Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TippingPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TippingPoint over the 6 months to 23 July 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 TippingPoint Technologies, Inc.

TippingPoint
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 811 803
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 +36
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 20 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.070% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 47 36
UK median daily rate £475 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.71% -2.15% -0.72%
10th Percentile £320 £296 £267
90th Percentile £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £330 £339
% change year-on-year +43.94% -2.78% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 5
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -

TippingPoint 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 41631 49036 50427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.78% 44.56% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25442 30053 29085
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £219
90th Percentile £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1420 1620 2175
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.88% +2.65% +3.03%

TippingPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TippingPoint in the UK

TippingPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TippingPoint in the UK

TippingPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TippingPoint over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TippingPoint in the UK

TippingPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TippingPoint.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TippingPoint in the UK

TippingPoint
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 TippingPoint within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 +34 20 £475 +35.71% 1
UK excluding London +21 20 £475 +43.94% 1
North of England +69 18 £463 +15.63% 1
Yorkshire +40 13 £475 +15.15% 1
North East +58 5 £369 +11.74%
South East +29 2 £513 +46.43%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TippingPoint 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 TippingPoint.

1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 18 (90.00%) Firewall
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (65.00%) Blue Coat
5 13 (65.00%) CCNP
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (55.00%) Juniper
6 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
6 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (50.00%) Fortinet
7 10 (50.00%) BGP
7 10 (50.00%) Wireless
8 9 (45.00%) HP
8 9 (45.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
10 7 (35.00%) WLAN
10 7 (35.00%) IBM
10 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (35.00%) BMC
10 7 (35.00%) Motorola
10 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
10 7 (35.00%) OPNET
10 7 (35.00%) IOS XR
10 7 (35.00%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (35.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (35.00%) DMVPN

TippingPoint
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:

Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 9 (45.00%) EIGRP
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (35.00%) DMVPN
6 7 (35.00%) IOS XR
6 7 (35.00%) WLAN
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
10 2 (10.00%) WAAS
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (20.00%) Information Specialist
4 4 (20.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) DataPower
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (15.00%) ITSM
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Escalation Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCIE
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCDP
3 3 (15.00%) CCIP
3 3 (15.00%) CCSA
3 3 (15.00%) CCSE
3 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (15.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) HP ASE
4 2 (10.00%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE Security
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (35.00%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (35.00%) OPNET
3 4 (20.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) Blue Coat
4 11 (55.00%) Juniper
5 10 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 9 (45.00%) HP
7 7 (35.00%) BMC
7 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (35.00%) IBM
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Motorola
7 7 (35.00%) Splunk
8 6 (30.00%) Riverbed
9 5 (25.00%) Aruba
9 5 (25.00%) FireEye
9 5 (25.00%) McAfee
10 4 (20.00%) GFI Software
10 4 (20.00%) Rapid7
10 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
10 4 (20.00%) Symantec
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 4 days ago