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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TippingPoint
Rank 562 561 529
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 37 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.038% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £508 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 9 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 27 March 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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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 +14 32 £375 -16.66% 2
South East - 15 - - 1
London 0 5 £375 -16.66% 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Great Yarmouth - - - -
East of England - - - -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (85.37%) Cisco
2 67 (81.71%) F5
3 62 (75.61%) Firewall
4 55 (67.07%) Blue Coat
5 54 (65.85%) CheckPoint
6 49 (59.76%) Juniper
7 43 (52.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 40 (48.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 34 (41.46%) Finance
10 32 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (39.02%) ITIL
11 30 (36.59%) Service Management
11 30 (36.59%) Network Architecture
12 29 (35.37%) Load Balancing
13 28 (34.15%) HP
14 27 (32.93%) DNS
15 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
15 26 (31.71%) SolarWinds
16 25 (30.49%) Change Management
16 25 (30.49%) CISSP
17 24 (29.27%) TIBCO
17 24 (29.27%) Rendezvous
17 24 (29.27%) Bloomberg
17 24 (29.27%) RMDS
17 24 (29.27%) Multicast
18 23 (28.05%) LogLogic
18 23 (28.05%) Tufin
18 23 (28.05%) Network Security
18 23 (28.05%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (26.83%) CCNP

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (29.27%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (75.61%) Firewall
2 43 (52.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 40 (48.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 32 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (32.93%) DNS
6 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
7 24 (29.27%) Multicast
8 23 (28.05%) Network Security
9 22 (26.83%) DHCP
10 21 (25.61%) BGP
10 21 (25.61%) Wireshark
10 21 (25.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (19.51%) WLAN
12 14 (17.07%) EIGRP
13 13 (15.85%) Junos
13 13 (15.85%) WAN
13 13 (15.85%) LAN
14 12 (14.63%) MPLS
15 9 (10.98%) VPN
16 8 (9.76%) SAN
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Consultant
2 34 (41.46%) Network Engineer
3 26 (31.71%) Network Consultant
4 18 (21.95%) Firewall Consultant
5 13 (15.85%) Security Consultant
6 12 (14.63%) Network Design Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Design Engineer
7 11 (13.41%) Network Security Consultant
8 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
9 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Network Designer
10 4 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Designer
10 4 (4.88%) Information Security Project Manager
11 3 (3.66%) Architect
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.54%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) ITIL
2 30 (36.59%) Service Management
2 30 (36.59%) Network Architecture
3 29 (35.37%) Load Balancing
4 25 (30.49%) Change Management
5 16 (19.51%) Network Design
6 13 (15.85%) Network Management
7 12 (14.63%) Project Management
8 11 (13.41%) Information Security
9 10 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.76%) Business Development
10 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.10%) Time Management
13 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
13 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
13 4 (4.88%) SIEM
14 2 (2.44%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) CISSP
2 23 (28.05%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (26.83%) CCNP
4 16 (19.51%) CCDP
5 9 (10.98%) CCNA
6 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (9.76%) PMP
6 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
6 8 (9.76%) Degree
6 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CISM
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
2 8 (9.76%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
1 8 (9.76%) vSphere
1 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (13.41%) OPNET
3 8 (9.76%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (85.37%) Cisco
2 67 (81.71%) F5
3 55 (67.07%) Blue Coat
4 54 (65.85%) CheckPoint
5 49 (59.76%) Juniper
6 28 (34.15%) HP
7 26 (31.71%) SolarWinds
8 24 (29.27%) TIBCO
8 24 (29.27%) Bloomberg
9 23 (28.05%) Tufin
9 23 (28.05%) LogLogic
10 22 (26.83%) Tradeweb
10 22 (26.83%) McAfee
10 22 (26.83%) Radianz
11 21 (25.61%) NetScout
12 19 (23.17%) Nokia
13 16 (19.51%) BMC
14 11 (13.41%) ArcSight
15 8 (9.76%) Cyber-Ark
15 8 (9.76%) 3PAR
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