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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tripwire over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Tripwire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tripwire
Rank 597 - 591
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 15 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% - 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.057% - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£425 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £450
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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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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 - 15 £425 - 2
South East - 11 £375 -
Hampshire - 6 - -
Surrey - 5 £375 -
Wiltshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Kent - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Harrow - - - -
London - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Tripwire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Apache
4 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) CentOS
4 8 (38.10%) Puppet
4 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 8 (38.10%) Vagrant
4 8 (38.10%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Splunk
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) SCOM
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) McAfee
5 6 (28.57%) EMC
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) SNMP
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (19.05%) RSpec
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO

Tripwire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (42.86%) Apache
2 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SNMP
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) RSpec
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) CentOS
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Security
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) vCloud
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) Postfix
4 1 (4.76%) Snort
4 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
1 8 (38.10%) Vagrant
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (14.29%) Nessus
5 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 6 (28.57%) Splunk
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee
3 6 (28.57%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (14.29%) Qualys
5 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
5 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) CommVault
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