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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 599 569 585
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 25 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 20
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £302 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
22208 22797 23877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.77% 43.21% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 13711 13773
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 976 1117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
London -17 12 £420 -1.75% 1
Yorkshire +14 3 £425 - 3
East of England +9 3 £450 -25.00%
South East +10 2 £450 +12.50% 1
North West +8 1 £445 +48.33%
West Midlands -31 1 £450 +50.00% 3
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 - -
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Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 52 (81.25%) Cisco
2 32 (50.00%) Firewall
3 31 (48.44%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (43.75%) Network Security
5 27 (42.19%) F5
5 27 (42.19%) Juniper
6 26 (40.63%) VPN
6 26 (40.63%) Palo Alto
7 23 (35.94%) Wireless
8 20 (31.25%) FireEye
9 18 (28.13%) Finance
10 17 (26.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (23.44%) CheckPoint
11 15 (23.44%) Internet
11 15 (23.44%) SSL
11 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.44%) Blue Coat
12 14 (21.88%) Information Security
12 14 (21.88%) Unix
12 14 (21.88%) CCNP
12 14 (21.88%) Intel Security
12 14 (21.88%) BGP
12 14 (21.88%) 802.1X
12 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.31%) ArcSight
13 13 (20.31%) LogRhythm
13 13 (20.31%) OSPF
14 12 (18.75%) Symantec
14 12 (18.75%) SIEM

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 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Firewall
2 31 (48.44%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (43.75%) Network Security
4 26 (40.63%) VPN
5 23 (35.94%) Wireless
6 15 (23.44%) Internet
6 15 (23.44%) SSL
6 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
7 14 (21.88%) BGP
8 13 (20.31%) OSPF
9 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (14.06%) FTP
10 9 (14.06%) WAN
11 6 (9.38%) LAN
12 5 (7.81%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (7.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (7.81%) IPsec
12 5 (7.81%) VoIP
13 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Big Data
1 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Security Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Security Specialist
6 7 (10.94%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (10.94%) Information Specialist
6 7 (10.94%) Network Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Security Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) Wireless Network Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Designer
10 3 (4.69%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Unix
2 11 (17.19%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 14 (21.88%) Information Security
3 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
3 12 (18.75%) SIEM
3 12 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 11 (17.19%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (17.19%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 11 (17.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 11 (17.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 9 (14.06%) Network Management
6 7 (10.94%) Presales
7 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.81%) Analytics
8 5 (7.81%) Data Analytics
8 5 (7.81%) Line Management
8 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.88%) CCNP
2 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) CCNA
3 10 (15.63%) JNCIS
4 8 (12.50%) CCDP
4 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) CCIE
5 6 (9.38%) Degree
6 4 (6.25%) CCDA
6 4 (6.25%) CISSP
6 4 (6.25%) GSEC
7 3 (4.69%) CISM
8 1 (1.56%) EnCE
8 1 (1.56%) GCFA
8 1 (1.56%) GCIA
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) HND
8 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) COBIT
1 3 (4.69%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.56%) GPG13
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 4 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (1.56%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Nexpose
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.13%) QRadar
4 1 (1.56%) EnCase
4 1 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.56%) Kibana
4 1 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 52 (81.25%) Cisco
2 27 (42.19%) F5
2 27 (42.19%) Juniper
3 26 (40.63%) Palo Alto
4 20 (31.25%) FireEye
5 15 (23.44%) Blue Coat
5 15 (23.44%) CheckPoint
6 14 (21.88%) Intel Security
7 13 (20.31%) ArcSight
7 13 (20.31%) LogRhythm
8 12 (18.75%) Fortinet
8 12 (18.75%) Symantec
9 11 (17.19%) GFI Software
9 11 (17.19%) Rapid7
9 11 (17.19%) TippingPoint
10 9 (14.06%) Citrix
10 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.50%) IronPort
11 8 (12.50%) Splunk
12 5 (7.81%) VMware
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