Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Sourcefire skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sourcefire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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.

Cisco Sourcefire
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 178 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 - +191
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.037% 0.042% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Sourcefire is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 553 546 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.26% 11.36% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 282 489
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £195 £140 £218
90th Percentile £530 £525 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 44
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.39% -22.50% +223.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.68 £13.73
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £42.70
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -19.79% +20.00%

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Sourcefire
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Firepower

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Firepower
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management