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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 428 408 416
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 5 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.071% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.16% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £356 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £263 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.02% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9390 9938 10279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.20% 44.39% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6380 6449 6719
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 220 208
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Snort
3 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (46.67%) HSRP
4 7 (46.67%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
4 7 (46.67%) Proventia
4 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) VRRP
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
5 6 (40.00%) CCSE
5 6 (40.00%) SIEM
5 6 (40.00%) Splunk
6 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
7 4 (26.67%) Banking

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) BGP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (46.67%) HSRP
3 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (46.67%) VRRP
4 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) IntruShield
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SOC Analyst
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%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Check Point Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCSE
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) GCIA
3 1 (6.67%) GCIH
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Snort
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) F5
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Splunk
5 4 (26.67%) ArcSight
6 2 (13.33%) Qualys
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%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
7 1 (6.67%) NetWitness
7 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) VMware