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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 627 594 603
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 24 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.055% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 7
Median daily rate £425 £410 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +4.12%
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
23882 24271 23846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.83% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14714 13999 13524
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1112 1055
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 16 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 24 May 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 -13 24 £425 +3.65% 9
Yorkshire - 9 £400 - 3
Leeds - 9 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire - 9 £400 - 3
North West -4 6 £448 -
South East -13 4 £438 -2.77% 1
London -17 4 £513 +24.30% 2
Manchester - 4 £473 -
Berkshire -5 3 £450 +38.46%
Newbury - 3 £450 -
Runcorn - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
South West 0 1 - - 2
Swindon -1 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -7 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 38 (64.41%) Cisco
2 26 (44.07%) Juniper
3 25 (42.37%) SIEM
4 24 (40.68%) Firewall
5 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
6 22 (37.29%) BGP
6 22 (37.29%) OSPF
6 22 (37.29%) VPN
7 20 (33.90%) Network Security
8 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
9 16 (27.12%) CISSP
9 16 (27.12%) WAN
9 16 (27.12%) Security Operations
10 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
10 15 (25.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (25.42%) JNCIS
11 13 (22.03%) Snort
11 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
12 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (18.64%) F5
14 10 (16.95%) Palo Alto
14 10 (16.95%) LAN
14 10 (16.95%) FTP
14 10 (16.95%) Fortinet
15 9 (15.25%) Blue Coat
15 9 (15.25%) Finance
15 9 (15.25%) Security Operations Centre
16 8 (13.56%) Information Security
16 8 (13.56%) CEH
17 7 (11.86%) VLAN

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 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Firewall
2 22 (37.29%) BGP
2 22 (37.29%) OSPF
2 22 (37.29%) VPN
3 20 (33.90%) Network Security
4 16 (27.12%) WAN
5 15 (25.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
6 10 (16.95%) FTP
6 10 (16.95%) LAN
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.86%) HSRP
7 7 (11.86%) NX-OS
7 7 (11.86%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (11.86%) VLAN
7 7 (11.86%) VRRP
8 6 (10.17%) IPsec
8 6 (10.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
1 1 (1.69%) DB2
1 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
4 2 (3.39%) Military
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Security Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Network Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Security Engineer
4 14 (23.73%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Consultant
6 9 (15.25%) Security Consultant
6 9 (15.25%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Designer
8 6 (10.17%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Network Consultant
9 5 (8.47%) Network Designer
9 5 (8.47%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.08%) SIEM Project Manager
11 2 (3.39%) Security Project Manager
11 2 (3.39%) SOC Manager
11 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) iPad
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) SIEM
2 16 (27.12%) Security Operations
3 8 (13.56%) Information Security
4 6 (10.17%) Analytics
5 5 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.47%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.08%) Network Management
7 3 (5.08%) Network Packet Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Management
8 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.39%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
1 1 (1.69%) Java
1 1 (1.69%) Perl
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) CISSP
3 15 (25.42%) JNCIS
4 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (13.56%) CEH
7 7 (11.86%) CCNP
8 6 (10.17%) CCSE
8 6 (10.17%) Degree
9 5 (8.47%) CISM
10 4 (6.78%) CCDE
10 4 (6.78%) CCIE
10 4 (6.78%) CISA
10 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
11 3 (5.08%) GCIA
11 3 (5.08%) GCIH
12 2 (3.39%) HND
13 1 (1.69%) CCNA
13 1 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) GPG13
4 1 (1.69%) COBIT
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Proventia
2 6 (10.17%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (8.47%) QRadar
4 2 (3.39%) Nessus
5 1 (1.69%) EnCase
5 1 (1.69%) Kibana
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.69%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 38 (64.41%) Cisco
2 26 (44.07%) Juniper
3 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
4 11 (18.64%) F5
5 10 (16.95%) Fortinet
5 10 (16.95%) Palo Alto
6 9 (15.25%) Blue Coat
7 7 (11.86%) IBM
8 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
8 6 (10.17%) Qualys
8 6 (10.17%) Splunk
9 5 (8.47%) BT
9 5 (8.47%) Intel Security
9 5 (8.47%) NetWitness
9 5 (8.47%) Symantec
10 4 (6.78%) Forcepoint
10 4 (6.78%) LogRhythm
11 2 (3.39%) Aruba
11 2 (3.39%) FireEye
11 2 (3.39%) NetIQ
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