Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 Tripwire, Inc.

Tripwire
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 848 825
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23 +25
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 45 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.032% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.070% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 47
UK median daily rate £495 £508 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +19.41% -
10th Percentile £400 £411 £317
90th Percentile £618 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £500 £390
% change year-on-year -1.00% +28.21% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tripwire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tripwire in the UK

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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 7 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 21 November 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 +23 39 £495 -3.88%
London 0 26 £530 +0.95%
UK excluding London +13 19 £495 -1.00%
South East -2 12 £495 -1.00%
Scotland - 6 £413 -
North of England +50 1 - -
North West +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tripwire 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 Tripwire.

1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
3 18 (40.00%) Information Security
4 16 (35.56%) SIEM
5 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 15 (33.33%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (31.11%) CISSP
6 14 (31.11%) Unix
7 11 (24.44%) AIX
7 11 (24.44%) Java
7 11 (24.44%) BladeLogic
8 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 10 (22.22%) Perl
8 10 (22.22%) VBScript
8 10 (22.22%) BMC
8 10 (22.22%) Firewall
9 9 (20.00%) CISM
9 9 (20.00%) Symantec
9 9 (20.00%) McAfee
9 9 (20.00%) Solaris
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.00%) Banking
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (15.56%) Patch Management
10 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (15.56%) Management Information System

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 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MS Access
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Security Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Architect
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) SIEM Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) PMI
3 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) PKI
4 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
3 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (31.11%) Unix
5 11 (24.44%) AIX
6 9 (20.00%) Solaris
6 9 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.89%) HPUX
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) SIEM
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Patch Management
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 5 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.11%) Data Security
5 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 5 (11.11%) Time Management
5 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) Perl
2 10 (22.22%) VBScript
3 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 14 (31.11%) CISSP
3 9 (20.00%) CISM
4 6 (13.33%) PMI Certification
5 5 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (11.11%) CCSP
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) vSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Squid
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) BladeLogic
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) Nessus
2 5 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (11.11%) OSSEC
2 5 (11.11%) Packer
2 5 (11.11%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) SELinux
3 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.22%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (22.22%) BMC
3 9 (20.00%) McAfee
3 9 (20.00%) Symantec
4 6 (13.33%) ArcSight
4 6 (13.33%) Qualys
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) CyberArk
5 5 (11.11%) Intel
5 5 (11.11%) LogRhythm
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (11.11%) Sourcefire
5 5 (11.11%) Trend Micro
6 4 (8.89%) BeyondTrust
6 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco
6 4 (8.89%) Forcepoint
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp