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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 547 568 496
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -72
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 36 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.014% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.031% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £327 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.96% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
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
22941 22418 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.46% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13383 12682 10875
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 992 1019 1129
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 £11.27 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 14 £325 -13.33% 5
South East - 6 £500 - 3
East of England - 6 £375 - 1
West Midlands -2 5 £459 -9.60%
North West - 3 £390 - 1
South West -1 2 £388 +18.50%
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Sourcefire
UK

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (71.93%) Firewall
2 40 (70.18%) Cisco
3 38 (66.67%) Juniper
4 29 (50.88%) F5
5 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
6 24 (42.11%) Network Security
7 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
8 22 (38.60%) Blue Coat
8 22 (38.60%) Snort
9 18 (31.58%) WAN
9 18 (31.58%) LAN
9 18 (31.58%) SIEM
10 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (29.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (24.56%) VPN
12 13 (22.81%) Information Security
12 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
13 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
13 12 (21.05%) ProxySG
13 12 (21.05%) SSL
14 11 (19.30%) CCNP
14 11 (19.30%) CISSP
14 11 (19.30%) Banking
14 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (17.54%) OSPF
15 10 (17.54%) BGP
15 10 (17.54%) Websense
15 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (71.93%) Firewall
2 24 (42.11%) Network Security
3 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
4 18 (31.58%) WAN
4 18 (31.58%) LAN
5 17 (29.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (24.56%) VPN
7 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (21.05%) SSL
9 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (17.54%) OSPF
10 10 (17.54%) BGP
11 8 (14.04%) VLAN
11 8 (14.04%) VRRP
11 8 (14.04%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (14.04%) HSRP
12 7 (12.28%) Internet
13 6 (10.53%) DNS
13 6 (10.53%) IPsec
General
1 11 (19.30%) Banking
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Security Engineer
1 18 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 16 (28.07%) Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Security Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Network Consultant
6 7 (12.28%) Consultant
6 7 (12.28%) Security Consultant
6 7 (12.28%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Information Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) PKI
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) SIEM
2 13 (22.81%) Information Security
3 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
4 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Change Control
6 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Security
6 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.51%) Network Design
7 2 (3.51%) Security Management
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) CCNP
3 11 (19.30%) CISSP
4 9 (15.79%) CCNA
5 7 (12.28%) CCSE
6 6 (10.53%) CISM
7 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) CISA
8 3 (5.26%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.51%) GCIA
9 2 (3.51%) CCSA
9 2 (3.51%) CCIE
10 1 (1.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.53%) GPG13
4 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.51%) QA
6 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Snort
2 12 (21.05%) ProxySG
3 5 (8.77%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.77%) Nessus
3 2 (3.51%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Cisco
2 38 (66.67%) Juniper
3 29 (50.88%) F5
4 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
5 22 (38.60%) Blue Coat
6 10 (17.54%) Websense
7 7 (12.28%) Symantec
7 7 (12.28%) Qualys
8 6 (10.53%) HP
9 5 (8.77%) LogRhythm
9 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
10 4 (7.02%) McAfee
10 4 (7.02%) ArcSight
11 3 (5.26%) Splunk
11 3 (5.26%) Rapid7
11 3 (5.26%) Sophos
11 3 (5.26%) IBM
11 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.26%) NetIQ
11 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago