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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 572 571 575
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 39 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.040% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.090% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 6
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£320 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.48% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -

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
25012 24551 23700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 44.87% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12809
Average daily rate £400 £376 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1077 1191
Average hourly rate £18.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 27 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 28 July 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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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 -12 32 £320 -8.24% 3
South East -2 17 £320 -28.88% 2
Berkshire - 10 £315 -
Slough - 7 £315 -
Scotland +2 6 £345 +16.16%
Oxfordshire - 6 £323 - 2
Erskine +13 5 £345 +16.16%
Renfrewshire +7 5 £345 +16.16%
Tyne and Wear -23 5 £311 -8.25%
North East -25 5 £311 -10.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 5 £311 -8.25%
London +4 4 £398 -22.29% 1
Oxford - 4 £316 - 1
West Yorkshire -24 3 £280 -13.84%
Leeds -30 3 £280 -13.84%
Yorkshire -32 3 £280 -13.84%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £125 -
South West - 3 £125 -
Surrey +2 1 £500 +2.56%
City of London -9 1 £322 -37.26% 1
Reading - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (83.53%) Firewall
2 67 (78.82%) CheckPoint
3 64 (75.29%) Cisco
4 60 (70.59%) F5
5 58 (68.24%) Juniper
6 42 (49.41%) Blue Coat
7 38 (44.71%) Network Security
8 37 (43.53%) HP
8 37 (43.53%) ITIL
9 30 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 28 (32.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 28 (32.94%) Service Management
11 27 (31.76%) McAfee
12 26 (30.59%) WAN
13 25 (29.41%) Tufin
14 24 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (28.24%) CISSP
14 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (27.06%) Load Balancing
16 22 (25.88%) SolarWinds
16 22 (25.88%) LAN
17 21 (24.71%) Finance
18 20 (23.53%) CCNP
19 19 (22.35%) CCNA
19 19 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (22.35%) LogLogic
20 18 (21.18%) Network Architecture
20 18 (21.18%) Change Management
20 18 (21.18%) Management Information System

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Office
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (83.53%) Firewall
2 38 (44.71%) Network Security
3 30 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 28 (32.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 26 (30.59%) WAN
6 24 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (25.88%) LAN
8 19 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (22.35%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
10 17 (20.00%) DNS
10 17 (20.00%) BGP
10 17 (20.00%) Wireshark
10 17 (20.00%) Multicast
11 16 (18.82%) DHCP
12 15 (17.65%) VPN
13 13 (15.29%) Junos
14 12 (14.12%) EIGRP
15 10 (11.76%) WLAN
16 9 (10.59%) SAN
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Consultant
3 17 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Network Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) Firewall Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) Network Security Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Designer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Designer
9 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.35%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (11.76%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.18%) DataPower
5 1 (1.18%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) ITIL
2 28 (32.94%) Service Management
3 23 (27.06%) Load Balancing
4 18 (21.18%) Change Management
4 18 (21.18%) Network Architecture
5 14 (16.47%) Network Management
6 12 (14.12%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.59%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (9.41%) Network Design
9 7 (8.24%) Time Management
10 6 (7.06%) Change Control
11 5 (5.88%) QMS
11 5 (5.88%) Quality Management
12 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.71%) Project Management
12 4 (4.71%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (3.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) Lisp
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) CISSP
1 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (23.53%) CCNP
3 19 (22.35%) CCNA
4 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 13 (15.29%) CCDP
6 11 (12.94%) CCSA
6 11 (12.94%) CCSE
7 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.06%) JNCIS
9 5 (5.88%) CCSP
10 4 (4.71%) Degree
10 4 (4.71%) PMP
10 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
11 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.18%) GCIA
12 1 (1.18%) GCIH
12 1 (1.18%) GCFA
12 1 (1.18%) GIAC
12 1 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
2 8 (9.41%) JSP 440
3 4 (4.71%) HIPAA
3 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (9.41%) vSphere
2 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) XenServer
4 1 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (10.59%) OPNET
2 9 (10.59%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (78.82%) CheckPoint
2 64 (75.29%) Cisco
3 60 (70.59%) F5
4 58 (68.24%) Juniper
5 42 (49.41%) Blue Coat
6 37 (43.53%) HP
7 27 (31.76%) McAfee
8 25 (29.41%) Tufin
9 22 (25.88%) SolarWinds
10 19 (22.35%) LogLogic
11 17 (20.00%) NetScout
11 17 (20.00%) TIBCO
11 17 (20.00%) Bloomberg
11 17 (20.00%) Lancope
12 16 (18.82%) Radianz
12 16 (18.82%) Tradeweb
13 14 (16.47%) Nokia
14 12 (14.12%) Riverbed
14 12 (14.12%) Crossbeam
15 10 (11.76%) BMC
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