The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rapid7 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 Rapid7 over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Rapid7 LLC.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid7
Rank 619 - 587
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% - 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Rapid7
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rapid7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rapid7
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK.

Rapid7 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rapid7
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Rapid7 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rapid7
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 - 6 £500 -
East of England - 5 £500 -
Suffolk - 3 £550 -
Norfolk - 2 £475 -
Norwich - 2 £475 -
Ipswich - 2 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7.

1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) SecurID
4 2 (25.00%) Imperva
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Informix
5 1 (12.50%) Ingres
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) DB2

Rapid7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) Ingres
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Information Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) SecurID
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Imperva
5 1 (12.50%) Tufin
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) Teradata
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (12.50%) Qualys
5 1 (12.50%) AirMagnet