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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 577 580 579
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 37 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.070% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 11
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21058 21270 23397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.38% 42.49% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12962 12663 14084
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 898 1153
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -8 14 £475 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 1
South East +8 5 £400 -5.88%
South West - 5 £315 -
East of England +9 3 £500 -4.76%
Midlands - 2 £475 -
North West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 3
Sourcefire
UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 58 (84.06%) Cisco
2 46 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (59.42%) Firewall
4 35 (50.72%) Network Security
5 34 (49.28%) F5
6 29 (42.03%) Juniper
7 28 (40.58%) VPN
7 28 (40.58%) Wireless
7 28 (40.58%) Finance
8 27 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (37.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 24 (34.78%) Information Security
10 24 (34.78%) SSL
11 21 (30.43%) FireEye
12 20 (28.99%) Palo Alto
13 19 (27.54%) Blue Coat
13 19 (27.54%) CheckPoint
13 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
13 19 (27.54%) CCNP
14 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
14 18 (26.09%) Symantec
15 17 (24.64%) Internet
15 17 (24.64%) Unix
15 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 17 (24.64%) 802.1X
16 16 (23.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
16 16 (23.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
17 15 (21.74%) CCIE
18 14 (20.29%) WAN
18 14 (20.29%) Windows

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 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 41 (59.42%) Firewall
3 35 (50.72%) Network Security
4 28 (40.58%) VPN
4 28 (40.58%) Wireless
5 24 (34.78%) SSL
6 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 17 (24.64%) Internet
8 14 (20.29%) WAN
9 12 (17.39%) LAN
10 11 (15.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (13.04%) IPsec
12 9 (13.04%) WLAN
13 8 (11.59%) BGP
13 8 (11.59%) DHCP
13 8 (11.59%) DNS
13 8 (11.59%) EIGRP
13 8 (11.59%) OSPF
14 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Network Engineer
1 20 (28.99%) Security Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Security Specialist
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Consultant
5 9 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (13.04%) Information Specialist
5 9 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Wireless Network Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) AppFabric
2 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.80%) WCF
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Unix
2 14 (20.29%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 24 (34.78%) Information Security
3 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 16 (23.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 16 (23.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 14 (20.29%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (18.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 10 (14.49%) Security Operations
7 10 (14.49%) SIEM
8 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 9 (13.04%) Presales
9 7 (10.14%) Analytics
9 7 (10.14%) Network Management
9 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.25%) Data Analytics
11 5 (7.25%) Line Management
11 5 (7.25%) Security Architecture
11 5 (7.25%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.54%) CCNP
3 15 (21.74%) CCIE
4 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.49%) CCNA
5 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.04%) CISSP
7 7 (10.14%) CCDP
7 7 (10.14%) CISM
8 6 (8.70%) Degree
9 4 (5.80%) GSEC
9 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
10 3 (4.35%) CCDA
10 3 (4.35%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (4.35%) CREST Certified
10 3 (4.35%) ISEB
11 1 (1.45%) CCDE
11 1 (1.45%) EnCE
11 1 (1.45%) GCFE
11 1 (1.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.35%) COBIT
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Snort
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Nexpose
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (4.35%) Nessus
3 3 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.90%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.45%) EnCase
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.45%) QRadar
5 1 (1.45%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (84.06%) Cisco
2 34 (49.28%) F5
3 29 (42.03%) Juniper
4 21 (30.43%) FireEye
5 20 (28.99%) Palo Alto
6 19 (27.54%) Blue Coat
6 19 (27.54%) CheckPoint
6 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.09%) Symantec
8 14 (20.29%) ArcSight
8 14 (20.29%) Intel Security
9 13 (18.84%) GFI Software
9 13 (18.84%) LogRhythm
9 13 (18.84%) Rapid7
9 13 (18.84%) TippingPoint
10 12 (17.39%) Citrix
10 12 (17.39%) Splunk
11 8 (11.59%) Fortinet
12 7 (10.14%) IronPort
12 7 (10.14%) ScanSafe