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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 619 595 620
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 21 40 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.072% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.16% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 5
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £263 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 18 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -40 21 £390 -2.50% 6
London -22 6 £450 +26.31% 2
North West -8 4 £473 +21.15% 1
South East -21 4 £394 -14.86% 1
Manchester - 4 £473 -
Berkshire +9 3 £398 -0.62%
Wiltshire - 3 £363 -
South West - 3 £363 -
Swindon - 3 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
Leeds - 2 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
East of England +6 1 £370 -1.33%
Norfolk -5 1 £370 -1.33%
Norwich -6 1 £370 -1.33%
Newbury - 1 £525 -
Reading - 1 £390 -
Surrey - 1 £325 -

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 22 (44.90%) SIEM
3 18 (36.73%) Juniper
3 18 (36.73%) Firewall
4 17 (34.69%) CISSP
4 17 (34.69%) VPN
5 16 (32.65%) WAN
5 16 (32.65%) CheckPoint
5 16 (32.65%) BGP
6 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
6 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) F5
7 14 (28.57%) Security Operations
7 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (28.57%) OSPF
7 14 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (28.57%) Snort
7 14 (28.57%) Network Security
7 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) LAN
9 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (16.33%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) Information Security
10 8 (16.33%) CEH
10 8 (16.33%) VLAN
10 8 (16.33%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) IBM
11 7 (14.29%) VRRP
11 7 (14.29%) JNCIS

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) VPN
3 16 (32.65%) BGP
3 16 (32.65%) WAN
4 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
5 14 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (28.57%) Network Security
5 14 (28.57%) OSPF
6 11 (22.45%) LAN
7 8 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (16.33%) VLAN
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (14.29%) HSRP
8 7 (14.29%) NX-OS
8 7 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (14.29%) VRRP
9 5 (10.20%) IPsec
9 5 (10.20%) MPLS
10 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Spanish Language
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Security Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Security Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) Designer
9 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
9 4 (8.16%) Network Designer
9 4 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
10 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) SIEM Project Manager
11 2 (4.08%) SOC Manager
11 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) iPad
4 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) SIEM
2 14 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 8 (16.33%) Information Security
4 7 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.12%) Network Packet Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.08%) Network Management
8 2 (4.08%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Threat Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) CEH
5 7 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 6 (12.24%) CCNP
6 6 (12.24%) CCSE
6 6 (12.24%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) CISM
8 4 (8.16%) CCDE
8 4 (8.16%) CCIE
8 4 (8.16%) CCNA
8 4 (8.16%) CISA
8 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
9 3 (6.12%) GCIA
9 3 (6.12%) GCIH
10 2 (4.08%) SANS
11 1 (2.04%) CCSA
11 1 (2.04%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) COBIT
4 1 (2.04%) GPG13
4 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Snort
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Proventia
1 7 (14.29%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (12.24%) QRadar
3 2 (4.08%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) EnCase
4 1 (2.04%) Kibana
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) RSA Archer
4 1 (2.04%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 18 (36.73%) Juniper
3 16 (32.65%) CheckPoint
4 14 (28.57%) F5
5 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.29%) IBM
6 7 (14.29%) Splunk
7 6 (12.24%) ArcSight
7 6 (12.24%) Qualys
7 6 (12.24%) Symantec
8 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
8 5 (10.20%) NetWitness
9 4 (8.16%) BT
9 4 (8.16%) Forcepoint
9 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
10 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.12%) LogRhythm
11 2 (4.08%) Aruba
11 2 (4.08%) FireEye
11 2 (4.08%) NetIQ
Runcorn, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago