Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 839 828
Rank change year-on-year -45 -11 +58
Contract jobs citing FireEye 25 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 43
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £453 £300 £415
90th Percentile £588 £558 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% +16.88%
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 44,536 43,732 46,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 42.35% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,671 27,351 28,422
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £231 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,657 1,419 1,694
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.65 £10.24
90th Percentile £47.37 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Top 8 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 11 December 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 -47 16 £460 -3.16% 3
UK excluding London -38 9 £460 -8.00% 2
London 0 7 £458 -0.54% 1
South West -41 5 - -
North of England -18 2 £443 +14.19%
North West -21 2 £443 +47.50%
East of England +2 1 £575 +15.00%
South East -18 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (68.00%) Symantec
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Information Security
4 13 (52.00%) Malware Analysis
5 12 (48.00%) Blue Coat
5 12 (48.00%) McAfee
6 10 (40.00%) CISSP
7 7 (28.00%) SIEM
7 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Tripwire
8 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) DNA
8 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
8 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
8 5 (20.00%) Server Management
9 4 (16.00%) Darktrace
9 4 (16.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
9 4 (16.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (16.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) BGP
4 3 (12.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Malware Consultant
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 9 (36.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) HP Superdome
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) VMS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) SIEM
3 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (20.00%) DNA
4 5 (20.00%) Server Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) GCIH
3 4 (16.00%) GIAC
4 3 (12.00%) CEH
4 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (8.00%) CCSP
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) GCIA
5 2 (8.00%) SANS
6 1 (4.00%) CHFI
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Symantec
2 12 (48.00%) Blue Coat
2 12 (48.00%) McAfee
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) Tripwire
4 4 (16.00%) Darktrace
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos