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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rapid7 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7
Rank 651 654 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24006 24762 25965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 43.28% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14651 14641 14653
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 858 1077 1171
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Rapid7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Rapid7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 6 £450 -10.00%
South East - 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
London - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Liverpool - 1 £500 -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rapid7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Rapid7.

1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
1 20 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 19 (79.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
4 17 (70.83%) Information Security
5 14 (58.33%) Nexpose
6 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (45.83%) Sourcefire
7 11 (45.83%) Blue Coat
7 11 (45.83%) Wireless
7 11 (45.83%) Finance
7 11 (45.83%) Unix
7 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (45.83%) VPN
7 11 (45.83%) SSL
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco
7 11 (45.83%) Juniper
7 11 (45.83%) Internet
7 11 (45.83%) Symantec
7 11 (45.83%) Intel Security
7 11 (45.83%) LogRhythm
7 11 (45.83%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 11 (45.83%) F5
7 11 (45.83%) GFI Software
7 11 (45.83%) TippingPoint
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (45.83%) 802.1X
7 11 (45.83%) FireEye
7 11 (45.83%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 11 (45.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Rapid7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (45.83%) Internet
2 11 (45.83%) SSL
2 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
2 11 (45.83%) VPN
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 9 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) GIS
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Security Specialist
2 9 (37.50%) Incident Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Information Specialist
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (12.50%) Network Specialist
6 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Firewall Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Forensic Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 17 (70.83%) Information Security
3 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (45.83%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 11 (45.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 11 (45.83%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 9 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) CFCE
2 5 (20.83%) EnCE
2 5 (20.83%) GCFA
2 5 (20.83%) GCFE
2 5 (20.83%) GIAC
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Nexpose
2 9 (37.50%) EnCase
3 3 (12.50%) Nessus
3 3 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) ArcSight
2 11 (45.83%) Blue Coat
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) F5
2 11 (45.83%) FireEye
2 11 (45.83%) GFI Software
2 11 (45.83%) Intel Security
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
2 11 (45.83%) LogRhythm
2 11 (45.83%) Sourcefire
2 11 (45.83%) Symantec
2 11 (45.83%) TippingPoint
3 9 (37.50%) Splunk
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft