The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint 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 TippingPoint over the 3 months to 24 April 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 TippingPoint Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 549 592 549
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -43
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 45 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.032% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
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£375 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £508 £338
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +50.37%
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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TippingPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Trend

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

TippingPoint Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TippingPoint
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

TippingPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TippingPoint
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint within the UK.

TippingPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TippingPoint
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +28 37 £375 -16.66% 3
South East - 15 - - 2
Surrey - 15 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £350 -
Yorkshire - 9 £350 -
Leeds - 9 £350 -
London +5 6 £375 -16.66% 1
Scotland - 6 £267 - 1
Erskine - 5 £267 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £267 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £343 -
North East - 4 £343 -
North West - 3 £500 -
Warrington - 3 £500 -
Cheshire - 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £343 -
Sunderland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TippingPoint 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 TippingPoint.

1 73 (87.95%) Cisco
2 70 (84.34%) F5
3 69 (83.13%) Firewall
4 59 (71.08%) CheckPoint
5 56 (67.47%) Juniper
6 52 (62.65%) Blue Coat
7 41 (49.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 37 (44.58%) Service Management
9 36 (43.37%) ITIL
9 36 (43.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 33 (39.76%) Finance
11 31 (37.35%) McAfee
12 30 (36.14%) HP
13 29 (34.94%) Network Security
14 28 (33.73%) Load Balancing
15 27 (32.53%) Network Architecture
15 27 (32.53%) DNS
16 26 (31.33%) SolarWinds
16 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (30.12%) TCP/IP
18 24 (28.92%) CISSP
18 24 (28.92%) Change Management
19 23 (27.71%) RMDS
19 23 (27.71%) TIBCO
19 23 (27.71%) Rendezvous
19 23 (27.71%) Bloomberg
19 23 (27.71%) Multicast
20 22 (26.51%) Radianz
20 22 (26.51%) WAN
20 22 (26.51%) DHCP

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TippingPoint 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 TippingPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
1 15 (18.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (27.71%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (83.13%) Firewall
2 41 (49.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 36 (43.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 29 (34.94%) Network Security
5 27 (32.53%) DNS
6 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (30.12%) TCP/IP
8 23 (27.71%) Multicast
9 22 (26.51%) WAN
9 22 (26.51%) DHCP
9 22 (26.51%) LAN
10 21 (25.30%) Wireshark
11 20 (24.10%) Junos
12 18 (21.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (20.48%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (20.48%) BGP
14 14 (16.87%) SAN
15 12 (14.46%) EIGRP
16 11 (13.25%) WLAN
16 11 (13.25%) MPLS
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Network Engineer
2 31 (37.35%) Consultant
3 22 (26.51%) Network Consultant
4 18 (21.69%) Firewall Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) Security Consultant
6 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.84%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (8.43%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Design Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Designer
8 6 (7.23%) Network Designer
9 4 (4.82%) Information Security Project Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Information Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.87%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Service Management
2 36 (43.37%) ITIL
3 28 (33.73%) Load Balancing
4 27 (32.53%) Network Architecture
5 24 (28.92%) Change Management
6 19 (22.89%) Network Management
7 16 (19.28%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (16.87%) Incident Management
9 13 (15.66%) Network Load Balancing
9 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
10 11 (13.25%) Time Management
10 11 (13.25%) Information Security
10 11 (13.25%) Project Management
11 9 (10.84%) Network Design
12 8 (9.64%) Business Development
12 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
13 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
13 4 (4.82%) SIEM
14 2 (2.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) CISSP
2 17 (20.48%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (19.28%) CCNP
4 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
5 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
6 11 (13.25%) CCNA
6 11 (13.25%) CCDP
7 8 (9.64%) Degree
7 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (9.64%) PMP
7 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CCIE
8 1 (1.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) QA
2 13 (15.66%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
2 13 (15.66%) vSphere
3 3 (3.61%) Snort
4 1 (1.20%) KVM
4 1 (1.20%) XenServer
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) WhatsUp Gold
2 11 (13.25%) OPNET
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (87.95%) Cisco
2 70 (84.34%) F5
3 59 (71.08%) CheckPoint
4 56 (67.47%) Juniper
5 52 (62.65%) Blue Coat
6 31 (37.35%) McAfee
7 30 (36.14%) HP
8 26 (31.33%) SolarWinds
9 23 (27.71%) TIBCO
9 23 (27.71%) Bloomberg
10 22 (26.51%) Radianz
10 22 (26.51%) Tradeweb
10 22 (26.51%) Tufin
10 22 (26.51%) LogLogic
11 21 (25.30%) NetScout
12 17 (20.48%) Nokia
13 14 (16.87%) EMC
13 14 (16.87%) Crossbeam
13 14 (16.87%) 3PAR
13 14 (16.87%) Riverbed
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