The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of LogLogic 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 LogLogic over the 3 months to 5 May 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 LogLogic, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LogLogic
Rank 591 575 541
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -34
Contract jobs citing LogLogic 18 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.028% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £560
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £600 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.62% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
25323 24618 22252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.29% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14434 13926 11757
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £230
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 1117 1066 1196
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

LogLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LogLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LogLogic
Daily Rate Trend

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

LogLogic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LogLogic
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LogLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

LogLogic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LogLogic
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LogLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LogLogic
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LogLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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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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 17 £240 -60.00%
Surrey - 12 - -
South East - 12 - -
London +14 4 - -
Bristol +7 1 £240 -40.00%
South West +4 1 £240 -40.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £475 -
County Antrim - 1 £475 -
Belfast - 1 £475 -

LogLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LogLogic 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 LogLogic.

1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) CheckPoint
3 24 (82.76%) Load Balancing
4 23 (79.31%) Blue Coat
4 23 (79.31%) DNS
4 23 (79.31%) CISSP
4 23 (79.31%) Juniper
4 23 (79.31%) ITIL
4 23 (79.31%) TCP/IP
5 22 (75.86%) DHCP
5 22 (75.86%) TIBCO
5 22 (75.86%) Rendezvous
5 22 (75.86%) Bloomberg
5 22 (75.86%) RMDS
5 22 (75.86%) Management Information System
5 22 (75.86%) Wireshark
5 22 (75.86%) TippingPoint
5 22 (75.86%) Tufin
5 22 (75.86%) Network Architecture
5 22 (75.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (75.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (75.86%) Multicast
5 22 (75.86%) F5
6 21 (72.41%) SolarWinds
6 21 (72.41%) Tradeweb
6 21 (72.41%) NetScout
6 21 (72.41%) Finance
6 21 (72.41%) Radianz
6 21 (72.41%) Service Management

LogLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LogLogic 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 LogLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 22 (75.86%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) DNS
2 23 (79.31%) TCP/IP
3 22 (75.86%) DHCP
3 22 (75.86%) Wireshark
3 22 (75.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 22 (75.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 22 (75.86%) Multicast
4 9 (31.03%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.34%) FWSM
6 2 (6.90%) SSL
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.45%) FTP
7 1 (3.45%) HTTP
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Consultant
2 21 (72.41%) Network Consultant
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall Consultant
4 10 (34.48%) Security Consultant
5 8 (27.59%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Security Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Rendezvous
2 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Load Balancing
2 23 (79.31%) ITIL
3 22 (75.86%) Network Architecture
4 21 (72.41%) Service Management
4 21 (72.41%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) GPEN
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SSCP
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) GCIH
3 1 (3.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Snort
1 1 (3.45%) ClearTrust
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OPNET
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) CheckPoint
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) Juniper
2 23 (79.31%) Blue Coat
3 22 (75.86%) TippingPoint
3 22 (75.86%) TIBCO
3 22 (75.86%) Bloomberg
3 22 (75.86%) Tufin
3 22 (75.86%) F5
4 21 (72.41%) NetScout
4 21 (72.41%) Tradeweb
4 21 (72.41%) SolarWinds
4 21 (72.41%) Radianz
5 6 (20.69%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.34%) Imperva
7 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.45%) Q1 Labs
8 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (3.45%) Splunk