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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7
UK
Rank 580 605 607
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.032% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £463
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.72%
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
20304 21658 22770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.26% 43.32% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12487 12740 13329
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 863 997
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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
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 24 January 2017.

Rapid7 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rapid7
Top 9 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +28 13 £450 -25.00% 2
London +5 4 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
South East - 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Coventry - 3 £450 -

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Internet
1 17 (100.00%) Wireless
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) LogRhythm
2 15 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (76.47%) Blue Coat
3 13 (76.47%) Sourcefire
3 13 (76.47%) Finance
3 13 (76.47%) Symantec
3 13 (76.47%) Intel Security
3 13 (76.47%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) Unix
3 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (76.47%) VPN
3 13 (76.47%) SSL
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) F5
3 13 (76.47%) ArcSight
3 13 (76.47%) TippingPoint
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (76.47%) GFI Software
3 13 (76.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 13 (76.47%) 802.1X
3 13 (76.47%) FireEye
3 13 (76.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 13 (76.47%) Nexpose
3 13 (76.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 13 (76.47%) 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 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Internet
1 17 (100.00%) Wireless
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (76.47%) SSL
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security Specialist
1 12 (70.59%) Information Specialist
1 12 (70.59%) Security Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Handler
2 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (76.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 13 (76.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 13 (76.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 13 (76.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (23.53%) Email Filtering
4 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM
4 4 (23.53%) Web Filtering
5 2 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Data Security
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (23.53%) CCSP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
2 4 (23.53%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) SANS
3 2 (11.76%) GCIH
3 2 (11.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) LogRhythm
2 13 (76.47%) ArcSight
2 13 (76.47%) Blue Coat
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) F5
2 13 (76.47%) FireEye
2 13 (76.47%) GFI Software
2 13 (76.47%) Intel Security
2 13 (76.47%) Juniper
2 13 (76.47%) Sourcefire
2 13 (76.47%) Symantec
2 13 (76.47%) TippingPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Dell