Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FireEye products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FireEye over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within FireEye, Inc.

FireEye
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 817 848
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -12
Contract jobs citing FireEye 51 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.055% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 19
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £425 £357
90th Percentile £550 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £370
% change year-on-year +11.11% +21.62% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FireEye 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,209 43,904 46,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 45.18% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,661 26,875 27,209
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,370 1,672 1,942
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

FireEye
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FireEye as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FireEye over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FireEye in the UK

FireEye
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FireEye within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England +6 48 £475 - 8
UK excluding London +3 29 £500 +11.11% 2
London -32 21 £463 -2.63% 6
South West - 10 £500 -
North of England +43 9 £388 -13.89% 1
South East -30 8 £413 -17.50% 1
Yorkshire +17 5 £475 +5.56%
North West - 4 £300 - 1
Scotland -4 3 £475 -
East of England - 2 £600 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FireEye also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FireEye.

1 28 (54.90%) Symantec
2 27 (52.94%) McAfee
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 21 (41.18%) Finance
4 21 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (37.25%) Blue Coat
5 19 (37.25%) Windows
6 18 (35.29%) Cisco
6 18 (35.29%) ArcSight
6 18 (35.29%) SIEM
7 17 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (33.33%) Information Security
8 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
10 11 (21.57%) Service Management
10 11 (21.57%) CISSP
10 11 (21.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (19.61%) Juniper
11 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
11 10 (19.61%) HP
11 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (19.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (17.65%) Bluefish Communications
12 9 (17.65%) F5
12 9 (17.65%) Business Transformation
12 9 (17.65%) Sourcefire
12 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP

FireEye
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (3.92%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (15.69%) Wireless
5 6 (11.76%) Internet
5 6 (11.76%) Network Security
5 6 (11.76%) SSL
5 6 (11.76%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) BIG-IP
6 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
7 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (5.88%) WAAS
8 2 (3.92%) DMZ
8 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) Multicast
9 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.92%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (3.92%) OllyDbg
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Information Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) ArcSight Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Security Specialist
8 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Operational Security Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.96%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Unix
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (35.29%) SIEM
3 17 (33.33%) Information Security
4 11 (21.57%) Service Management
5 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 9 (17.65%) DNA
7 8 (15.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 7 (13.73%) Computer Security
8 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance
8 7 (13.73%) Security Operations
8 7 (13.73%) Threat Modelling
8 7 (13.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (9.80%) Malware Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (9.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 4 (7.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CISSP
3 10 (19.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (13.73%) GCIA
4 7 (13.73%) GCIH
4 7 (13.73%) GIAC
4 7 (13.73%) SANS
5 4 (7.84%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) CCNP
5 4 (7.84%) CEH
6 3 (5.88%) CCNA
6 3 (5.88%) CHFI
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) MCSA
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.88%) SSCP
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CISM
8 1 (1.96%) GSEC
8 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.73%) NIST 800
3 4 (7.84%) SLA
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (13.73%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (9.80%) Nexpose
4 3 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.92%) Cuckoo Sandbox
5 2 (3.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (1.96%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Symantec
2 27 (52.94%) McAfee
3 19 (37.25%) Blue Coat
4 18 (35.29%) ArcSight
4 18 (35.29%) Cisco
5 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
5 10 (19.61%) HP
5 10 (19.61%) Juniper
6 9 (17.65%) Bluefish Communications
6 9 (17.65%) F5
6 9 (17.65%) Sourcefire
7 8 (15.69%) TippingPoint
8 7 (13.73%) Dell
8 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
8 7 (13.73%) Sophos
9 5 (9.80%) GFI Software
9 5 (9.80%) LogRhythm
9 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
9 5 (9.80%) Rapid7
10 3 (5.88%) Aruba