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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tripwire
Rank 567 563 535
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.013% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£363 £625 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +86.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £335
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 20 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 27 February 2015. 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 -12 9 £363 -42.00% 5
London -13 3 - - 4
Surrey 0 2 £325 -
South East -28 2 £325 -
South West - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Bromley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Slough - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 2
North West - - - -

Tripwire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) Qualys
2 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (37.04%) ArcSight
3 10 (37.04%) McAfee
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (25.93%) Splunk
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) Nessus
7 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (14.81%) SCOM
7 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
7 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (14.81%) CORE IMPACT
7 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) NetIQ
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Altiris
7 4 (14.81%) Rapid7
8 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (11.11%) Quality Management

Tripwire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) IntruShield
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Extranet
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) RSpec
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Information Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (14.81%) SIEM
3 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Database Security
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PCI QSA
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) CISA
2 2 (7.41%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CEH
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Nessus
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) CORE IMPACT
2 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Qualys
2 10 (37.04%) McAfee
2 10 (37.04%) ArcSight
3 7 (25.93%) Splunk
3 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) NetIQ
5 4 (14.81%) Altiris
5 4 (14.81%) Rapid7
5 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.11%) Imperva
6 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (11.11%) Sun
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) TippingPoint