45%) NFS
4 4 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.86%) NDS
5 1 (0.86%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 3 (2.59%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.86%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.86%) QRadar
4 1 (0.86%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.86%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.66%) HP
3 16 (13.79%) IBM
3 16 (13.79%) Oracle
4 14 (12.07%) Splunk
5 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.62%) ArcSight
6 10 (8.62%) CA
6 10 (8.62%) Symantec
6 10 (8.62%) VMware
7 8 (6.90%) ServiceNow
8 7 (6.03%) ForgeRock
8 7 (6.03%) Intel Security
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco
9 5 (4.31%) Citrix
9 5 (4.31%) Sun
9 5 (4.31%) Tripwire
10 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.45%) SAP
10 4 (3.45%) Veritas