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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 598 557 559
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +2
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 38 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 19
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £305 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
22436 22831 22227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.16% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13975 13789 12565
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 £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 1001 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.92 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 10 £400 - 1
London 0 9 £499 +17.35% 2
South East -2 9 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England +26 5 £385 -21.02% 1
North West +4 2 £425 +41.66%
South West -8 1 - - 2
West Midlands -36 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Sourcefire
UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (74.58%) Cisco
2 30 (50.85%) Firewall
3 29 (49.15%) Juniper
4 26 (44.07%) VPN
5 25 (42.37%) Network Security
6 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (35.59%) F5
7 18 (30.51%) CheckPoint
8 17 (28.81%) Wireless
9 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
9 16 (27.12%) SIEM
9 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
10 15 (25.42%) Palo Alto
10 15 (25.42%) BGP
11 14 (23.73%) OSPF
12 13 (22.03%) Finance
12 13 (22.03%) Blue Coat
12 13 (22.03%) JNCIS
12 13 (22.03%) FireEye
13 12 (20.34%) Security Operations
13 12 (20.34%) ArcSight
13 12 (20.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (20.34%) WAN
13 12 (20.34%) SSL
14 11 (18.64%) Internet
14 11 (18.64%) Symantec
14 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (18.64%) Information Security
15 10 (16.95%) Fortinet

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 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 26 (44.07%) VPN
3 25 (42.37%) Network Security
4 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (28.81%) Wireless
6 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
7 15 (25.42%) BGP
8 14 (23.73%) OSPF
9 12 (20.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (20.34%) SSL
9 12 (20.34%) WAN
10 11 (18.64%) Internet
11 9 (15.25%) FTP
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (13.56%) IPsec
13 6 (10.17%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (10.17%) LAN
14 5 (8.47%) VoIP
15 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
15 4 (6.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Security Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Security Engineer
4 11 (18.64%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Designer
6 7 (11.86%) Security Specialist
7 6 (10.17%) Network Consultant
7 6 (10.17%) Security Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (6.78%) Information Specialist
9 4 (6.78%) Network Designer
9 4 (6.78%) Network Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Network Security Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Unix
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) SIEM
2 12 (20.34%) Security Operations
3 11 (18.64%) Information Security
3 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (13.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (11.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (11.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (10.17%) Network Management
7 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.78%) ITIL
8 4 (6.78%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.08%) Analytics
9 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.39%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
1 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) JNCIS
3 10 (16.95%) CCNP
3 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) CCNA
4 7 (11.86%) CISSP
5 6 (10.17%) CEH
6 5 (8.47%) CCDP
7 4 (6.78%) CCDA
7 4 (6.78%) CCIE
7 4 (6.78%) Degree
7 4 (6.78%) GCIA
8 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) GCIH
9 2 (3.39%) CCDE
9 2 (3.39%) CISA
9 2 (3.39%) CISM
10 1 (1.69%) CFCE
10 1 (1.69%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Snort
2 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.69%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Nexpose
2 5 (8.47%) QRadar
3 3 (5.08%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.39%) EnCase
4 2 (3.39%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) Kibana
5 1 (1.69%) Nessus
5 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Proventia
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Cisco
2 29 (49.15%) Juniper
3 21 (35.59%) F5
4 18 (30.51%) CheckPoint
5 15 (25.42%) Palo Alto
6 13 (22.03%) Blue Coat
6 13 (22.03%) FireEye
7 12 (20.34%) ArcSight
8 11 (18.64%) Symantec
9 10 (16.95%) Fortinet
9 10 (16.95%) Intel Security
10 9 (15.25%) LogRhythm
11 8 (13.56%) Citrix
11 8 (13.56%) Rapid7
12 7 (11.86%) GFI Software
12 7 (11.86%) TippingPoint
13 6 (10.17%) Splunk
14 5 (8.47%) IronPort
14 5 (8.47%) VMware
15 4 (6.78%) BT
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