The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.96% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
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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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 137 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 56.71% 41.90% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 89 68
Average daily rate £381 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.99% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 28
Average hourly rate £20.50 £39.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.42% +109.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.70 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

Sourcefire
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) F5