The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rapid7 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rapid7 over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Rapid7 LLC.

Rapid7
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 636 639
Rank change year-on-year +40 +3  
Contract jobs citing Rapid7 14 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.033% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.074% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £434
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Rapid7 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 20658 24248 24553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.91% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 14933 14366
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 832 1088
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +7.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Rapid7
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Rapid7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rapid7.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
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 Rapid7 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +18 14 £450 - 2
London +11 11 £450 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire +30 2 £475 +11.76%
North Yorkshire +5 2 £475 +11.76%
Bristol - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7.

1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) PCI DSS
3 18 (60.00%) Wireless
3 18 (60.00%) Internet
3 18 (60.00%) LogRhythm
4 16 (53.33%) SIEM
4 16 (53.33%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (43.33%) Linux
6 12 (40.00%) CCSP
6 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 12 (40.00%) Mac OS X
6 12 (40.00%) CISSP
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (40.00%) CISM
6 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (40.00%) Degree
6 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 12 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 12 (40.00%) SANS
6 12 (40.00%) Email Filtering
6 12 (40.00%) Web Filtering
6 12 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (36.67%) Dell
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco

Rapid7
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 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Internet
2 18 (60.00%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) SSL
6 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) TACACS
8 1 (3.33%) DHCP
8 1 (3.33%) LAN
8 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Security Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) CyberArk Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Handler
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Incident Handler
6 2 (6.67%) Security Management Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (13.33%) OAuth
2 4 (13.33%) OpenID
2 4 (13.33%) SailPoint
2 4 (13.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 16 (53.33%) Identity Access Management
2 16 (53.33%) SIEM
2 16 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Email Filtering
4 12 (40.00%) ITIL
4 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (40.00%) Web Filtering
5 10 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
5 10 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
6 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (13.33%) Presales
8 4 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (13.33%) Privileged Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 12 (40.00%) CCSP
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (40.00%) CISM
1 12 (40.00%) CISSP
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
1 12 (40.00%) SANS
2 2 (6.67%) GCIH
2 2 (6.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.33%) GPG13
3 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Nessus
2 7 (23.33%) Nexpose
2 7 (23.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) LogRhythm
2 11 (36.67%) Dell
3 10 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) F5
3 10 (33.33%) FireEye
3 10 (33.33%) McAfee
3 10 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 10 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (20.00%) GFI Software
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) CA
6 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Qualys
6 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
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