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 24 June 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 420 411
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Median daily rate £405 £499 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.79% +17.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £460 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £563 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £428
% change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 8469 8968 10300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.43% 41.37% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5728 6189 6796
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 110 256
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sourcefire in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) FireEye
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 5 (55.56%) Splunk
5 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
5 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (44.44%) SailPoint
5 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
5 4 (44.44%) GPG13
5 4 (44.44%) Rapid7
5 4 (44.44%) AlgoSec
5 4 (44.44%) CyberArk
5 4 (44.44%) CA
5 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 4 (44.44%) Presales
5 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (44.44%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (44.44%) Privileged Identity Management
5 4 (44.44%) OAuth
5 4 (44.44%) Tufin
5 4 (44.44%) SaaS
5 4 (44.44%) OpenID
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (44.44%) Qualys

Sourcefire
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) TACACS
4 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) Junos
6 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) CyberArk Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IronPort Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IronPort Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth
1 4 (44.44%) OpenID
1 4 (44.44%) SailPoint
1 4 (44.44%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 4 (44.44%) Privileged Access Management
2 4 (44.44%) Privileged Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GPG13
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) FireEye
4 5 (55.56%) Splunk
5 4 (44.44%) AlgoSec
5 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
5 4 (44.44%) CA
5 4 (44.44%) CyberArk
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) McAfee
5 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 4 (44.44%) Qualys
5 4 (44.44%) Rapid7
5 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) Tufin
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix