The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 186 221 221
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.069% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £506 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £451 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £561 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2725 3354 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.13% 46.24% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2328 2269
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 91
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sourcefire across the City of London region.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) Juniper
1 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) Blue Coat
1 11 (78.57%) F5
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) VLAN
5 6 (42.86%) Snort
6 5 (35.71%) PKI
6 5 (35.71%) ProxySG
6 5 (35.71%) CCSE
6 5 (35.71%) SSL
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (35.71%) HSRP
6 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (28.57%) OSPF
7 4 (28.57%) BGP
7 4 (28.57%) VRRP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (35.71%) HSRP
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) VRRP
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) Consultant
7 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Snort
2 5 (35.71%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) Juniper
1 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
1 11 (78.57%) Blue Coat
1 11 (78.57%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk