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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 574 566 562
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 28 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.053% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.12% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 5
Average daily rate £438 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £327
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20185 21463 20154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.77% 45.74% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12222 12712 11398
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 916 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +10 11 £500 +42.85% 1
South West +6 7 £431 +15.00%
South East +4 4 £400 -15.78% 3
North West -19 3 £400 -
West Midlands -12 1 £625 +31.57%
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UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 56 (73.68%) Cisco
2 47 (61.84%) Juniper
3 41 (53.95%) Firewall
4 38 (50.00%) F5
5 33 (43.42%) CISSP
6 31 (40.79%) CheckPoint
6 31 (40.79%) VPN
7 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
8 28 (36.84%) BGP
9 27 (35.53%) SIEM
10 26 (34.21%) WAN
11 24 (31.58%) LAN
11 24 (31.58%) Blue Coat
11 24 (31.58%) Snort
12 22 (28.95%) OSPF
13 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 19 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (23.68%) Finance
16 18 (23.68%) CCSE
16 18 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (23.68%) VRRP
16 18 (23.68%) Proventia
16 18 (23.68%) VLAN
16 18 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (22.37%) Spanning Tree
17 17 (22.37%) NX-OS
17 17 (22.37%) Intel Security

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) Firewall
2 31 (40.79%) VPN
3 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
4 28 (36.84%) BGP
5 26 (34.21%) WAN
6 24 (31.58%) LAN
7 22 (28.95%) OSPF
8 20 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (23.68%) VLAN
10 18 (23.68%) VRRP
11 17 (22.37%) NX-OS
11 17 (22.37%) Spanning Tree
12 16 (21.05%) HSRP
13 15 (19.74%) Network Security
14 8 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (7.89%) Cisco PIX
16 5 (6.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
1 1 (1.32%) DB2
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Spanish Language
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Local Government
5 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Security Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Analyst
4 14 (18.42%) Security Analyst
5 13 (17.11%) Consultant
5 13 (17.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Security Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Lead Security Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Firewall Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Network Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
1 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Unix
3 9 (11.84%) Windows
4 6 (7.89%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) SIEM
2 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
3 14 (18.42%) Security Operations
4 12 (15.79%) Analytics
5 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.21%) Presales
7 6 (7.89%) High Availability
7 6 (7.89%) Operations Management
8 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.58%) Information Security
9 4 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (3.95%) Change Management
10 3 (3.95%) Network Packet Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (2.63%) CRM
11 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.63%) Migration
11 2 (2.63%) Network Design
11 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
1 1 (1.32%) Perl
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) CISSP
2 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (23.68%) CCSE
5 15 (19.74%) CCNP
6 10 (13.16%) CEH
7 8 (10.53%) GCIA
7 8 (10.53%) GCIH
8 5 (6.58%) CCNA
8 5 (6.58%) Degree
8 5 (6.58%) JNCIS
9 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.26%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.95%) CCIE
11 2 (2.63%) CISM
11 2 (2.63%) SANS
12 1 (1.32%) CCSA
12 1 (1.32%) GIAC
12 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (18.42%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.58%) GPG13
4 4 (5.26%) SLA
5 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.32%) COBIT
6 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Snort
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Proventia
2 12 (15.79%) RSA Security Analytics
3 8 (10.53%) RSA enVision
4 5 (6.58%) QRadar
5 2 (2.63%) EnCase
5 2 (2.63%) Nessus
6 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (73.68%) Cisco
2 47 (61.84%) Juniper
3 38 (50.00%) F5
4 31 (40.79%) CheckPoint
5 24 (31.58%) Blue Coat
6 17 (22.37%) Intel Security
7 15 (19.74%) Palo Alto
7 15 (19.74%) Symantec
8 11 (14.47%) Qualys
9 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
9 10 (13.16%) NetWitness
10 7 (9.21%) FireEye
10 7 (9.21%) IBM
11 6 (7.89%) Intel
11 6 (7.89%) Splunk
12 5 (6.58%) ArcSight
13 4 (5.26%) HP
14 3 (3.95%) BT
14 3 (3.95%) IronPort
14 3 (3.95%) VMware
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