The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 62 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
347 333 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.15% 50.30% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 178 111
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.40 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £78.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sourcefire
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) FortiGate
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (28.57%) SecurID
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) HSRP
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SecurID
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade