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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7
Rank 642 625 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £463 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £368 -
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
23973 24332 23498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.84% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14778 14069 13321
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1123 1038
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -5 6 £463 +25.85% 2
South East - 3 £438 -
Berkshire - 3 £438 -
London - 2 £688 -
North West -23 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Nessus
4 4 (36.36%) Splunk
4 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
4 4 (36.36%) EnCase
5 3 (27.27%) GCFE
5 3 (27.27%) Nexpose
5 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (27.27%) QRadar
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) CFCE
5 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (27.27%) Nmap
5 3 (27.27%) GCFA
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) EnCE
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) GIS
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) GIAC
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) Qualys

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 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) IntruShield
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) GIS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CFCE
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) EnCE
1 3 (27.27%) GCFA
1 3 (27.27%) GCFE
1 3 (27.27%) GIAC
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nessus
2 4 (36.36%) EnCase
3 3 (27.27%) Nexpose
3 3 (27.27%) Nmap
3 3 (27.27%) QRadar
4 1 (9.09%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire