The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 577 566 572
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 39 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.092% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 12
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Sourcefire
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22006 22424 21839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 44.79% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 13453 12557
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 1003 972
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in England

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sourcefire
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the England region.

Sourcefire Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Yorkshire - 12 £400 -
South East -7 10 £438 -2.77%
London -4 8 £499 +17.35% 3
East of England +19 4 £320 -14.66% 2
North West -6 4 £425 -
South West -6 1 - - 1
West Midlands -23 1 - -
Sourcefire
UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 49 (72.06%) Cisco
2 32 (47.06%) Juniper
3 31 (45.59%) Firewall
4 29 (42.65%) VPN
5 24 (35.29%) Network Security
5 24 (35.29%) SIEM
6 23 (33.82%) F5
7 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 20 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 20 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 19 (27.94%) BGP
9 18 (26.47%) OSPF
9 18 (26.47%) WAN
10 17 (25.00%) Security Operations
11 16 (23.53%) Wireless
12 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 15 (22.06%) Blue Coat
12 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
12 15 (22.06%) JNCIS
13 14 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (19.12%) Information Security
14 13 (19.12%) FireEye
15 12 (17.65%) Palo Alto
15 12 (17.65%) ArcSight
15 12 (17.65%) Intel Security
15 12 (17.65%) Internet
16 11 (16.18%) Symantec
16 11 (16.18%) CCNP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) Firewall
2 29 (42.65%) VPN
3 24 (35.29%) Network Security
4 20 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 19 (27.94%) BGP
6 18 (26.47%) OSPF
6 18 (26.47%) WAN
7 16 (23.53%) Wireless
8 14 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (17.65%) Internet
10 11 (16.18%) SSL
11 10 (14.71%) FTP
12 9 (13.24%) IPsec
12 9 (13.24%) LAN
13 8 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (8.82%) Cisco Wireless
14 6 (8.82%) MPLS
15 5 (7.35%) VoIP
15 5 (7.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
1 1 (1.47%) DB2
1 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Billing
3 2 (2.94%) Military
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Security Analyst
4 14 (20.59%) Security Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Designer
7 8 (11.76%) Security Specialist
8 7 (10.29%) Consultant
9 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
10 5 (7.35%) Network Designer
10 5 (7.35%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
10 5 (7.35%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
11 4 (5.88%) Information Specialist
11 4 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (5.88%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.41%) iPad
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Unix
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) SIEM
2 17 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 13 (19.12%) Information Security
4 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (11.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 8 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (10.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (10.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.35%) Network Management
7 5 (7.35%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (5.88%) Analytics
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.88%) ITIL
8 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.41%) Network Packet Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (22.06%) JNCIS
2 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.18%) CCNP
4 10 (14.71%) CISSP
5 6 (8.82%) CCNA
5 6 (8.82%) CEH
6 4 (5.88%) CCDA
6 4 (5.88%) CCDP
6 4 (5.88%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) CISM
7 3 (4.41%) GCIA
7 3 (4.41%) GCIH
8 2 (2.94%) CCDE
8 2 (2.94%) CCIE
8 2 (2.94%) CCSE
8 2 (2.94%) CISA
8 2 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) GPG13
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Snort
2 3 (4.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.47%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Nexpose
2 5 (7.35%) QRadar
3 4 (5.88%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (4.41%) Proventia
5 2 (2.94%) EnCase
5 2 (2.94%) Nessus
5 2 (2.94%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.47%) Kibana
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.47%) Puppet
6 1 (1.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Cisco
2 32 (47.06%) Juniper
3 23 (33.82%) F5
4 20 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 15 (22.06%) Blue Coat
6 13 (19.12%) FireEye
7 12 (17.65%) ArcSight
7 12 (17.65%) Intel Security
7 12 (17.65%) Palo Alto
8 11 (16.18%) LogRhythm
8 11 (16.18%) Symantec
9 10 (14.71%) Fortinet
10 8 (11.76%) IBM
10 8 (11.76%) Rapid7
11 7 (10.29%) Citrix
11 7 (10.29%) GFI Software
11 7 (10.29%) Splunk
11 7 (10.29%) TippingPoint
12 5 (7.35%) BT
12 5 (7.35%) Qualys