The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Tripwire 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 Tripwire over the 3 months to 2 December 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 Tripwire, Inc.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tripwire
Rank 610 620 620
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 18 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.045% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 12
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £354 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
22888 23667 25669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.62% 42.60% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13962 13919 15119
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 879 987 1246
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Tripwire
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Tripwire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Tripwire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Tripwire
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tripwire within the UK.

Tripwire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Tripwire
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tripwire within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Tripwire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Tripwire
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tripwire within the UK.

Tripwire Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Tripwire
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tripwire within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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 +1 15 £525 +5.00% 1
South East +17 8 £500 -4.76%
Hampshire +27 7 £488 -2.50%
London -2 7 £525 +5.00%
City of London - 2 £525 -
Westminster - 2 £525 -
Surrey +18 1 £525 +34.61%
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
Chertsey - 1 £525 -

Tripwire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Tripwire 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 Tripwire.

1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
1 18 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 17 (56.67%) Splunk
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (43.33%) Information Security
5 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) PA-DSS
5 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (30.00%) Kaspersky
6 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (30.00%) Network Architecture
6 9 (30.00%) Gemalto
6 9 (30.00%) Network Security
6 9 (30.00%) JBoss
6 9 (30.00%) Apache
6 9 (30.00%) NetApp
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) F5
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
8 7 (23.33%) Nessus
8 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (23.33%) UML
8 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
9 6 (20.00%) CISSP
9 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (20.00%) Juniper
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps

Tripwire
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 9 (30.00%) Apache
1 9 (30.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Network Security
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.67%) BGP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) OSPF
4 5 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
4 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) SAML
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (30.00%) Network Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (23.33%) UML
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) SIEM
6 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.67%) Network Management
7 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.00%) Database Security
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Internal Audit
10 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (33.33%) PA-DSS
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Splunk
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (30.00%) Gemalto
4 9 (30.00%) Kaspersky
4 9 (30.00%) NetApp
5 8 (26.67%) F5
6 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
7 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 6 (20.00%) Juniper
7 6 (20.00%) LogLogic
8 3 (10.00%) Qualys
9 2 (6.67%) Intel
10 1 (3.33%) AlgoSec
10 1 (3.33%) Axway
10 1 (3.33%) Microsoft