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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 556 559 560
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 74 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 10
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£425 £420 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
25927 25801 24746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 45.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15354 14439 13687
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1115 1115
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.96 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 30 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 72 £425 +1.19% 10
London -13 20 £475 +15.85%
South West +14 19 £425 -5.55% 6
South East -14 15 £425 -5.55% 4
Wiltshire +3 14 £470 +4.44% 3
Swindon +3 11 £470 +4.44% 3
Hampshire +12 9 £460 +8.23% 1
East Midlands +3 8 £375 -
Derbyshire +8 7 £375 -
Aldershot - 7 £450 - 1
Derby +2 6 - -
Milton Keynes -6 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £425 - 2
West Midlands +6 3 £300 +9.09%
Cheltenham - 3 £425 - 1
Birmingham +7 2 £300 +9.09%
East of England +4 2 £600 +60.00%
City of London +4 2 £375 -9.09%
North West -28 2 £300 -
Cumbria - 2 £300 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £470 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £600 -
Berkshire -2 1 £500 +11.11% 3
Reading -6 1 £500 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £370 -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 62 (54.39%) Cisco
2 52 (45.61%) SIEM
3 50 (43.86%) Firewall
4 48 (42.11%) Juniper
5 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
6 39 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 39 (34.21%) Network Security
6 39 (34.21%) F5
6 39 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (31.58%) CISSP
7 36 (31.58%) Blue Coat
8 35 (30.70%) McAfee
9 34 (29.82%) CCNP
10 33 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (28.07%) TCP/IP
12 31 (27.19%) CheckPoint
12 31 (27.19%) ArcSight
13 26 (22.81%) WAN
14 25 (21.93%) Snort
15 24 (21.05%) LAN
15 24 (21.05%) VPN
15 24 (21.05%) OSPF
16 23 (20.18%) Intrusion Detection
17 22 (19.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (19.30%) BGP
18 18 (15.79%) IronPort
19 16 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
19 16 (14.04%) ACSA
19 16 (14.04%) Data Centre
20 15 (13.16%) HSRP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) IIS
1 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 50 (43.86%) Firewall
2 39 (34.21%) Network Security
3 33 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (28.07%) TCP/IP
5 26 (22.81%) WAN
6 24 (21.05%) LAN
6 24 (21.05%) VPN
6 24 (21.05%) OSPF
7 23 (20.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (19.30%) BGP
8 22 (19.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (14.04%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (13.16%) HSRP
11 14 (12.28%) NX-OS
11 14 (12.28%) VLAN
12 13 (11.40%) VRRP
13 12 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (9.65%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (8.77%) SSL
15 10 (8.77%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Local Government
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Analyst
2 26 (22.81%) Network Engineer
3 23 (20.18%) Security Analyst
4 22 (19.30%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Administrator
12 4 (3.51%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.51%) Security Administrator
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) ArcSight Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Security Manager
13 3 (2.63%) Lead Security Consultant
13 3 (2.63%) IT Security Consultant
13 3 (2.63%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Web Services
1 4 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.75%) AppFabric
3 1 (0.88%) WCF
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.02%) PKI
3 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.26%) SecurID
5 4 (3.51%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.75%) CESG
7 2 (1.75%) DTV
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) SCADA
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) UNIX
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 5 (4.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) SIEM
2 13 (11.40%) Security Management
2 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (10.53%) ITIL
4 11 (9.65%) Migration
4 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
5 10 (8.77%) Analytics
6 9 (7.89%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (7.89%) Information Security
7 8 (7.02%) Network Design
7 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (6.14%) Cyber Security
8 7 (6.14%) Change Control
9 6 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.39%) Change Management
10 5 (4.39%) Time Management
10 5 (4.39%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 39 (34.21%) SC Cleared
2 39 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (31.58%) CISSP
4 34 (29.82%) CCNP
5 16 (14.04%) ACSA
6 14 (12.28%) Degree
7 12 (10.53%) CCNA
8 11 (9.65%) CCSE
9 8 (7.02%) JNCIP
9 8 (7.02%) CISM
10 7 (6.14%) CEH
11 6 (5.26%) CCIE
12 5 (4.39%) GCIH
12 5 (4.39%) GCIA
12 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
13 4 (3.51%) GSEC
13 4 (3.51%) CCDP
14 3 (2.63%) CCSP
15 2 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.02%) SLA
3 3 (2.63%) GPG13
3 3 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) Snort
2 6 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (7.89%) Nmap
3 8 (7.02%) Nessus
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.88%) Nagios
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 62 (54.39%) Cisco
2 48 (42.11%) Juniper
3 39 (34.21%) F5
4 36 (31.58%) Blue Coat
5 35 (30.70%) McAfee
6 31 (27.19%) CheckPoint
6 31 (27.19%) ArcSight
7 18 (15.79%) IronPort
8 12 (10.53%) FireEye
8 12 (10.53%) Intel
9 11 (9.65%) Symantec
10 10 (8.77%) Citrix
11 9 (7.89%) LogRhythm
12 8 (7.02%) Brocade
13 7 (6.14%) Fortinet
13 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.26%) VMware
15 5 (4.39%) IBM
15 5 (4.39%) Qualys
16 4 (3.51%) Splunk
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