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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 152 184 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.078% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £356 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £327
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +19.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sourcefire
London

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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Snort
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 4 (100.00%) Proventia
2 3 (75.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Packet Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Proventia
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper