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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 551 563 540
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 71 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.068% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 10
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£425 £420 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £295 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £455 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00

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
24952 24668 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.14% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14688 13604 12895
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £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 1075 1064 1180
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.70
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +16 70 £425 +1.19% 7
South East -12 22 £450 +5.88% 6
London +5 17 £425 +1.19%
Hampshire +4 16 £470 +10.58% 3
South West +7 14 £425 -5.55%
Aldershot - 11 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £425 -
East Midlands +2 8 £375 -
Derbyshire 0 7 £375 -
Derby +2 6 - -
Cheltenham - 6 £425 -
Wiltshire +2 5 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands +8 4 £300 +9.09%
Milton Keynes 0 3 £350 - 1
Birmingham -1 3 £300 +9.09%
Swindon -2 3 £400 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Farnborough - 3 £535 -
City of London -14 2 £319 -
North West -27 2 £300 -
Reading - 2 £500 -
Gloucester - 2 £410 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Cumbria - 2 £300 -
East of England -9 1 £600 +60.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £488 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £600 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £600 -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 57 (51.35%) Cisco
2 52 (46.85%) Firewall
2 52 (46.85%) SIEM
3 47 (42.34%) Security Cleared
3 47 (42.34%) Juniper
4 46 (41.44%) F5
5 42 (37.84%) SC Cleared
6 38 (34.23%) Network Security
7 35 (31.53%) CheckPoint
8 34 (30.63%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (30.63%) Blue Coat
9 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
9 31 (27.93%) ArcSight
10 29 (26.13%) WAN
11 28 (25.23%) LAN
11 28 (25.23%) CISSP
12 27 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 26 (23.42%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (22.52%) CCNP
15 24 (21.62%) Snort
16 23 (20.72%) OSPF
16 23 (20.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (19.82%) McAfee
17 22 (19.82%) VPN
18 21 (18.92%) BGP
19 16 (14.41%) ACSA
19 16 (14.41%) HSRP
20 15 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
20 15 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
20 15 (13.51%) NX-OS

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (0.90%) IIS
1 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Project
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.85%) Firewall
2 38 (34.23%) Network Security
3 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
4 29 (26.13%) WAN
5 28 (25.23%) LAN
6 27 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (23.42%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (20.72%) OSPF
8 23 (20.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (19.82%) VPN
10 21 (18.92%) BGP
11 16 (14.41%) HSRP
12 15 (13.51%) NX-OS
12 15 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (13.51%) VLAN
13 14 (12.61%) Wireless
13 14 (12.61%) VRRP
14 12 (10.81%) SSL
15 11 (9.91%) DNS
15 11 (9.91%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Spanish Language
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Network Engineer
2 31 (27.93%) Analyst
3 24 (21.62%) Security Analyst
4 23 (20.72%) Security Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) ArcSight Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Security Manager
12 3 (2.70%) Security Consultant
13 2 (1.80%) Administrator
13 2 (1.80%) Technical Project Manager
13 2 (1.80%) Senior Consultant
13 2 (1.80%) IT Consultant
13 2 (1.80%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Web Services
1 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.80%) AppFabric
3 1 (0.90%) WCF
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.21%) PKI
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) SecurID
5 3 (2.70%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.80%) CESG
6 2 (1.80%) DTV
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Statistics
7 1 (0.90%) SCADA
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) UNIX
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 6 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) SIEM
2 13 (11.71%) Security Management
3 12 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (9.01%) ITIL
4 10 (9.01%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.11%) Information Security
5 9 (8.11%) Analytics
6 8 (7.21%) Migration
7 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.31%) Network Design
7 7 (6.31%) Cyber Security
7 7 (6.31%) Change Control
7 7 (6.31%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.50%) Operations Management
9 5 (4.50%) Time Management
10 4 (3.60%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (42.34%) Security Cleared
2 42 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 34 (30.63%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (25.23%) CISSP
5 25 (22.52%) CCNP
6 16 (14.41%) ACSA
7 13 (11.71%) CCNA
8 11 (9.91%) Degree
9 9 (8.11%) CCSE
10 8 (7.21%) CISM
11 6 (5.41%) CEH
12 5 (4.50%) CCIE
13 4 (3.60%) CCDP
13 4 (3.60%) GCIH
13 4 (3.60%) GCIA
14 3 (2.70%) GSEC
14 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
14 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.80%) BC Cleared
15 2 (1.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (7.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) Snort
2 8 (7.21%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (8.11%) Nmap
3 8 (7.21%) Nessus
4 6 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.50%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.90%) Nagios
7 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (51.35%) Cisco
2 47 (42.34%) Juniper
3 46 (41.44%) F5
4 35 (31.53%) CheckPoint
5 34 (30.63%) Blue Coat
6 31 (27.93%) ArcSight
7 22 (19.82%) McAfee
8 14 (12.61%) IronPort
9 10 (9.01%) LogRhythm
10 9 (8.11%) FireEye
10 9 (8.11%) Fortinet
10 9 (8.11%) Symantec
10 9 (8.11%) Citrix
11 7 (6.31%) Brocade
12 6 (5.41%) Qualys
12 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
13 5 (4.50%) HP
13 5 (4.50%) Websense
13 5 (4.50%) VMware
14 4 (3.60%) Splunk
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