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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 418 421 408
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 12 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Median daily rate £420 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
9730 9744 11208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.64% 41.84% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6434 6458 7277
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 201 252
Median hourly rate £17.98 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Uxbridge +4 2 £475 -
West Drayton - 2 £420 -
Croydon -12 1 £470 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 9 (45.00%) FireEye
3 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) Security Operations
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (40.00%) Splunk
4 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (35.00%) SIEM
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) Line Management
7 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) CISSP
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (20.00%) CCNP
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Network Security
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) IPsec
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (15.00%) OSPF
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
7 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Security Operations
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (35.00%) SIEM
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Line Management
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Presales
9 1 (5.00%) Compliance Audit
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Network Management
9 1 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) GSEC
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCDP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CFCE
4 1 (5.00%) EnCE
4 1 (5.00%) GCFA
4 1 (5.00%) GCFE
4 1 (5.00%) GCIA
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) COBIT
1 3 (15.00%) ISO27002
2 1 (5.00%) GPG13
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (10.00%) Snort
3 1 (5.00%) Cygwin
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.00%) EnCase
2 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 9 (45.00%) F5
3 9 (45.00%) FireEye
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Splunk
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (5.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (5.00%) IronPort
8 1 (5.00%) Meraki
8 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro