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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 616 575 587
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +12
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 34 80 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 21
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
24523 25740 25862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.20% 44.05% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14991 15198 14398
Median daily rate £404 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 834 1098 1103
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 21 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 25 August 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 -52 33 £450 +5.88% 7
South East 0 9 £425 -5.55% 3
London -26 9 £471 +4.72% 1
East of England +20 7 £450 -25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £450 +28.57%
Milton Keynes +16 7 £450 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Croydon -9 4 £470 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £320 - 1
Hertfordshire +14 3 £450 -25.00%
Hertford - 3 £450 -
West Midlands -33 2 £450 +50.00%
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Bedford - 2 - -
Berkshire +9 1 £400 -20.00% 3
Farnborough -4 1 £305 -42.99%
Hampshire -7 1 £305 -35.10%
Sheffield - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (82.76%) Cisco
2 31 (53.45%) Firewall
3 28 (48.28%) Juniper
4 27 (46.55%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (44.83%) VPN
6 24 (41.38%) Wireless
6 24 (41.38%) Network Security
7 21 (36.21%) F5
8 18 (31.03%) Palo Alto
9 17 (29.31%) FireEye
9 17 (29.31%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
10 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
10 16 (27.59%) SSL
10 16 (27.59%) Blue Coat
11 15 (25.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (25.86%) Internet
11 15 (25.86%) Intel Security
12 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (24.14%) 802.1X
12 14 (24.14%) ArcSight
12 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
13 13 (22.41%) LogRhythm
13 13 (22.41%) Information Security
14 12 (20.69%) Symantec
14 12 (20.69%) Rapid7
14 12 (20.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 11 (18.97%) Nexpose
15 11 (18.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 11 (18.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) Firewall
2 27 (46.55%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (44.83%) VPN
4 24 (41.38%) Network Security
4 24 (41.38%) Wireless
5 16 (27.59%) SSL
5 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 15 (25.86%) Internet
7 11 (18.97%) BGP
8 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (17.24%) OSPF
9 9 (15.52%) FTP
9 9 (15.52%) WAN
10 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (10.34%) LAN
12 5 (8.62%) IPsec
12 5 (8.62%) VoIP
13 4 (6.90%) BIG-IP
13 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
1 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Military
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Security Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Consultant
4 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Security Specialist
5 9 (15.52%) Security Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Network Consultant
7 7 (12.07%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (12.07%) Information Specialist
8 6 (10.34%) Security Consultant
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Wireless Network Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (6.90%) Designer
10 4 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) Network Specialist
11 3 (5.17%) Architect
11 3 (5.17%) Network Security Specialist
11 3 (5.17%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Unix
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 13 (22.41%) Information Security
3 12 (20.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 11 (18.97%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 11 (18.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 11 (18.97%) SIEM
4 11 (18.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 9 (15.52%) Network Management
5 9 (15.52%) Security Operations
6 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.62%) Presales
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.45%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (3.45%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) CCNP
2 10 (17.24%) JNCIS
3 8 (13.79%) CCDP
3 8 (13.79%) CCNA
3 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) CCIE
5 4 (6.90%) CCDA
6 3 (5.17%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) CCSA
8 1 (1.72%) CFCE
8 1 (1.72%) EnCE
8 1 (1.72%) GCFE
8 1 (1.72%) GIAC
8 1 (1.72%) HND
8 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.72%) PMP
8 1 (1.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GPG13
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Snort
2 4 (6.90%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.72%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Nexpose
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.17%) QRadar
4 2 (3.45%) EnCase
5 1 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.72%) Kibana
5 1 (1.72%) Nessus
5 1 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Cisco
2 28 (48.28%) Juniper
3 21 (36.21%) F5
4 18 (31.03%) Palo Alto
5 17 (29.31%) FireEye
6 16 (27.59%) Blue Coat
6 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
7 15 (25.86%) Intel Security
8 14 (24.14%) ArcSight
9 13 (22.41%) LogRhythm
10 12 (20.69%) Rapid7
10 12 (20.69%) Symantec
11 11 (18.97%) GFI Software
11 11 (18.97%) TippingPoint
12 10 (17.24%) Fortinet
13 9 (15.52%) Citrix
14 8 (13.79%) IronPort
15 5 (8.62%) Aruba
15 5 (8.62%) Meraki
15 5 (8.62%) VMware
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