The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 April 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 / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £370 £410
% change year-on-year +18.91% -9.75%  
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 848 1358 1140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.76% 45.48% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 708 610
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £468 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.64% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £19.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sourcefire in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
1 6 (85.71%) RSA Security Analytics
1 6 (85.71%) NetWitness
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) FireEye
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) iSeries
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Tandem
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) RACF
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Sourcefire
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) TACACS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Information Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) NetWitness
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) FireEye
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft