The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TippingPoint
Rank 568 560 560
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 22 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.020% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.042% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 19
Average daily rate
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£347 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 July 2014.

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 8 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 July 2014. 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 -8 18 £349 -0.36% 7
South East -12 3 £450 +13.92% 4
London +5 1 £513 +38.51% 1
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Harrow - - - -
East of England - - - -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) F5
3 21 (70.00%) Firewall
4 20 (66.67%) HP
4 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (60.00%) CCNP
6 17 (56.67%) Network Security
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (53.33%) Juniper
8 15 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
10 13 (43.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (43.33%) Junos
10 13 (43.33%) BGP
11 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (33.33%) Network Design
13 9 (30.00%) BMC
13 9 (30.00%) WLAN
14 8 (26.67%) Finance
15 7 (23.33%) WAN
15 7 (23.33%) LAN
15 7 (23.33%) QA
15 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
16 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 6 (20.00%) Riverbed
16 6 (20.00%) Crossbeam
16 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
16 6 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
16 6 (20.00%) VPN

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Network Security
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (43.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (43.33%) Junos
4 13 (43.33%) BGP
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (30.00%) WLAN
7 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 7 (23.33%) LAN
8 6 (20.00%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 5 (16.67%) DMZ
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 5 (16.67%) Multicast
10 4 (13.33%) SMS
10 4 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) SIEM
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Lisp
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (60.00%) CCNP
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) CCDP
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) OPNET
2 3 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) F5
3 20 (66.67%) HP
3 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 16 (53.33%) Juniper
5 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
6 9 (30.00%) BMC
7 6 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (20.00%) Crossbeam
7 6 (20.00%) McAfee
8 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.33%) Nokia
8 4 (13.33%) EMC
9 2 (6.67%) Motorola
10 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.33%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
London
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 8 days ago