The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Imperva 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 Imperva over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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 Imperva, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Imperva
Rank 602 556 597
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +41
Contract jobs citing Imperva 12 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.042% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.090% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 1
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£475 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Imperva
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Imperva Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Imperva
Daily Rate Trend

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

Imperva Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Imperva
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Imperva Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Imperva
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Imperva within the UK.

Imperva Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Imperva
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Imperva within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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 -30 11 £475 +22.58% 2
East of England -23 6 - -
Cambridge - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire 0 3 £475 +22.58%
City of London +14 2 £513 +7.61%
London +3 2 £513 +46.42%
West Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
York 0 1 £401 +3.35%
North Yorkshire -9 1 £401 +3.35%
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -

Imperva
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Imperva 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 Imperva.

1 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) F5
3 20 (62.50%) Network Security
4 18 (56.25%) Citrix
5 17 (53.13%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) BIG-IP
6 16 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 16 (50.00%) CCSE
6 16 (50.00%) VMware
6 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 16 (50.00%) DHCP
6 16 (50.00%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco
6 16 (50.00%) CCNP
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 16 (50.00%) OSPF
6 16 (50.00%) BGP
6 16 (50.00%) NetScreen
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (50.00%) Fat Client
6 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (50.00%) Infoblox
6 16 (50.00%) DMVPN
6 16 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 16 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (31.25%) HP
8 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills

Imperva
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) Network Security
3 16 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 16 (50.00%) DHCP
3 16 (50.00%) DNS
3 16 (50.00%) OSPF
3 16 (50.00%) BGP
3 16 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 16 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (21.88%) SSL
5 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
5 6 (18.75%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) ISDN
5 6 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (9.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Security Specialist
2 16 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 16 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 16 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Economics
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.00%) Line Management
2 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Process Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Database Security
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CCSE
1 16 (50.00%) CCNP
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) F5
2 18 (56.25%) Citrix
3 16 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco
3 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (50.00%) Infoblox
4 10 (31.25%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) WatchGuard
6 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (6.25%) Mitel
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec