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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber-Ark
Rank 555 485 530
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +45
Contract jobs citing Cyber-Ark 26 81 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.16% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.35% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 0
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£525 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
23858 23073 21233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.42% 45.56% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12590 11164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 990 1250
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015.

Cyber-Ark Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cyber-Ark
Top 7 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 4 March 2015. 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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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 -60 24 £525 +28.20% 6
London -37 20 £525 +31.25% 5
City of London +10 7 £550 +46.66% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1

Cyber-Ark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) Information Security
3 24 (38.10%) Windows
4 23 (36.51%) Linux
5 22 (34.92%) Oracle
6 18 (28.57%) UNIX
7 15 (23.81%) Banking
8 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 14 (22.22%) CISSP
8 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 11 (17.46%) ArcSight
11 10 (15.87%) McAfee
11 10 (15.87%) Cisco
12 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
12 9 (14.29%) CISM
12 9 (14.29%) Firewall
12 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 9 (14.29%) Degree
13 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
13 8 (12.70%) Citrix
13 8 (12.70%) PMP
13 8 (12.70%) PMI Certification
13 8 (12.70%) ITIL
13 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
14 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
14 7 (11.11%) Tivoli
14 7 (11.11%) VMware
14 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Cyber-Ark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
1 5 (7.94%) JBoss
1 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) SSH
2 4 (6.35%) LDAP
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.17%) Network Security
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (6.35%) MS Access
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) EDMS
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Consultant
4 11 (17.46%) Administrator
5 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 7 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (7.94%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.76%) AIX Administrator
11 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Regular Expression
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
1 2 (3.17%) SOAP
1 2 (3.17%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) LPAR
3 2 (3.17%) Economics
3 2 (3.17%) HACMP
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) CESG
4 1 (1.59%) e-Health
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Linux
3 18 (28.57%) UNIX
4 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) AIX
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Information Security
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.52%) Business Development
3 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Release Management
4 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (6.35%) SIEM
5 4 (6.35%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) Security Management
5 4 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.76%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) CISSP
2 9 (14.29%) CISM
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) PMP
3 8 (12.70%) PMI Certification
4 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CISA
5 3 (4.76%) GIAC
6 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (7.94%) XenServer
4 2 (3.17%) GPFS
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.59%) Nmap
5 1 (1.59%) ClearTrust
5 1 (1.59%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.35%) DatAdvantage
3 3 (4.76%) OpenView
4 2 (3.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.46%) ArcSight
5 10 (15.87%) McAfee
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco
6 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
6 8 (12.70%) Citrix
7 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 7 (11.11%) VMware
8 6 (9.52%) TippingPoint
8 6 (9.52%) F5
8 6 (9.52%) Nokia
8 6 (9.52%) Juniper
8 6 (9.52%) HP
9 5 (7.94%) Dell
9 5 (7.94%) LANDesk
10 4 (6.35%) Varonis
10 4 (6.35%) Rapid7
10 4 (6.35%) BMC