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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 627 608
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19  
Contract jobs citing TippingPoint 13 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.050% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 17
Median daily rate £513 £321 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.65% -14.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £330 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £321 £350
% change year-on-year +59.65% -8.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 20421 24662 25246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.15% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 15129 14343
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 813 1096
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

TippingPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 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 11 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 3 months to 26 April 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 +58 13 £513 +57.69% 2
Yorkshire +28 9 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 6 - -
Leeds +23 6 - -
North East +20 2 £550 +66.66%
Tyne and Wear +15 2 £550 +66.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 2 £550 +66.66%
South East - 2 £513 -
Surrey - 2 £513 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Tadworth - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 38 (95.00%) Firewall
1 38 (95.00%) F5
2 36 (90.00%) Blue Coat
3 32 (80.00%) Juniper
4 30 (75.00%) Finance
5 28 (70.00%) Cisco
6 24 (60.00%) FireEye
7 22 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
8 19 (47.50%) Wireless
8 19 (47.50%) Palo Alto
9 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
9 17 (42.50%) Network Security
10 16 (40.00%) Project Management
11 15 (37.50%) Network Architecture
12 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
12 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (35.00%) ITIL
12 14 (35.00%) Service Management
13 13 (32.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (32.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 12 (30.00%) Change Management
15 11 (27.50%) CCIE
16 10 (25.00%) CCNP
16 10 (25.00%) SSL
16 10 (25.00%) Unix
16 10 (25.00%) Windows
16 10 (25.00%) VPN
16 10 (25.00%) Internet

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 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (47.50%) Wireless
4 17 (42.50%) Network Security
4 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
5 13 (32.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 13 (32.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (25.00%) Internet
6 10 (25.00%) SSL
6 10 (25.00%) VPN
7 9 (22.50%) BIG-IP
8 8 (20.00%) BGP
8 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (17.50%) WAAS
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (15.00%) DMVPN
10 6 (15.00%) IOS XR
10 6 (15.00%) WLAN
11 5 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (25.00%) Information Specialist
4 10 (25.00%) Security Specialist
5 8 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Unix
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Project Management
2 15 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 14 (35.00%) ITIL
3 14 (35.00%) Service Management
4 12 (30.00%) Change Management
5 10 (25.00%) Information Security
5 10 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 10 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 10 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) ITSM
8 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design
8 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCIE
3 10 (25.00%) CCNP
4 7 (17.50%) CCSP
5 2 (5.00%) CCDP
5 2 (5.00%) CCIP
5 2 (5.00%) CCSA
5 2 (5.00%) CCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) HP ASE
5 2 (5.00%) HP MASE
5 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.00%) JNCIE
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Nexpose
2 8 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (15.00%) HP UCMDB
3 6 (15.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) F5
2 36 (90.00%) Blue Coat
3 32 (80.00%) Juniper
4 28 (70.00%) Cisco
5 24 (60.00%) FireEye
6 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (47.50%) Palo Alto
8 10 (25.00%) ArcSight
8 10 (25.00%) GFI Software
8 10 (25.00%) Intel Security
8 10 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 10 (25.00%) Rapid7
8 10 (25.00%) Sourcefire
8 10 (25.00%) Symantec
9 9 (22.50%) Riverbed
10 8 (20.00%) Aruba
10 8 (20.00%) Fortinet
10 8 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (17.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
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