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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TippingPoint
Rank 542 568 548
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 44 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.034% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 8
Average daily rate
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£451 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.32% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £336 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.99% +7.69%
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
24741 23798 23532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 46.19% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14780 13501 12196
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +4 38 £451 +3.02% 3
South East -10 10 £500 +17.64%
Surrey - 8 £500 -
London +17 4 £375 -16.66%
Kent - 2 £500 -
Norfolk - - - -
Staines - - - -
Great Yarmouth - - - -
East of England - - - -

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 56 (75.68%) Cisco
2 51 (68.92%) Firewall
2 51 (68.92%) F5
3 45 (60.81%) CheckPoint
4 44 (59.46%) HP
5 40 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (43.24%) Juniper
6 32 (43.24%) Network Security
6 32 (43.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 30 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (39.19%) CCNP
8 29 (39.19%) Junos
9 28 (37.84%) Blue Coat
10 27 (36.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 25 (33.78%) Network Design
12 22 (29.73%) LAN
12 22 (29.73%) WAN
13 21 (28.38%) Windows
13 21 (28.38%) McAfee
14 20 (27.03%) Load Balancing
14 20 (27.03%) QA
15 18 (24.32%) ITIL
15 18 (24.32%) WLAN
15 18 (24.32%) BMC
15 18 (24.32%) Service Management
16 17 (22.97%) DNS
16 17 (22.97%) BGP
16 17 (22.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (21.62%) CCDP
17 16 (21.62%) Cisco IOS

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 13 (17.57%) MS Office
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) Firewall
2 40 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (43.24%) Network Security
3 32 (43.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 29 (39.19%) Junos
5 27 (36.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 22 (29.73%) LAN
6 22 (29.73%) WAN
7 18 (24.32%) WLAN
8 17 (22.97%) BGP
8 17 (22.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (22.97%) DNS
9 16 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (20.27%) SAN
11 14 (18.92%) DMZ
12 12 (16.22%) EIGRP
13 11 (14.86%) SSL
13 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
14 10 (13.51%) NetScreen
15 8 (10.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Network Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) Design Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Designer
9 2 (2.70%) Network Design Specialist
9 2 (2.70%) Information Security Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Cryptography
2 5 (6.76%) SecurID
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) Solaris
3 5 (6.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Network Design
2 20 (27.03%) Load Balancing
3 18 (24.32%) Service Management
3 18 (24.32%) ITIL
4 16 (21.62%) Network Management
4 16 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (18.92%) Incident Management
6 13 (17.57%) Network Architecture
7 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.86%) Time Management
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (10.81%) Change Management
12 7 (9.46%) Information Security
13 5 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (6.76%) Workflow
13 5 (6.76%) Validation
14 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (39.19%) CCNP
3 16 (21.62%) CCDP
4 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
5 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
6 10 (13.51%) CISSP
7 9 (12.16%) CCNA
8 6 (8.11%) CISM
9 4 (5.41%) Degree
9 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (5.41%) PMP
9 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) QA
2 15 (20.27%) JSP 440
3 5 (6.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
1 15 (20.27%) vSphere
1 15 (20.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 10 (13.51%) OPNET
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (75.68%) Cisco
2 51 (68.92%) F5
3 45 (60.81%) CheckPoint
4 44 (59.46%) HP
5 32 (43.24%) Juniper
6 28 (37.84%) Blue Coat
7 21 (28.38%) McAfee
8 18 (24.32%) BMC
9 15 (20.27%) EMC
9 15 (20.27%) 3PAR
10 14 (18.92%) Nokia
11 9 (12.16%) Crossbeam
11 9 (12.16%) Riverbed
12 8 (10.81%) Tufin
13 7 (9.46%) Motorola
14 6 (8.11%) ArcSight
15 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
16 4 (5.41%) Cyber-Ark
16 4 (5.41%) TIBCO
16 4 (5.41%) Bloomberg
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