The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 149 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +23
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Sourcefire
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1418 1109 1405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.70% 46.09% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 512 640
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 144 132
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.09 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.60 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) IntruShield
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) Rapid7
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (40.00%) NetIQ

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) IntruShield
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Extranet
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 1 (20.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Qualys
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec