Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Tripwire products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tripwire over the 6 months to 17 November 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 Tripwire, Inc.

Tripwire
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 845 872
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27 -34
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 27 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.044% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.10% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 16
UK median daily rate £531 £495 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -4.81% +22.35%
10th Percentile £463 £400 £409
90th Percentile £547 £618 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £495 £515
% change year-on-year +8.59% -3.88% +32.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Tripwire 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 43,485 43,905 48,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.70% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,944 27,255 29,361
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £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 1,663 1,469 1,723
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.62 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.52% - -5.69%

Tripwire
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tripwire in the UK

Tripwire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tripwire in the UK

Tripwire
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tripwire in the UK

Tripwire
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 Tripwire within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 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 -20 24 £538 +8.59% 3
UK excluding London -4 19 £538 +8.59% 3
South East -11 11 £538 +8.59% 3
London -12 6 £488 -8.02%
South West - 5 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Tripwire 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 Tripwire.

1 18 (66.67%) CISSP
2 17 (62.96%) McAfee
3 16 (59.26%) Information Security
4 15 (55.56%) Nessus
5 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) IIS
6 13 (48.15%) CISA
6 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
6 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
6 13 (48.15%) Splunk
7 12 (44.44%) Degree
7 12 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) Cisco
7 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (40.74%) IISP
8 11 (40.74%) CREST Certified
8 11 (40.74%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (40.74%) ISO 22301
8 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 11 (40.74%) Driving Licence
8 11 (40.74%) DevOps
8 11 (40.74%) SonarQube
8 11 (40.74%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 11 (40.74%) GDPR
8 11 (40.74%) ISO 31000
8 11 (40.74%) Centrify
8 11 (40.74%) IBM

Tripwire
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 13 (48.15%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) NFC
2 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DKIM
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) SonarQube
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Back Office
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
1 11 (40.74%) Security Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Payments Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Operational Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Audit Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Security Management Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (40.74%) Driving Licence
2 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
4 9 (33.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (14.81%) Smartcard
6 2 (7.41%) Clustering
6 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
6 2 (7.41%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (7.41%) User Experience
7 1 (3.70%) Contactless
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.93%) Solaris
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) Business Development
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL V3
2 11 (40.74%) Mathematics
2 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
2 11 (40.74%) Quality Management
2 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
2 11 (40.74%) Security Management
2 11 (40.74%) Security Testing
2 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
2 11 (40.74%) Waterfall
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (25.93%) Data Privacy
5 7 (25.93%) Data Protection
5 7 (25.93%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Fuzz Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) CISSP
2 13 (48.15%) CISA
3 12 (44.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) CISM
4 11 (40.74%) CREST Certified
4 11 (40.74%) IISP
5 9 (33.33%) CCSP
6 7 (25.93%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
3 12 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (40.74%) GDPR
4 11 (40.74%) ISAE 3402
4 11 (40.74%) ISO 22301
4 11 (40.74%) ISO 31000
4 11 (40.74%) ISO 9001
4 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) ISA Server
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Nessus
2 11 (40.74%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 5 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (14.81%) WSUS
5 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (7.41%) Nmap
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) McAfee
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Splunk
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) ArcSight
5 11 (40.74%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (40.74%) Centrify
5 11 (40.74%) IBM
5 11 (40.74%) Imperva
5 11 (40.74%) Qualys
5 11 (40.74%) Trend Micro
6 7 (25.93%) Google
6 7 (25.93%) Okta
7 5 (18.52%) FireEye
7 5 (18.52%) HP
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) Symantec
8 4 (14.81%) Sun
9 3 (11.11%) VMware