Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of AlgoSec products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AlgoSec over the 6 months to 18 November 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 AlgoSec.

AlgoSec
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 873 901
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -25
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 13 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.012% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.027% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 0
UK median daily rate £475 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £375 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AlgoSec is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

AlgoSec
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AlgoSec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AlgoSec in the UK

AlgoSec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AlgoSec in the UK

AlgoSec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AlgoSec over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AlgoSec in the UK

AlgoSec
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AlgoSec within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 11 £525 +40.00%
UK excluding London +31 7 £525 +40.00%
London -3 6 £425 -15.00%
South East +7 3 £525 +40.00%
Scotland - 2 £300 -
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AlgoSec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AlgoSec.

1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) Tufin
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 3 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Darktrace
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless

AlgoSec
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) WAAS
5 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SOC Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Information Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 4 (30.77%) Tufin
5 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
5 3 (23.08%) Darktrace
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Qualys
6 2 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (15.38%) Aruba
6 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) FireEye
6 2 (15.38%) LogLogic
6 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
6 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
6 2 (15.38%) TippingPoint