The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 126 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% - 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.078% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Sourcefire
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1279 1224 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.63% 47.35% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 621 461
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.34 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +13.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sourcefire across the Berkshire region.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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South East

Sourcefire
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Snort
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight