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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 546 546 496
Rank change year-on-year
0 -50
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 33 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.015% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.032% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £506 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £394 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.20% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 15 £488 +23.80% 3
London -2 11 £425 -9.33% 3
West Midlands - 4 £434 - 1
South West +10 1 £390 +7.58%
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
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Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (65.67%) Cisco
2 42 (62.69%) Firewall
3 40 (59.70%) Juniper
4 34 (50.75%) F5
5 30 (44.78%) CheckPoint
6 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
7 25 (37.31%) Network Security
8 22 (32.84%) SIEM
8 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (32.84%) Blue Coat
9 21 (31.34%) LAN
9 21 (31.34%) WAN
10 20 (29.85%) Snort
11 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
12 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
13 16 (23.88%) CCNP
14 15 (22.39%) CISSP
14 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (20.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (20.90%) OSPF
15 14 (20.90%) VPN
16 13 (19.40%) NX-OS
16 13 (19.40%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (17.91%) BGP
17 12 (17.91%) Websense
17 12 (17.91%) Information Security
17 12 (17.91%) Finance
18 11 (16.42%) SSL
19 10 (14.93%) CCNA

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (62.69%) Firewall
2 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
3 25 (37.31%) Network Security
4 21 (31.34%) LAN
4 21 (31.34%) WAN
5 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (20.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (20.90%) OSPF
6 14 (20.90%) VPN
7 13 (19.40%) NX-OS
7 13 (19.40%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (17.91%) BGP
9 11 (16.42%) SSL
10 10 (14.93%) VRRP
10 10 (14.93%) HSRP
11 9 (13.43%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (13.43%) VLAN
12 8 (11.94%) Wireless
13 7 (10.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Network Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Security Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Network Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Security Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Information Analyst
11 2 (2.99%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) CESG
4 2 (2.99%) SecurID
4 2 (2.99%) DTV
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
1 5 (7.46%) Solaris
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) SIEM
2 12 (17.91%) Information Security
3 8 (11.94%) Security Management
3 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
3 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.96%) Network Design
4 6 (8.96%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
7 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.48%) Analytics
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.48%) Network Management
7 3 (4.48%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (4.48%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
3 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
4 16 (23.88%) CCNP
5 15 (22.39%) CISSP
6 10 (14.93%) CCNA
7 8 (11.94%) CCSE
8 7 (10.45%) CISM
9 6 (8.96%) ACSA
10 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.48%) CCDP
11 3 (4.48%) JNCIA
11 3 (4.48%) CISA
12 2 (2.99%) GCIA
12 2 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.99%) CCIE
13 1 (1.49%) Degree
13 1 (1.49%) CCDA
13 1 (1.49%) ISEB
13 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.46%) GPG13
3 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.99%) QA
5 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Snort
2 6 (8.96%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.97%) Squid
4 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (8.96%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.48%) Nessus
3 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) Cisco
2 40 (59.70%) Juniper
3 34 (50.75%) F5
4 30 (44.78%) CheckPoint
5 22 (32.84%) Blue Coat
6 12 (17.91%) Websense
7 9 (13.43%) McAfee
8 8 (11.94%) ArcSight
9 6 (8.96%) Symantec
10 5 (7.46%) LogRhythm
10 5 (7.46%) Qualys
10 5 (7.46%) Citrix
10 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.97%) HP
11 4 (5.97%) IronPort
12 3 (4.48%) Splunk
12 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.48%) Sophos
12 3 (4.48%) VMware
13 2 (2.99%) Brocade
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