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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TippingPoint
Rank 573 602 629
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +27
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 65 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.073% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.16% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 6
Median daily rate £330 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -

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
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 29 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 1 July 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 +9 34 £340 -1.00% 4
Scotland -2 31 £310 +15.75%
Renfrewshire -24 24 £310 +15.94%
Erskine -27 24 £310 +15.94%
Cambridge - 11 £340 -
East of England - 11 £340 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 11 £340 -
South West - 8 £330 -
South East +3 7 £350 +9.37%
Cheltenham - 7 £330 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £330 -
Yorkshire 0 5 £413 +17.85% 1
Glasgow +1 4 £263 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
Reading -3 3 £325 -
Berkshire -7 3 £325 +2.36%
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire -1 2 £400 +14.28%
Leeds -8 2 £400 +14.28%
London -9 2 £500 +5.26% 1
City of London - 2 £500 -
North East -66 1 £330 -5.03%
Tyne and Wear -67 1 £330 -5.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne -70 1 £330 -5.03%
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 63 (96.92%) Firewall
2 53 (81.54%) Cisco
2 53 (81.54%) F5
3 52 (80.00%) Juniper
4 45 (69.23%) HP
4 45 (69.23%) Load Balancing
5 37 (56.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 37 (56.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 37 (56.92%) CheckPoint
6 35 (53.85%) Fortinet
7 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (50.77%) CCNP
8 30 (46.15%) Internet
9 26 (40.00%) Network Security
10 25 (38.46%) CCNA
11 23 (35.38%) ITIL
11 23 (35.38%) SolarWinds
11 23 (35.38%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (35.38%) Network Management
12 21 (32.31%) OpenStack
13 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
13 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
14 18 (27.69%) LogRhythm
14 18 (27.69%) Unix
14 18 (27.69%) Blue Coat
15 17 (26.15%) Windows
16 16 (24.62%) Data Privacy
17 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (23.08%) VPN
18 13 (20.00%) DNS

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 (32.31%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (96.92%) Firewall
2 37 (56.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 37 (56.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 30 (46.15%) Internet
4 26 (40.00%) Network Security
5 15 (23.08%) VPN
6 13 (20.00%) DNS
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (16.92%) SAN
7 11 (16.92%) SSL
7 11 (16.92%) Wireless
8 10 (15.38%) DHCP
9 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.69%) BGP
10 5 (7.69%) EIGRP
10 5 (7.69%) Wireshark
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (6.15%) LAN
11 4 (6.15%) WAN
12 3 (4.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Administrator
3 9 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Security Specialist
5 6 (9.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Information Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.54%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Unix
2 17 (26.15%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Load Balancing
2 23 (35.38%) Capacity Planning
2 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 23 (35.38%) Network Management
3 16 (24.62%) Data Privacy
4 12 (18.46%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (16.92%) High Availability
5 11 (16.92%) ITIL V3
5 11 (16.92%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (16.92%) Open Source
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) Change Control
6 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (12.31%) Information Security
8 7 (10.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
1 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) CCNP
1 33 (50.77%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (38.46%) CCNA
3 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) iptables
2 10 (15.38%) Postfix
2 10 (15.38%) Sendmail
2 10 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (15.38%) vSphere
3 8 (12.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) CA Spectrum
1 11 (16.92%) OSSEC
1 11 (16.92%) Puppet
2 10 (15.38%) Cobbler
2 10 (15.38%) Nagios
3 7 (10.77%) Nexpose
4 2 (3.08%) OPNET
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.54%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) Cisco
1 53 (81.54%) F5
2 52 (80.00%) Juniper
3 45 (69.23%) HP
4 37 (56.92%) CheckPoint
5 35 (53.85%) Fortinet
6 23 (35.38%) SolarWinds
7 18 (27.69%) Blue Coat
7 18 (27.69%) LogRhythm
8 11 (16.92%) CA
8 11 (16.92%) EMC
8 11 (16.92%) Oracle
8 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
8 11 (16.92%) Splunk
9 10 (15.38%) ServiceNow
10 9 (13.85%) FireEye
11 7 (10.77%) ArcSight
11 7 (10.77%) Intel Security
11 7 (10.77%) Sourcefire
11 7 (10.77%) Symantec