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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 638 617
Rank change year-on-year +75 -21  
Contract jobs citing Tripwire 24 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.026% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.059% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 12
Median daily rate £425 £475 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +45.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £502 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 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 20268 23841 24920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.93% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12304 14686 14597
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 813 1122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Tripwire
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tripwire in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tripwire over the 3 months to 25 June 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

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Top 13 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +51 18 £450 -5.26% 1
South East +47 9 £495 - 1
London +10 9 £300 -40.00%
Hampshire - 8 £473 - 1
Scotland - 6 £425 -
Glasgow - 5 £425 -
Basingstoke - 3 £450 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £495 -
Fleet - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +19 1 £588 -
Hook - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £588 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) AIX
3 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) Unix
5 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 10 (29.41%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) BladeLogic
6 9 (26.47%) ArcSight
6 9 (26.47%) Java
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (26.47%) Perl
6 9 (26.47%) VBScript
6 9 (26.47%) BMC
7 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 8 (23.53%) Solaris
7 8 (23.53%) Firewall
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (23.53%) SELinux
7 8 (23.53%) Squid
7 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
7 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (23.53%) SCOM
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell

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 6 (17.65%) Apache
1 6 (17.65%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) DMZ
4 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) WPA
4 1 (2.94%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Architect
5 3 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) PMI
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) AIX
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Solaris
5 8 (23.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
1 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
2 7 (20.59%) UML
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Data Security
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.88%) SIEM
7 2 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.94%) ArchiMate
8 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
1 9 (26.47%) Perl
1 9 (26.47%) VBScript
2 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
4 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (17.65%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Squid
1 8 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) BladeLogic
2 8 (23.53%) SCOM
2 8 (23.53%) SELinux
2 8 (23.53%) vCenter Server
3 7 (20.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (26.47%) ArcSight
2 9 (26.47%) BMC
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) EMC
4 7 (20.59%) F5
5 6 (17.65%) Gemalto
5 6 (17.65%) Kaspersky
5 6 (17.65%) NetApp
5 6 (17.65%) Splunk
6 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Qualys
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £490 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago