The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 534 511 536
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 36 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.067% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.14% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £344 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £438 £360
% change year-on-year
- +21.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Sourcefire
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 +17 16 £425 -2.85% 3
South East -13 7 £425 -2.29% 9
North West -3 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 1
East of England -26 2 £375 - 1
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 28 (66.67%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 21 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 21 (50.00%) Snort
3 21 (50.00%) F5
4 18 (42.86%) Network Security
4 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 16 (38.10%) LAN
5 16 (38.10%) WAN
6 14 (33.33%) VPN
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (30.95%) BGP
7 13 (30.95%) CCNP
8 11 (26.19%) VLAN
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) HSRP
9 10 (23.81%) ProxySG
9 10 (23.81%) OSPF
10 9 (21.43%) VRRP
10 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (21.43%) Information Security
11 8 (19.05%) McAfee
11 8 (19.05%) SIEM
11 8 (19.05%) IronPort

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 18 (42.86%) Network Security
3 16 (38.10%) LAN
3 16 (38.10%) WAN
4 14 (33.33%) VPN
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (30.95%) BGP
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (26.19%) VLAN
7 10 (23.81%) HSRP
7 10 (23.81%) OSPF
8 9 (21.43%) VRRP
9 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
10 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (9.52%) DNS
12 3 (7.14%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Information Security
2 8 (19.05%) SIEM
3 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design
4 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.38%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.95%) CCNP
3 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 6 (14.29%) CCNA
6 5 (11.90%) CCSE
7 4 (9.52%) CISSP
8 3 (7.14%) CEH
9 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.76%) CCSA
10 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.38%) CISA
10 1 (2.38%) CISM
10 1 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.14%) GPG13
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Snort
2 10 (23.81%) ProxySG
3 3 (7.14%) Squid
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) RHEV
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 21 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 21 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (19.05%) IronPort
4 8 (19.05%) McAfee
5 4 (9.52%) Websense
6 3 (7.14%) Sophos
6 3 (7.14%) Prolexic
7 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint
8 1 (2.38%) Splunk
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) VMware
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