Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 787 881 848
Rank change year-on-year +94 -33 +29
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 17 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.044% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 23
UK median daily rate £400 £531 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.71% +7.32% -1.00%
10th Percentile £386 £463 £400
90th Percentile £475 £573 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £538 £495
% change year-on-year -25.58% +8.59% -1.00%
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 36,840 42,988 42,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.13% 42.06% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,116 26,591 26,162
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,415 1,663 1,376
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.87 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £16.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year +14.77% -2.27% -0.69%

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 4 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 14 October 2019. 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 +101 17 £400 -25.58% 1
UK excluding London +53 16 £400 -25.58%
South West +4 16 £400 -
London +63 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Nessus
2 13 (76.47%) WSUS
2 13 (76.47%) Metasploit
2 13 (76.47%) Nmap
2 13 (76.47%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) BMC
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 13 (76.47%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Satellite
2 13 (76.47%) User Experience
3 11 (64.71%) Gherkin
4 10 (58.82%) Open Source
5 9 (52.94%) Security Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
7 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
8 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (35.29%) CISSP
8 6 (35.29%) Python
9 4 (23.53%) SIEM
9 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
9 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Metasploit
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Security Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Operational Security Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Gherkin
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
3 9 (52.94%) Security Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (23.53%) Antivirus Management
7 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
7 4 (23.53%) DNA
7 4 (23.53%) Server Management
7 4 (23.53%) Service Management
7 4 (23.53%) SIEM
7 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 4 (23.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
4 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
4 2 (11.76%) GCIH
4 2 (11.76%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Nessus
1 13 (76.47%) Nmap
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Satellite
1 13 (76.47%) WSUS
2 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) BMC
1 13 (76.47%) HP
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) FireEye
2 4 (23.53%) McAfee
2 4 (23.53%) Symantec