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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire
UK / England
Rank 540 581 560
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 27 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.049% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.12% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 4
Median daily rate £450 £473 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +19.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £377 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18459 19999 21199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 43.00% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11915 12658
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 815 938
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
South West +17 6 £315 -37.00%
South East +12 5 £450 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
London +1 4 £525 - 4
West Midlands +2 3 £450 -28.00% 2
East of England - 2 £475 -
North West +26 1 £350 -
Sourcefire
UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 50 (80.65%) Cisco
2 38 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (58.06%) Firewall
4 29 (46.77%) Information Security
5 27 (43.55%) Finance
6 26 (41.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (41.94%) F5
7 25 (40.32%) Network Security
8 24 (38.71%) VPN
8 24 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (38.71%) Juniper
9 22 (35.48%) Wireless
10 20 (32.26%) SSL
10 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
11 18 (29.03%) Unix
11 18 (29.03%) Palo Alto
12 17 (27.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (27.42%) Symantec
13 16 (25.81%) CCIE
13 16 (25.81%) CCNP
13 16 (25.81%) FireEye
13 16 (25.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 16 (25.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 15 (24.19%) 802.1X
14 15 (24.19%) Blue Coat
14 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
14 15 (24.19%) Windows
14 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
15 14 (22.58%) Intel Security
16 13 (20.97%) Internet

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 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (61.29%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (58.06%) Firewall
3 25 (40.32%) Network Security
4 24 (38.71%) VPN
5 22 (35.48%) Wireless
6 20 (32.26%) SSL
7 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.97%) Internet
9 9 (14.52%) LAN
10 8 (12.90%) BGP
10 8 (12.90%) EIGRP
10 8 (12.90%) OSPF
10 8 (12.90%) WAN
10 8 (12.90%) WLAN
11 7 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.68%) DHCP
12 6 (9.68%) DNS
12 6 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (8.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Security Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Security Specialist
3 12 (19.35%) Consultant
3 12 (19.35%) Information Security Specialist
3 12 (19.35%) Information Specialist
4 10 (16.13%) Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Security Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Network Consultant
7 7 (11.29%) Security Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Wireless Network Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) AppFabric
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.06%) WCF
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.84%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Unix
2 15 (24.19%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Information Security
2 26 (41.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 17 (27.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 16 (25.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 16 (25.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 13 (20.97%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (14.52%) Presales
7 9 (14.52%) Security Operations
8 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 8 (12.90%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (12.90%) SIEM
9 7 (11.29%) Analytics
9 7 (11.29%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
10 6 (9.68%) Defect Management
10 6 (9.68%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (8.06%) Data Analytics
11 5 (8.06%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.06%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.81%) CCIE
2 16 (25.81%) CCNP
3 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.90%) CISM
4 8 (12.90%) CISSP
5 6 (9.68%) CCNA
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
7 4 (6.45%) CCDP
7 4 (6.45%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (6.45%) CREST Certified
7 4 (6.45%) ISEB
8 3 (4.84%) GSEC
9 1 (1.61%) CCDE
9 1 (1.61%) CCSA
9 1 (1.61%) CEH
9 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.84%) COBIT
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.61%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Snort
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) Samba
3 1 (1.61%) Squid
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Nexpose
2 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (6.45%) Nessus
5 3 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (3.23%) Nagios
6 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.23%) TrustSec
7 1 (1.61%) OpenVAS
7 1 (1.61%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (80.65%) Cisco
2 26 (41.94%) F5
3 24 (38.71%) Juniper
4 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 18 (29.03%) Palo Alto
6 17 (27.42%) Symantec
7 16 (25.81%) FireEye
8 15 (24.19%) Blue Coat
8 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
9 14 (22.58%) Intel Security
10 13 (20.97%) ArcSight
10 13 (20.97%) GFI Software
10 13 (20.97%) LogRhythm
10 13 (20.97%) Rapid7
10 13 (20.97%) TippingPoint
11 12 (19.35%) Splunk
12 8 (12.90%) Fortinet
13 7 (11.29%) ScanSafe
14 6 (9.68%) Aruba
15 5 (8.06%) Meraki
Croydon, Surrey
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