Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 17 November 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.

Sourcefire
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 790 754
Rank change year-on-year -26 -36 +12
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 30 74 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 71
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £380 £375 £308
90th Percentile £520 £548 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Sourcefire is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40508 44440 45597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.86% 45.16% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25385 27448 27408
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1569 1961
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.22 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sourcefire as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sourcefire in England

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sourcefire in England

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sourcefire in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sourcefire in England

Sourcefire
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sourcefire in England

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 12 £425 -10.53% 5
North of England +52 6 £475 +11.76%
Yorkshire +23 6 £475 +11.76%
South East -5 6 £450 +5.88% 1
East of England -29 3 £550 +22.22%
Midlands +26 2 £420 -6.67%
West Midlands +22 2 £420 -6.67%
South West - 1 £400 -
Sourcefire
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) McAfee
4 16 (53.33%) Symantec
4 16 (53.33%) Juniper
5 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 15 (50.00%) Information Security
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (40.00%) F5
7 12 (40.00%) Blue Coat
8 11 (36.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (36.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 10 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (30.00%) Wireless
10 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (30.00%) Unix
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (26.67%) Intel
11 8 (26.67%) VPN
11 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 8 (26.67%) Network Security
11 8 (26.67%) FireEye
12 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
12 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (23.33%) CISSP
12 7 (23.33%) Internet
13 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (20.00%) SSL
13 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (20.00%) ArcSight

Sourcefire
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) Wireless
4 8 (26.67%) Network Security
4 8 (26.67%) VPN
5 7 (23.33%) Internet
6 6 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.67%) FWSM
8 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) WAAS
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (3.33%) NetScreen
9 1 (3.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Security Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Information Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.67%) WAP
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (36.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 5 (16.67%) SIEM
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (16.67%) Python
1 5 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (16.67%) CCSP
3 5 (16.67%) CISM
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) CWNA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Nexpose
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 5 (16.67%) Nessus
2 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (16.67%) OSSEC
2 5 (16.67%) Packer
2 5 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) McAfee
3 16 (53.33%) Juniper
3 16 (53.33%) Symantec
4 12 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 12 (40.00%) F5
5 8 (26.67%) FireEye
5 8 (26.67%) Intel
6 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
7 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) GFI Software
7 6 (20.00%) LogRhythm
7 6 (20.00%) Rapid7
7 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
8 5 (16.67%) Qualys
8 5 (16.67%) Trend Micro
8 5 (16.67%) Tripwire
9 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (6.67%) WatchGuard