The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Tripwire 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 Tripwire over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tripwire
Rank 583 542 574
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +32
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.009% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Average daily rate £475 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

Tripwire
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tripwire within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tripwire within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -85 4 £475 - 4
South East -12 2 - - 1
London -22 2 £475 - 3
Newbury - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Tripwire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tripwire 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 Tripwire.

1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) SSCP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) C-shell
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Tripwire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tripwire 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 Tripwire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) KDB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) wxWidgets
1 1 (16.67%) CORBA
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Xerces
1 1 (16.67%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSolaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) SUSE
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) SSCP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) qmail
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSSH
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Akamai
4 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (16.67%) Q1 Labs
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
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