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 22 October 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 LogLogic, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LogLogic
Rank 609 552 586
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +34
Contract jobs citing LogLogic 6 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.032% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.070% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-52.38% -
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
25895 24212 26082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.08% 46.26% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15104 13695 13458
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1227 1161 1343
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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
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 11 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 22 October 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
London +8 1 £345 -18.82%
England -41 1 £345 -18.82% 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

LogLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) ArcSight
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) GPEN
2 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 6 (66.67%) Snort
2 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) GCIH
2 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) SSCP
2 6 (66.67%) OPNET
2 6 (66.67%) GIAC
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Sun
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux

LogLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) TeamSite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) FTP
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) BAPI
1 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) GPEN
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 6 (66.67%) GCIH
2 6 (66.67%) SSCP
2 6 (66.67%) GIAC
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) OPNET
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) ArcSight
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Tufin
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) TippingPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg