The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 599 592 612
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 39 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.091% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.20% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sourcefire
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK.

Sourcefire Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sourcefire
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
England -7 39 £425 - 7
Yorkshire - 12 £400 - 1
South East -4 10 £438 -2.77%
Leeds - 9 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £400 - 1
London -10 8 £499 +17.35% 2
Milton Keynes +12 5 £450 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £450 +20.00%
East of England +14 4 £320 -14.66% 2
Bedfordshire +8 4 £320 -14.66% 1
Berkshire 0 4 £438 +34.61%
North West -3 4 £425 -
Croydon - 3 £471 -
Newbury - 3 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Bedford +7 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £470 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Farnborough 0 1 £305 -42.99%
Hampshire -4 1 £305 -35.10%
Wiltshire -5 1 - -
Swindon -7 1 - -
South West -8 1 - -
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 48 (71.64%) Cisco
2 31 (46.27%) Juniper
3 30 (44.78%) Firewall
4 28 (41.79%) VPN
5 24 (35.82%) Network Security
6 23 (34.33%) F5
6 23 (34.33%) SIEM
7 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
7 20 (29.85%) CheckPoint
8 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
8 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (26.87%) BGP
10 17 (25.37%) OSPF
10 17 (25.37%) WAN
10 17 (25.37%) Security Operations
11 16 (23.88%) Wireless
12 15 (22.39%) Blue Coat
13 14 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (20.90%) Finance
13 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (20.90%) JNCIS
13 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
14 13 (19.40%) FireEye
14 13 (19.40%) Information Security
15 12 (17.91%) Internet
15 12 (17.91%) Palo Alto
15 12 (17.91%) ArcSight
16 11 (16.42%) LogRhythm
16 11 (16.42%) Symantec
16 11 (16.42%) Intel Security

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) Firewall
2 28 (41.79%) VPN
3 24 (35.82%) Network Security
4 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (26.87%) BGP
7 17 (25.37%) OSPF
7 17 (25.37%) WAN
8 16 (23.88%) Wireless
9 14 (20.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (17.91%) Internet
11 11 (16.42%) SSL
12 10 (14.93%) FTP
13 9 (13.43%) LAN
14 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (11.94%) IPsec
15 6 (8.96%) Cisco Wireless
16 5 (7.46%) tcpdump
16 5 (7.46%) VoIP
16 5 (7.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Big Data
1 1 (1.49%) DB2
1 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Security Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) Security Engineer
5 13 (19.40%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Designer
7 8 (11.94%) Security Specialist
8 7 (10.45%) Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Security Consultant
10 5 (7.46%) Network Designer
10 5 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
10 5 (7.46%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (5.97%) Information Security Specialist
11 4 (5.97%) Information Specialist
11 4 (5.97%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (5.97%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.48%) iPad
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Unix
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) SIEM
2 17 (25.37%) Security Operations
3 13 (19.40%) Information Security
4 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (11.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 8 (11.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (10.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (10.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.46%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) Network Management
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.48%) Network Packet Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
1 1 (1.49%) Java
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.90%) JNCIS
2 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) CCNP
3 10 (14.93%) CISSP
4 6 (8.96%) CCNA
4 6 (8.96%) CEH
5 4 (5.97%) CCDA
5 4 (5.97%) CCDP
5 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) CISM
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) GCIA
6 3 (4.48%) GCIH
7 2 (2.99%) CCDE
7 2 (2.99%) CCIE
7 2 (2.99%) CCSE
7 2 (2.99%) CISA
8 1 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.99%) GPG13
4 1 (1.49%) COBIT
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Snort
2 3 (4.48%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.49%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Nexpose
2 5 (7.46%) QRadar
3 4 (5.97%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (4.48%) Proventia
5 2 (2.99%) EnCase
5 2 (2.99%) Nessus
5 2 (2.99%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.49%) Kibana
6 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) Cisco
2 31 (46.27%) Juniper
3 23 (34.33%) F5
4 20 (29.85%) CheckPoint
5 15 (22.39%) Blue Coat
6 13 (19.40%) FireEye
7 12 (17.91%) ArcSight
7 12 (17.91%) Palo Alto
8 11 (16.42%) Intel Security
8 11 (16.42%) LogRhythm
8 11 (16.42%) Symantec
9 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
10 8 (11.94%) IBM
10 8 (11.94%) Rapid7
11 7 (10.45%) Citrix
11 7 (10.45%) GFI Software
11 7 (10.45%) Splunk
11 7 (10.45%) TippingPoint
12 5 (7.46%) BT
12 5 (7.46%) Qualys
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