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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 10 December 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 TippingPoint Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TippingPoint
Rank 597 648 604
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -44
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 17 1 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.002% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.004% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 28
Median daily rate £495 £350 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -22.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £450
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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

TippingPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TippingPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +31 14 £520 +48.57% 1
London +13 7 £520 +48.57% 1
South East - 5 £550 -
Surrey - 4 £550 -
City of London - 3 £520 -
Scotland - 3 £321 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £371 -
Erskine - 2 £371 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint 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 TippingPoint.

1 51 (89.47%) Firewall
2 48 (84.21%) Juniper
2 48 (84.21%) F5
3 47 (82.46%) Cisco
4 40 (70.18%) Blue Coat
5 35 (61.40%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (61.40%) Finance
6 33 (57.89%) CheckPoint
6 33 (57.89%) FireEye
7 29 (50.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 29 (50.88%) TCP/IP
7 29 (50.88%) Wireless
8 28 (49.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (43.86%) Palo Alto
10 21 (36.84%) Internet
11 20 (35.09%) ITIL
11 20 (35.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (33.33%) Network Security
12 19 (33.33%) SolarWinds
13 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
13 18 (31.58%) Network Architecture
13 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (31.58%) HP
13 18 (31.58%) DNS
14 17 (29.82%) Project Management
14 17 (29.82%) Change Management
14 17 (29.82%) Service Management
14 17 (29.82%) BIG-IP
14 17 (29.82%) LogRhythm

TippingPoint
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (89.47%) Firewall
2 35 (61.40%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (50.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 29 (50.88%) TCP/IP
3 29 (50.88%) Wireless
4 28 (49.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 21 (36.84%) Internet
6 20 (35.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (33.33%) Network Security
8 18 (31.58%) DNS
9 17 (29.82%) BIG-IP
10 16 (28.07%) DHCP
10 16 (28.07%) WAAS
11 15 (26.32%) VPN
12 14 (24.56%) Wireshark
13 13 (22.81%) SSL
14 5 (8.77%) BGP
14 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
14 5 (8.77%) OSPF
14 5 (8.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 35 (61.40%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Security Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Information Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Network Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) DataPower
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Unix
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 18 (31.58%) Network Architecture
3 17 (29.82%) Change Management
3 17 (29.82%) Project Management
3 17 (29.82%) Service Management
4 13 (22.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 13 (22.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 13 (22.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 13 (22.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (22.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (19.30%) Information Security
5 11 (19.30%) Load Balancing
6 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (14.04%) Network Management
7 7 (12.28%) Data Privacy
8 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.02%) High Availability
8 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.02%) Network Design
8 4 (7.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.32%) CCNP
3 8 (14.04%) CCNA
3 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CCIE
5 3 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (1.75%) CCDP
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) iptables
2 3 (5.26%) Postfix
2 3 (5.26%) Sendmail
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Nexpose
2 4 (7.02%) Nagios
2 4 (7.02%) OSSEC
3 3 (5.26%) Cobbler
3 3 (5.26%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.51%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (3.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.51%) OPNET
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) F5
1 48 (84.21%) Juniper
2 47 (82.46%) Cisco
3 40 (70.18%) Blue Coat
4 33 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 33 (57.89%) FireEye
5 25 (43.86%) Palo Alto
6 19 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 18 (31.58%) HP
8 17 (29.82%) LogRhythm
9 16 (28.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 16 (28.07%) Aruba
9 16 (28.07%) Riverbed
9 16 (28.07%) Tufin
10 14 (24.56%) LogLogic
11 13 (22.81%) ArcSight
11 13 (22.81%) GFI Software
11 13 (22.81%) Intel Security
11 13 (22.81%) Rapid7
11 13 (22.81%) Symantec