Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 844 895
Rank change year-on-year -25 +51 -29
Contract jobs citing AlgoSec 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.025% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
UK median daily rate £300 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £413 -
% change year-on-year -27.27% - -
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 42,045 43,145 46,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 44.99% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,490 26,523 27,519
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,408 1,622 1,832
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AlgoSec in the UK

AlgoSec
Top 5 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 24 February 2018. 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
UK excluding London +14 6 £300 -27.27%
England -26 5 £525 +12.00%
Scotland -12 4 £300 -27.27%
London -29 3 £319 -22.73%
South East - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AlgoSec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for AlgoSec.

1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Tufin
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (22.22%) RMDS
6 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
6 2 (22.22%) Rendezvous
6 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) FireEye
6 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) WAAS
6 2 (22.22%) Aruba

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 (22.22%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) Multicast
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) WAAS
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Security Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Tufin
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) FireEye
3 2 (22.22%) LogLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Radianz
4 1 (11.11%) Tradeweb
4 1 (11.11%) Varonis