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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 548 549 527
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 26 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.023% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.75% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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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
22879 21827 22470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.12% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 12724 11919
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1098 1293
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 +25 18 £425 - 3
South East -18 4 £450 +17.26% 2
East of England -9 2 £525 +36.36% 2
South West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 56 (75.68%) Cisco
1 56 (75.68%) Firewall
2 49 (66.22%) F5
3 47 (63.51%) Juniper
3 47 (63.51%) CheckPoint
4 44 (59.46%) Blue Coat
5 37 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 35 (47.30%) VPN
7 33 (44.59%) Snort
8 31 (41.89%) WAN
9 30 (40.54%) LAN
10 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
10 29 (39.19%) Network Security
11 26 (35.14%) ProxySG
12 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (27.03%) Banking
13 20 (27.03%) VLAN
13 20 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (25.68%) OSPF
14 19 (25.68%) BGP
14 19 (25.68%) HSRP
15 17 (22.97%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (22.97%) SSL
15 17 (22.97%) CCNP
15 17 (22.97%) VRRP
16 16 (21.62%) Finance
16 16 (21.62%) PKI
17 15 (20.27%) SIEM
18 14 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (18.92%) Internet

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 56 (75.68%) Firewall
2 37 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 35 (47.30%) VPN
4 31 (41.89%) WAN
5 30 (40.54%) LAN
6 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
6 29 (39.19%) Network Security
7 20 (27.03%) VLAN
8 19 (25.68%) OSPF
8 19 (25.68%) BGP
8 19 (25.68%) HSRP
9 17 (22.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (22.97%) SSL
9 17 (22.97%) VRRP
10 14 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (18.92%) Internet
11 10 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (13.51%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (8.11%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (27.03%) Banking
2 16 (21.62%) Finance
3 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.46%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Security Engineer
2 33 (44.59%) Network Engineer
3 28 (37.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (32.43%) Senior Security Engineer
5 15 (20.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (18.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Consultant
8 7 (9.46%) Network Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Security Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Network Security Architect
9 6 (8.11%) Security Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Security Specialist
11 4 (5.41%) Design Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Network Consultant
12 3 (4.05%) Operations Analyst
12 3 (4.05%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (21.62%) PKI
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) SIEM
2 11 (14.86%) Information Security
3 10 (13.51%) Project Management
3 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) Project Planning
5 5 (6.76%) Validation
5 5 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.76%) Security Architecture
6 4 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL
7 3 (4.05%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (4.05%) Change Control
7 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.70%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.70%) Network Design
8 2 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.97%) CCNP
3 13 (17.57%) CCSE
4 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.81%) CCNA
6 8 (10.81%) CISSP
7 7 (9.46%) CCSA
8 4 (5.41%) CEH
9 3 (4.05%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) GIAC
10 1 (1.35%) CISA
10 1 (1.35%) CISM
10 1 (1.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) GPG13
3 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Snort
2 26 (35.14%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (75.68%) Cisco
2 49 (66.22%) F5
3 47 (63.51%) Juniper
3 47 (63.51%) CheckPoint
4 44 (59.46%) Blue Coat
5 11 (14.86%) McAfee
6 9 (12.16%) ArcSight
7 8 (10.81%) IronPort
8 7 (9.46%) HP
9 3 (4.05%) Websense
9 3 (4.05%) Sophos
9 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.05%) Splunk
10 2 (2.70%) Rapid7
10 2 (2.70%) Qualys
10 2 (2.70%) NetIQ
10 2 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.35%) Symantec
11 1 (1.35%) Altiris
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