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 3 months to 22 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 AlgoSec.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
AlgoSec
UK
Rank 578 623 602
Rank change year-on-year +45 -21  
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.030% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £544 £375 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £375 £650
% change year-on-year +40.00% -42.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19614 23045 23664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.15% 43.64% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12079 13916 13336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 807 988
Median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

AlgoSec
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 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
England +45 4 £550 +46.66% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £475 -
Scotland - 4 £475 -
London +11 3 £550 - 1
City of London - 1 £550 -
North East - 1 £525 -

AlgoSec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 11 (84.62%) Symantec
2 10 (76.92%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) Qualys
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (61.54%) ScanSafe
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) OAuth
8 3 (23.08%) Tufin
8 3 (23.08%) SaaS
8 3 (23.08%) OpenID
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
8 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (23.08%) Rapid7
8 3 (23.08%) CyberArk
8 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
8 3 (23.08%) GPG13
8 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (23.08%) SailPoint
8 3 (23.08%) F5
8 3 (23.08%) Splunk
8 3 (23.08%) ArcSight

AlgoSec
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) TACACS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) CyberArk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) OAuth
1 3 (23.08%) OpenID
1 3 (23.08%) SailPoint
1 3 (23.08%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SIEM
2 9 (69.23%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 3 (23.08%) Privileged Access Management
3 3 (23.08%) Privileged Identity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GPG13
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Symantec
2 9 (69.23%) Qualys
3 8 (61.54%) ScanSafe
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
6 3 (23.08%) CA
6 3 (23.08%) CyberArk
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) FireEye
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
6 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
6 3 (23.08%) Rapid7
6 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
6 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
6 3 (23.08%) Splunk
6 3 (23.08%) Tufin
6 3 (23.08%) VMware