The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £327 £308
% change year-on-year
+20.79% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
Sourcefire
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 406 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.08% 33.06% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 212 96
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sourcefire
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper