The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 414 401 415
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.055% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.12% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £513 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £370 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £464 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Sourcefire
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8939 9738 9972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.22% 44.39% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6175 6411 6494
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 251 209
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.32 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.88% +5.88%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sourcefire across the London region.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in London

Sourcefire
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the London region.

Sourcefire Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) SIEM
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (40.00%) HSRP
3 6 (40.00%) Proventia
3 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (40.00%) NX-OS
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) VRRP
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (40.00%) Snort
3 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (33.33%) CCSE
4 5 (33.33%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 5 (33.33%) Splunk
5 4 (26.67%) ArcSight

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (40.00%) HSRP
2 6 (40.00%) NX-OS
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) VRRP
3 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (6.67%) IntruShield
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Spanish Language
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCSE
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) GCIA
3 1 (6.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Proventia
2 4 (26.67%) QRadar
3 1 (6.67%) EnCase
3 1 (6.67%) Nessus
3 1 (6.67%) RSA Archer
3 1 (6.67%) RSA enVision
3 1 (6.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) F5
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (33.33%) Splunk
5 4 (26.67%) ArcSight
6 2 (13.33%) Qualys
7 1 (6.67%) FireEye
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
7 1 (6.67%) NetWitness
7 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec