The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire
England / London
Rank 396 411 395
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.036% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.088% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Median daily rate £538 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £398 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% -1.56%  
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8127 9044 9343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.31% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5443 6014 6025
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 132 200
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sourcefire in London

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sourcefire in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sourcefire in London

Sourcefire
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sourcefire in London

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 2 £431 -
City of London +8 1 £550 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
5 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 6 (40.00%) WLAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) IPsec
6 6 (40.00%) F5
6 6 (40.00%) Splunk
6 6 (40.00%) SIEM
7 5 (33.33%) SSH
7 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 5 (33.33%) Information Security
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (33.33%) BGP
7 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 5 (33.33%) IGRP
7 5 (33.33%) VRRP
7 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) IPsec
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) IGRP
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
6 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (33.33%) SSH
6 5 (33.33%) VRRP
7 3 (20.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) CyberArk Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) IT Architect
6 2 (13.33%) IT Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (13.33%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Security Technical Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) OAuth
1 3 (20.00%) OpenID
1 3 (20.00%) SailPoint
1 3 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (40.00%) SIEM
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (33.33%) Threat Management
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Presales
5 3 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 3 (20.00%) Privileged Identity Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) GPG13
3 1 (6.67%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Samba
3 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) OpenVAS
2 1 (6.67%) OSSEC
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
4 6 (40.00%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) Splunk
5 5 (33.33%) FireEye
5 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) AlgoSec
7 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (20.00%) CA
7 3 (20.00%) EMC
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (20.00%) Qualys
7 3 (20.00%) Rapid7
7 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 3 (20.00%) Tufin
7 3 (20.00%) VMware