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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 386 418 404
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 23 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.024% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.051% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£420 £575 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £465 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £575 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +37 8 £450 -11.11%
Chiswick - - - -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 23 (82.14%) F5
4 22 (78.57%) Firewall
5 20 (71.43%) Juniper
5 20 (71.43%) Blue Coat
6 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
7 17 (60.71%) VPN
7 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (53.57%) Snort
9 14 (50.00%) BGP
9 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (46.43%) LAN
10 13 (46.43%) WAN
10 13 (46.43%) VLAN
11 12 (42.86%) HSRP
12 11 (39.29%) Network Security
12 11 (39.29%) OSPF
12 11 (39.29%) CCNP
12 11 (39.29%) Finance
13 10 (35.71%) VRRP
14 9 (32.14%) Banking
15 7 (25.00%) ProxySG
16 6 (21.43%) CCSE
17 5 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
17 5 (17.86%) PKI
17 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (17.86%) SSL
18 4 (14.29%) Project Management

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 17 (60.71%) VPN
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (50.00%) BGP
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (46.43%) LAN
5 13 (46.43%) WAN
5 13 (46.43%) VLAN
6 12 (42.86%) HSRP
7 11 (39.29%) Network Security
7 11 (39.29%) OSPF
8 10 (35.71%) VRRP
9 5 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (17.86%) SSL
10 4 (14.29%) Internet
11 3 (10.71%) SNMP
12 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (7.14%) NGN
12 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Spanish Language
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Security Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
8 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
8 3 (10.71%) Consultant
9 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
10 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
10 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Project Management
1 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 2 (7.14%) Network Design
2 2 (7.14%) Validation
2 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
2 2 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) CCSE
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) GPG13
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Snort
2 7 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) RHEV
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 23 (82.14%) F5
4 20 (71.43%) Juniper
4 20 (71.43%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) Prolexic
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) Websense
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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