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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tripwire
Rank 580 562 587
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25024 24051 26881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.04% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13872 13054 13605
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1195 1394
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%

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 13 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 30 July 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 -23 8 £375 - 7
South East - 6 £375 - 4
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Harrow - - - -
London - - - - 2
Swindon - - - -
Kent - - - - 1

Tripwire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Puppet
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Vagrant
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Qualys
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) RSpec
6 2 (18.18%) Snort

Tripwire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) RSpec
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) CORBA
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (9.09%) Xerces
2 1 (9.09%) Xalan
2 1 (9.09%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C-shell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Lisp
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) CISA
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SSCP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Snort
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) qmail
3 1 (9.09%) Postfix
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) OpenSSH
3 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Vagrant
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Qualys
5 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
5 2 (18.18%) CommVault
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Akamai
6 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) JBoss
6 1 (9.09%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Veritas
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec