The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Radware 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 Radware over the 3 months to 2 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 Radware Limited.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radware
Rank 601 567 577
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +10
Contract jobs citing Radware 22 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£368 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.12 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 - -

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
26335 24183 26379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.37% 46.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15047 13643 13481
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1196 1084 1368
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Radware
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Radware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Radware
Daily Rate Trend

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

Radware Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Radware
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Radware Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Radware
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radware within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England -17 20 £368 +14.84%
South East +4 15 £368 -12.50%
Berkshire +17 9 £310 -
Reading - - - -

Radware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Radware 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 Radware.

1 37 (90.24%) Firewall
2 35 (85.37%) Cisco
3 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (63.41%) Juniper
5 25 (60.98%) VPN
6 24 (58.54%) Nokia
6 24 (58.54%) CheckPoint
6 24 (58.54%) Redback
6 24 (58.54%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (56.10%) Cisco PIX
7 23 (56.10%) Network Management
7 23 (56.10%) IPsec
8 22 (53.66%) CCIE
9 21 (51.22%) MPLS
10 20 (48.78%) Load Balancing
11 19 (46.34%) BGP
11 19 (46.34%) SNMP
12 18 (43.90%) OSPF
12 18 (43.90%) Telecoms
12 18 (43.90%) FWSM
13 17 (41.46%) VoIP
14 13 (31.71%) Huawei
14 13 (31.71%) Ethernet
15 12 (29.27%) UMTS
15 12 (29.27%) CCSP
15 12 (29.27%) Network Architecture
15 12 (29.27%) LTE
16 10 (24.39%) Risk Assessment
17 8 (19.51%) Validation
17 8 (19.51%) Ericsson

Radware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Radware 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 Radware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) VPN
3 24 (58.54%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (56.10%) Cisco PIX
4 23 (56.10%) IPsec
5 21 (51.22%) MPLS
6 19 (46.34%) BGP
6 19 (46.34%) SNMP
7 18 (43.90%) OSPF
7 18 (43.90%) FWSM
8 17 (41.46%) VoIP
9 13 (31.71%) Ethernet
10 12 (29.27%) UMTS
10 12 (29.27%) LTE
11 8 (19.51%) RSVP
11 8 (19.51%) VRRP
11 8 (19.51%) HSRP
12 5 (12.20%) Nortel Alteon
12 5 (12.20%) TACACS
13 4 (9.76%) SMS
General
1 18 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Design Engineer
1 14 (34.15%) IP Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Services Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Network Support
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Solaris
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Network Management
2 20 (48.78%) Load Balancing
3 12 (29.27%) Network Architecture
4 10 (24.39%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (19.51%) Validation
6 5 (12.20%) Network Design
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
8 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.32%) Change Control
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
10 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.44%) High Availability
10 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (53.66%) CCIE
3 12 (29.27%) CCSP
4 8 (19.51%) CCDP
4 8 (19.51%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (14.63%) CISSP
6 5 (12.20%) CCNP
7 4 (9.76%) CCNA
7 4 (9.76%) CCSA
7 4 (9.76%) CCSE
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
8 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
10 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Netcool
2 4 (9.76%) OpenView
2 4 (9.76%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 26 (63.41%) Juniper
3 24 (58.54%) Nokia
3 24 (58.54%) CheckPoint
3 24 (58.54%) Redback
4 13 (31.71%) Huawei
5 8 (19.51%) Ericsson
6 6 (14.63%) McAfee
7 5 (12.20%) Crossbeam
7 5 (12.20%) F5
7 5 (12.20%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Nortel
8 4 (9.76%) Avaya
8 4 (9.76%) CA
8 4 (9.76%) NetIQ
8 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
8 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.88%) Mitel
10 1 (2.44%) Verint