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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TippingPoint
Rank 612 625 608
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 41 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.057% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 20
Median daily rate £413 £322 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £303 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £347
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -

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
24427 25709 25834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.15% 44.02% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14937 15179 14393
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1100 1101
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 26 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 26 August 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 +15 40 £413 +28.60% 3
London +1 12 £500 +60.90%
Yorkshire +6 9 £350 +25.00% 2
South East +4 9 £388 +17.42%
Milton Keynes - 6 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 -
City of London +29 5 £500 +55.52%
West Yorkshire +11 5 £350 +25.00% 1
South West +6 5 £325 +160.00%
Leeds +1 4 £350 +25.00% 1
Cambridge - 4 £358 -
Cheltenham - 4 £340 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £340 -
East of England - 4 £358 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £358 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £388 -
Leatherhead - 2 £388 -
Scotland +14 1 - -
Glasgow +11 1 - -
Reading +10 1 £375 -
Berkshire -5 1 £375 +18.11%
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 80 (90.91%) Firewall
2 75 (85.23%) Cisco
3 72 (81.82%) F5
4 69 (78.41%) Juniper
5 52 (59.09%) HP
5 52 (59.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 51 (57.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 50 (56.82%) CheckPoint
8 45 (51.14%) Load Balancing
9 39 (44.32%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (43.18%) CCNP
11 35 (39.77%) Fortinet
11 35 (39.77%) Blue Coat
12 34 (38.64%) SolarWinds
12 34 (38.64%) Internet
13 33 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (36.36%) ITIL
15 27 (30.68%) Network Security
16 26 (29.55%) Wireless
17 25 (28.41%) Finance
17 25 (28.41%) CCNA
18 24 (27.27%) DNS
18 24 (27.27%) TCP/IP
18 24 (27.27%) FireEye
19 23 (26.14%) LogRhythm
19 23 (26.14%) Network Management
19 23 (26.14%) Capacity Planning
20 22 (25.00%) Unix
21 21 (23.86%) Windows
21 21 (23.86%) OpenStack

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 21 (23.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (90.91%) Firewall
2 52 (59.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 51 (57.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 34 (38.64%) Internet
5 33 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (30.68%) Network Security
7 26 (29.55%) Wireless
8 24 (27.27%) DNS
8 24 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 20 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (22.73%) DHCP
10 19 (21.59%) VPN
11 15 (17.05%) SSL
11 15 (17.05%) Wireshark
12 13 (14.77%) BIG-IP
12 13 (14.77%) WAAS
13 12 (13.64%) SAN
14 10 (11.36%) BGP
14 10 (11.36%) EIGRP
15 8 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (65.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Administrator
3 10 (11.36%) Security Specialist
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (7.95%) Information Specialist
5 7 (7.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) DataPower
3 3 (3.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Unix
2 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (13.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Load Balancing
2 32 (36.36%) ITIL
3 23 (26.14%) Capacity Planning
3 23 (26.14%) Network Management
4 16 (18.18%) Data Privacy
5 14 (15.91%) Change Management
6 12 (13.64%) High Availability
6 12 (13.64%) Information Security
6 12 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (13.64%) Open Source
7 11 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 11 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 11 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 11 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 11 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 11 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (1.14%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 39 (44.32%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (43.18%) CCNP
3 25 (28.41%) CCNA
4 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (2.27%) CCDP
7 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) iptables
2 10 (11.36%) Postfix
2 10 (11.36%) Sendmail
2 10 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (11.36%) vSphere
3 8 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) OSSEC
2 11 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (12.50%) Nagios
2 11 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 11 (12.50%) Puppet
3 10 (11.36%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.55%) OPNET
5 3 (3.41%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 75 (85.23%) Cisco
2 72 (81.82%) F5
3 69 (78.41%) Juniper
4 52 (59.09%) HP
5 50 (56.82%) CheckPoint
6 35 (39.77%) Blue Coat
6 35 (39.77%) Fortinet
7 34 (38.64%) SolarWinds
8 24 (27.27%) FireEye
9 23 (26.14%) LogRhythm
10 15 (17.05%) Palo Alto
11 13 (14.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 13 (14.77%) Aruba
11 13 (14.77%) Riverbed
11 13 (14.77%) Splunk
12 12 (13.64%) EMC
12 12 (13.64%) LogLogic
12 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
12 12 (13.64%) Tufin
13 11 (12.50%) ArcSight