The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

Sourcefire is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 343 525 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.11% 34.77% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 283 208
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sourcefire in Edinburgh

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sourcefire in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sourcefire in Edinburgh

Sourcefire
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) FireEye
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) FireEye