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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tripwire
Rank 590 589 542
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -47
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-28.75% -
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
24719 24319 22176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.89% 44.88% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14380 13814 11818
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1081 1194
Average hourly rate £18.46 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 6 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 28 May 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 -15 6 £285 -34.85% 7
London +20 4 - -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £285 - 1
South East - 2 £285 - 5
Slough - 1 £285 - 1

Tripwire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Qualys
3 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (37.50%) PCI QSA
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Imperva
4 5 (31.25%) Database Security
5 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Splunk
6 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (12.50%) Lync
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Rapid7
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Altiris
7 2 (12.50%) Nessus

Tripwire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SNMP
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) IntruShield
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) CCTV
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Database Security
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Password Management
7 1 (6.25%) BCP
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
7 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PCI QSA
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Samba
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
1 2 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Qualys
2 5 (31.25%) Imperva
3 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 2 (12.50%) Rapid7
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Altiris
5 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 2 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) NetIQ
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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