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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 573 574 521
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -53
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 34 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.015% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.034% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 9
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£425 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £394 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.20% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
England 0 33 £425 - 9
South East -1 15 £488 +23.80% 3
London -2 11 £425 -9.33% 3
Hampshire +2 7 £525 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £375 -
City of London +12 4 £406 +8.33% 1
Aldershot - 4 £525 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £434 -
West Midlands - 4 £434 - 1
Southampton -2 2 £525 +23.52%
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
South West +10 1 £390 +7.58%
Wiltshire +3 1 £390 +7.58%
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £390 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Chorley - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £375 - 1

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 44 (62.86%) Firewall
3 41 (58.57%) Juniper
4 35 (50.00%) F5
5 32 (45.71%) CheckPoint
6 27 (38.57%) TCP/IP
7 26 (37.14%) Network Security
8 24 (34.29%) Blue Coat
9 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (31.43%) SIEM
11 21 (30.00%) LAN
11 21 (30.00%) WAN
12 20 (28.57%) Snort
13 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
14 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
15 16 (22.86%) CCNP
15 16 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (21.43%) VPN
16 15 (21.43%) CISSP
16 15 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (20.00%) OSPF
17 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (18.57%) NX-OS
19 12 (17.14%) BGP
19 12 (17.14%) Websense
19 12 (17.14%) Information Security
19 12 (17.14%) Finance
20 11 (15.71%) SSL
21 10 (14.29%) CCNA

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 44 (62.86%) Firewall
2 27 (38.57%) TCP/IP
3 26 (37.14%) Network Security
4 21 (30.00%) LAN
4 21 (30.00%) WAN
5 16 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (21.43%) VPN
6 15 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (20.00%) OSPF
7 14 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (18.57%) NX-OS
9 12 (17.14%) BGP
10 11 (15.71%) SSL
11 10 (14.29%) VRRP
11 10 (14.29%) HSRP
12 9 (12.86%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (12.86%) Wireless
12 9 (12.86%) VLAN
13 8 (11.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.14%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Electronics
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Local Government
7 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Security Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Security Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Consultant
6 9 (12.86%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.57%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (8.57%) Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Network Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Network Architect
9 5 (7.14%) Security Manager
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Information Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) CESG
4 2 (2.86%) SecurID
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Solaris
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) SIEM
2 12 (17.14%) Information Security
3 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.43%) Security Management
4 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.57%) Network Design
5 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Change Control
8 3 (4.29%) Network Management
8 3 (4.29%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.29%) Analytics
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
3 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 16 (22.86%) CCNP
5 15 (21.43%) CISSP
6 10 (14.29%) CCNA
7 8 (11.43%) CCSE
8 7 (10.00%) CISM
9 6 (8.57%) ACSA
10 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.29%) CCDP
11 3 (4.29%) CCIE
11 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
11 3 (4.29%) CISA
12 2 (2.86%) GCIA
12 2 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (1.43%) Degree
13 1 (1.43%) CCDA
13 1 (1.43%) ISEB
13 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.14%) GPG13
3 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.86%) QA
5 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) Snort
2 8 (11.43%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.71%) Squid
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) FortiGate
1 6 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.29%) Nessus
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) Cisco
2 41 (58.57%) Juniper
3 35 (50.00%) F5
4 32 (45.71%) CheckPoint
5 24 (34.29%) Blue Coat
6 12 (17.14%) Websense
7 10 (14.29%) McAfee
8 8 (11.43%) ArcSight
9 6 (8.57%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.57%) Symantec
10 5 (7.14%) Qualys
10 5 (7.14%) LogRhythm
10 5 (7.14%) Citrix
10 5 (7.14%) HP
11 4 (5.71%) IronPort
12 3 (4.29%) Splunk
12 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.29%) Sophos
12 3 (4.29%) VMware
13 2 (2.86%) Brocade
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