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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 382 - 365
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% - 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.094% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£433 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £327 £354
% change year-on-year
+18.50% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
9558 9957 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.50% 45.47% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6379 6471 5549
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 232 279
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £33.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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
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 23 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 32 (86.49%) Firewall
3 28 (75.68%) Juniper
3 28 (75.68%) CheckPoint
4 27 (72.97%) Blue Coat
4 27 (72.97%) F5
5 23 (62.16%) TCP/IP
6 19 (51.35%) Network Security
6 19 (51.35%) VPN
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (45.95%) ProxySG
8 16 (43.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (37.84%) Snort
10 14 (37.84%) Banking
11 13 (35.14%) SSL
11 13 (35.14%) CCNP
12 11 (29.73%) LAN
12 11 (29.73%) WAN
12 11 (29.73%) Internet
12 11 (29.73%) Finance
13 10 (27.03%) PKI
13 10 (27.03%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (24.32%) Project Planning
14 9 (24.32%) Project Management
15 8 (21.62%) HSRP
15 8 (21.62%) VLAN
15 8 (21.62%) CCSE
15 8 (21.62%) Mentoring

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 23 (62.16%) TCP/IP
3 19 (51.35%) Network Security
3 19 (51.35%) VPN
4 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (35.14%) SSL
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) WAN
6 11 (29.73%) Internet
7 10 (27.03%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (21.62%) HSRP
8 8 (21.62%) VLAN
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.92%) BGP
9 7 (18.92%) VRRP
9 7 (18.92%) OSPF
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (13.51%) NGN
12 2 (5.41%) IPsec
12 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Spanish Language
4 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Security Engineer
2 17 (45.95%) Senior Security Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Network Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Consultant
5 9 (24.32%) Security Consultant
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (18.92%) Network Consultant
7 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
7 5 (13.51%) Network Architect
7 5 (13.51%) Network Security Architect
7 5 (13.51%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Project Planning
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 5 (13.51%) Validation
4 5 (13.51%) SIEM
5 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCSE
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) CISSP
6 3 (8.11%) CCSA
7 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (18.92%) GPG13
2 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) ProxySG
2 14 (37.84%) Snort
3 6 (16.22%) Squid
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) Juniper
2 28 (75.68%) CheckPoint
3 27 (72.97%) Blue Coat
3 27 (72.97%) F5
4 6 (16.22%) Websense
5 5 (13.51%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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