The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TippingPoint over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 TippingPoint Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TippingPoint
England / South East
Rank 238 - 245
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 2 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TippingPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3803 4523 4473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.18% 49.05% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 2686 2347
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 206 225
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.29 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

TippingPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing TippingPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for TippingPoint in the South East

TippingPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TippingPoint in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for TippingPoint in the South East

TippingPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TippingPoint in the South East

TippingPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
TippingPoint
England

TippingPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for TippingPoint.

1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) FireEye
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 8 (66.67%) Network Architecture
4 8 (66.67%) Network Security
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) Service Management
5 7 (58.33%) Change Management
6 6 (50.00%) Project Management
6 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 5 (41.67%) CCIE
7 5 (41.67%) CCSP
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (33.33%) Wireless
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (25.00%) SSL
9 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
9 3 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (25.00%) Nexpose
9 3 (25.00%) GFI Software

TippingPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (8.33%) WAAS
5 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Information Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCIE
1 5 (41.67%) CCSP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (75.00%) FireEye
4 8 (66.67%) Palo Alto
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (25.00%) GFI Software
6 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (25.00%) Rapid7
6 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
7 1 (8.33%) Radianz
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) Tufin