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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 408 408 418
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 17 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.064% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.14% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£425 £420 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
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
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London -11 2 £319 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (78.79%) Cisco
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) Juniper
3 22 (66.67%) F5
4 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 18 (54.55%) Blue Coat
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
6 16 (48.48%) Network Security
7 13 (39.39%) VPN
7 13 (39.39%) WAN
8 11 (33.33%) LAN
8 11 (33.33%) CCNP
8 11 (33.33%) BGP
9 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (30.30%) NX-OS
10 9 (27.27%) SIEM
10 9 (27.27%) Banking
10 9 (27.27%) Snort
10 9 (27.27%) VLAN
11 8 (24.24%) Finance
11 8 (24.24%) Wireless
11 8 (24.24%) CISSP
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (21.21%) HSRP
12 7 (21.21%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (21.21%) CCNA
12 7 (21.21%) DNS

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Network Security
2 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
3 13 (39.39%) VPN
3 13 (39.39%) WAN
4 11 (33.33%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) BGP
5 10 (30.30%) OSPF
5 10 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (30.30%) NX-OS
6 9 (27.27%) VLAN
7 8 (24.24%) Wireless
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (21.21%) HSRP
8 7 (21.21%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) SSL
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (15.15%) VRRP
General
1 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Spanish Language
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.06%) DTV
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) SecurID
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) SIEM
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CISSP
4 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 7 (21.21%) CCSE
5 4 (12.12%) CEH
5 4 (12.12%) GCIA
5 4 (12.12%) GCIH
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE
6 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) CISM
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) GSEC
8 1 (3.03%) ACSA
8 1 (3.03%) GIAC
8 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Snort
2 7 (21.21%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
1 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 23 (69.70%) Juniper
3 22 (66.67%) F5
4 18 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) Symantec
5 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 6 (18.18%) FireEye
6 4 (12.12%) ArcSight
6 4 (12.12%) Qualys
6 4 (12.12%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) McAfee
7 3 (9.09%) Websense
7 3 (9.09%) LogLogic
8 2 (6.06%) Splunk
8 2 (6.06%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) IBM