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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 394 413 377
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 16 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.008% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.019% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
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£356 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £369 £488
% change year-on-year
+9.83% -24.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.25
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
9955 10776 10096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.63% 44.49% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6446 6988 6386
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 218 251
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.75 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +27 7 £363 -3.33% 1
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (96.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) Juniper
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 19 (76.00%) Blue Coat
3 19 (76.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (68.00%) Network Security
5 16 (64.00%) F5
6 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (44.00%) VPN
8 11 (44.00%) LAN
8 11 (44.00%) WAN
9 10 (40.00%) Snort
10 9 (36.00%) CCNP
10 9 (36.00%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (36.00%) NX-OS
11 8 (32.00%) CCNA
11 8 (32.00%) ProxySG
12 7 (28.00%) Banking
13 6 (24.00%) CCSE
13 6 (24.00%) Finance
13 6 (24.00%) Websense
13 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (24.00%) OSPF
13 6 (24.00%) BGP
13 6 (24.00%) VRRP
13 6 (24.00%) SSL
13 6 (24.00%) VLAN
13 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (24.00%) HSRP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) Network Security
3 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (44.00%) VPN
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (36.00%) NX-OS
6 6 (24.00%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (24.00%) HSRP
6 6 (24.00%) SSL
6 6 (24.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) BGP
6 6 (24.00%) VRRP
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (4.00%) Local Government
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Network Engineer
1 12 (48.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Information Security
2 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) CCSE
5 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (8.00%) CCIE
7 2 (8.00%) CCSA
8 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (20.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Snort
2 8 (32.00%) ProxySG
3 4 (16.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) Juniper
3 19 (76.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (76.00%) Blue Coat
4 16 (64.00%) F5
5 6 (24.00%) Websense
6 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (4.00%) LogLogic