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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TippingPoint
Rank 618 596 609
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 35 44 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.079% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.17% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 5
Median daily rate £325 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £268 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £448 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
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 5 May 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 22 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 5 May 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
Scotland -2 24 £309 +15.57% 1
Renfrewshire -25 18 £310 +15.94%
Erskine -29 18 £310 +15.94%
England -49 11 £330 -12.00%
East of England - 6 £333 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £333 -
Cambridge - 6 £333 -
Glasgow +5 3 £263 -
London -3 1 £500 +33.33%
Yorkshire -5 1 - -
West Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Leeds -12 1 - -
South East -27 1 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 1 £330 -5.03%
Tyne and Wear -37 1 £330 -5.03%
North East -38 1 £330 -5.03%
City of London - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £330 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £330 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £325 -
Cheltenham - 1 £330 -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (94.29%) Firewall
2 31 (88.57%) HP
2 31 (88.57%) Load Balancing
3 28 (80.00%) Juniper
3 28 (80.00%) Cisco
3 28 (80.00%) F5
4 27 (77.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 27 (77.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 27 (77.14%) CheckPoint
5 26 (74.29%) Fortinet
6 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (54.29%) CCNP
7 17 (48.57%) CCNA
7 17 (48.57%) Internet
7 17 (48.57%) Network Security
7 17 (48.57%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (48.57%) Network Management
8 15 (42.86%) OpenStack
9 14 (40.00%) SolarWinds
9 14 (40.00%) ITIL
10 13 (37.14%) Data Privacy
10 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
12 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
13 8 (22.86%) CA Spectrum
13 8 (22.86%) CA
14 7 (20.00%) DNS
15 6 (17.14%) Open Source

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 15 (42.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) Firewall
2 27 (77.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 27 (77.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (48.57%) Internet
3 17 (48.57%) Network Security
4 7 (20.00%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) SSL
7 1 (2.86%) BGP
7 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.86%) DMZ
7 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.86%) OSPF
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) WAAS
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Solaris
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Load Balancing
2 17 (48.57%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (48.57%) Network Management
3 14 (40.00%) ITIL
4 13 (37.14%) Data Privacy
5 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
7 6 (17.14%) High Availability
7 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.29%) Change Control
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) DevOps
9 1 (2.86%) Network Design
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
1 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) CCNP
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (48.57%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) iptables
2 5 (14.29%) Postfix
2 5 (14.29%) Sendmail
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (17.14%) OSSEC
2 6 (17.14%) Puppet
3 5 (14.29%) Cobbler
3 5 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) HP
2 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 28 (80.00%) F5
2 28 (80.00%) Juniper
3 27 (77.14%) CheckPoint
4 26 (74.29%) Fortinet
5 14 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 8 (22.86%) CA
7 6 (17.14%) EMC
7 6 (17.14%) LogRhythm
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (17.14%) Splunk
8 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.86%) FireEye
10 1 (2.86%) LogLogic
10 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.86%) Radianz
10 1 (2.86%) Tufin