Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FireEye products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FireEye over the 6 months to 26 September 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 FireEye, Inc.

FireEye
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 820 844
Rank change year-on-year -58 +24 +8
Contract jobs citing FireEye 16 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 39
UK median daily rate £458 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £416 £413 £361
90th Percentile £475 £569 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £525 £408
% change year-on-year -15.71% +28.83% -20.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FireEye 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 43,179 42,916 48,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,779 26,418 29,466
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,653 1,408 1,672
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £46.92 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.82 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.90% -3.89% +2.94%

FireEye
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FireEye over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FireEye within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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
England -51 12 £455 -4.21% 3
London -19 9 £455 -1.62% 1
UK excluding London -51 4 £443 -15.71% 2
North West -20 2 £443 -15.71% 1
North of England -34 2 £443 -11.50% 1
South East -14 1 - - 1
Scotland -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FireEye 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 FireEye.

1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) McAfee
3 8 (50.00%) Information Security
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (31.25%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
6 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) Darktrace
7 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (18.75%) CEH
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (18.75%) NGN
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (18.75%) System Testing

FireEye
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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) BGP
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) NGN
4 2 (12.50%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Malware Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Detection
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (18.75%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) GCIH
4 2 (12.50%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) CHFI
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) McAfee
2 6 (37.50%) Symantec
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
4 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (25.00%) Darktrace
5 2 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos