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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 542 576 502
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -74
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 41 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.012% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.026% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £363 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £488
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +19 16 £356 -5.00% 3
South East +3 12 £475 +20.63% 3
West Midlands -7 5 £459 -9.60%
East of England - 5 £375 - 1
North West - 3 £390 -
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Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 42 (71.19%) Cisco
1 42 (71.19%) Firewall
2 41 (69.49%) Juniper
3 32 (54.24%) F5
4 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
5 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
5 26 (44.07%) Network Security
6 24 (40.68%) Blue Coat
7 23 (38.98%) LAN
7 23 (38.98%) WAN
8 21 (35.59%) Snort
9 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (27.12%) VPN
10 16 (27.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (27.12%) SIEM
11 14 (23.73%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (23.73%) NX-OS
12 13 (22.03%) OSPF
12 13 (22.03%) BGP
12 13 (22.03%) SSL
12 13 (22.03%) CCNP
13 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.64%) Finance
14 11 (18.64%) Information Security
14 11 (18.64%) CISSP
14 11 (18.64%) Websense
15 10 (16.95%) VRRP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (71.19%) Firewall
2 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
2 26 (44.07%) Network Security
3 23 (38.98%) LAN
3 23 (38.98%) WAN
4 16 (27.12%) VPN
4 16 (27.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (23.73%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (23.73%) NX-OS
6 13 (22.03%) OSPF
6 13 (22.03%) BGP
6 13 (22.03%) SSL
7 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (16.95%) VRRP
8 10 (16.95%) VLAN
8 10 (16.95%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (16.95%) HSRP
9 7 (11.86%) Wireless
9 7 (11.86%) IPsec
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Network Engineer
2 20 (33.90%) Security Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Analyst
5 12 (20.34%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Security Analyst
8 7 (11.86%) Consultant
9 6 (10.17%) Security Consultant
9 6 (10.17%) Network Consultant
9 6 (10.17%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Architect
10 4 (6.78%) Security Manager
10 4 (6.78%) Network Architect
11 3 (5.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) Information Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) Information Manager
11 3 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
12 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Solaris
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) SIEM
2 11 (18.64%) Information Security
3 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
4 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.78%) Network Design
7 4 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.08%) Change Control
8 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.08%) Analytics
8 3 (5.08%) Data Security
8 3 (5.08%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
9 2 (3.39%) Security Management
9 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Network Management
9 2 (3.39%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.03%) CCNP
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) CISSP
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 8 (13.56%) CCSE
6 6 (10.17%) CISM
7 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.08%) CISA
9 2 (3.39%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.39%) CCIE
9 2 (3.39%) CCDP
9 2 (3.39%) CCSA
9 2 (3.39%) GCIA
10 1 (1.69%) Degree
10 1 (1.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (11.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.47%) GPG13
4 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.39%) QA
6 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Snort
2 9 (15.25%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.08%) Nessus
3 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Cisco
2 41 (69.49%) Juniper
3 32 (54.24%) F5
4 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
5 24 (40.68%) Blue Coat
6 11 (18.64%) Websense
7 6 (10.17%) Symantec
8 5 (8.47%) LogRhythm
8 5 (8.47%) Qualys
8 5 (8.47%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.78%) HP
10 3 (5.08%) Splunk
10 3 (5.08%) IronPort
10 3 (5.08%) Citrix
10 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.08%) McAfee
10 3 (5.08%) Sophos
11 2 (3.39%) Tripwire
11 2 (3.39%) VMware
11 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
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