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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 204 190 222
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.069% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.16% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£319 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
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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
2527 2566 3206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.73% 44.53% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1760 2211
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.16 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Snort
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
6 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) SAP
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) HTTP
7 2 (22.22%) CCIE
7 2 (22.22%) CCNP
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless Security
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) VRRP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
1 3 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Juniper
1 8 (88.89%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Websense
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (11.11%) LogLogic