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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 378 398 380
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.022% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.050% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£425 £469 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £394 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £511 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50
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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
10074 9998 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 44.02% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6587 6517 6100
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 209 289
Average hourly rate £19.02 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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
City of London +3 4 £406 +8.33%
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
3 22 (84.62%) Juniper
4 19 (73.08%) CheckPoint
5 18 (69.23%) Blue Coat
6 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (61.54%) F5
8 15 (57.69%) Network Security
8 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
9 11 (42.31%) CCNP
10 10 (38.46%) VPN
10 10 (38.46%) Snort
11 9 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (34.62%) NX-OS
11 9 (34.62%) LAN
11 9 (34.62%) WAN
12 8 (30.77%) CCNA
13 7 (26.92%) OSPF
13 7 (26.92%) Banking
13 7 (26.92%) CCSE
13 7 (26.92%) Finance
13 7 (26.92%) Websense
13 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (23.08%) HSRP
14 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (23.08%) VLAN
14 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
14 6 (23.08%) BGP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
2 15 (57.69%) Network Security
3 10 (38.46%) VPN
4 9 (34.62%) LAN
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (34.62%) NX-OS
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) OSPF
6 6 (23.08%) BGP
6 6 (23.08%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) HSRP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (19.23%) VRRP
7 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (15.38%) DNS
8 4 (15.38%) SSL
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Security Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
5 5 (19.23%) Network Consultant
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) SecurID
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 7 (26.92%) CCSE
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) ACSA
7 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (19.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Snort
2 5 (19.23%) ProxySG
3 4 (15.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) Juniper
3 19 (73.08%) CheckPoint
4 18 (69.23%) Blue Coat
5 16 (61.54%) F5
6 7 (26.92%) Websense
7 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 3 (11.54%) McAfee
7 3 (11.54%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.85%) LogLogic
9 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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