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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7
Rank 631 639 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 20 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.012% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £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 28 July 2016.

Rapid7 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Rapid7
Top 15 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 28 July 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 -2 20 £450 -7.69% 1
South East - 7 £450 -
North West +9 6 £500 +36.05%
Merseyside - 6 £500 -
Liverpool - 5 £500 -
London - 4 £900 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 3 £438 -
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (81.82%) ArcSight
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 15 (68.18%) Information Security
4 15 (68.18%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) Splunk
5 11 (50.00%) EnCase
6 10 (45.45%) Nexpose
6 10 (45.45%) tcpdump
6 10 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
6 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
7 8 (36.36%) Sourcefire
7 8 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (31.82%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) SSL
8 7 (31.82%) Unix
8 7 (31.82%) Juniper
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) Symantec
8 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
8 7 (31.82%) Wireless
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (31.82%) F5
8 7 (31.82%) GFI Software
8 7 (31.82%) LogRhythm

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 (77.27%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) tcpdump
2 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (31.82%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) SSL
3 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 7 (31.82%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) IntruShield
5 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) GIS
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) Incident Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Security Specialist
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (18.18%) Information Specialist
7 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
7 4 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
8 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
9 2 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
10 1 (4.55%) Forensic Analyst
10 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
10 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 15 (68.18%) Information Security
3 10 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (31.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (31.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (31.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.55%) SIEM
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CFCE
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) EnCE
1 6 (27.27%) GCFA
1 6 (27.27%) GCFE
1 6 (27.27%) GIAC
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CEH
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) EnCase
2 10 (45.45%) Nexpose
3 4 (18.18%) Nessus
4 3 (13.64%) Nmap
5 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) ArcSight
2 11 (50.00%) Splunk
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 8 (36.36%) Sourcefire
4 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
4 7 (31.82%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) FireEye
4 7 (31.82%) GFI Software
4 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) LogRhythm
4 7 (31.82%) Symantec
4 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) NetIQ
6 1 (4.55%) Qualys
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds